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Re: Ultra light dog
If you have an ultralight dog this also helps, since they eat less than dogs that are merely light or standard weight. Try to stick to dogs in the 6-12 lb range. Or if you're really wanting to expe...

In GEAR » Ultra light dog food
June 16, 12:34pm

Atmos questions for Ken Knight
Atmos questions for Ken Knight: Thanks for the great review, Ken! Did you concur with any of the criticisms given by Backpacker magazine in the June issue? When you mentioned the hipbelt g...

In GEAR » Osprey Atmos 50
May 30, 6:15pm

Atmos 50 side pockets
I haven't had a problem with the side pockets since I would rarely use the compression straps on a smallish pack like this.

In GEAR » Osprey Atmos 50
May 30, 6:03pm

Why are you anonymous?
Why are you anonymous? You're using this feature in contravention of it's intended useage.

In GEAR » Few Nexbiew Questions
May 24, 5:08pm

Buy your own Pertex dynasty!
Click here to buy your own Pertex dynasty!

In Editor's Roundtable » Pertex Dynasty Slipping Away or Just Regrouping?
May 23, 8:30pm

down ethics paradox
It's true that the alternatives to down are petrochemical products. But let's face it, the plastics are manufactured from oil which is extracted for fuel i.e. plastics are a by-product

In GEAR » the new $1600 benchmark?!
May 21, 1:35pm

goose down ethics
No doubt that some high loft down is harvested ethically. The problem is that Eastern Europe (and now also Russia/China?) is the major source for down and this is where the culprits are. Kind of li...

In GEAR » the new $1600 benchmark?!
May 21, 1:30pm

goose down ethics
I can't do this today, but I'd be happy for someone else to assist in proving or disproving my statements. Not saying I'm correct, just what I've heard.

In GEAR » the new $1600 benchmark?!
May 21, 12:54pm

levitating above reflective Mylar
Thanks Richard, yes I did figure that out I think! Big Agnes should install a layer of metallized mylar film within the IAC mattress. My assessment of the mattress is that the PL2 layer is probably...

In GEAR » big agnes mummy style mattresses
May 21, 12:49pm

confused about your example
Hi Ryan, I'm confused about your example of greater weight for the down version when you say previously that down really shines at high fill rates. Seems like a contradiction but maybe I am missing...

In GEAR » 05 BMW products ??????
May 21, 11:51am

All Reader Reviews by Richard Sullivan

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Mountain Equipment Co-op (Canada)
I totally agree with the reviewers above. MEC is now the REI of Canada, but greener I think. You can buy all the heavy gear you want and return it for whatever reason, and most of the profit goes to e...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
February 01, 11:34pm

Big Agnes Insulated Air Core Pad
With 25 reviews already, not much more to say except to add a few comments. Certainly interesting that in terms of the sheer number of reviews and the high average score, this is a very popular produc...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
February 01, 10:56pm

Petzl e+LITE
This light is real beauty. At one ounce even, it's kinda like having a one pound sleeping bag. This is clearly the Western Mountaineering Hilite of headlights. Not perfect, but perfectly good and ...

In Lights - Flashlights & Headlamps
February 01, 9:38pm

Osprey Atmos 50
I'm with you Brett, I always carry some good wine in my Atmos 50, usually a Fetzer Zinfandel. I also carry some single malt scotch in case the temps go lower than my bag rating. Anyway, the Atm...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
February 01, 9:07pm

Osprey Packs Customer Service
Unfortunately a beach dwelling rodent totally destroyed the top pocket of my Osprey Atmos 50 pack. Boy, was I mad. Later I made peace with him: after all I was camped in his home. Later that year I in...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
February 01, 8:37pm

Big Sky Products Evolution 2P
At 0 lb 0 oz, the Big Sky Evolution is unquestionably the worlds lightest tent. How can they make this tent so light? Simple. They don't use any fabric or notions. Just air and promises. And to make i...

In Shelters - Double Wall Tents
June 28, 9:47pm

Big Sky Products Evolution 2P
At 0 lb 0 oz, the Big Sky Evolution is unquestionably the worlds lightest tent. How can they make this tent so light? Simple. They don't use any fabric or notions. Just air and promises. And to make i...

In Shelters - Double Wall Tents
June 28, 7:46am