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"New, clearer stove regulations are out for Yosemite and SEKI
Again, I doubt that stove models are way high up on the list of what rangers and their bosses are worried about in this horrible drought year. And rightly so. Still, good to see some clarity.

In GEAR » New, clearer stove regulations are out for Yosemite and SEKI!
July 19, 7:30pm

"update on alky stoves on the JMT"
After the Rim Fire last year and a continuing drought this year, you can bet that rangers are going to be serious about fire management. But there's a difference between the letter and the s...

In GEAR » update on alky stoves on the JMT
July 16, 7:45pm

PCT movie with Reese Witherspoon coming out"
I'm a bookseller and so read Wild when it came out in an advance reader's edition. It wasn't what I expected. In the end I thought, not bad but it'll never sell. Shows what I know. ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » PCT movie with Reese Witherspoon coming out
July 13, 1:25pm

"Connected on the trail"
I went on a hike with my neighbor, who brought his cell. In the first three hours, there were three calls from his wife. He was updated about his granddaughter sitting up for the first time. He was...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Connected on the trail
July 13, 10:49am

"Delmar's Poll "
Roger, who doesn't enjoy a good Cuben in the woods?

In Editor's Roundtable » Delmar's Poll
July 09, 10:32am

"pack recommendation please..."
For me a pack is all about carrying weight on my hips. I slapped a GG Mariposa on a Luxury Lite frame. A weekender sits horizontal inside of the pack on the bottom lip of the frame, as if the frame...

In GEAR » pack recommendation please...
July 06, 1:40pm

S: Smartwool Men's Briefs (Size M) x2"
Vision Quest: I think that he 'piqued' your interest. But he pricked Ken's sensibilities.

In Gear Swap » FS: Smartwool Men's Briefs (Size M) x2
July 01, 8:21pm

"hypoxia meter"
Mio makes a wrist watch/heart rate monitor that's pretty cool. Works in the pool too. Anyway, I just finished a hike out of Tuolumne Meadows. I drove up from the Bay area (sea level) and found ...

In GEAR » hypoxia meter
June 24, 11:00am

for hot sun..."
If you're going to be serious about keeping the sun off your face (and you should be while hiking at altitude) then you have to resign yourself to not looking fashionable. Baseball style caps l...

In GEAR » Hat for hot sun...
June 24, 10:34am

"Long sleeve hiking shirts"
Billy Ray: no doubt cotton is cooler than nylon or other synthetics. Attaining a 30 upf with a cotton shirt is excellent.

In GEAR » Long sleeve hiking shirts
June 18, 8:42pm

All Reader Reviews by jeffrey armbruster

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Vasque Breeze GTX
These boots really are a breeze on your feet. Unlike another reviewer, I found these boots to have terrific ankle support. However, the deal-killer for me is the relatively narrow toe box. Full disclo...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
March 16, 7:35pm