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Columbia OutDry Extreme
Noticed this on Gear Junkie today, it won't be available until Feb 2016.

In GEAR » Lightest & Best 3 Layer Rain Jacket?
June 15, 3:58am

Re: Re: Rain gear or windbreaker? Using a windshirt
The Montane Minimus is more stormproof than a windshirt and there's not a great weight penalty at 232 grams. No matter what you get, it'll be a compromise so it involves a lot of testing on...

In GEAR » Rain gear or windbreaker?
May 30, 3:13pm

Re: Re: Cant stand oatmet for breakfast anymore...ideas?
Porridge at home throughout the year whereas on the trail, Granola or toasted muesli.

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Cant stand oatmet for breakfast anymore...ideas?
October 28, 9:15am

Re: 9 day Overland Track Gear List
My preference of tents for the Overland would be a dome, because you'll need to set up on those tent platforms. How many litres of water do you plan to boil because I'd get around 5-7 li...

In Gear Lists » 9 day Overland Track Gear List
October 25, 2:28am

Re: 3 Tarps: Choose 1
Am I missing something but if money is tight and you're not sure of size, why don't you start with something like the Borah 5.5'*9' at $50. I've spent five nights under mine, tw...

In GEAR » 3 Tarps: Choose 1
October 24, 9:24am

Re: Re: espresso coffee maker,120g
I see what you've done, if you didn't have a Mocha Pot handy, then it would be hard to understand the process. Great way of saving weight.

In Make Your Own Gear » espresso coffee maker,120g
October 19, 1:01pm

Re: Re: GoLite
GoLite are excluding themselves from the overseas market, all they need to do is allow payments via PayPal and they'd get heaps of overseas business.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » GoLite news
October 19, 2:11am

Re: espresso coffee maker,120g
That looks great, well done. As I was waking this morning, the first strong smell wafting over the campground was brewed coffee, it smelt great. How did you make and secure the top part, do y...

In Make Your Own Gear » espresso coffee maker,120g
October 19, 2:02am

Re: fleece
I find the R1 too warm while on the move, around 25-30 degree's, so I've gone to the Capiline 4 as a mid layer but only tested it at about 40 degree's and it was fine, so I'm not su...

In GEAR » r2 as insulation and rain gear
October 16, 6:17pm

Re: Helinox Chair
Do I take it or not, depends on who I'm walking with and how far but this weekend it's going. My friends will be slow because they don't know how to travel light, so I'll be doing a...

In Editor's Roundtable » Flash Reviews No. 2: Deuce of Spades, Helinox Ground Chair, and Vargo vs. MSR Pot Lifters
October 16, 12:09pm

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