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  • Andrew Priest
    Dear Group This is one of two reports reporting on the status of current tests at BackpackGearTest.org. Before commenting on the content please note the
    Message 1 of 56 , Mar 2, 2005
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      Dear Group

      This is one of two reports reporting on the status of current tests at
      BackpackGearTest.org. Before commenting on the content please note the
      report date!

      Regards
      Andrew Priest
      List Moderator

      REPORT DATE: 23 February 2005

      ===============
      REPORT CONTENTS
      ===============

      SPECIAL NOTICES
      LIST OF TESTS IN PROGRESS
      ...NOT YET STARTED
      ...INITIAL REPORTING
      ...FIELD TEST PHASE
      ...LONG-TERM TEST PHASE

      ===============
      SPECIAL NOTICES
      ===============

      We have 77 tests in progress at present.

      ==========================================
      CALLS CLOSED BUT YET TO COMMENCE REPORTING
      ==========================================

      Big Agnes - Deep Creek Sleeping Bag
      ...Status: MAN. NOTIFIED 12/7
      ...Monitor: Thomas Vickers - Moderator: Dennis
      ...Tester: Chuck Kime
      ...Tester: Kathryn Doiron
      ...Tester: Rebecca Sowards-Emmerd

      Big Agnes - Parkview Tent
      ...Status: MAN. NOTIFIED 12/7
      ...Monitor: Will Rietveld - Moderator: Dennis
      ...Tester: Cora (Hussey) Shea
      ...Tester: Dylan Anderson
      ...Tester: Shane Steinkamp

      Brunton - Liberty Lantern
      ...Status: SHIPPED FEBRUARY 23
      ...Monitor: NOT SELECTED YET - Moderator: Rick
      ...Tester: Cora (Hussey) Shea
      ...Tester: David Sowards-Emmerd
      ...Tester: Mike Lipay

      Brunton - Glorb Lantern
      ...Status:
      ...Monitor: NOT SELECTED YET - Moderator: Rick
      ...Tester: Arron Robinson
      ...Tester: Pam Wyant
      ...Tester: Tim Coughlin

      Dunham - Terrastryder-low
      ...Status: MANUFACTURER NOTIFIED FEB 17.
      ...Monitor: NOT SELECTED YET - Moderator: Rebecca
      ...Tester: Leesa Joiner
      ...Tester: Pam Wyant
      ...Tester: Shane Bryan

      IBEX Outdoor Clothing - Roaster Wind Brief/Boxers
      ...Status: MANUF NOTIFIED 1/21
      ...Monitor: Chuck Kime - Moderator: Stephanie
      ...Tester: Andre Corterier
      ...Tester: Rob Patterson
      ...Tester: Tom Van Rossum

      IBEX Outdoor Clothing - Approach Tights
      ...Status: MANUF NOTIFIED 1/21
      ...Monitor: Chuck Carnes - Moderator: Stephanie
      ...Tester: Cora (Hussey) Shea
      ...Tester: James E. Triplett
      ...Tester: Pascal Deschênes

      IBEX Outdoor Clothing - Wool Glove Liner
      ...Status: MANUF NOTIFIED 1/21
      ...Monitor: Curt Peterson - Moderator: Stephanie
      ...Tester: Andre Corterier
      ...Tester: Andrew (Andy) Mytys
      ...Tester: Shaheen Patel

      IBEX Outdoor Clothing - Scull Cap
      ...Status: MANUF NOTIFIED 1/21
      ...Monitor: Tom Jones - Moderator: Stephanie
      ...Tester: Chuck Kime
      ...Tester: Rob Patterson
      ...Tester: Will Rietveld

      Seychelle - Flip Top Portable Bottle
      ...Status:
      ...Monitor: NOT SELECTED YET - Moderator: Dennis
      ...Tester: Judd Slivka
      ...Tester: Scott Downard
      ...Tester: Shandra Hunt

      Smith - Axis
      ...Status: MANUF NOTIFIED 2/24
      ...Monitor: NOT SELECTED YET - Moderator: Rebecca
      ...Tester: Brian Tannehill
      ...Tester: Pascal Deschênes
      ...Tester: Russell Curry

      Smith - Theory
      ...Status: MANUF NOTIFIED 2/24
      ...Monitor: NOT SELECTED YET - Moderator: Rebecca
      ...Tester: Ashlee Gunter
      ...Tester: Gail Bosio
      ...Tester: Rebecca Sowards-Emmerd

      Spyderco - Triangle Sharpmaker
      ...Status: MANUFACTURER NOTIFIED 2/24
      ...Monitor: NOT SELECTED YET - Moderator: Shane
      ...Tester: Coy Starnes
      ...Tester: Rick Allnutt
      ...Tester: Thomas Vickers

      Spyderco - Delica Spyderedge
      ...Status: MANUFACTURER NOTIFIED 2/24
      ...Monitor: NOT SELECTED YET - Moderator: Shane
      ...Tester: David Posalski
      ...Tester: James E. Triplett
      ...Tester: Shandra Hunt

      Tilley Endurables - LTM6
      ...Status:
      ...Monitor: NOT SELECTED YET - Moderator: Rick
      ...Tester: Bill Jeffrey
      ...Tester: George Griffin
      ...Tester: Stephanie Martin

      Tilley Endurables - Th4
      ...Status:
      ...Monitor: NOT SELECTED YET - Moderator: Rick
      ...Tester: Chuck Kime
      ...Tester: Edward (Ted) Ripley-Duggan
      ...Tester: Rick Allnutt

      Wookey Backpacks - Phoenix
      ...Status: DELAYED UNTIL JANUARY 2005 OR LATER
      ...Monitor: Steve Nelson - Moderator: Dennis
      ...Tester: Andrew (Andy) Mytys
      ...Tester: Chuck Carnes
      ...Tester: Cora (Hussey) Shea

      ====================
      INITIAL REPORT PHASE
      ====================

      AntiGravityGear - Mapdanna
      ...Status: INITIAL REPORTS ARE NOW DUE
      ...Monitor: Tim Coughlin - Moderator: Rick
      .....Kathryn Doiron.............POSTED..: 12 February 2005
      .....Leesa Joiner...............POSTED..: 19 February 2005
      .....Rick Allnutt...............POSTED..: 10 February 2005

      AntiGravityGear - Pot cozy covers
      ...Status: INITIAL REPORTS NOW DUE
      ...Monitor: Michael Herman - Moderator: Rick
      .....Andre Corterier............EDITED..: 26 February 2005
      .....Christine Korhonen.........EDITED..: 26 February 2005
      .....Chuck Kime.................EDITED..: 26 February 2005

      Dunham - Terrastryder-mid
      ...Status: INITIAL REPORTS NOW DUE
      ...Monitor: NOT SELECTED YET - Moderator: Rebecca
      .....Shandra Hunt...............ITEM NOT RECEIVED
      .....Thomas Vickers.............POSTED..: 23 February 2005
      .....Will Rietveld..............POSTED..: 23 February 2005

      Granite Gear - Winterizer
      ...Status: INITIAL REPORTS NOW DUE
      ...Monitor: Jodi Cornelius - Moderator: Stephanie
      .....Edward (Ted) Ripley-Dugga..COMPLETE: 24 February 2005
      .....Pascal Deschênes...........EDITED..: 26 February 2005
      .....Tim Coughlin...............DUE.....: 22 February 2005 - LATE

      IBEX Outdoor Clothing - Neck Gaiter
      ...Status: INITIAL REPORTS NOW DUE
      ...Monitor: Alex Tweedly - Moderator: Stephanie
      .....Christine Korhonen.........ITEM NOT RECEIVED
      .....Chuck Kime.................ITEM NOT RECEIVED
      .....Jim Sabiston...............DUE.....: 04 March 2005

      Leatherman Tool Group - ChargeTi
      ...Status: INITIAL REPORTS NOW DUE
      ...Monitor: Rosaleen Sullivan - Moderator: Jim
      .....Cora (Hussey) Shea.........COMPLETE: 18 February 2005
      .....Coy Starnes................COMPLETE: 18 February 2005
      .....Jodi Cornelius.............EDITED..: 18 February 2005
      .....Shane Steinkamp............COMPLETE: 19 February 2005

      Titanium Goat - Vertex 5
      ...Status: INITIAL REPORTS NOW DUE
      ...Monitor: Will Rietveld - Moderator: Jim
      .....Chuck Carnes...............COMPLETE: 24 February 2005
      .....Colleen Porter.............EDITED..: 23 February 2005
      .....Jim Hatch..................EDITED..: 24 February 2005

      Ultimate Direction - Cohiba Pack
      ...Status: INITIAL REPORTS NOW DUE
      ...Monitor: Sonjia Leyva - Moderator: Stephanie
      .....Chuck Carnes...............COMPLETE: 21 February 2005
      .....James E. Triplett..........COMPLETE: 07 February 2005
      .....Thomas Peltier II..........ITEM NOT RECEIVED

      ==================
      FIELD REPORT PHASE
      ==================

      Granite Gear - Stratus Access FZ pack
      FR DUE: 01 February 2005 - LTR DUE: 07 June 2005
      ...Status: FIELD REPORTS ARE NOW DUE
      ...Monitor: Pat Christian - Moderator: Stephanie
      .....David Sowards-Emmerd.......POSTED..: 23 January 2005
      .....Ken Bigelow................POSTED..: 26 January 2005
      .....Steve Nelson...............POSTED..: 01 February 2005

      IBEX Outdoor Clothing - IceFall Jacket
      FR DUE: 11 January 2005 - LTR DUE: 26 April 2005
      ...Status: FIELD REPORTS ARE NOW DUE
      ...Monitor: Curt Peterson - Moderator: Stephanie
      .....Dennis Shubitowski.........DUE
      .....Rick Dreher................COMPLETE: 07 January 2005
      .....Steve Nelson...............COMPLETE: 12 January 2005

      Mountain Safety Research - Lightning Ascent snowshoes
      FR DUE: 01 March 2005 - LTR DUE: 28 June 2005
      ...Status: FIELD REPORTS ARE NOW DUE
      ...Monitor: Alex Tweedly - Moderator: Dennis
      .....Andy Rad...................POSTED..: 26 February 2005
      .....Edward (Ted) Ripley-Dugga..COMPLETE: 17 February 2005
      .....Steve Nelson...............TESTING

      Outdoor Research - Celestial Gaiters
      FR DUE: 08 March 2005 - LTR DUE: 05 July 2005
      ...Status: FIELD REPORTS ARE NOW DUE
      ...Monitor: Stephanie Swaim - Moderator: Rebecca
      .....Chuck Carnes...............TESTING
      .....Heather Oakes..............TESTING
      .....Rick Allnutt...............TESTING

      Outdoor Research - AirFoil Gloves
      FR DUE: 22 February 2005 - LTR DUE: 21 June 2005
      ...Status: FIELD REPORTS ARE NOW DUE
      ...Monitor: Christine Korhonen - Moderator: Rebecca
      .....Curt Peterson..............EDITED..: 25 February 2005
      .....James E. Triplett..........COMPLETE: 24 February 2005
      .....Scott Downard..............COMPLETE: 14 February 2005

      Outdoor Research - Motion Fleece Balaclava
      FR DUE: 15 March 2005 - LTR DUE: 12 July 2005
      ...Status: FIELD TESTING
      ...Monitor: Tim Coughlin - Moderator: Rebecca
      .....Andrew (Andy) Mytys........TESTING
      .....Chuck Carnes...............TESTING
      .....Rob Patterson..............TESTING

      Princeton Tec - EOS
      FR DUE: 08 March 2005 - LTR DUE: 05 July 2005
      ...Status: FIELD REPORTS ARE NOW DUE
      ...Monitor: Bill Jeffrey - Moderator: Rebecca
      .....Chuck Carnes...............TESTING
      .....Edward (Ted) Ripley-Dugga..POSTED..: 24 February 2005
      .....Lynne Durham...............TESTING

      Tarptent by Henry Shires - Cloudburst
      FR DUE: 14 December 2004 - LTR DUE: 19 April 2005
      ...Status: FIELD REPORTS ARE NOW DUE
      ...Monitor: Chuck Carnes - Moderator: Shane Steinkamp
      .....Graham Blamey..............COMPLETE: 14 January 2005
      .....Stacy Brock................DUE
      .....Steve Nelson...............COMPLETE: 20 December 2004

      Ultimate Direction - SpeeDemon Pack
      FR DUE: 19 April 2005 - LTR DUE: 16 August 2005
      ...Status: FIELD TESTING
      ...Monitor: Jason Boyle - Moderator: Stephanie
      .....Andrew (Andy) Mytys........TESTING
      .....David Sowards-Emmerd.......TESTING
      .....Todd Martin................TESTING

      Vargo Outdoors - Titanium Triad Stove
      FR DUE: 29 March 2005 - LTR DUE: 02 August 2005
      ...Status: FIELD TESTING
      ...Monitor: Jodi Cornelius - Moderator: Shane Steinkamp
      .....Colleen Porter.............TESTING
      .....Jim Sabiston...............TESTING
      .....Rob Patterson..............TESTING

      ======================
      LONG-TERM REPORT PHASE
      ======================

      Black Diamond Equipment - Carbon Fiber Flicklock poles
      LTR DUE: 12 April 2005
      ...Status: LONG-TERM TESTING
      ...Monitor: Jamie J. DeBenedetto - Moderator: Dennis
      .....Chuck Kime.................TESTING
      .....Jim Sabiston...............TESTING
      .....Rob Patterson..............TESTING

      Brasslite - Turbo II-F
      LTR DUE: 05 April 2005
      ...Status: LONG-TERM TESTING
      ...Monitor: Jason Boyle - Moderator: Stephanie
      .....Curt Peterson..............TESTING
      .....Laurie Corbin..............TESTING
      .....Matt Mauceri...............TESTING

      C. Crane Company - Pak-Lite
      LTR DUE: 15 February 2005
      ...Status: LONG-TERM REPORTS ARE NOW DUE
      ...Monitor: Leesa Joiner - Moderator: Shane
      .....Andre Corterier............COMPLETE: 07 February 2005
      .....Jim Sabiston...............COMPLETE: 11 February 2005
      .....Stacy Brock................DUE

      Dahlgren DriStride Alpaca - Backpacker hiking socks
      LTR DUE: 26 April 2005
      ...Status: LONG-TERM TESTING
      ...Monitor: Brian Tannehill - Moderator: Rick
      .....David Posalski.............TESTING
      .....Edward (Ted) Ripley-Dugga..TESTING
      .....Ken Bigelow................TESTING

      Dahlgren DriStride Alpaca - Light Hiker Socks
      LTR DUE: 17 May 2005
      ...Status: LONG-TERM TESTING
      ...Monitor: Rami Benhameda - Moderator: Rick
      .....Andre Corterier............TESTING
      .....Bill Jeffrey...............TESTING
      .....Laurie Corbin..............TESTING

      Delorme - Topo USA
      LTR DUE: 17 May 2005
      ...Status: LONG-TERM TESTING
      ...Monitor: Jodi Cornelius - Moderator: Shane
      .....Brian Tannehill............TESTING
      .....Curt Peterson..............TESTING
      .....Shane Steinkamp............TESTING

      Delorme - Atlas & Gazetteer Series
      LTR DUE: 31 May 2005
      ...Status: LONG-TERM TESTING
      ...Monitor: Thomas Vickers - Moderator: Shane
      .....Bradley Bishop.............TESTING
      .....David Posalski.............TESTING
      .....Karin Claus................TESTING

      Deuter USA - Aircontact 50+10SL woman's pack
      LTR DUE: 01 February 2005
      ...Status: LONG-TERM REPORTS ARE NOW DUE
      ...Monitor: Coy Starnes - Moderator: Shane
      .....Jodi Cornelius.............COMPLETE: 29 January 2005
      .....Kelli Wise.................DUE
      .....Rick Dreher................COMPLETE: 20 January 2005

      Ex Officio - Give-n-Go Skivvy Top
      LTR DUE: 10 May 2005
      ...Status: FIELD REPORTS ARE NOW DUE
      ...Monitor: Steve Nelson - Moderator: Shane
      .....Anthony (TJ) Smith.........TESTING
      .....Stephanie Martin...........TESTING
      .....Thomas Vickers.............TESTING

      Ex Officio - Micro Stretch Skivvy tops
      LTR DUE: 17 May 2005
      ...Status: LONG-TERM TESTING
      ...Monitor: Will Rietveld - Moderator: Shane
      .....Cora (Hussey) Shea.........TESTING
      .....Joe Martinez...............TESTING
      .....Paul Schilke...............TESTING

      Globe Pequot Press - Lipsmackin' Vegetarian Backpackin'
      LTR DUE: 10 May 2005
      ...Status: LONG-TERM TESTING
      ...Monitor: Alex Tweedly - Moderator: Jim
      .....Heather Oakes..............TESTING
      .....Ken Bennett................TESTING
      .....Steve Nelson...............TESTING

      GoLite - Wizard Jackets
      LTR DUE: 03 May 2005
      ...Status: LONG-TERM TESTING
      ...Monitor: Thomas Vickers - Moderator: Dennis/Shane
      .....Andre Corterier............TESTING
      .....David Sowards-Emmerd.......TESTING
      .....Edward Ripley-Duggan.......TESTING

      Gossamer Gear - Mariposa Pack
      LTR DUE: 31 May 2005
      ...Status: LONG-TERM TESTING
      ...Monitor: Alex Tweedly - Moderator: Dennis
      .....Andy Rad...................TESTING
      .....Carol Crooker..............TESTING
      .....Rosaleen Sullivan..........TESTING

      Gossamer Gear - Lighttrek poles
      LTR DUE: 15 March 2005
      ...Status: LONG-TERM TESTING
      ...Monitor: Tom Jones - Moderator: Dennis
      .....Michael Lissner............TESTING
      .....Rick Allnutt...............TESTING
      .....Steve Nelson...............TESTING

      Gossamer Gear - Spinnshelter
      LTR DUE: 17 May 2005
      ...Status: LONG-TERM REPORTING
      ...Monitor: Jodi Cornelius - Moderator: Dennis
      .....Carol Crooker..............TESTING
      .....Mark Verber................TESTING
      .....Stuart Bilby...............TESTING

      Granite Gear - Aptitude Gloves
      LTR DUE: 24 May 2005
      ...Status: LONG-TERM TESTING
      ...Monitor: Edward (Ted) Ripley-Duggan - Moderator: Stephanie
      .....Danny Sedivec..............TESTING
      .....Jason Boyle................TESTING
      .....Rob Patterson..............TESTING

      Gregory Mountain Products - Tega
      LTR DUE: 07 June 2005
      ...Status: LONG-TERM TESTING
      ...Monitor: Thomas Vickers - Moderator: Dennis
      .....Karin Claus................TESTING
      .....Shandra Hunt...............TESTING
      .....Stephanie Martin...........TESTING

      Gregory Mountain Products - Keeler
      LTR DUE: 31 May 2005
      ...Status: LONG-TERM TESTING
      ...Monitor: Rami Benhameda - Moderator: Dennis
      .....Coy Starnes................TESTING
      .....Ken Bennett................TESTING
      .....Shane Steinkamp............TESTING

      Hennessy Hammock - Supershelter
      LTR DUE: 03 May 2005
      ...Status: LONG-TERM TESTING
      ...Monitor: Chuck Kime - Moderator: Shane
      .....Jamie J. DeBenedetto.......TESTING
      .....Jim Sabiston...............TESTING
      .....Jodi Cornelius.............TESTING

      Hot Chillys - GeoThermal Top and Bottom
      LTR DUE: 12 April 2005
      ...Status: LONG-TERM TESTING
      ...Monitor: David Sowards-Emmerd - Moderator: Stephanie
      .....Laurie Corbin..............TESTING
      .....Roger Caffin...............TESTING
      .....Scott Downard..............TESTING

      IBEX Outdoor Clothing - Shak Jersey
      LTR DUE: 03 May 2005
      ...Status: LONG-TERM TESTING
      ...Monitor: Carol Crooker - Moderator: Stephanie
      .....Leesa Joiner...............TESTING
      .....Michael Lissner............TESTING
      .....Rick Allnutt...............TESTING

      IBEX Outdoor Clothing - Guide Lite Pants
      LTR DUE: 03 May 2005
      ...Status: LONG-TERM TESTING
      ...Monitor: George Griffin - Moderator: Stephanie
      .....Coy Starnes................TESTING
      .....Rebecca Sowards-Emmerd.....TESTING
      .....Will Rietveld..............TESTING

      ICP Solar Technologies - Exponent Flex 5 System with Batt Pak
      LTR DUE: 19 April 2005
      ...Status: LONG-TERM TESTING
      ...Monitor: Edward (Ted) Ripley-Duggan - Moderator: Stephanie
      .....Bill Jeffrey...............TESTING
      .....Jason Dolman...............TESTING
      .....Stephanie Martin...........TESTING

      National Geographic - Back Roads Explorer Software
      LTR DUE: 15 February 2005
      ...Status: LONG-TERM REPORTS NOW DUE
      ...Monitor: Joshua Dunning - Moderator: Shane
      .....Christine Korhonen.........POSTED..: 13 February 2005
      .....David Sowards-Emmerd.......POSTED..: 16 February 2005
      .....Kelli Wise.................DUE

      Princeton Tec - Corona Headlamp
      LTR DUE: 22 February 2005
      ...Status: LONG-TERM REPORTS ARE NOW DUE
      ...Monitor: Coy Starnes - Moderator: Rebecca
      .....David Sowards-Emmerd.......COMPLETE: 24 February 2005
      .....Dennis Shubitowski.........DUE
      .....Thomas Lindemuth...........COMPLETE: 18 February 2005

      Shock Doctor - Ultra Custom Footbeds
      LTR DUE: 14 June 2005
      ...Status: LONG-TERM TESTING
      ...Monitor: Carol Crooker - Moderator: Rebecca
      .....Colleen Porter.............TESTING
      .....Jason Boyle................TESTING
      .....Thomas Vickers.............TESTING

      Sierra Designs - Van Winkle 15 degree sleeping bag
      LTR DUE: 05 April 2005
      ...Status: LONG-TERM TESTING
      ...Monitor: Attila Hargitai - Moderator: Stephanie
      .....Bill Jeffrey...............TESTING
      .....Clifford R Haynes..........TESTING
      .....Dennis Shubitowski.........TESTING

      Six Moon Designs - Lunar Solo
      LTR DUE: 07 June 2005
      ...Status: LONG-TERM REPORTS
      ...Monitor: Carol Crooker - Moderator: Stephanie
      .....Chuck Kime.................TESTING
      .....Mara Factor................TESTING
      .....Russell Curry..............TESTING

      Slumberjack - Ellesmere
      LTR DUE: 10 May 2005
      ...Status: LONG-TERM TESTING
      ...Monitor: Roger Caffin - Moderator: Stephanie
      .....Brian Tannehill............TESTING
      .....David Posalski.............TESTING
      .....Leesa Joiner...............TESTING

      Slumberjack - Ultimate
      LTR DUE: 26 April 2005
      ...Status: LONG-TERM TESTING
      ...Monitor: Rosaleen Sullivan - Moderator: Stephanie
      .....Coy Starnes................TESTING
      .....James E. Triplett..........TESTING
      .....Jodi Cornelius.............TESTING

      Thorlo - Thorlo Socks
      LTR DUE: 19 April 2005
      ...Status: LONG-TERM TESTING
      ...Monitor: Louis (Kiatikun) Luangkesorn - Moderator: Stephanie
      .....Chuck Carnes...............TESTING
      .....Coy Starnes................TESTING
      .....Thomas Vickers.............TESTING

      ULA Equipment - Fusion Pack
      LTR DUE: 07 June 2005
      ...Status: LONG-TERM TESTING
      ...Monitor: Rosaleen Sullivan - Moderator: Rebecca
      .....Steve Nelson...............TESTING
      .....Tim Coughlin...............TESTING
      .....Will Rietveld..............TESTING



      REPORT END.





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    • Andrew Priest
      Dear Group This is one of two reports reporting on the status of current tests at BackpackGearTest.org. TEST MONITORS should review this report for any issues
      Message 56 of 56 , Jan 26, 2006
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        Dear Group

        This is one of two reports reporting on the
        status of current tests at BackpackGearTest.org.

        TEST MONITORS should review this report for any
        issues requiring their attention. However,
        before commenting on the content please note the
        report date and please check the second report!

        Test Monitors are also reminded that you are
        expected to monitor your tests and to follow up
        any reporting issues as per the Survival Guide.

        Regards
        Andrew Priest
        List Moderator

        REPORT DATE: 25 January 2006

        ===============
        REPORT CONTENTS
        ===============

        SPECIAL NOTICES
        LIST OF TESTS IN PROGRESS
        ...NOT YET STARTED
        ...INITIAL REPORTING
        ...FIELD TEST PHASE
        ...LONG-TERM TEST PHASE

        ===============
        SPECIAL NOTICES
        ===============

        We have 88 tests in progress at present.

        ==========================================
        CALLS CLOSED BUT YET TO COMMENCE REPORTING
        ==========================================

        Gregory Mountain Products - Triconi Pack
        ...Status:
        ...Monitor: Thomas Vickers - Moderator: Stephanie
        ...Tester: Jason Boyle
        ...Tester: Michael Herman
        ...Tester: Mike Lipay

        Gregory Mountain Products - Maven
        ...Status:
        ...Monitor: Jason Boyle - Moderator: Stephanie
        ...Tester: Heather OakesPalmer
        ...Tester: Jennifer Williams
        ...Tester: Kathleen Waters

        Magellan - EXplorist 600
        ...Status: MANUF NOTIFIED 10/18
        ...Monitor: Kathleen Waters - Moderator: Rebecca
        ...Tester: Bill Jeffrey
        ...Tester: Pam Wyant
        ...Tester: Steve Nelson

        Magellan - Mapsend Topo 3D USA
        ...Status:
        ...Monitor: Chuck Kime - Moderator: ...Tester: Bill Jeffrey
        ...Tester: Rebecca (Becki) Rose Stacy
        ...Tester: Steve Nelson

        ====================
        INITIAL REPORT PHASE
        ====================

        Sure Foot Corporation - Get A Grip Advanced
        ...Status: INITIAL REPORTS ARE NOW DUE
        ...Monitor: NOT SELECTED YET - Moderator: Rick
        .....Eric Palmer................DUE.....: 28 January 2006
        .....Jennifer Koles.............POSTED..: 25 January 2006
        .....Rick Allnutt...............ITEM NOT RECEIVED

        Cascade Designs - Womens ProLite
        ...Status: INITIAL REPORTS NOW DUE
        ...Monitor: Christine Korhonen - Moderator: Dennis
        .....Amanda A Tikkanen..........EDITED..: 23 January 2006
        .....Jamie J. DeBenedetto.......COMPLETE: 20 January 2006
        .....Jennifer Williams..........POSTED..: 27 January 2006

        Duofold - Varitherm Midweight Base Layers
        ...Status: INITIAL REPORTS ARE NOW DUE
        ...Monitor: Jamie J. DeBenedetto - Moderator: Rebecca
        .....Jim Hatch..................COMPLETE: 13 January 2006
        .....Marie-Noelle Augendre......COMPLETE: 06 January 2006
        .....Ryan L. Christensen........EDITED..: 15 January 2006

        Mountain Safety Research - XGK EX Stove
        ...Status: INITIAL REPORTS ARE NOW DUE
        ...Monitor: Roger Caffin - Moderator: Dennis
        .....Andrew Henrichs............COMPLETE: 25 January 2006
        .....David Sowards-Emmerd.......POSTED..: 10 January 2006
        .....Gail Staisil...............COMPLETE: 22 January 2006

        Mountain Safety Research - Lightning Snowshoes
        ...Status: INITIAL REPORTS ARE NOW DUE
        ...Monitor: Rami Benhameda - Moderator: Dennis
        .....Edward (Ted) Ripley-Dugga..COMPLETE: 19 January 2006
        .....Mike Lipay.................DUE.....: 24 January 2006 - LATE
        .....Raymond Estrella...........POSTED..: 22 January 2006

        ==================
        FIELD REPORT PHASE
        ==================

        Atsko - Water Guard Spray and Sports Wash
        FR DUE: 14 March 2006 - LTR DUE: 14 March 2006
        ...Status: FIELD TESTING
        ...Monitor: Edward (Ted) Ripley-Duggan - Moderator: Stephanie
        .....Andre Corterier............TESTING
        .....Richard Lyon...............TESTING
        .....Rosaleen Sullivan..........TESTING

        Atsko - Snowseal
        FR DUE: 07 February 2006 - LTR DUE: 11 April 2006
        ...Status: FIELD REPORTS ARE NOW DUE
        ...Monitor: Jason Boyle - Moderator: Stephanie
        .....Kathryn Doiron.............TESTING
        .....Richard Lyon...............TESTING
        .....Rick Allnutt...............TESTING

        Benchmade - 530
        FR DUE: 24 January 2006 - LTR DUE: 28 March 2006
        ...Status: FIELD REPORTS ARE NOW DUE
        ...Monitor: Jodi Cornelius - Moderator: Dennis
        .....Chuck Kime.................COMPLETE: 18 January 2006
        .....David Sowards-Emmerd.......EDITED..: 24 January 2006
        .....Roger Caffin...............COMPLETE: 20 January 2006

        Big Sky Products - Warm-n-Cozy Full Zip Epic Pant
        FR DUE: 03 January 2006 - LTR DUE: 07 March 2006
        ...Status: FIELD REPORTS ARE NOW DUE
        ...Monitor: Steve Nelson - Moderator: Steph
        .....Pam Wyant..................COMPLETE: 08 January 2006
        .....Scott Michael Downard......DUE
        .....Thomas Vickers.............COMPLETE: 17 January 2006

        Dunham - Cloud Pileus
        FR DUE: 21 March 2006 - LTR DUE: 23 May 2006
        ...Status: FIELD TESTING
        ...Monitor: Attila Hargitai - Moderator: Rebecca
        .....Andrew Henrichs............TESTING
        .....Liz Neely..................TESTING
        .....Tim Coughlin...............TESTING

        Duofold - Varitherm Silk Weight Base Layers
        FR DUE: 07 March 2006 - LTR DUE: 02 May 2006
        ...Status: FIELD TESTING
        ...Monitor: Kenneth (Ken) Bigelow - Moderator: Rebecca
        .....Marcy Beard................TESTING
        .....Roger Caffin...............TESTING
        .....Will Rietveld..............TESTING

        Duofold - Multisport Mid Layer Jacket
        FR DUE: 14 March 2006 - LTR DUE: 09 May 2006
        ...Status: FIELD TESTING
        ...Monitor: Pam Wyant - Moderator: Rebecca
        .....Chuck Kime.................TESTING
        .....Graham Blamey..............TESTING
        .....Jeffrey W. Jackson.........TESTING

        Humm Foods Inc - Larabar
        FR DUE: 14 February 2006 - LTR DUE: 18 April 2006
        ...Status: INITIAL REPORTS ARE NOW DUE
        ...Monitor: Brian Tannehill - Moderator: Jim
        .....Kevin Pferdner.............TESTING
        .....Matt Mauceri...............TESTING
        .....Raymond Estrella...........TESTING

        IBEX Outdoor Clothing - Fall Line Pant
        FR DUE: 31 January 2006 - LTR DUE: 04 April 2006
        ...Status: FIELD REPORTS ARE NOW DUE
        ...Monitor: Rosaleen Sullivan - Moderator: Steph/Andy
        .....Andrew (Andy) Mytys........TESTING
        .....Coy Starnes................TESTING
        .....Jason Boyle................TESTING

        IBEX Outdoor Clothing - Shak Hoody
        FR DUE: 24 January 2006 - LTR DUE: 21 March 2006
        ...Status: FIELD REPORTS ARE NOW DUE
        ...Monitor: Carol Crooker - Moderator: Steph/Andy
        .....Gail Staisil...............COMPLETE: 23 January 2006
        .....Jason Boyle................COMPLETE: 22 January 2006
        .....Jennifer Williams..........POSTED..: 25 January 2006

        Integral Designs - eVENT Rain Pants
        FR DUE: 17 January 2006 - LTR DUE: 21 March 2006
        ...Status: FIELD REPORTS ARE NOW DUE
        ...Monitor: Jason Boyle - Moderator: Rebecca
        .....Christine Korhonen.........COMPLETE: 20 January 2006
        .....Kathleen Waters............EDITED..: 20 January 2006
        .....Kenneth (Ken) Bigelow......COMPLETE: 18 January 2006

        Integral Designs - PLQ Jacket
        FR DUE: 31 January 2006 - LTR DUE: 28 March 2006
        ...Status: FIELD REPORTS ARE NOW DUE
        ...Monitor: Bill Jeffrey - Moderator: Rebecca
        .....Christine Korhonen.........TESTING
        .....Edward (Ted) Ripley-Dugga..POSTED..: 24 January 2006
        .....Jason Boyle................POSTED..: 26 January 2006

        Kahtoola - KTS-Steel
        FR DUE: 21 February 2006 - LTR DUE: 18 April 2006
        ...Status: FIELD TESTING
        ...Monitor: Colleen Porter - Moderator: Rebecca
        .....Jim Sabiston...............TESTING
        .....Lynne Durham...............TESTING
        .....Rick Dreher................TESTING

        Keela USA - Rock Jacket
        FR DUE: 24 January 2006 - LTR DUE: 28 March 2006
        ...Status: FIELD REPORTS ARE NOW DUE
        ...Monitor: Rick Allnutt - Moderator: Rick/Coy
        .....Curt Peterson..............EDITED..: 26 January 2006
        .....George Griffin.............COMPLETE: 25 January 2006
        .....Rosaleen Sullivan..........POSTED..: 23 January 2006

        Kershaw - Rainbow Leek Knife
        FR DUE: 03 January 2006 - LTR DUE: 07 March 2006
        ...Status: FIELD REPORTS ARE NOW DUE
        ...Monitor: Alex Tweedly - Moderator: Jim
        .....Arron Robinson.............EDITED..: 27 January 2006
        .....Mike Lipay.................COMPLETE: 06 January 2006
        .....Stephanie Martin...........COMPLETE: 11 January 2006

        La Sportiva - Rajas Trail Runner
        FR DUE: 24 January 2006 - LTR DUE: 21 March 2006
        ...Status: FIELD REPORTS ARE NOW DUE
        ...Monitor: Roger Caffin - Moderator: Stephanie/Andy
        .....Andrew Claus...............POSTED..: 16 January 2006
        .....Christine Korhonen.........POSTED..: 25 January 2006
        .....Gail Staisil...............EDITED..: 24 January 2006

        Leatherman Tool Group - e307x
        FR DUE: 07 March 2006 - LTR DUE: 09 May 2006
        ...Status: FIELD TESTING
        ...Monitor: Michael Wheiler - Moderator: Jim
        .....Chari Daignault............TESTING
        .....Jesse McCulloch............TESTING
        .....Ryan L. Christensen........TESTING

        Molehill Mt. Equipment - Backpack Diaper Bag
        FR DUE: 10 January 2006 - LTR DUE: 14 March 2006
        ...Status: FIELD REPORTS ARE NOW DUE
        ...Monitor: Tim Coughlin - Moderator: Jim
        .....Chuck Carnes...............EDITED..: 25 January 2006
        .....Jamie J. DeBenedetto.......COMPLETE: 26 January 2006
        .....Thomas Vickers.............COMPLETE: 25 January 2006

        Outdoor Research - Rando Cap
        FR DUE: 07 March 2006 - LTR DUE: 09 May 2006
        ...Status: FIELD TESTING
        ...Monitor: David Sowards-Emmerd - Moderator: Rick
        .....Andrew (Andy) Mytys........TESTING
        .....Chuck Kime.................TESTING
        .....Raymond Estrella...........TESTING

        Outdoor Research - Talon Gloves
        FR DUE: 21 February 2006 - LTR DUE: 18 April 2006
        ...Status: INITIAL REPORTS ARE NOW DUE
        ...Monitor: George Griffin - Moderator: Rick
        .....Andrew Henrichs............TESTING
        .....Chad Fike..................TESTING
        .....Will Rietveld..............TESTING

        Sierra Designs - Hurricane Jacket and Pants
        FR DUE: 10 January 2006 - LTR DUE: 07 March 2006
        ...Status: FIELD REPORTS ARE NOW DUE
        ...Monitor: Rosaleen Sullivan - Moderator: Stephanie
        .....Anthony (TJ) Smith.........COMPLETE: 10 January 2006
        .....Arron Robinson.............POSTED..: 26 January 2006
        .....Curt Peterson..............COMPLETE: 13 January 2006

        Sierra Designs - Big Dog Sleeping Bag
        FR DUE: 03 January 2006 - LTR DUE: 07 March 2006
        ...Status: FIELD REPORTS ARE NOW DUE
        ...Monitor: Chuck Carnes - Moderator: Steph
        .....Andre Corterier............COMPLETE: 13 January 2006
        .....Anthony (TJ) Smith.........COMPLETE: 11 January 2006
        .....David Posalski.............COMPLETE: 17 January 2006

        Sierra Designs - Cirque/Mist
        FR DUE: 17 January 2006 - LTR DUE: 21 March 2006
        ...Status: FIELD REPORTS ARE NOW DUE
        ...Monitor: Heather OakesPalmer - Moderator: Steph
        .....Andrew Claus...............COMPLETE: 22 January 2006
        .....Christine Korhonen.........COMPLETE: 20 January 2006
        .....Jim Hatch..................EDITED..: 19 January 2006

        Sierra Designs - Echo/Electra
        FR DUE: 31 January 2006 - LTR DUE: 04 April 2006
        ...Status: FIELD REPORTS ARE NOW DUE
        ...Monitor: Carol Crooker - Moderator: Steph
        .....Gail Staisil...............TESTING
        .....Kenneth (Ken) Bigelow......TESTING
        .....Rebecca Sowards-Emmerd.....TESTING

        Smith - Factor Frames with Ignitor Lenses
        FR DUE: 07 March 2006 - LTR DUE: 09 May 2006
        ...Status: FIELD TESTING
        ...Monitor: Coy Starnes - Moderator: Rebecca
        .....Jennifer Hay...............TESTING
        .....Rami Benhameda.............TESTING
        .....Roger Caffin...............TESTING

        Valandre - La Fayette
        FR DUE: 07 February 2006 - LTR DUE: 11 April 2006
        ...Status: FIELD REPORTS ARE NOW DUE
        ...Monitor: David Sowards-Emmerd - Moderator: Stephanie
        .....Coy Starnes................TESTING
        .....Stephanie Martin...........TESTING
        .....Steve Nelson...............TESTING

        Valandre - Shocking Blue
        FR DUE: 21 March 2006 - LTR DUE: 23 May 2006
        ...Status: FIELD TESTING
        ...Monitor: Colleen Porter - Moderator: Steph
        .....Carol Crooker..............TESTING
        .....Jerry Goller...............TESTING
        .....Jim Sabiston...............TESTING

        Wilderness Wear - Kosciuszko Socks
        FR DUE: 07 March 2006 - LTR DUE: 09 May 2006
        ...Status: FIELD TESTING
        ...Monitor: Curt Peterson - Moderator: Rick
        .....Andrew Priest..............TESTING
        .....Bob (Robert) Sanders.......TESTING
        .....Liz Neely..................TESTING

        ======================
        LONG-TERM REPORT PHASE
        ======================

        AntiGravityGear - Universal Alcohol Stove Accessory Pack
        LTR DUE: 31 January 2006
        ...Status: LONG-TERM REPORTS ARE NOW DUE
        ...Monitor: Will Rietveld - Moderator: Rick
        .....Chuck Kime.................COMPLETE: 23 January 2006
        .....Pam Wyant..................COMPLETE: 25 January 2006
        .....Thomas Vickers.............EDITED..: 22 January 2006

        Aqua Star - UV Purifier Aquastar
        LTR DUE: 24 January 2006
        ...Status: LONG-TERM REPORTS ARE NOW DUE
        ...Monitor: Jennifer Pope - Moderator: Shane (steph)
        .....Andy Rad...................DUE
        .....Lynne Durham...............DUE
        .....Rick Dreher................EDITED..: 23 January 2006

        Big Sky Products - Evolution 2P
        LTR DUE: 09 May 2006
        ...Status: FIELD/LONG-TERM TESTING
        ...Monitor: Jodi Cornelius - Moderator: Stephanie
        .....Graham Blamey..............TESTING
        .....Lynne Durham...............TESTING
        .....Steve Nelson...............TESTING

        Big Sky Products - Warm-n-Cozy Epic Jackets
        LTR DUE: 28 February 2006
        ...Status: LONG-TERM TESTING
        ...Monitor: Jennifer Pope - Moderator: Steph
        .....Jim Sabiston...............TESTING
        .....Pam Wyant..................TESTING
        .....Thomas Vickers.............TESTING

        Black Diamond Equipment - Spot Headlamp
        LTR DUE: 14 March 2006
        ...Status: LONG-TERM TESTING
        ...Monitor: Rick Allnutt - Moderator: Rick
        .....Andrew Henrichs............TESTING
        .....Bill Jeffrey...............TESTING
        .....Josh Cormier...............TESTING

        Coleman - F1 Lite Lantern
        LTR DUE: 07 February 2006
        ...Status: LONG-TERM TESTING
        ...Monitor: Rami Benhameda - Moderator: Stephanie
        .....Curt Peterson..............TESTING
        .....James E. Triplett..........TESTING
        .....Rick Allnutt...............TESTING

        Coleman - Xcursion Lantern
        LTR DUE: 07 February 2006
        ...Status: LONG-TERM REPORTS ARE NOW DUE
        ...Monitor: Sonjia Leyva - Moderator: Stephanie
        .....Edward (Ted) Ripley-Dugga..TESTING
        .....Jodi Cornelius.............TESTING
        .....Rebecca (Becki) Rose Stac..TESTING

        Coleman - Xtremecat Catalytic Heater
        LTR DUE: 07 February 2006
        ...Status: LONG-TERM TESTING
        ...Monitor: Curt Peterson - Moderator: Stephanie
        .....David Posalski.............TESTING
        .....Jim Sabiston...............TESTING
        .....Jodi Cornelius.............TESTING

        Coleman - Krypton 2 Tent
        LTR DUE: 14 February 2006
        ...Status: LONG-TERM TESTING
        ...Monitor: Leesa Joiner - Moderator: Stephanie
        .....David Posalski.............TESTING
        .....James E. Triplett..........TESTING
        .....Rebecca (Becki) Rose Stac..TESTING

        Coleman - Backpacker Table & Gear System
        LTR DUE: 07 February 2006
        ...Status: LONG-TERM TESTING
        ...Monitor: Kenneth (Ken) Bigelow - Moderator: Stephanie
        .....Chuck Kime.................COMPLETE: 25 January 2006
        .....Jennifer Pope..............TESTING
        .....Jodi Cornelius.............TESTING

        Coleman - Xtreme Stove & Maintenance Kit
        LTR DUE: 27 February 2006
        ...Status: LONG-TERM TESTING
        ...Monitor: Will Rietveld - Moderator: Stephanie
        .....Edward (Ted) Ripley-Dugga..TESTING
        .....Jerry Goller...............TESTING
        .....Leesa Joiner...............TESTING

        Costa Del Mar - Fathom Sunglasses
        LTR DUE: 07 February 2006
        ...Status: LONG-TERM TESTING
        ...Monitor: David Posalski - Moderator: Steph
        .....Edward (Ted) Ripley-Dugga..TESTING
        .....Leesa Joiner...............TESTING
        .....Steve Nelson...............TESTING

        Darn Tough Vermont - Boot Sock Full Cushion
        LTR DUE: 14 March 2006
        ...Status: LONG-TERM TESTING
        ...Monitor: Jodi Cornelius - Moderator: Rebecca
        .....Gail Staisil...............TESTING
        .....John R Waters..............TESTING
        .....Roger Caffin...............TESTING

        Eastern Mountain Sports - Ridgeline Pack
        LTR DUE: 10 January 2006
        ...Status: LONG-TERM REPORTS ARE NOW DUE
        ...Monitor: Roger Caffin - Moderator: Rebecca
        .....Lynne Durham...............COMPLETE: 14 January 2006
        .....Mark Wood..................COMPLETE: 15 January 2006
        .....Scott Michael Downard......DUE

        Five Ten - Insight Trail Shoe
        LTR DUE: 07 February 2006
        ...Status: LONG-TERM TESTING
        ...Monitor: Tom Jones - Moderator: Steph
        .....Andrew (Andy) Mytys........TESTING
        .....David Sowards-Emmerd.......TESTING
        .....Rosaleen Sullivan..........TESTING

        GSI Outdoors - 5 pc Anodized Cookset
        LTR DUE: 28 February 2006
        ...Status: LONG-TERM TESTING
        ...Monitor: David Posalski - Moderator: Stephanie
        .....Arron Robinson.............TESTING
        .....Graham Blamey..............TESTING
        .....Rebecca (Becki) Rose Stac..TESTING

        GoLite - Feather Sleeping Bag
        LTR DUE: 14 February 2006
        ...Status: LONG-TERM TESTING
        ...Monitor: Rebecca (Becki) Rose Stacy - Moderator: Shane/Stephanie
        .....Chuck Kime.................TESTING
        .....Heather OakesPalmer........TESTING
        .....Rick Allnutt...............TESTING

        Gossamer Gear - Lightrek Plus Poles
        LTR DUE: 14 February 2006
        ...Status: LONG-TERM TESTING
        ...Monitor: James E. Triplett - Moderator: Dennis
        .....Andrew (Andy) Mytys........TESTING
        .....Rick Allnutt...............TESTING
        .....Steve Nelson...............TESTING

        Gregory Mountain Products - G-pack
        LTR DUE: 24 January 2006
        ...Status: LONG-TERM REPORTS ARE NOW DUE
        ...Monitor: Steve Nelson - Moderator: Stephanie
        .....Coy Starnes................COMPLETE: 25 January 2006
        .....Gail (Bosio) Staisil.......EDITED..: 25 January 2006
        .....Graham Blamey..............DUE

        IBEX Outdoor Clothing - Approach Tights
        LTR DUE: 13 December 2005
        ...Status: LONG-TERM REPORTS ARE NOW DUE
        ...Monitor: Chuck Carnes - Moderator: Stephanie
        .....Cora (Hussey) Shea.........EDITED..: 19 December 2005
        .....James E. Triplett..........COMPLETE: 09 January 2006
        .....Pascal Deschênes...........DUE

        IBEX Outdoor Clothing - Scout 1/2-Zip Shirt
        LTR DUE: 21 March 2006
        ...Status: LONG-TERM TESTING
        ...Monitor: Thomas Vickers - Moderator: Stephanie/Andy
        .....Coy Starnes................TESTING
        .....James E. Triplett..........TESTING
        .....Will Rietveld..............TESTING

        Jacks 'R Better - Pack Cover Gear Hammock
        LTR DUE: 14 February 2006
        ...Status: LONG-TERM TESTING
        ...Monitor: Rick Allnutt - Moderator: Lynne
        .....Anthony (TJ) Smith.........TESTING
        .....Jodi Cornelius.............TESTING
        .....Marie-Noelle Augendre......TESTING

        Katadyn - Hiker Pro
        LTR DUE: 17 January 2006
        ...Status: LONG-TERM REPORTS ARE NOW DUE
        ...Monitor: Leesa Joiner - Moderator: Shane
        .....Coy Starnes................COMPLETE: 25 January 2006
        .....Jim Sabiston...............POSTED..: 22 January 2006
        .....Kenneth (Ken) Bigelow......COMPLETE: 20 January 2006

        Keen Footwear - Boulder
        LTR DUE: 13 December 2005
        ...Status: LONG-TERM REPORTS ARE NOW DUE
        ...Monitor: Leesa Joiner - Moderator: Rebecca
        .....Ashlee Gunter..............EDITED..: 21 January 2006
        .....Kenneth (Ken) Bigelow......COMPLETE: 15 December 2005
        .....Stephanie Martin...........COMPLETE: 21 December 2005

        La Sportiva - Venture Mid XCR
        LTR DUE: 14 March 2006
        ...Status: LONG-TERM TESTING
        ...Monitor: Michael Wheiler - Moderator: Stephanie/Andy
        .....Bob (Robert) Sanders.......TESTING
        .....Coy Starnes................TESTING
        .....Kathleen Waters............TESTING

        Luxurylite Gear - Travel Pillow
        LTR DUE: 31 January 2006
        ...Status: LONG-TERM REPORTS ARE NOW DUE
        ...Monitor: Alex Tweedly - Moderator: Rebecca
        .....Jason Boyle................POSTED..: 23 January 2006
        .....Pam Wyant..................POSTED..: 24 January 2006
        .....Scott Michael Downard......TESTING

        Merrell - Chameleon Kids Regular
        LTR DUE: 14 February 2006
        ...Status: LONG-TERM TESTING
        ...Monitor: Sonjia Leyva - Moderator: Jim
        .....Anthony (TJ) Smith.........TESTING
        .....Colleen Porter.............TESTING
        .....Leesa Joiner...............TESTING

        Merrell - Waterpro Ultrasport
        LTR DUE: 07 February 2006
        ...Status: LONG-TERM REPORTS ARE NOW DUE
        ...Monitor: Thomas Vickers - Moderator: Jim
        .....Arron Robinson.............TESTING
        .....Chuck Carnes...............TESTING
        .....Colleen Porter.............TESTING

        Molehill Mt. Equipment - Fleece Hooded Jacket
        LTR DUE: 07 March 2006
        ...Status: LONG-TERM TESTING
        ...Monitor: Bill Jeffrey - Moderator: Jim/Lynne
        .....Andre Corterier............TESTING
        .....Curt Peterson..............TESTING
        .....Jamie J. DeBenedetto.......TESTING

        Petzl - Tikka XP
        LTR DUE: 31 January 2006
        ...Status: LONG TERM REPORTS ARE NOW DUE
        ...Monitor: Bill Jeffrey - Moderator: Rebecca
        .....Andrew Priest..............TESTING
        .....Chuck Carnes...............TESTING
        .....Jason Boyle................POSTED..: 26 January 2006

        Seattle Sports - LED Hedz Light
        LTR DUE: 07 February 2006
        ...Status: LONG-TERM REPORTS ARE NOW DUE
        ...Monitor: Alex Tweedly - Moderator: Dennis/Andy
        .....Ralph Ditton...............POSTED..: 26 January 2006
        .....Rebecca (Becki) Rose Stac..TESTING
        .....Russell Curry..............POSTED..: 26 January 2006

        Sierra Designs - Hercules Assault
        LTR DUE: 28 February 2006
        ...Status: LONG-TERM TESTING
        ...Monitor: Coy Starnes - Moderator: Stephanie
        .....Chuck Carnes...............TESTING
        .....David Sowards-Emmerd.......TESTING
        .....Gail Staisil...............TESTING

        Snugpak - Softie Chrysalis Micro Sleeping Bag
        LTR DUE: 07 February 2006
        ...Status: LONG-TERM REPORTS ARE NOW DUE
        ...Monitor: Alex Tweedly - Moderator: Dennis
        .....Arron Robinson.............TESTING
        .....Ralph Ditton...............POSTED..: 25 January 2006
        .....Thomas Vickers.............POSTED..: 25 January 2006

        Spyderco - Salt 1 Spyderedge
        LTR DUE: 31 January 2006
        ...Status: LONG-TERM REPORTS ARE NOW DUE
        ...Monitor: Mike Lipay - Moderator: Shane (Steph)/Coy
        .....Andre Corterier............TESTING
        .....Brian Tannehill............TESTING
        .....Mark Wood..................TESTING

        Spyderco - Vagabond Fixed Blade
        LTR DUE: 31 January 2006
        ...Status: LONG-TERM REPORTS ARE NOW DUE
        ...Monitor: Rami Benhameda - Moderator: Shane (Steph)/Coy
        .....Leesa Joiner...............TESTING
        .....Ralph Ditton...............POSTED..: 20 January 2006
        .....Rick Allnutt...............TESTING

        Teko - Eco Merino Light Hiking Socks
        LTR DUE: 07 February 2006
        ...Status: LONG-TERM TESTING
        ...Monitor: Jennifer Williams - Moderator: Jim
        .....Heather OakesPalmer........TESTING
        .....Jennifer Pope..............TESTING
        .....Thomas Vickers.............TESTING

        Teko - Eco Merino Hiking Socks
        LTR DUE: 31 January 2006
        ...Status: LONG-TERM REPORTS ARE NOW DUE
        ...Monitor: Jim Sabiston - Moderator: Jim / Andy
        .....Chuck Carnes...............TESTING
        .....Kathleen Waters............TESTING
        .....Will Rietveld..............POSTED..: 24 January 2006

        Thorlo - Level 1 UL Hiking Wool Blend
        LTR DUE: 28 February 2006
        ...Status: LONG-TERM TESTING
        ...Monitor: Steve Nelson - Moderator: Steph/Andy
        .....Anthony (TJ) Smith.........TESTING
        .....Ralph Ditton...............TESTING
        .....Richard Lyon...............TESTING

        Thorlo - Level 2 Hiker Socks
        LTR DUE: 07 March 2006
        ...Status: LONG-TERM TESTING
        ...Monitor: Jim Hatch - Moderator: Stephanie Martin
        .....Andre Corterier............TESTING
        .....Jason Boyle................TESTING
        .....Jennifer Williams..........TESTING

        Thorlo - Level 3 Hiker Socks
        LTR DUE: 07 March 2006
        ...Status: LONG-TERM TESTING
        ...Monitor: Arron Robinson - Moderator: Stephanie Martin
        .....Coy Starnes................TESTING
        .....Josh Cormier...............TESTING
        .....Rebecca (Becki) Rose Stac..TESTING

        Ultralight Outfitters - Beercan Stove
        LTR DUE: 07 February 2006
        ...Status: LONG-TERM REPORTS ARE NOW DUE
        ...Monitor: Chuck Kime - Moderator: Jim/ Andy
        .....Chuck Carnes...............TESTING
        .....Rosaleen Sullivan..........TESTING
        .....Scott Michael Downard......TESTING

        Wayah Press - A Wildly Successful 200-Mile Hike
        LTR DUE: 31 January 2006
        ...Status: LONG-TERM REPORTS ARE NOW DUE
        ...Monitor: Chuck Carnes - Moderator: Shane
        .....Andrew (Andy) Mytys........TESTING
        .....George Griffin.............TESTING
        .....John R Waters..............TESTING



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