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First Look @ the Zpacks Vertice Rain Gear

As some of you may already know, at least by now, just a couple of weeks ago Zpacks added their new Vertice rain jacket & pants to their webpage. For the last couple of months I had been waiting (somewhat patiently… lol) … Continue reading

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Post Hike Gear Talk: March 2015 – Carver’s Gap to Kincora Hostel (Dennis Cove Rd)

I recently met up with a few friends to hike a 40 mile section of the AT (for those that don’t know, that’s the “Appalachian Trail”) from Carver’s Gap to Dennis Cove Rd (or more accurately, to Kincora Hostel on … Continue reading

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First Look at Luke’s Ultralite Silnylon Rain Shell

Manufacturer: Luke’s Ultralite Product: Silnylon Rain Shell Year of Manufacture: 2012 MSRP: (US) $69.00 (+ $10.00 for additional pit zips) Size Ordered: XLarge (with custom work) Listed Weight (w/ Stuff Sack): 4.2 oz (without pit zips) Measured Weight (w/ Stuff … Continue reading

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Update: SD Cyclone Jacket Return

Last year about this time, I was zipping the pit zip on my Sierra Design Cyclone Eco jacket and when I did so, the zipper completely pulled out of the jacket. I returned the jacket to SD for repair, however, … Continue reading

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