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Re: Cataract Lake / Elliot Ridge Loop
Thanks for sharing!

In Post-Trip Reports » Cataract Lake / Elliot Ridge Loop
September 30, 9:41am

Re: McGee lakes Basin via Lamarck Col 9/6-11
Thanks Tom. As soon as I saw your name & the trip report title, I went and got a nice IPA out of the fridge and sat down on the couch to fully appreciate what I knew would be good reading mater...

In Post-Trip Reports » McGee lakes Basin via Lamarck Col 9/6-11
September 29, 11:58pm

First snow of the year in Yosemite's Clark Range
Despite the temptation to hide out under our tarps all morning, we eventually headed out into the white. The clouds socked everything in for the rest of the day. Upper Chain Lake was beau...

In Post-Trip Reports » First snow of the year in Yosemite's Clark Range
September 29, 11:47pm

First snow of the year in Yosemite's Clark Range
Then round two on Saturday night... this time, about 4" of fluffy powder. James' Hexamid did an admirable job of keeping him dry despite the weather. My Trailstar held up just fine to...

In Post-Trip Reports » First snow of the year in Yosemite's Clark Range
September 29, 11:42pm

First snow of the year in Yosemite's Clark Range
The snow started around 8PM on Friday. Two inches of graupel left everything frosted in a fine layer of white. That's our pass in the top right. Climbing up to Triple Pe...

In Post-Trip Reports » First snow of the year in Yosemite's Clark Range
September 29, 11:38pm

First snow of the year in Yosemite's Clark Range
I spent three days in southern Yosemite with James W. playing around in the vicinity of Triple Divide Peak. We were fortunate to be out there for the first snow of the season which turned an alread...

In Post-Trip Reports » First snow of the year in Yosemite's Clark Range
September 29, 11:32pm

Re: Re: Re: Iceland Lake - September 2014
Dry flies will sink if you get them wet. So you may have been fishing a dry and not known it. You are very unlikely to catch anything if you are fishing a dry fly under the surface. I have a little...

In Post-Trip Reports » Iceland Lake - September 2014
September 25, 2:11pm

Re: Iceland Lake - September 2014
Nice trip Justin. Sorry I couldn't join you guys. I hope we can do a trip together this fall/winter. How'd the tenkara stuff work out for you?

In Post-Trip Reports » Iceland Lake - September 2014
September 24, 11:01pm

Re: Shoe repair question
It's probably too late for that pair. When I get a new pair of shoes I cover the seams and vulnerable parts of the mesh in Seamgrip and that delays the inevitable holes from forming.

In GEAR » Shoe repair question
September 23, 7:01pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: carbon fiber tarp pole breakage.
110-115 cm on the center pole gets me a tight to the ground pitch on my Trailstar. Unless the weather is bad, I pitch it at 125 cm to have a little more headroom. I wouldn't go shorter than 110...

In GEAR » carbon fiber tarp pole breakage.
September 22, 11:27am

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