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Bladders are Multi-Use
A bladder (depending on the trip) can be a great multi-use tool. When hiking in cold conditions I fill the bladder with warm water and take it into the sleeping bag with me, then throw a jacket/tow...

In GEAR » Anyone move away from Water Bladders?
January 17, 12:11pm

Ice House Trail
I need to hit this trail already. I've done Baldy a bunch of times but never ice house. You can get to cucamonga peak from Ice house right? Think I'll give it a shot soon. Great trip...

In Post-Trip Reports » SoCal Winter Epic,1.9.11
January 17, 9:53am

Got skunked but rod/reel performed well
As the subject line states, I didn't catch a thing today (99% of the people there had the same rotten luck). I did see a guy pull out an 11.2 pound sturgeon though! :) So yeah, My aluminum/g...

In Fishing » BPS Microlite spinning reel
January 16, 5:30pm

Telescopic rod
I believe eagle claw still makes a rod like what you're talking about. They talk about it in this thread: http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackinglight/forums/thread_display.html?...

In Fishing » BPS Microlite spinning reel
January 16, 2:20am

Depends on the hike
It really depends on the hike for me. Like the poster before me said, if water is plentiful I carry less at a time. For a trail that is crossing rivers/creeks a lot or traversing alongside one,...

In GEAR » Anyone move away from Water Bladders?
January 15, 6:16pm

BPS TinyLite
Thanks for the replies, I'm more excited about receiving the pen rod now than I am about the TinyLite I just received, lol. Initial impressions of the TinyLite: First off, this thing was ...

In Fishing » BPS Microlite spinning reel
January 15, 6:02pm

pen rods
I checked out that site as well. I like that they extend much bigger, but I don't think its worth the weight and the price. For what I'm going to use the penrod for (stream fishing and ligh...

In Fishing » BPS Microlite spinning reel
January 14, 9:48pm

PM
PM sent :)

In Gear Swap » Neo Air Regular FS
January 14, 6:07pm

BPS Tiny Lite and Penrod
I'm expecting to get the BPS Tiny Lite in the mail today. I also just ordered a penrod with spinner combo. I'll let you all know what I think (w/ pics) after I've had a chance to try...

In Fishing » BPS Microlite spinning reel
January 14, 5:41pm

Vest
I'm in on the vest if possible. PM sent EDIT: and Sierra Designs Pants too.

In Gear Swap » Closet cleanout: Men's Large and XL CLothing
January 14, 5:07pm

All Reader Reviews by James DeMonaco

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Kooka Bay Syn filled custom pad
I purchased a 60x20x2.5 mummy shaped R5 Synthetic filled pad from Kookabay back in January, received it early February, and have had the pleasure of spending around 30+ nights on it so far. I can h...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
October 15, 12:42am