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Re: ex officio
@Serge, if you don't like it and its a large, lets work out you sending it my way for me to try out :)

In GEAR » Best sun shirt
May 06, 11:28pm

Re: Re: Best sun shirt
Nathan: I also can't picture any hoodie style shirt being a good hot weather option. Yeah that does seem kind of odd... almost tempted to buy it just to try it... would have to deal with the...

In GEAR » Best sun shirt
May 05, 10:58pm

Re: SMD fusion 65
Its only been available for ~2 weeks... a dozen or so hikers on the PCT are using it after buying them at the Kickoff.

In GEAR » SMD fusion 65
May 05, 8:25pm

Re: What do you wear on your legs during the day? (winter or summer)
I have 1200+ days of use wearing the Montbell Dynamo wind pants. I have had to stitch up three holes since the article I posted 2+ years ago.

In GEAR » What do you wear on your legs during the day? (winter or summer)
May 05, 5:43pm

Re: Re: Fold Down Coffee Drip from Snow Peak
D'oh!! There was only one comment when I hit the reply button to start posting my photos... sorry for the duplicate posts on the GSI filter.

In GEAR » Titanium Fold Down Coffee Drip from Snow Peak
May 05, 5:28pm

Re: Fold Down Coffee Drip from Snow Peak
Here is another option... I started using this a couple months ago and have fallen in love with this. Get one of these GSI Outdoors Ultralight Java Drip Coffee Maker and cut off most (but not al...

In GEAR » Titanium Fold Down Coffee Drip from Snow Peak
May 05, 5:25pm

@Paul, shirts with venting areas (such as the underarm and face netting fabric of the exofficio that chad linked too) can allow sun contact with skin. In order to prevent this you have to have fabr...

In GEAR » Best sun shirt
May 05, 5:15pm

Re: Best sun shirt
Hey Eric, I tend to think that the best sun shirt is one that provides high SPF/UPF and that provides high ventilation without compromising sun contact with skin. The Patagonia Sunshade does ...

In GEAR » Best sun shirt
May 05, 4:28pm

Re: Re: Re: Lightweight Affordable Tarps
@Lawson, Totally understand. Dave from MilesGear sells some pretty sweet tyvek bivies and I have almost ordered one a couple of times. They fall into the mid-price-range and he seems to sti...

In Gear Deals » Lightweight Affordable Tarps
May 04, 10:36pm

Re: Re: Who makes synthetic quilts
Mountain Laurel Designs "Spirit".

In GEAR » Who makes synthetic quilts
May 04, 10:16pm

All Reader Reviews by John Abela

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Black Rock Gear Hadron

In Clothing - Headwear, Handwear
August 02, 6:44pm

ZPacks ZPacks Hexamid Solo Tarp & HexaNet Solo Bug Shelter
ZPacks Hexamid Solo Tarp ZPacks HexaNet Solo Bug Shelter h...

In Shelters - Tarps & Floorless
June 27, 10:34pm

Jetboil Sol Ti
Hello Everybody, I was able to acquire the new Jetboil Sol Ti recently and I have now had a chance to use it in the field - inclu...

In Backpacks - Frameless
April 11, 3:00pm