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Re: testy mctestington
Benjamin, what kind of pack is that? I like it! Is that a MLD ? Oops, a homemade job? Man that looks great! -Johnathan

In User Test Forum » checking picture posting
November 20, 4:39pm

Wahtum Lake Area / Columbia River Gorge
Tried out some of my new gear on a overnighter this weekend. Enjoy the pics.Herman Creek BridgeOn the PCT above Herman Creek.Tomlike Mountain.Mt. St. HelensSun coming through the trees on the Bens...

In Photo Gallery » Wahtum Lake Area / Columbia River Gorge
November 20, 3:59pm

Re: Re: Re: re down, eider and references
Crud, too little too late...

In Make Your Own Gear » down compressibility
November 20, 12:37pm

Re: Re: re down, eider and references
From what I have read Eider down is gathered from the nests as you do not have to kill the bird to aquire the down.

In Make Your Own Gear » down compressibility
November 20, 12:37pm

Re: what to get for Marmot warranty ?
Thier bags are right up there with the top names. Quality is top notch. I own 3 bags and also the precip line of rain wear and it is on the average for weight. 11 oz for the pants, 13 for jacket...

In GEAR » what to get for Marmot warranty ?
November 14, 7:41pm

Re: Re: AM taste
I have used the Katadyn Micropur tablets and Auqa Mira as well as living half my life in LA. I would say, LA was the worst tasting, then the Micropur, then the AM. Even sitting overnight, the Mic...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » I can "taste" Aqua Mira?
November 14, 12:22am

Re: Removing Silicone seam sealer
I found this. They say "If desired, unscented talc may be dusted on cured SilNet to remove all traces of tack." Hope this helps. Johnathan

In GEAR » Removing Silicone seam sealer
November 11, 11:03pm

Re: Re: is a bivy neccessary
I was going to do the tarp/bivy combo until I talked to Ron over at Six Moon Designs and dawned a new Gatewood Cape. 11.5 oz on my scale, requires less guy line and stakes than a tarp, doubles as ...

In GEAR » is a bivy neccessary
November 11, 10:46pm

Re: Re: Winter tent stakes
I have used the Vargo Ti Snow Stakes and returned them the same week. Although they are light, they were so small I could not see them holding up to much. When I used them, even the next morning ...

In Winter Hiking » Winter tent stakes
November 11, 9:54pm

Ahh. I read through your first post and now feel stupid. I have also been looking at some kind of liner setup since my 0 degree down bag will in no way fit into my UL pack. Johnathan

In Make Your Own Gear » down compressibility
November 10, 4:30pm

All Reader Reviews by Johnathan White

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e-OMC (Oregon Mountain Community) Customer Service
Long story short, I bought a Gregory Whitney (way before my SUL days) from e-OMC. It had a piece of the rear support missing. After a lot of prompting, they replaced the pack. The new pack crea...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
November 17, 12:04pm

Gregory Customer Support
In 2004 I had bought a Gregory Whitney. Now this is not lightweight by any means, but this is a review of the company since they do make a few lighter weight packs. I used the pack a couple times ...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
August 20, 4:11pm

Marmot Precip Jacket Mens
I agree with the posts here and would like to share my current (over 3rd year) ownership. I have recently washed my Marmot Precip Jacket with Granger’s wash in treatment. It beads nicely like when i...

In Clothing - Raingear
March 06, 5:14pm

REI Minimalist Bivy Sack
I could not pass it up; 89.00 before a 20% off coupon. I have used this bivy ...

In Shelters - Bivy Sacks
March 06, 5:03pm

Granite Gear Virga
I bought this pack on sale for 80 dollars vs. its regular 100.00 price tag. I have used this pack over 40 times on day hikes, overnight, and UL week long trips. Pack design is a simple rucksack,...

In Backpacks - Frameless
March 05, 10:54am

The North Face Propel
The Propel I am reviewing is a '06 regular size, zipperless, Polarguard Delta filled sleeping bag with a zippered foot box vent(with a FAT draft tube behind the zipper). It weighed in at 20.4oz. ...

In Sleeping Bags - Mummy & Other
November 20, 1:17pm