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It IS a great shirt
Clarence sent me a button down as a tester about three weeks ago. I promised to wear the shirt everyday to work (I work in an office) for two weeks straight. Well, I am wearing my shirt now and h...

In GEAR » Looking for a merino T-shirt field tester
January 15, 3:27pm

A naive question
Can I ask a naive question? This is a good looking pack. However, I've used the HMG line for so long, I forget what folks around here do with packs that are not waterproof? Do you just use a...

In GEAR » 2014 Osprey Exos 48
January 14, 2:38pm

Best post of the morning.

In GEAR » New website for McHale Packs!
January 11, 7:19am

Re: Re: I feel your pain
So worth the investment. There is nothing close to its breathability or waterproofness that I have worn. It is Fragile though. If you are going out for more than a few days, bring duct tape. Mine a...

In GEAR » Chasing breathability an exercise in futility?
January 06, 7:25am

I feel your pain
I've been searching for the perfect rain jacket for a few years. It's funny, after all the research and buying a few different garments, I'm still using the ultra breathable and in incr...

In GEAR » Chasing breathability an exercise in futility?
January 06, 7:13am

Re: Pertex Shield+
Dan, there may be a free lunch if you buy pertex from OR since they will replace it forever as soon as it starts acting poorly. Seems when you take that into account the Helium II is a deal and a ...

In GEAR » 2014 Rain Shell Advice (SOTM maybe?)
January 06, 6:52am

OR Helium II
Any idea what the waterproof rating for the Helium II is? I'm trying to compare that jacket with the Sierra Designs Cloud Shell which comes in at 4oz and has a rating of 4,000.

In GEAR » 2014 Rain Shell Advice (SOTM maybe?)
January 05, 3:27pm

How about $25 more?
For $25 more than your limit you can have yourself a 4.5 oz ZPacks rain jacket. Or for $150 you can get a OR Helium II at 6.2 oz. Also there is the 4 oz Sierra Designs Cloud Shell. I think...

In GEAR » 2014 Rain Shell Advice (SOTM maybe?)
January 05, 1:43pm

Zpacks toothbrush styled spork
I'd like to see someone create a sturdy spork in the same design as Zpack's toothbrush. Two small pieces that "clip" together. Anything like that out there?

In GEAR » Looking for a utensil to fit inside my caldera cone caddy...
January 05, 1:29pm

Pretty Waterproof
I've had the same HMG 2400 SW Sidewinder for about 2 years. It's waterproof in all but the most severe all-day storms. That being said, I always use a GG polycro pack liner to be extra ca...

In GEAR » HMG backpacks. Waterproof? What do the owners say?
January 04, 5:03pm

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