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First Sub-5
1-2 nights, Montana/Wyoming *summer*, could feasibly go lighter. Geargrams Sub 5 list Camera, knife, bic, and compass are on person. As well as trekking poles. Any crazy omissions?

In Gear Lists » First Sub-5
August 14, 9:19pm

PM's replied
Both the poles and the neoair are SPF to Mark S. and Paul C., respectively

In Gear Swap » FS: Komperdell Carbon 120cm, Neoair (M), Oware epic/sil bivy long, Tachyon Anorak (M), Prolite 3 (S)
August 11, 8:53pm

Neoair medium and Komperdell 120cm carbon poles priced to move
Prolite 3 just sold, prices dropped again on the remaining neoair and carbon poles.

In Gear Swap » FS: Komperdell Carbon 120cm, Neoair (M), Oware epic/sil bivy long, Tachyon Anorak (M), Prolite 3 (S)
August 11, 6:19pm

I'm w/ Eugene on this one
I know, this is a two person set-up but you get the idea...UL ti and good ol' fashion warmth. Gotta love it.

In GEAR » What's your favorite cooking setup for one?
August 08, 6:45pm

Prices Dropped
Price Drop on remaining Neo, Komperdells, and Prolite 3

In Gear Swap » FS: Komperdell Carbon 120cm, Neoair (M), Oware epic/sil bivy long, Tachyon Anorak (M), Prolite 3 (S)
August 07, 2:35pm

PM's replied
Prolite 3 is still available. It is the 13oz orange version.

In Gear Swap » FS: Komperdell Carbon 120cm, Neoair (M), Oware epic/sil bivy long, Tachyon Anorak (M), Prolite 3 (S)
August 04, 11:25pm

Bivy Sold
Bivy is Sold to Anthony A, PM's replied

In Gear Swap » FS: Komperdell Carbon 120cm, Neoair (M), Oware epic/sil bivy long, Tachyon Anorak (M), Prolite 3 (S)
August 04, 8:41pm

***SOLD***
All items have been sold. #1: Komperdell Featherlite Carbon fixed length 120cm trekking poles. Brand spankin new. ***SOLD*** to Mark S #2: Neoair Medium. Used once, no signs of use. Keepi...

In Gear Swap » FS: Komperdell Carbon 120cm, Neoair (M), Oware epic/sil bivy long, Tachyon Anorak (M), Prolite 3 (S)
August 04, 7:12pm

Re: Lywt8 Gear Lists
As always, thanks Jamie!

In Gear Lists » Lywt8 Gear Lists
August 03, 9:44pm

nice one!
Excellent Cesar. I just recently put together a sub-5 that I am in the process of documenting and/or editing and I think that your set-up, your write-up, and your realistic approach to the sul sch...

In Gear Lists » My first SUL overnight trip
August 03, 6:57pm

All Reader Reviews by Nicholas Truax

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Montbell Extremely Light Down Jacket
MB just barely missed the mark w/this one. What is nearly a perfect rendition of the UL jacket, is missing some sort of waist hem retention. Whether it is an UL drawcord hem or elastic (like on the ...

In Clothing - Insulating - Down
July 19, 10:37pm

GoLite GoLite customer service
I've had better.. Long story, but Golite did eventually (kind-of) resolve the issue, after much prodding on my part.

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
July 01, 7:30pm

WL Gore & Associates WL Gore & Associates
Similar to Patrick's prior experience with WL Gore's CS, I too have been the beneficiary of new gear thanks to their prompt and courteous service. No complaints here on two occasions. Good...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
July 01, 7:25pm

Pro Lite Gear customer service
I have been a long-time customer and can say nothing but good things about the customer service at ProLite Gear. I am posting this in thanks to them and their excellent service.

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
July 01, 7:16pm

Mammut Lucido TXLite
4.5/5 This would be my actual rating due to its unregulated nature, but I'll bump it up since most headlamps of its kind fall into this category. Super bright and long lasting with 3AAA'...

In Lights - Flashlights & Headlamps
January 28, 9:00pm

ULA Circuit
Pretty much amazing. I've carried this pack through multiple states and its a champion. A bit heavier than some other ul packs but carries like a champ from 15 to 25ish lbs. Volume may be a b...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
September 18, 10:02pm

Probar Energy Bar
I'd truly give a 4.5/5 just due to the high price. Well, they say you get what you pay for. And this is true with probar. They've been my staple (Art's OG, Superfood, and Berry) for a ...

In Foods - Energy Bars, Gels, and Drinks
September 17, 5:29pm

MSR Mini Titan Cookset
Been using the titan 1.5L w/out its partnered 1 L for about 6 months now on dozens of trips w/out a complaint. Its cooks for two just fine as well as being large enough for melting snow. The 1.5L ...

In Cookware - Titanium
September 17, 5:11pm