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Lightning not appropriate for climbing
I tried the lightning 45 out (in my living room) and sent it back as I didn't think it'd work for climbing. The pack doesn't become merely uncomfortable if you remove the aluminum stay...

In GEAR » Pack for 40+ pound loads
May 21, 8:15pm

Sizing Woes
Max, At 6', 170 lbs with long arms, I seem to commonly be in between medium and large. I have had luck with large euro-sized items (like Rab sizing). Also the new Patagonia jackets (at least...

In GEAR » Long-Term Durability of Polartec NeoShell?
January 23, 1:49pm

Size?
Max, Sorry if I missed it, but which size did you order?

In GEAR » Long-Term Durability of Polartec NeoShell?
January 23, 1:43pm

Still Available
Cat's Meow is still available, $90 shipped to lower 48.

In Gear Swap » FS: TNF Cat's Meow, Men's Long Left Zip, 20 degree Synthetic (Climashield Prism)
July 24, 12:41pm

Temp range
Yeah, they are always hesitant to rate non-traditional bags. Two of the nights I used it were down around 30-35 degrees. My legs were fine actually, but my torso was cold (not enough upper layers...

In Gear Swap » FS: TNF Elephant's Foot, Synthetic (Climashield Neo) half bag
July 04, 1:49pm

SOLD FS: TNF Elephant's Foot, Synthetic (Climashield Neo) half bag
SOLD The North Face Elephants Foot sleeping bag comes up to waist/arm pits depending on user height. The outer fabric is WP/B, but not seam-taped. Thick nylon patches on foot and butt ar...

In Gear Swap » FS: TNF Elephant's Foot, Synthetic (Climashield Neo) half bag
July 04, 1:22pm

*SOLD* FS: Moonstone 650 Red Rock 32 degree sleeping bag, Men's Long, left zip
This bag has been replaced, and I'm downsizing before moving at the end of the summer. It has served me well and has had about 40-50 nights total, only 5-8 of which were after it was cleaned a...

In Gear Swap » FS: Moonstone 650 Red Rock 32 degree sleeping bag, Men's Long, left zip
July 04, 1:14pm

FS: TNF Cat's Meow, Men's Long Left Zip, 20 degree Synthetic (Climashield Prism)
Great bag, but won't need it where I'm moving. It's in great shape and was used ~8 nights, always with at least a base layer (never bare skin). Comes with mesh storage bag and compres...

In Gear Swap » FS: TNF Cat's Meow, Men's Long Left Zip, 20 degree Synthetic (Climashield Prism)
July 04, 1:07pm

Solar Foil
A similar shirt was the First Ascent Solar Foil, which has been discontinued: http://reviews.eddiebauer.com/9015/42396/eddie-bauer-solarfoil-hoodie-reviews/reviews.htm I thought about buying ...

In GEAR » Ultimate Sun Shirt Search
May 23, 6:52pm

Offset Credits
If I feel bad that my lifestyle creates too much carbon dioxide, which is contributing to alteration of the global climate, I can purchase offset credits at places like http://www.carbonfund.org/in...

In GEAR » First impressions: Tundra ethical sleeping bag model Pure-0
April 16, 12:10pm

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