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compression
A very significant way compression garments can increase performance, is simply by the wearer believing that they do perform better with them. A very significant part of high performance has nothi...

In GEAR » Baselayer question: How tight is too tight?
June 28, 2:45pm

hexamid solo groundsheet vs. poncho groundsheet
You dont really get a bathtub floor with the poncho either. Unless you disregard the hole in the middle of it.....

In GEAR » Hexamid solo groundsheet vs. poncho groundsheet
June 27, 4:29pm

safety
About 1/4 of recorded black bear attacks resulting in deaths in North America, happened to people at home. Im not going home any more.

In Philosophy & Technique » Safety in the backcountry
June 26, 7:04pm

narrow feet
Ill also add that the Salomon fit me well too when I first tried the XA 3D Comp a couple yrs ago. The only issues I had were they were all kind of heavy and overbuilt, and the minimal tread depths...

In GEAR » Advice on trailrunners for narrow feet
June 25, 8:21pm

narrow trailrunners
I have fairly narrow feet, and loved, loved, loved my Inov8 Terroc and Flyrocs. Shame on the aholes for changing their shoe lineup. So, Ive been on the hunt for a while. Probably have ordered a...

In GEAR » Advice on trailrunners for narrow feet
June 25, 7:11pm

Nido
Im leaning toward keeping them separate for now. But I want my resuppy to be "bump and run", I dont want to spend any time repackaging, throwing out trash, etc. Trying to have everything...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Powdered milk (Nido) go bad?
June 23, 9:29pm

Powdered milk (Nido) go bad?
Ive always pre-mixed my powdered milk into my granola for shorter trips. But, Ive got to mail out resupplies up to 4 weeks in advance. So, Im having cold feet about putting the Nido in with th...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Powdered milk (Nido) go bad?
June 23, 6:57pm

home made stick-pic
I know a few people have made these before, cause its kind of simple. I went to buy a stick-pic , but my trekking poles are currently Fizan, and they dont make one for it due to not having a t...

In Make Your Own Gear » home made stick-pic
June 22, 8:32pm

sun hat
Patagonia vented spoonbill This is a great hat. The drape doesnt fall on your neck and irritate you, it stays kind of suspended in air. Its thick. The bill is really long and shades well....

In GEAR » Hat for hot sun...
June 22, 4:42pm

aluminum
Aluminum may bend. Then again, it may break. My son broke one, in two , when it slipped down into a deep crack between boulders, and his feet slipped out from under him on the wet algae covered...

In GEAR » Lightweight Trekking Poles
June 22, 1:24pm

All Reader Reviews by M B

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Melanzana micro grid hoody
very light, very warm, very comfortable. great design. A bit pricey, but worth it for the use I get out of it.

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - SYNTHETIC
March 19, 9:27pm

Western Mountaineering Megalite
Roomy, warm, true to rating , or better if shift down to top to maximize loft when sleeping on good R value pad. I sleep cold with a pretty low bodyfat percentage. After shifting most down to to...

In Sleeping Bags - Mummy & Other
December 09, 2:50pm