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So what is on your 2011 Christmas wish list?

Postby rlown » Tue Dec 20, 2011 5:33 pm

Personally, I think I have everything I need. Maybe a new heavier fleece layer, and a second pair of long pants. Good sunscreen and wool socks would make a great stocking stuffer.

What about others? Mark, I know you need a replacement Mountain House beef stew package for 4, as that one i've see you lug around for a few years is getting ragged. :D



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Re: So what is on your 2011 Christmas wish list?

Postby Ozark Flip » Tue Dec 20, 2011 6:15 pm

Wool socks for me.

I'm getting Mark a case of White Zin for Christmas. :D
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Re: So what is on your 2011 Christmas wish list?

Postby AlmostThere » Tue Dec 20, 2011 6:22 pm

0 degree (or a -10) Marmot bag for SAR. I will never be a winter camper, but anticipate that 2 am call to load up and go will have me trudging on out there this winter.

A pad solution to go with it. Shelter, possibly a 'mid, but I'll be making do with some tarp or other and a shovel to dig out a semi-cave or trench. And some microspikes should go on the list, nothing elaborate like the ice climb-y crampons, just enough to pair with the poles to go over a pass or two.

I should probably also get some winter boots that fit better - was eyeballing the Garmonts at REI the other day - but that can wait, the Columbia boots will work.
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Re: So what is on your 2011 Christmas wish list?

Postby oldranger » Tue Dec 20, 2011 6:58 pm

Another 20 years of hiking in the Sierra! Maybe I shouldn't be greedy and just hope I can live out the trips I have planned for next year. 4 weeks in the Sierra in July and August and Another 10-12 days in Late September with a two week trip to Glacier NP inbetween.

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Re: So what is on your 2011 Christmas wish list?

Postby balzaccom » Tue Dec 20, 2011 8:04 pm

Don't have much of a list this year---we have what we need.

Unless someone can send me some free time? I always appreciate THAT one!
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Re: So what is on your 2011 Christmas wish list?

Postby rlown » Tue Dec 20, 2011 8:05 pm

balzaccom wrote:Don't have much of a list this year---we have what we need.

Unless someone can send me some free time? I always appreciate THAT one!


why is it semi-retired types never have free time? :)
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Re: So what is on your 2011 Christmas wish list?

Postby LMBSGV » Tue Dec 20, 2011 8:12 pm

I've asked Santa (i.e. my wife) for a Bearikade.
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Re: So what is on your 2011 Christmas wish list?

Postby rlown » Tue Dec 20, 2011 8:52 pm

LMBSGV wrote:I've asked Santa (i.e. my wife) for a Bearikade.


i'd be impressed if you can pull that off.. :)
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Re: So what is on your 2011 Christmas wish list?

Postby gary c. » Tue Dec 20, 2011 10:59 pm

I think that I've finally gotten to the point that I'm pretty satisfied with my gear also. Although, I have been keeping my eye out for a Therm-A-Rest NeoAir All Season pad on sale. ;) I've also considered whether or not it is worth the money for a moreno wool base layer so when I saw this sale I went ahead and ordered myself a top.

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Re: So what is on your 2011 Christmas wish list?

Postby TRAUMAhead » Wed Dec 21, 2011 2:21 am

HMG Echo I tarp and HMG Windrider pack, gonna pull the trigger in the next couple of days. Already picked up a Katabatic Chisos quilt. :nod: And I've only used my Tarptent Moment and ULA Circuit for a couple of nights .. Is there Gear Addicts Anonymous? :o
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