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Montbell Thermawrap M
I think I have one in my closet. I'll check tonight and confirm.

In Gear Swap » WTB: Montbell Thermawrap M
October 07, 1:07pm

considering external frame
I have one of the ZPacks external frame packs. I love the way it carries the weight on my hips, especially when I have to carry extra food and water.

In Philosophy & Technique » Considering external frame
May 29, 6:54pm

Philmont tarp size
With the frequent August afternoon thunderstorms I would recommend the larger tarp. It is really nice to have an area to huddle under, and you can't really fit 12 people and gear under that...

In Philmont » MYOG- Dinning Tarp Size
June 29, 1:11pm

Philmont road hikes
That looks abnormally high. Get the section maps. They show the trails a lot better than a GPS map will. The vast majority of the hiking there is intended to be on a trail. Your crew may elec...

In Philmont » Trail/Route Question
June 29, 1:07pm

Philmont roads & shade
Another thought on the roads, they have no shade. As hot as it's been the road hikes get really hot after about 10 am. We had a couple of sections that we had to road hike in the northern...

In Philmont » Trail/Route Question
June 28, 1:42pm

Re: turned 59 yesterday and headed to Philmont to day
Fantastic, have a great trip. Nothing like an upcoming backpacking trip to help motivate us to stay in shape as we get older!

In Philmont » turned 59 yesterday and headed to Philmont to day
June 28, 7:38am

Hexamid in wind
I recently used a Hexamid duo for 10 nights at Philmont where we had a couple of nights of very gusty winds. I was also concerned about the tie outs, but mine survived very well and I had no issues...

In GEAR » Hexamid Rides Out the Storm
June 26, 2:00pm

Philmont - turkey bag method update
3 - Turkey bag method - Pro - Simple, Measure cold water (safe), Everyone eats the same meal (could also be a con), Large pot w/cozy (for rehydrating) is on ground (not on small stove), Water ...

In Philmont » Philmont cooking
June 25, 11:20am

Philmont shoes/socks/gaiters
"John -Question on trail runners - Since Philmont suggests you pack another shoe to change into from your boots...did this mean you did not take another pair of shoes..i.e. the only shoe you h...

In Philmont » A couple questions on Phlmont (tents, gaiters, boots).
June 24, 6:26pm

626-A's
Mark, Have a great trek. See you when you get back. 3 days to get there? What are you doing on the way?

In Philmont » So long... and thanks for all the fish!
June 24, 2:00pm

All Reader Reviews by John Myers

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Zpacks Exo with external stays
I recently returned from a 10 day trek at Philmont Scout Ranch and took a ZPack Exo external frame pack. My base weight was 10 pounds but I wanted a pack that could handle the extra weight and volu...

In Backpacks - External Frame
June 26, 1:55pm