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Gear that is off-gassing-has chemical smell
"One reason I get Hilleberg tents---no flame retardant used." I wonder if anyone buys a Tarptent for the same reason ?

In GEAR » Gear that is off-gassing-has chemical smell
October 10, 11:41pm

Ever seen this bird ?
probably not... because it is the first male of this subspieces to be photographed. Found in the Solomon Island. And here is the tragic news. After it was captured "the scientist" ...

In Chaff » Ever seen this bird ?
October 10, 6:01pm

Gear that is off-gassing-has chemical smell
You will find that most other people can't smell what you are smelling. I had that problem when I was a kid with a particular type of Vynal. Gave me headaches and nausea yet no one else aroun...

In GEAR » Gear that is off-gassing-has chemical smell
October 10, 2:20pm

Tarptent Protrail
Hard to see in the official photos but there are 3 tie-out loops on each side already.

In GEAR » Tarptent Protrail
October 09, 9:04pm

tarptent notch?
"This goes counter to the way I was taught to pack with my quilt on the bottom followed by clothing and tent then food as I work my way up the pack" I know that many do it but it does ...

In GEAR » tarptent notch?
October 09, 7:22pm

Overstuffed Megalite, or Ultralight?
If the Summerlite is a bit tight for you then it will be the same with the Ultralite.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Overstuffed Megalite, or Ultralight?
October 09, 4:54pm

New water filter!
Expensive but looks very promising . Good catch.

In GEAR » New water filter!
September 30, 12:23am

Pro vs. con
Reminds me of some of the word play from Spike Milligan and Victor Borge.

In Chaff » Pro vs. con
September 29, 12:21am

Grandma Gatewood's Walk (the book)
Relatively new, I had not seen reviews on this Ben Montgomery's book . It appeared in the featured section of my local library. Having read over the years many comments about the mythical w...

In On the Web » Grandma Gatewood's Walk (the book)
September 28, 5:28pm

Fitting for the top of a trekking pole for increased tarp shelter stability
OK I have had breakfast now. The Z Pack type cup will work however it can also be done with just cordage and knots. This is what popped into my head reading the first post. Get two or three pi...

In Make Your Own Gear » Fitting for the top of a trekking pole for increased tarp shelter stability
September 28, 4:55pm

All Reader Reviews by Franco Darioli

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Tarptent Contrail
My rating is based on what this shelter was designed for, and not to be understood as part of the "best tent ever, for anybody ,anywhere" award. Most of the good points have already been co...

In Shelters - Single Wall Tents
November 07, 4:48pm