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Re: Stephenson's Warmlite 2R or 2X
Stephenson tents are designed to be properly staked and strongly tensioned as tight as a drum. Properly pitched these tents do not flop in the wind, quite the contrary, and are not affected by a fe...

In GEAR » Stephenson's Warmlite 2R or 2X
February 06, 11:12pm

Re: Stephenson's Warmlite 2R or 2X
The poles on Stephenson’s tents are not pipes, especially the rear pole on my 2R. However they are larger diameter hollow pre-curved sections that are very, and I mean very lightweight, extremely...

In GEAR » Stephenson's Warmlite 2R or 2X
February 06, 10:53am

Re: Stephenson's Warmlite 2R or 2X
I own both the 3R and the 2R. I would not be a fan of the X series but I know those who are. One of the wise things I did was order their video prior to purchase. A wise investment considering it i...

In GEAR » Stephenson's Warmlite 2R or 2X
February 05, 10:13am

Re: Hubba vs. Lunar Solo
I own the Lunar Solo E and used it on three solo trips last year. It is very compact and lightweight in my pack and I was glad I set it up several times prior to my first trip as a perfect pitch ta...

In GEAR » Hubba vs. Lunar Solo
January 30, 12:29pm

Re: the Megalite is just right
I like the Megalite for the width in the shoulders. Even though I’m just less than six feet and weigh under 170 pounds, I hate feeling trapped through that area and 64 inches is the ticket plus a...

In GEAR » WM Megalite
January 24, 11:12am

Re: Re: Best lightweight winter tent?
Nice to hear about the Unna, I just ordered one for the same reason. I discovered that 27 square feet is perfect for myself and all my gear to be stored inside plus I like the extra room to sit up.

In Winter Hiking » Best lightweight winter tent?
January 10, 12:33pm

Re: Silicone Stipes For Tent In Hand
Try mixing three parts mineral spirits with one part GE Silicone II sealant. Pre-mix until clear in an empty soup can and paint on floor with one to one half inch brush. You can do stripes or paint...

In GEAR » Big Sky shelters --- who has ordered? who got their's?
December 22, 3:33pm

Re: Eos has a heat sink
The Princeton Tech web site lists the Eos as having a heat sink.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » LED warning?
September 19, 3:38pm

Re: EOS and AAA Lithium
Before I purchased my PT EOS last year I emailed Princeton and received an enthusiastic response from the company to use the new AAA lithium batteries with the light. However it does make more sens...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » LED warning?
September 19, 10:56am

Re: My gear list - down to 7.5 lbs base
At first I thought you might not be warm enough as I reviewed your North Cascade hike, then I recounted your layers. Very nice site! What I was a little confused about was the opening statement of ...

In Gear Lists » My gear list
September 10, 12:30pm

All Reader Reviews by Scott Toraason

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Great stuff and just a step below real Starbucks but in the mountains I don’t know the difference; real easy to fix at:

In Foods - Energy Bars, Gels, and Drinks
September 02, 11:41am

Leki Super Makalu
I bent the piston that operates the shock system in the lower section of my 2008 Super Makalu pole when it came loose in some very wet snow descending Cashmere Mountain Alpine Lakes Wilderness. All it...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
June 09, 1:19pm

REI Ti Ware Long Handled Spoon
Just saw this review and have been using this spoon the last two years with my Enertia Trail Food dinners and my home made cereal breakfasts. I could not agree more with the previous post that it is g...

In Cookware - Titanium
March 20, 12:08pm

Kahtoola KTS Aluminum crampons
I’ve been looking for a lightweight traction device for training hikes on Mount Si in Washington State and to use when my Grivels would be over kill. I chose the Kahtoola Steels mainly because of all ...

In Miscellaneous Products
February 19, 11:44am

MSR/Cascade Designs Customer Service
I recently busted a hole in one of my MSR Denali Ascent snowshoe binding straps and after contacting MSR/Cascade Designs (who are here locally) received a free replacement strap in the mail within one...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
February 22, 6:52pm

Brunton Helios "Stormproof" lighter
The directions that came with the lighter sucked, however there is a good explanation at that explains high altitude/cold operation. At select Butane Lighters, Wind...

In Miscellaneous Products
October 20, 11:58am

Java Juice Coffee Extract
I posted a comment on Java Juice in a different thread a while back so I’ll bust in here and say that I’ve tried just about everything I can think of for a cup of morning joe from packing a small Fren...

In Foods - Energy Bars, Gels, and Drinks
May 05, 10:26am