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Re: No miles yet
I'm sorry to hear your family was not well...I hope everyone is back to normal soon. Re not first! Once you get it out on the trial I'm looking forward to any informatio...

In GEAR » ZPacks Arc Haul
March 29, 1:04pm

Re: Re: Re: Zpacks Arc Haul First Impressions!
@John Jonas Have you had a chance to put some miles on this pack with a load? Count me among those very interested in this pack, but a tad cautious given it is brand new and "untested"...

In GEAR » ZPacks Arc Haul
March 29, 9:15am

Re: Best lightweight footprints?
I'd totally agree that the footprints sold by the major manufacturers are rarely needed, usually overpriced and undoubtedly much to heavy. However, a Cuben floor is much more susceptible to ...

In GEAR » Best lightweight footprints?
March 25, 7:11pm

Re: Enlightened Equipment or Zpacks Quilt?
I have 2 EE quilts, an Enigma and a Revelation and love them both. I'm a 6'1", 215 lb side sleeper and use reg/wide in both. I find no need for the straps, the edges seem to naturally...

In GEAR » Enlightened Equipment or Zpacks Quilt?
March 23, 6:06am

Re: Re: Re: Zpacks "Arc Haul - Zip" in Cuben first impressions
What makes you think that Joe sleeps? Evidence indicates otherwise :)

In GEAR » Zpacks "Arc Haul - Zip" in Cuben first impressions
March 15, 6:16am

Re: shipped
John, I'd be very interested to hear your thoughts and experience with this pack. Please do post a review. It looks like it could be a good compromise of volume, weight, durability and lo...

In GEAR » ZPacks Arc Haul
March 14, 7:08am

Re: Re: Y-stakes vs. V-stakes?
I have liked every Y stake I ever used better than any V stake. Dale said it all and yes, Groundhogs rule. That said, I use Groundhogs less and less as I have settled on a combination of stakes ...

In GEAR » Y-stakes vs. V-stakes?
March 06, 8:10am

Re: Tensegrity Wind Performance
First, I heartily applaud SD and M. Glavin's initiative and engagement re: revealing/discussing their new products. I cannot imagine how anyone could fault the manner in which SDs products are ...

In GEAR » Sierra Designs Tensegrity 2 Elite
March 06, 7:59am

Re: Down vs. synthetic insulation for sleeping hoods and booties?
I LOVE my GooseFeetGear down socks. Just sayin'

In GEAR » Down vs. synthetic insulation for sleeping hoods and booties?
March 05, 4:07pm

Re: Thank you
FWIW, I have both the WindMaster and the Olicamp XTS, but do not use them together. As mentioned they are not a good fit. However...the WindMaster works incredibly well with my Toaks 850ml pot....

In Gear Swap » FS SOTO Wind Master Stove
March 05, 4:05pm

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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