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Re: Grivel, Air Tech Light crampons
Depending on the boot, you may need a longer than stock bar for it. I have some super big boots, Asolo Granite GTX size 11 or 11.5 and I use the last hole. The boots sole is 12.75" along the b...

In GEAR » Grivel, Air Tech Light crampons
December 20, 7:21pm

Cuben Zero for $60
BPL-type info: 1.5 oz/yd Cuben - both versions ~ 2.3 oz total.

In Make Your Own Gear » Homemade Backpack
December 20, 6:15pm

78 inside girth for the bivy. LINKY 72.5" inside girth of the Horse Thief. With Pad inserted? LINKY Measure around the outside of your lofted Horse Thief with the pad in it to see if it w...

In GEAR » ID Bugaboo Bivy Q
December 20, 10:19am

Re: Eyeglass and ski goggle?
I do it, but have to carry spares for skiing the resort in stormy weather. It is not a great system, but all I have. My non-OTG Anon Halcyon goggles fit over my (very small) glasses. But it is a...

In GEAR » Eyeglass and ski goggle?
December 19, 10:04pm

Easy Forum suggestion - link prompt text
This is very easy to implement. Location: on the pages that you can post from, or reply to a post Change: Add text that says:         You may embed ...

In Website & Forum Admin/Support » Forum suggestion - link prompt text
December 19, 6:57pm

$ 70 Long shoulder girth is 59"
Vs 57" inches in the regular 62" in WM Versalite.

In Gear Deals » REI Kilo Flash
December 19, 5:12pm

Pack weight vs. discomfort
Great writing style, very readable and exciting! I'm glad you had a perfect moment there. You mentioned that the "GoLite Jam had been swapped for the larger-volume Pinnacle in vague ant...

In Editor's Roundtable » Mountain Magic on the Pyrenean High Route
December 19, 12:18pm

Moonbow Gearskin Plans, Arctic 1000 Pack Plans, Ultralight Pack Frame Plans
I am trying to allow others to find this great pattern via Google by adding a couple of search terms they may be using. Someone is asking for a pattern for this on but I...

In Make Your Own Gear » Ultralight waterproof backpack
December 19, 10:05am

Snow claw
Did you know Voile makes a real shovel that is 16 ounces? LINK

In Winter Hiking » Looking for good winter weekend backpacking gear lists for Sierra Nevada
December 18, 8:51pm

Re: Lowering the freezing point of water w/Alcohol
Wasn't so sure about alcohol but This Link about "Ultimate Designer Party Ice Cubes" shows a guy freezing cubes with different alcohol content. But people used to make apple jack b...

In Winter Hiking » Advice on winter drinking system
December 18, 1:57pm

All Reader Reviews by Paul Tree

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Golite 2006 Reed Pants
I have a later version with leg zips. When hiking steep uphills, these pants are a real handicap because they try to keep you from lifting your knee. Made my summit twice as hard to keep fighting that...

In Clothing - Raingear
November 02, 10:24am

OR Verglas Gaiters (mens)
You rate them without ever having used them? That is beyond belief. Quote: "I give these a 4, without using them outside at all, so be aware they may be a 5 for a particular use." Or,...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
November 11, 1:31pm

GU Energy Gel
They do work, better than PowerGel. Faster than food. Works fine at low temps. I don't mind the taste or texture. I've gone snowboarding all day with no other food than 5 GU packets. Cons:...

In Foods - Energy Bars, Gels, and Drinks
October 17, 4:10pm

Jocalat bars (by Larabar) Chocolate
These things are awesome. 240 calories and very small and uber healthy. They had them at Trader Joe's.

In Foods - Energy Bars, Gels, and Drinks
October 17, 4:02pm