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Gaiters for skinny calves?
I have scrawny toothpick legs and my OR Verglas gaiters and Crocodile gaiters will not cinch up well enough to keep snow from coming in the top in deep snow. Anyone have experience with gaiters tha...

In GEAR » Gaiters for skinny calves?
March 25, 12:51pm

Re: Decide between approach shoes
How does each one fit your foot? Doesn't matter if a shoe has fantastic features if it doesn't fit your particular foot. Footwear is very individual. Load up a backpack with 30 pounds or so...

In GEAR » Decide between approach shoes
November 28, 10:05am

Re: Recommendations for a $300 winter tent.
I don't understand your comment about the "involved" setup of a mid. Stake out the four corners and pop in the pole. That's it, except for adding whatever guylines you feel necess...

In GEAR » Recommendations for a $300 winter tent.
November 02, 7:54am

Cuben Shangri-La 3?
I was wondering if anyone made anything like a cuben Shangri-La 3. The Lone Peak by Ruta Locura looks like the closest thing. I don't like the amount of stakes it takes to pitch and it looks li...

In GEAR » Cuben Shangri-La 3?
October 22, 8:22pm

Re: Hat for hot sun...
X2 on the OR Sunrunner. I love mine. The added neck cape thing makes me look like a dork, but it works great. I also find the neck cape helps keep the wind off and helps keep mosquitos from biting ...

In GEAR » Hat for hot sun...
June 22, 8:20am

Anyone use the Snow Peak titanium bowl for a pot?
I just noticed this in another thread about light stove/pot combos. I was wondering if anyone had any experience using this bowl as a pot with an alcohol or esbit stove. What stove did you use, and...

In GEAR » Anyone use the Snow Peak titanium bowl for a pot?
June 11, 7:37pm

Favorite huarache-type sandals
I recently ordered some huarache type sandals from Bedrock Sandals. I got the Syncline model. It's okay for hiking and easy trails, but on fast, technical downhills they loosen up and require t...

In GEAR » Favorite huarache-type sandals
June 10, 11:08am

Re: Need to choose 2 tents for different circumstances. Please lend me a hand?
My experience with mids has been very good in wind and snow (Duomid and Shangri-La 3). I routinely use them in inclement weather above tree-line. Silnylon stretches a little, but I have never had a...

In GEAR » Need to choose 2 tents for different circumstances. Please lend me a hand?
June 01, 10:36pm

Re: What do you use to store your winter sleeping bag on trips?
I have the same sleeping bag and the same stuff sack. The sack is nice but HEAVY. Zpacks does custom work, and I have been thinking of getting them to make me a custom sized drybag. I will be inter...

In GEAR » What do you use to store your winter sleeping bag on trips?
May 31, 9:34pm

Re: Hydration for trail runs?
I guess it depends on the run and weather, etc. Yesterday I did an 8-miler round trip with 3000' of elevation gain on the way up. It was about 91 degrees with no shade for the first mile (1000&...

In GEAR » Hydration for trail runs?
May 30, 10:33pm

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Bear Paw Tents minimalist bug bivy
I just bought the minimalist bug bivy from Bear Paw Tents. I was curious if it would fit in my MLD Duomid and posted the less-than-ideal results on the forum (per a request from another curious person...

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May 25, 11:24am