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Re: 6th Annual G.G.G. Events/Activities
Ken, Challenge for 2015 burn off. Do something twisted like provide the fire starting materials to the participants and see if they can get a fire going. Example: Fire steel, some tinder, ...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » 6th Annual G.G.G. 1/24-26 2014
December 17, 5:43pm

Re: Re: MLD PACK SALE
Ron, So is this option on the packs going to replace the Exodus FS as a stand alone product? Sounds like it is, but wanted to double check and to find out if there is a Exodus FS for 2014 how...

In Gear Deals » MLD PACK SALE
December 17, 3:08pm

Re: Burning things at the 6th Annual G.G.G. and Events/Activities
Ken, Welcome back and good to see you here. I agree with not having the gear swap at the campsite. I think that it would make sense for venders to bring in what they can and want as displa...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » 6th Annual G.G.G. 1/24-26 2014
December 17, 2:58pm

Re: 6th Annual G.G.G. 1/24-26 2014
Just a friendly shout out to John Abela from Hikelighter.com for stepping in to fill in Ken's shoes and for setting up a website for the 2014 G.G.G.. Great to see that we have more manufactu...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » 6th Annual G.G.G. 1/24-26 2014
December 16, 5:50pm

Re: Is there a Market for a Sub 10 oz Hooped Bivy?
Kevin, My MLD Soul Side Zip Bivy has a Ti Wire built into the hood portion of the bivy that is removable. It does not make the hood area free standing, but helps create more headroom and keep...

In GEAR » Is there a Market for a Sub 10 oz Hooped Bivy?
November 24, 8:14am

eVent bivy bottom/floor
I don't see having eVent as a floor of a bivy as making much sense. Any warm moisture coming off you should rise and vent out through the top eVent fabric or your but netting. Having it u...

In GEAR » Best stand-alone bivy?
November 17, 2:00am

Re: Review conclusion on the New Down Quilt from Sierra Designs with built in hood and hand pockets
Ammon, Thanks for creating a new thread to highlight your work on reviewing this quilt. It is great to see some innovative designs that we have never seen before in a quilt and from a larger ...

In GEAR » Review on the New Down Quilt from Sierra Designs with built in hood and hand pockets
November 17, 1:47am

Re: Best stand-alone bivy?
MLD eVent Soul Side Zip in size large to allow room for you and your gear. I am 5'6" and I put all of my gear above my head in the bivy and I put my Golite Jam 2 under my legs inside th...

In GEAR » Best stand-alone bivy?
November 16, 3:56pm

Re: Review part II on the New Down Quilt from Sierra Designs with built in hood and hand pockets
AmmonBruce, Thanks for taking the time to give us a review of your experience with the SD quilt. Eagerly waiting for Part III. Even though the thread has turned mostly into a tent discussi...

In GEAR » New Down Quilt from Sierra Designs with built in hood and hand pockets
November 15, 1:10am

Re: Katabatic Alsek short 22 degree, 20 oz 900 Fill
Eugene, Thanks....pretty thrilled with the quilt just from laying it out on the bed and snapping the neck collar around me. Complete takes care of the shoulder draft issues that I was having ...

In Gear Swap » Katabatic Alsek short 22 degree, 20 oz 900 Fill
November 07, 9:42pm

All Reader Reviews by Tony Wong

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Platypus Hoser 1.8 Liter Reservoir
For those of us who enjoy the convenience of of having a sip of water on demand, this is an easy way to save some weight with few negatives. The only negatives for me is the bite valve that comes w...

In Hydration - Water Storage Containers
June 29, 6:09pm

Marmot Helium (long)
I have the 2007 Model of the Marmot Helium EQ, which differs from the regular Helium in two ways. It has a full length zipper and the shell is waterproof. Weight is listed as 2 lbs 2 oz vs. 1 lb...

In Sleeping Bags - Mummy & Other
June 29, 5:29pm

Sunday Afternoon Adventure hat
How can I count the ways that I love this hat? I have been using this hat for 7 years from completely re-landscaping my yard for 2.5 yrs as well as for backpacking trips. I love that it provides...

In Clothing - Headwear, Handwear
June 29, 5:12pm

Mountain Laurel Designs Soul Bivy Side Zip (eVent Top)
Mountain Laurel Designs Soul Bivy Side Zip with eVent top, Silnylon 2.0 bottom, built in hoop wire, regular size, but in the wide option, which allows for a sleeping pad thicker than 1". Weig...

In Shelters - Bivy Sacks
June 01, 10:39pm

Sawyer In-Line Filter
Pros: Light Weight, Field Cleanable by backwashing, No Chemicals, No Pumping Cons: Setup time longer than traditional filter. Speed of filtration can vary based on conditions. Like traditional filt...

In Hydration - Water Treatment
February 07, 11:20pm