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Re: Which is more comfortable: NeoAir Xlite or ProLite Plus?
I agree that the Prolite Plus is incrementally more comfortable than the NeoAir. But only by a little bit. I sleep well on both.

In GEAR » Which is more comfortable: NeoAir Xlite or ProLite Plus?
December 02, 12:57pm

Re: Fall at Cache Creek
Thanks for sharing Justin. I've never been there but it looks a lot like Henry Coe.

In Post-Trip Reports » Fall at Cache Creek
December 01, 9:47pm

Re: Kahtoola KTS vs K10 crampons
I have the K10's. I haven't used or seen the KTS in person. I got the K10's instead because a 2.5 oz weight penalty for a steel crampon seemed like a good trade-off. With steel you don&...

In GEAR » Kahtoola KTS vs K10 crampons
November 25, 10:11am

Re: Campgrounds closed
OK, so with the campgrounds closed & the Rim Fire closing areas outside the park, there isn't anywhere to camp in or near the Valley this evening. Here is what the Park Service says [dated ...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Yosemite Falls & Eagle Peak, November 23-24
November 22, 10:04am

Re: VBL
Keep in mind it's totally possible to have large amounts of condensation even if you aren't adding your own moisture to the system (like with a VBL.) I laid my bag and bivy out one night wi...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Bivy Condensation
November 21, 10:46pm

Re: A Complete Guide to the Wind River High Route - mile for mile, the finest non-technical Alpine route in North America
Thanks Alan for sharing this. It looks like a great trip, maybe I can convince my wife to do it with me this summer. I have to admit I am a bit skeptical about your claim that it is better than the...

In Post-Trip Reports » A Complete Guide to the Wind River High Route - mile for mile, the finest non-technical Alpine route in North America
November 21, 10:27pm

Re: Yosemite Falls & Eagle Peak, November 23-24
We still have plenty of room George. It's snowing right now in the Valley, but just an inch or two. Hopefully some of it will stick around until Saturday and we'll get some great snowy v...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Yosemite Falls & Eagle Peak, November 23-24
November 21, 9:48am

Sierra Lakes & Tranquility
Grouse Lake Virginia Lake Ellery Lake in January The fast way across...

In Photo Gallery » Sierra Lakes & Tranquility
November 19, 10:50pm

Sierra Lakes & Tranquility
Wood Lake Frozen Lake Vernon Lower Desolation Lake & Glacier Divide Icy reflection of Mount Gabb

In Photo Gallery » Sierra Lakes & Tranquility
November 19, 10:32pm

Sierra Lakes & Tranquility
Hell For Sure Lake Puppet Lake Elba Lake Steelhead Lake outlet

In Photo Gallery » Sierra Lakes & Tranquility
November 19, 10:16pm

All Reader Reviews by Andrew F

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zpacks Company
I had the same experience as everyone else here. Joe got me a customized piece of gear on time and was very responsive to my questions and requests. Can't do much better than that.

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
September 30, 10:01am

ULA Ohm
The Ohm is my go-to pack for trips that don't require a bear can. You can fit a Bearikade in it, but it's not very comfortable because it bulges into your back. I put a plastic frame sheet fro...

In Backpacks - Frameless
November 15, 2:15pm

Katabatic Gear Alsek
See thread with pictures and comments here: http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackinglight/forums/thread_display.html?forum_thread_id=48962 I've used this quilt for about 20 nights no...

In Sleeping Bags - Quilts & Top Bags
November 15, 2:08pm