Monthly Archives: February 2009


The next great frontier in gear . . .. Is it gear that sheds precious ounces of weight? Is it the latest materials (e.g. eVent, possumdown, titanium, etc.)? Is it gear purchased exclusively from cottage manufacturers? No. It’s gear that … Continue reading

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Franken’s 2008 Top 5 Gear List

Given that Frank only provides climbing-related posts now, Ploss has taken the liberty to reflect on Franken’s gear additions in 2008 and has made his best attempt at summarizing the top five! Continue reading

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SMD Gatewood Cape Review

Review of the Six Moon Designs Gatewood Cape poncho/tarp single-wall shelter Continue reading

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