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re: Phantom line
+1 to Kai and the comments re the Scarpa Phantom line. These new boots are surprisingly lightweight for their performance and warmth. Highly recommended - I have a pair of 6000's that are...

In Mountaineering & Alpinism » The state of market of minimalist alpine footwear.
January 26, 12:30pm

FS: SMD, Golite, Snowpeak
FS: 1.SMD Lunar Solo (2011) Green. Seamsealed. Used once, otherwise like new. $160 ***SOLD***Snowpeak litemax. Titanium. Maybe 2 years old. No piezo. Works as new. ***SOLD***.Golite...

In Gear Swap » FS: SMD, Golite, Snowpeak
January 15, 8:02pm

Exped convert
Yup. After using the neoair since it became available, I now mainly use the Exped Synmat UL7. Warmer, more comfy, and softer face fabric. Negligible weight gain for a nominal increase in comfort...

In GEAR » Exped Synmat UL7
October 05, 11:23pm

Ron - A big thanks for the detailed instructions...lots of laughs! Pretty nifty lil number as well.

In GEAR » MLD ThreePointSeven Pack
October 05, 9:21pm

New HMG packs
2 new good looking packs from HMG:

In GEAR » New HMG packs
September 29, 9:57pm

Inertia x-lite
edit: *sold*

In Gear Swap » FS: Meteor bivy, mammut headlamps, inertia x-lite, inov8 295
September 25, 12:29pm

emails, PM's replied
SPF: inov8s (Terry G), mammut (Dave H), SMD bivy (Peter G). I'll update original post once sold.

In Gear Swap » FS: Meteor bivy, mammut headlamps, inertia x-lite, inov8 295
September 23, 7:16pm

FS: inertia x-lite,
FS: >>SMD Meteor bivy (2011). Used twice, like new. ***SOLD*** >>Four headlamps from Mammut: (2) TXLites,(2)S-Flex headlamps and (1) Ambient Light. All come with batteries that...

In Gear Swap » FS: Meteor bivy, mammut headlamps, inertia x-lite, inov8 295
September 23, 6:36pm

I'm with warren on this one
+1^^ I have similar specs to Warren: 5'10", +/- 150lbs. Medium EXL fits me great. Hands down to the EXL imo. Love you Pgucc, but the MB piece wins here.

In Editor's Roundtable » Patagonia Ultralight Down Shirt Review
September 14, 9:49pm

5'6" sold to Kim F!

In Gear Swap » FS: WM Summerlites - 6' LZ and 5'6" RZ
September 06, 8:58am

All Reader Reviews by Nick Truax

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Montbell Extremely Light Down Jacket
MB just barely missed the mark w/this one. What is nearly a perfect rendition of the UL jacket, is missing some sort of waist hem retention. Whether it is an UL drawcord hem or elastic (like on the ...

In Clothing - Insulating - Down
July 19, 10:37pm

GoLite GoLite customer service
I've had better.. Long story, but Golite did eventually (kind-of) resolve the issue, after much prodding on my part.

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
July 01, 7:30pm

WL Gore & Associates WL Gore & Associates
Similar to Patrick's prior experience with WL Gore's CS, I too have been the beneficiary of new gear thanks to their prompt and courteous service. No complaints here on two occasions. Good...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
July 01, 7:25pm

Pro Lite Gear customer service
I have been a long-time customer and can say nothing but good things about the customer service at ProLite Gear. I am posting this in thanks to them and their excellent service.

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
July 01, 7:16pm

Mammut Lucido TXLite
4.5/5 This would be my actual rating due to its unregulated nature, but I'll bump it up since most headlamps of its kind fall into this category. Super bright and long lasting with 3AAA'...

In Lights - Flashlights & Headlamps
January 28, 9:00pm

ULA Circuit
Pretty much amazing. I've carried this pack through multiple states and its a champion. A bit heavier than some other ul packs but carries like a champ from 15 to 25ish lbs. Volume may be a b...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
September 18, 10:02pm

Probar Energy Bar
I'd truly give a 4.5/5 just due to the high price. Well, they say you get what you pay for. And this is true with probar. They've been my staple (Art's OG, Superfood, and Berry) for a ...

In Foods - Energy Bars, Gels, and Drinks
September 17, 5:29pm

MSR Mini Titan Cookset
Been using the titan 1.5L w/out its partnered 1 L for about 6 months now on dozens of trips w/out a complaint. Its cooks for two just fine as well as being large enough for melting snow. The 1.5L ...

In Cookware - Titanium
September 17, 5:11pm