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Alpine Lakes and Pass
A few years back I carried an Alpacka Scout and paddled through the lakes to avoid the talus. If you aren't comfortable on the rocks or travel solo as I do, I'd recommend packing a raft...

In Post-Trip Reports » Wind River Range -- Green River Lakes to Big Sandy, mostly on the Alan Dixon proposed High Route
September 01, 6:36pm

The Hazards Of Life On the Edge: Why there are so few guardrails at the Grand Canyon?

In On the Web » The Hazards Of Life On the Edge: Why there are so few guardrails at the Grand Canyon?
October 12, 2:53pm

Why walking helps us think.

In On the Web » Why walking helps us think.
September 12, 3:48pm

See what it looks like when a grizzly bear gets an MRI

In On the Web » See what it looks like when a grizzly bear gets an MRI
January 22, 9:53am

response from waterfi
Hey Tim. Good questions. We've developed a special process to protect the port even after continual use. That will not affect the waterproofing. The Kindle comes with a full one year warran...

In GEAR » waterfi a Kindle
January 11, 3:09pm

Ex Israeli soldier develops a just over an 8 ounce grill!stakes/c147h

In On the Web » Ex Israeli soldier develops a just over an 8 ounce grill
January 04, 10:41am

waterfi a Kindle
Does anyone have any experience with a Kindle paperwhite that has had the waterfi treatment? The fact that you don't need to deal with illuminating the screen with a f...

In GEAR » waterfi a Kindle
December 22, 6:57pm

Beer for Backpackers...

In On the Web » Beer for Backpackers...
December 19, 8:26am

Patagonia encapsil parka on ebay
just sold for $1,225. And, the seller had to charge $16.41 for shipping, too.

In On the Web » The worst cyber Monday deal....
December 02, 9:23pm

Do tights help with muscle fatigue?
Thanks for the article. I was wondering if you have discerned less muscle fatigue from wearing tights. See this article,

In Editor's Roundtable » Backpacking Tights - Part 1
August 14, 11:11am

All Reader Reviews by Tim Cheek

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Tarptent Contrail
I thought I was going to melt in this tent on two humid sea level tropical nights. But, the netting was key to providing enough ventilation. Meanwhile the small ants that would have made tarp campin...

In Shelters - Single Wall Tents
March 28, 9:14pm

Montrail Vitesse
These feel like slippers. No kidding. What a ride. Hiked the kalalau trail in Kauai, an 11 mile hike that is probably 90 percent up or down. Felt great. I got two or three bad sore spots fro...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
March 28, 9:04pm

Aquastar Aquastar - plus
The first generation of this product failed in the first 24 hours of a six day trip on the CDT in the Weminuche. I carried the half pound the rest of the trip, and "stretched" my back up aqu...

In Hydration - Water Treatment
March 28, 8:48pm

Staying Safe In Bear Country DVD
This is an instructional DVD on what to do when confronted with a bear in the wild. The narration, sound and film are excellent given the fact that they are filming wild bears. The 48 minutes are...

In Books and Media
February 22, 8:54pm

Lighten Up DVD with Glen Van Peski .
This is a first rate DVD and worth every bit of the $5.00 cost. It does focus on gossamer gear's stuff, but the thrust is how one can lighten one's pack weight without a loss of comfort or sa...

In Books and Media
February 22, 8:14pm

Nunatak SkahaPlus
Ditto. Used mine with an arc alpinist in the Wind River Range. Temperatures in the 20's and I was toasty.

In Clothing - Insulating - Down
August 30, 8:55pm

Lightweight Backpacking and Camping by Ryan Jordan et al.
I'm surprised I'm the first to review the book. The rest of you must have time to hike! This book will be familiar to members who have read this web site extensively. Some chapters are lifted str...

In Books and Media
November 12, 10:02pm