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Re: Tents for the Tall
Well the Stephenson 2R will certainly be long enough but perhaps a little short in height for someone 6'5", but I agree not the case for the 3R. Be that as it may, the 2R/3Rs are very vers...

In GEAR » Tent Options for the Tall
May 03, 9:10am

Re: Re: Re: Re: throw away your boots and socks
Exactly my point, a properly sized and fitted cut to fit or custom foot bed is first trimmed then shaved on a grinder at the shoe store to taper the volume (thickness) towards the front of your sho...

In GEAR » throw away your boots and socks
April 24, 3:21pm

Re: Re: throw away your boots and socks
The sole purpose of a custom or cut to fit foot bed is to stabilize the foot in a neutral position. Foot beds are not arch supports nor can they force toes into unnatural positions unless they are ...

In GEAR » throw away your boots and socks
April 24, 1:38pm

Re: Sneaky cat sizes up Lunar Duo
Ron has excellent customer service and makes great products as I am a very satisfied owner with my Lunar Solo E. By the way, are you sure your cat isn’t sinking its’ k-nines into your new tent?...

In GEAR » Double Rainbow vs. Lunar Duo
April 22, 9:02am

Re: Health/Fitness Articles
Shane, my competitive and coaching career is long ago, be that as it may, I’ve noticed that most REI stores have a decent book store with one or two books focusing on conditioning or that have go...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » dropping pounds
March 27, 1:15pm

Re: Re: Dropping Pounds
Depends on your definition of most. By most I mean total for a 24 hour period. In a training cycle most individuals may be on a routine of three to six workouts per week of several hours, excluding...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » dropping pounds
March 25, 11:17am

Dropping Pounds
It’s changing ones set point that means how many calories your body naturally burns at rest and the new percentage body fat that it now has adjusted to and strives to maintain that keeps fat off....

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » dropping pounds
March 16, 5:56pm

Re: Re: Bacpacker Magazine award to Big Sky
Respectfully Mr. Peterson, I don’t follow the logic of how a strong recommendation from a national magazine like BP would not play to some significant influence on decision making to purchase Big...

In GEAR » Bacpacker Magazine award to Big Sky
March 06, 11:27am

Re: RE: No Changes in Akto for 2007
I went with the square footage of my Lunar Solo E as a guide in my decision to purchase the Unna over the Akto and the fact that I like the ability to sit up and move around in the tent. The Unna i...

In GEAR » solo winter tent
February 24, 9:59am

Re: Stephenson's Warmlite 2R or 2X
Not properly staked out would be my first assumption, and not re-tensioned to adjust for weather conditions for sure. There is also the issue of using the correct stakes to apply up to sixty pounds...

In GEAR » Stephenson's Warmlite 2R or 2X
February 15, 10:00am

All Reader Reviews by Scott Toraason

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Great stuff and just a step below real Starbucks but in the mountains I don’t know the difference; real easy to fix at:

In Foods - Energy Bars, Gels, and Drinks
September 02, 11:41am

Leki Super Makalu
I bent the piston that operates the shock system in the lower section of my 2008 Super Makalu pole when it came loose in some very wet snow descending Cashmere Mountain Alpine Lakes Wilderness. All it...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
June 09, 1:19pm

REI Ti Ware Long Handled Spoon
Just saw this review and have been using this spoon the last two years with my Enertia Trail Food dinners and my home made cereal breakfasts. I could not agree more with the previous post that it is g...

In Cookware - Titanium
March 20, 12:08pm

Kahtoola KTS Aluminum crampons
I’ve been looking for a lightweight traction device for training hikes on Mount Si in Washington State and to use when my Grivels would be over kill. I chose the Kahtoola Steels mainly because of all ...

In Miscellaneous Products
February 19, 11:44am

MSR/Cascade Designs Customer Service
I recently busted a hole in one of my MSR Denali Ascent snowshoe binding straps and after contacting MSR/Cascade Designs (who are here locally) received a free replacement strap in the mail within one...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
February 22, 6:52pm

Brunton Helios "Stormproof" lighter
The directions that came with the lighter sucked, however there is a good explanation at that explains high altitude/cold operation. At select Butane Lighters, Wind...

In Miscellaneous Products
October 20, 11:58am

Java Juice Coffee Extract
I posted a comment on Java Juice in a different thread a while back so I’ll bust in here and say that I’ve tried just about everything I can think of for a cup of morning joe from packing a small Fren...

In Foods - Energy Bars, Gels, and Drinks
May 05, 10:26am