Ha! Most of us that predate the ‘inter-webs’, who grew up (age wise anyway) in the age of REI and hikermore, I mean Campmore catalogs, only had ‘trial-by-fire’ or books, to reference and hopefully learn from.

But it’s getting late on the Right coast , and I’m old and working on an adult beverage, but rest assured, I will respond to this great post!

REI Member Since 1979