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Re: Zpacks
I'm 6'1" 220 lbs with size 13 feet. I have a 30* Revelation and a 10* Enigma both of the most current design, both with 750 GDD. The footbox on both models works great for me, even whe...

In GEAR » Quilt advice!
September 04, 1:03pm

Honestly, I had previously decided that when my Marmot Mica (which I really like) is done and I find I still need a UL rain shell, the Versatile is going to be it. Have yet to read a bad review and...

In GEAR » Thoughts on UL rain jackets
September 03, 3:33pm

May as well take this 180 degrees from David's reasonable, weightless and free suggestion... Dutch Ware makes the most ridiculously tiny, nearly weightless, innovative and awesome TI doo-dad...

In Make Your Own Gear » Mitten clip alternatives
September 03, 3:14pm

Re: Re: Re: Rab Flashpoint
>>Sticker shock? No kidding! Jen is so convincing I decided it was time for me to look at the Flashpoint. *If* you can find one in your size they are all up around $300. I found one for ~...

In GEAR » Thoughts on UL rain jackets
September 03, 3:04pm

Yeah...I'm gonna bring up the Packa again. The thing I really hate about wearing a rain jacket with a pack is that whatever "breathability" the jacket may have is useless on your b...

In GEAR » Thoughts on UL rain jackets
September 03, 8:53am

Re: MSR Warranty
I will be very surprised if you are not soon sporting a brand new shelter. Cascade's warrantee and customer service is one of the best in the business.

In GEAR » MSR Fling and MSR Customer Support?
September 03, 8:48am

Re: New EE Quilt - The Convert
What's more exciting (to me anyway) is the "standardization" on DownTek WR down and reduced prices on higher fill power. Not to mention the new Xshort and Xlong sizes. It's hard t...

In GEAR » New EE Quilt - The Convert
September 01, 3:19pm

Re: Opinions on Playtus vs. Sawyer gravity?
One of my hiking buddies bought the 2L Platypus GravityWorks system and another bought the 2L Sawyer system. They both love them. If I hadn't already owned all the parts to assemble my own sys...

In GEAR » water filter
August 27, 10:56am

Re: water filter
While not the lightest possible system, I'm very happy with my DIY gravity system made from a Sawyer filter, a (previously retired) Platypus 2L Big Zip, some adapters and tubing. It comes it a...

In GEAR » water filter
August 27, 6:57am

Re: MSR Fling and MSR Customer Support?
Follow the directions on this page. I've had 5 warranty claims with various cascade products, always through following the process in the link, and each was handled promptly.

In GEAR » MSR Fling and MSR Customer Support?
August 26, 3:50pm

All Reader Reviews by John H

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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