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Tarp Tent Notch - Trade for Copper Spur UL1
Has the Notch got the semi-solid inner or is it the mesh variant?

In Gear Swap » Tarp Tent Notch - Trade for Copper Spur UL1
September 16, 12:58pm

Re. SHR- The trip of a Lifetime
Fantastic account - gawd it looks great. I've had the maps and guides for this for a couple of years.....looking for the opportunity to actually use them...this helps motivate :-)

In Post-Trip Reports » Sierra High Route – The Trip of a Lifetime
September 15, 12:54am

Adding a zipper to eVent bivy (in theory)
Steve Nielsen Brown (blogs - do a search) had exactly the same bivvy altered by Scottish Mountain Gear over here with a side zip.....not that you'd want to send it back but you might try PMi...

In Make Your Own Gear » Adding a zipper to eVent bivy (in theory)
September 13, 11:58pm

Unna in high winds
I've used the Unna in winds gusting to around 70mph/110kph and it was a veritable limpet - speeds pretty accurate as they were taken by my brother from his Terra Nova which spent half the night...

In GEAR » Which tents under 3kg will take 100km/h winds from any direction?
September 10, 12:10am

Re: Has anyone gone back to wearing boots after trying shoes?
I wear unlined shoes most of the time for backpacks....but for the last couple of years I have switched to lined mids for multiple overnight hiking trips in Scotland. The principal reason for t...

In GEAR » Has anyone gone back to wearing boots after trying shoes?
September 06, 12:44am

Merino - thru
You could always go for the 'best of both worlds' http://rab.uk.com/technology/baselayer_2/meco.html I have used Merino on the JMT and many European Alpine hikes of several weeks dura...

In GEAR » Merino vs. Synthetic for a Thru
September 04, 12:33am

If you are going to get one, get a decent one
After 30 years I navigate mainly with my eyes (still good)...the squishy grey stuff that sits behind them (variable function); next comes a GPS often in conjunction with a map (which I always carry...

In GEAR » Lightest functional compass?
September 01, 12:24am

ID Overbag
I've got one of these in a tasteful yellow, original stuffsack (in eVent too) - pristine condiion and used just a few times - make me an offer I can't refuse.... I'd be posting from ...

In Gear Swap » WTB: All eVent Bivy (MLD Soul, ID Overbag, Wild Things)
August 28, 2:46pm

Fizn_Leki
Mike - no I was comparing them with the Leki alu poles which I like a lot as they have that resilience; the way I use poles (hard) carbon would not lat long for me I reckon. The Fizan's are ...

In GEAR » Trailstar and the Zpoles conundrum (or want the LW poles but need adjustability
August 28, 12:24am

Fizan
They are prety stiff with nowhere near the bouncy resilience of my Leki Ultralites...but be aware that dropping them can dint them relatively easily; those tubes are pretty thin.

In GEAR » Trailstar and the Zpoles conundrum (or want the LW poles but need adjustability
August 27, 3:53pm

All Reader Reviews by ed hyatt

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Montrail Hardrock
I wore these this summer over the very rocky GR20 (Corsica) and the GR5 Alpine (Geneva towards Nice). The pair I used on the GR20 (120 miles) are well worn and cut up; they would probably do the ro...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
September 12, 2:27am

MoonTrail Customer Service
Very good service and advice from Dan at Moontrail; I was ordering from overseas yet picking up in the USA and Moontrail were really helpful with that. Website is good too - especially the use of e...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
April 20, 8:04am