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Re: Re: Re: enLIGHTened equipment is back with INSANE pricing
. . Begged the lady at the PO and she kindly dug my package out of the bin at 11:59 AM. Just unboxed my enLIGHTened equipment Revelation 20 quilt. My first impression is that the construction...

In Gear Deals » enLIGHTened equipment is back with INSANE pricing
November 03, 1:45pm

Re: Re: Re: Cuben raft
@ Gregory, I just stuff the cuben without a stuff sack. It gets wrinkled a different way every time. @ Colin, I will admit, I am trying to stir more conversation rather than re-hash the same old...

In Make Your Own Gear » I would like to make a cuben packraft
November 02, 9:17pm

Re: Re: enLIGHTened equipment is back with INSANE pricing
Looks like my quilt is due in at the post office tomorrow! Ben Lomond has a pretty small PO and Saturday window hours are short.. (like 1 hour!) so i might not get it till tuesday when im in town ...

In Gear Deals » enLIGHTened equipment is back with INSANE pricing
November 02, 9:05pm

Re: Power
I am very sorry for those that lost their lives and property due to this storm. It is also striking that the vast majority of folks simply lost power. Every winter since i moved to the mounta...

In Chaff » Romney/Ryan 2012
October 31, 11:48pm

Re: Cuben raft
Interesting Colin. As to your comment "Not suitable for inflatables" Upon which evidence cited do you make that particular assertion.? Further, which particular cuben gear have y...

In Make Your Own Gear » I would like to make a cuben packraft
October 31, 11:02pm

Re: this might work
All due respect to everyone here. I present you with a black cuben Trail lite designs cloud cape i used as a ground sheet along the entire 2,180 mile Appalachian trail. I also packed and unpacke...

In Make Your Own Gear » I would like to make a cuben packraft
October 31, 6:22pm

Re: Re: Re: making use of Hurricane Sandy?
Way to go Doug.. thats the spirit. I foresee a bottle of BPL's finest singlemalt in your future. We once had 6 inches of rain fall in eight hours up here in the Santa Cruz mountains. Yea, ...

In GEAR » making use of Hurricane Sandy?
October 29, 2:42pm

Re: making use of Hurricane Sandy?
Isn't Ide in Maryland? He owns two of every type of cuben shelter out there as well! Someone get on the horn and deputize Doug for that BPL shelter endurance test we were prom,ised and Er...

In GEAR » making use of Hurricane Sandy?
October 28, 8:20pm

Re: Re: Bay Area GGG 5.0
It was so fun meeting the folks of Trail Designs (Caldera Cone) last year. Watching the manufacturer themselves kindle a blaze and cook a steak on their own product was pretty real. They are loca...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Bay Area GGG 5.0
October 28, 12:42am

Re: Future Hikers Umbrella
. interesting idea. Actually a standard chrome dome works quite well in the wind if you are willing to learn how to "fly" it. Tip the leading edge about 10 degrees below the angl...

In GEAR » Future Hikers Umbrella?
October 27, 4:35pm

All Reader Reviews by a b

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Bear Paw Wilderness Designs Minimalist 1 (Bug Bivy)
I used the a Bear Paw Wilderness Designs Minimalist 1 bug bivy every night of my Appalachian Trail thru hike. While there weren't many bugs flying around in mid March when I started, the fully enc...

In Shelters - Bivy Sacks
July 01, 9:39pm

MLD Patrol Shelter Solo Spectralite Wtih beak
The Mountain Laurel Designs Patrol shelter in translucent green Spectralight (Cuben fiber) is, by far, my favorite single piece of gear after 2180 miles and 98 days on my Appalachian Trail thru hike. ...

In Shelters - Tarps & Floorless
June 29, 11:30pm

Mountain Laurel Designs
Mountain Laurel Designs has proven to me that durability and light weight can co-exist in the universe. Fittingly, my first introduction to MLD occured on the Pacific Crest Trail when a fellow hiker...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
February 07, 1:03am

Mountain Laurel Designs Spirit Quilt 30
This is my initial review of the Mountain Laurel Designs Spirit Quilt 30 size regular. Weight as measured 19 ounces. Loft as measured 1 & 3/4 inches. I had found that I used my sleeping bag open ...

In Sleeping Bags - Quilts & Top Bags
February 07, 12:18am

Mountain Laurel Designs Exodus
It was on the Pacific Crest Trail in Sept of 2009 near the end of my thru hike when I first saw another hiker(Lint) using an MLD Exodus frameless pack. Upon examining the craftsmanship of the pack, an...

In Backpacks - Frameless
February 04, 2:21pm