2007/12/03– Cleaning Out the Gear Closet

I’m cleaning out a bunch of stuff from my gear closet, so I’ve got several things for sale, prices are in US dollars. Buyer pays shipping and I will ship pretty much anywhere. A portion of the sales price will go to support BackpackGearTest.org and The Wildebeat. If you are interested, email me using the feedback form to the left, the “email me” link below, or by leaving a comment to this blog. Just remember to give me some contact info if you’re use the form or comment box.

  • Osprey Ariel 75 Backpack— Short torso, Medium hip belt. 4 lb 7 oz, 4400 cubic inches, blue–$180 (List $229). Used for Backpack Gear Test.org test series. In really great shape and would be a fantastic winter pack or long trip pack, especially those with no resupply options.
  • Outdoor Research Vert Gloves— Small. 4 oz, black– $30 (List $49). New with tags.
  • Black Diamond Betamid Shelter— 2 lb 4 oz, Burgundy and whte– New, set up in my yard a couple of times, never used on the trail. $55 (List $100). Would be great for use with a small dog team, or several dogs and people. SOLD 12/14/2007.
  • Harry Shires’ Tarptent Cloudburst 2 Tent— 38 oz (2 lbs 6 oz) steel gray–Used about 10 trail nights. Silicone seam sealed and a few needle-sized holes from the previous owner have been siliconed for water proofness. Great tent, bug proof and easy to set up. Will hold a minimum of 2 people or 1 person and a large dog. Possibly will hold 2 people and a large dog if you all like each other. $150 (List $250). SOLD 12/17/2007.
  • Camelbak Classic hydration packDOES NOT HAVE BLADDER. Will hold a 2 L/70 oz bladder. Black. New with tags still on it, just no bladder. $20 (List $40).