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All Forum Posts by Craig Burton

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Re: How many stuff sacks?
Hmmm.... I would think the number of stuffsacks carried would be more personal than "scientific," based on individual organizational wants/needs. For me, I carry many stuffsacks since, l...

In GEAR » How many stuff sacks?
November 02, 9:21am

Re: Chafing and the merits of going commando
Fortunately, I have never experienced this brutal "chaff" that many people suffer from, but in the past I experienced problems with hip rash. I switched to the Ex-Officio boxers a couple...

In GEAR » Chafing and the merits of going commando
November 02, 8:30am

Re: Trip Help: WA, OR, CA, AZ, UT in winter
Looks like a fantastic trip. Are you going alone or with others? I finished a long road trip with a good friend back in September. Most of our nights were in campgrounds, and despite the time sp...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Trip Help: WA, OR, CA, AZ, UT in winter
November 01, 6:39am

Re: Solo 4-season, sub-alpine bivy/floorless shelter combo?
Thanks all. I've considered a tarp, but I've been skeptical of their protection even in storm mode. I guess I will have to take a harder look at them since I have ample time to research m...

In GEAR » Solo 4-season, sub-alpine bivy/floorless shelter combo?
November 01, 5:37am

Solo 4-season, sub-alpine bivy/floorless shelter combo?
Getting a bit fed up with tents right now... call me when a lightweight bathtub floor is more than 3 inches before mesh takes over the walls. My experience is that these tent styles just plain don...

In GEAR » Solo 4-season, sub-alpine bivy/floorless shelter combo?
October 29, 6:22pm

Re: AppyTrails tents?
I have tested, what I believe to be, a similar polyester. The fabric did allow water to pool and had no splash-/mist-effects, but after some time (1 hour or so?) it did allow water to drip through...

In GEAR » AppyTrails tents?
October 28, 4:37pm

Re: looking for a tent
Not to be vague or anything, but for a one-time, short trip, just about any 2-person, 3-season backpacking tent should be suitable in your case. Expect to spend $200+ for anything with a reasonabl...

In GEAR » looking for a tent.
October 26, 2:29pm

Re: looking for a tent.
What exactly kind of tent are you looking for? 3-season, 4-season, double-wall, single-wall? How many people will your tent be sleeping? What type of terrain while you be hiking in? What time o...

In GEAR » looking for a tent.
October 26, 1:57pm

Re: MLD Ark & Exodus Packs
Just pulled my Exodus (black, ripstop version) out of the mailbox. It reminds me very much of a heavier duty version of my ULA Conduit but without a rolltop closure. One of these two packs will h...

In GEAR » MLD Ark & Exodus Packs
September 28, 5:33pm

Re: Windshirts, excessive?
I'm about to find out this weekend whether the windshirt is excessive or not. I finally buckled down and bought one after reading all the hype. I've mostly been satisfied wearing raingear...

In GEAR » Windshirts, excessive?
September 18, 7:13pm

All Reader Reviews by Craig Burton

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Pro Lite Gear customer service
Normally I don't do company reviews, but I have just now been impressed by a record processing time by Pro Lite Gear. I've been exposed to pick-and-pack warehousing during my career; and I ...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
December 17, 4:36pm