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76656Re: MEMBER COMMENT - EDIT: LTR - Helly Hansen - Guide/Hybrid Pants - Derek Hansen

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  • Mike Pearl
    Aug 27, 2013
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      OK now I'm getting it.  Thanks for explaining it!

      From: Derek Hansen <derek.hansen@...>
      To: Mike Pearl <mikepearl36@...>
      Cc: BGT Testers <backpackgeartesters@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Tuesday, August 27, 2013 3:42 PM
      Subject: MEMBER COMMENT - EDIT: LTR - Helly Hansen - Guide/Hybrid Pants - Derek Hansen


      Thanks for the great edits. I wanted to clarify the phrase "after a fashion." It's a bit out of the ordinary, but I think it works, perhaps even a bit tongue-in-cheek. If you do something "after a fashion," you manage to do it although not very well.


      On Aug 27, 2013, at 12:30 PM, Mike Pearl <mikepearl36@...> wrote:

      > Hi Derek,

      > Great photos, looks like everyone enjoyed the trek!

      > A few edits following the usual format.

      > Thanks for another enjoyable series,
      > Mike

      > ***I've worm the pants on a few overnight trips and a few day hikes, totaling more than 80 miles (129 km) of backpacking.***

      > EDIT: I've worn the pants...  Comment: Although I can understand feeling like a worm when wearing wet pants!

      > ***I took our Boy Scout troop on a 50-mile (80 km) backpacking trip (final milage was closer to 55 mi (86 km) along the Arizona Trail.***

      > EDIT: ...(final mileage was...

      > ***The pockets are one of my favoriate features.***

      > EDIT: ...my favorite features.

      > ***I think the pants are a little too warm for summer trekking, although the cinch on the ankle does provide a way to "convert" the pants after a fashion.***

      > Edit: I am not clear what is meant by "after a fashion."  Maybe? ...a way to "convert" the pants in different fashions.

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