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Re: Re: flat tarp
"The night before, the biggest problem I had was a large slug on my cheek in the middle of the night, and briefly waking up due to a mouse scurrying across the top of my bag." And THAT...

In GEAR » flat tarp
November 21, 12:44pm

Re: 10% off Goosefeet Gear thru 12/1
New down socks...awesome!

In Gear Deals » 10% off Goosefeet Gear thru 12/1
November 21, 12:40pm

Re: Jerry Quilt Idea
THAT looks damned sweet. I want!

In Make Your Own Gear » Jerry Quilt Idea
November 20, 4:23pm

re: Pad Help - Uncomfortable nights
"I hesitate to dish out $170+ for a new mat that I may or may not like." Regardless of what type of mat you choose, one thing to remember about TAR (and all Cascade products) is that t...

In GEAR » Pad Help - Uncomfortable nights
November 06, 9:21am

You know what works just like Ex Officio boxers?
Nothing. Nothing works just like Ex Officio boxers. Buy 'em on mine for $17/pr. Worth every penny.

In GEAR » Ex Officio boxer replacement?
November 03, 3:56pm

Re: New Pad!!!
Cascade Designs products are premium priced, but for that price you get top quality gear with the best warrantee imaginable. I have a 2005 Hubba (2nd gen) and 3 years ago they replaced the (orange)...

In GEAR » New Pad!!!
October 29, 4:37pm

Re: Re: Thanks!
>>Montbell REVERSIBLE DOWN LEG WARMERS , they are not full length they go just to the knee. Hmmm... Buy 2 pair, wear one on calves, one on the thighs. $83 and 6oz. Just sayin'

In GEAR » Down Sleves / Leggings?
October 28, 10:51am

Re: Down Sleves / Leggings?
Luke's Ultralight makes down sleeves. I think he does custom work...might be a good person to discuss leggings with.

In GEAR » Down Sleves / Leggings?
October 26, 5:38pm

Re: Baffled by Montbell's baffling.
Suggesting another way to look at this...Does the performance of the jacket disappoint, or is the objection simply to the technical design details? Personally, I could not care less about the t...

In GEAR » Baffled by Montbell's baffling.
October 25, 6:03am

Re: Better drying?
I prefer a mesh bag for my mess kit precisely because it allows things to dry out a little. That said, the Toaks bag is too heavy duty. I'm still using a super skimpy, thin, light mesh bag tha...

In GEAR » Carry sack for Toaks pots
October 25, 5:56am

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Java Juice Coffee Extract
I love coffee. Let me rephrase that. I *LOVE* coffee. I own just about every coffee making appliance for backpacking imaginable...MSR MugMate, GSI one cup espresso maker, french press, etc. etc. T...

In Foods - Energy Bars, Gels, and Drinks
April 28, 5:12pm