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Re: Re: Trail Runner Recommendations: generous toe box, midfoot not too narrow, preferably low drop, good cushion and grip
Roger, you should know after how closely I followed your writing on shoe fitting that I've always measured with a Brannock device at the end of the day preferably after hiking : ) I've a...

In GEAR » Trail Runner Recommendations: generous toe box, midfoot not too narrow, preferably low drop, good cushion and grip
April 06, 8:09pm

Pinnacles - how much time for caves? What would you include in one day? Maps
Michael, Bob and Bill, how much time is necessary to poke around the caves that are open now? For a first visit, if we just have one day and start early enough (say 8:30AM), what would you fit...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Pinnacles National Park - best trails/hikes?
April 06, 2:06pm

Big Basin Ranger advice on easiest access road
Thank for all the excellent tips and advice. It's been awesome living in a place with a lot of local BPL members. Just wanted to share one tip from a ranger I spoke with - he mentioned ther...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Big Basin Redwoods State Park & Sea to Summit Trail - hike suggestions
April 06, 1:59pm

Trail Runner Recommendations: generous toe box, midfoot not too narrow, preferably low drop, good cushion and grip
It’s time for my wife and me to replace our current trail runners, and would sincerely appreciate your recommendations for shoes you think would work well for us. I’m 6 ft tall 175 lbs with ...

In GEAR » Trail Runner Recommendations: generous toe box, midfoot not too narrow, preferably low drop, good cushion and grip
April 06, 1:49pm

Re: Popular (cottage) Backpacks -Elemental Horizons
Ron do you mean the Klymit Motion 35 and 60? http://bit.ly/PMrW9x Nice looking packs.

In GEAR » Popular (cottage) Backpacks - Spreadsheet Details
April 06, 12:37pm

Re: Re: Cost per ounce.....? W/Wo stay or airbeam, footnotes for real world versus listed
John, thanks so much for putting this together. A very useful resource, and a time saver when friends ask me about lightweight packs out there. One general note you might want to add to the s...

In GEAR » Popular (cottage) Backpacks - Spreadsheet Details
April 06, 12:29pm

Re: RE: Fusion 50/Kalais, Fusion 65/Aquilo
Valerie, according to Will's BPL review and others, the Aquilo has A LOT of volume - even possibly larger than the stated volume. You should just try to find people who have a Small Aquilo and...

In GEAR » Six Moon Design Fusion Pack now on website
April 05, 6:50pm

Fusion 50/Kalais, Fusion 65/Aquilo
I'd agree with Amy - after the Ms. and me tried on the Fusion and Flight packs ourselves and watched other people do so at the Bay Area GGG in January, everyone seemed to be able to achieve a g...

In GEAR » Six Moon Design Fusion Pack now on website
April 04, 10:19pm

Michael also check out the Elemental Horizons Aquilo; Fusion 65 very nice as well
Michael, you might like to add the Elemental Horizons Aquilo to your list. While I have not carried it yet, there are many excellent reviews out there including Will Reitveld's on BPL, where i...

In GEAR » Six Moon design Fusion vs. Paradox Unaweep for 40-50 pound loads?
April 04, 9:59pm

OR Cap SOLD
Doug, thank you for the purchase, much appreciated, and Lance responded to your PM. Headed out for a hike in the rain, so will respond to any PMs later in the day. Lots of animals tend to sho...

In Gear Swap » FS: Ibex M’s Indie Hoodie,Snow Peak Ti 1.4L Pot, Patagonia Micropuff / DAS Pants and Stretch Microburst Rain Pants, Salomon M’s Exclaim Hiking Shoes, OR Paclite Rando Cap, Hind W’s Long Sleeve Zip Top
March 29, 11:15am

All Reader Reviews by E J

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eBAY.com
Craig, How do you set up an auto search on eBay? Not familiar with that feature. Did you set up an outside program to crawl eBay? eBay is not only useful for acquiring used and new gear at low...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
December 20, 7:51am

Patagonia Houdini Wind Jacket
My wife has had such good experience with her Houdini that I'm going to switch over from my Montane Lite-speed. I've used my Montane Lite-Speed in almost all conditions. The material has excellent ...

In Clothing - Wind & Soft Shell
January 30, 9:40pm

Montane Lite-speed
I've used my Montane Lite-Speed in almost all conditions. The fit is quite good, with plenty of room to layer underneath, without being way too big. I'm 6 ft 180lbs, 42 chest and I do fine with the ...

In Clothing - Wind & Soft Shell
January 30, 9:31pm