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Thunderstorms in the wilderness – What to do
I pretty much just thought f**k it on the Colorado Trail last summer; storms abounded. What can you do....not that much above what is detailed here. Storms are elemental fun - perhaps not so ...

In Philosophy & Technique » Thunderstorms in the wilderness – What to do
February 26, 1:26pm

Android Smartphone as GPS: rooting, custom ROMs
I use my Android phones quite a lot as GPS - the screen is way better than my etrex 30. I root my phones and install a custom Android OS onto them (CyanogenMod) - this can give a significant inc...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Android Smartphone as GPS?
February 26, 12:28am

What PCT shelter for a European two-skin tent camper..?
So I've pretty much got the work OK for a PCT thru in 2015... Been solo walking for some 46 years and have a reasonable kit list sorted; will post it later - most of it suits me re. comfort ...

In Pre-Trip Planning » What PCT shelter for a European two-skin tent camper..?
February 23, 1:12pm

squishing sideways
No. You'll never be able to do that. Pack you are using? I always 'squished sideways' until I got a Scarp, then a Notch....their packing requirements have not affected the carry d...

In GEAR » Notch vs Lunar Duo
February 19, 2:01pm

Notch vs Lunar solo
How tall are you? At 5' 7" I find the Notch roomy enough - so much so that I get almost all my gear in the inner (my preference); occasionally leaving my shoes, and stove outside. As He...

In GEAR » Notch vs Lunar Duo
February 19, 10:33am

Re: How Many Pairs of Socks Do You Carry?
Usually 2, one pair for tent - wear these on the day I am heading for a resupply/washing machine. I don't change mine but take my shoes and socks off as often as I can in the daytime. I'...

In GEAR » How Many Pairs of Socks Do You Carry?
February 19, 1:50am

Grampon Bag
I use the soda-bottle trick with KTS or one of these with my more aggressive spikes:

In Mountaineering & Alpinism » Thoughts on a lightweight crampon bag
February 19, 1:30am

Starlyte height
Yes - thanks for that Tom. I took an open tealight (try flying with a used stove in Europe) to Mallorca over Xmas and it was really inefficient, till I put it on a stone and it was closer to the...

In GEAR » Caldera Cone Awesomeness
February 15, 1:19am

Caldera Cone Awesomeness
Me neither - usually about 25ml does it for me. I'm not so keen on the tri-ti....I've only got three of them ;-)

In GEAR » Caldera Cone Awesomeness
February 14, 7:38am

hiking in Western Europe
Interesting to see a 'how much Europe costs' when you live there; pretty good summation too. There are a few bothies around in England and Wales - some even run by the Mountain Bothies A...

In Pre-Trip Planning » How to calculate the costs for a long-distance hike in Western Europe
February 14, 7:36am

All Reader Reviews by ed hyatt

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Montrail Hardrock
I wore these this summer over the very rocky GR20 (Corsica) and the GR5 Alpine (Geneva towards Nice). The pair I used on the GR20 (120 miles) are well worn and cut up; they would probably do the ro...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
September 12, 2:27am

MoonTrail Customer Service
Very good service and advice from Dan at Moontrail; I was ordering from overseas yet picking up in the USA and Moontrail were really helpful with that. Website is good too - especially the use of e...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
April 20, 8:04am