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I use a 150g piece of cheap memory foam. Packs fairly small (<1L) and feels like a real pillow.

In GEAR » Do you pack a pillow?
July 04, 8:48pm

Loving the look of the new R3 and the Dual Aspect hoody. The new Capilene stuff looks good too, but I'm a bit confused how the Midweight can be 4.4-oz Power Grid and the Thermalweight can be 3....

In GEAR » NEW Patagonia stuff for Fall 2015
July 02, 4:47am

Love the idea of two quilts for maximum versatility. I'm considering doing something like this, but combining a 0F with a 20F, for hopefully close to -20F warmth. Not sure if it will work but I...

In GEAR » Nice flexible two person setup with EE quilts
July 01, 6:53am

Re: Re: Re: Ultrashell material
I agree PHD's maths doesn't quite seem to add up, but that said they are used by expeditioners all over the world and I've never heard one complaint about the quality or performance of ...

In GEAR » Do PHD products breathe well?
July 01, 1:19am

Re: What's with Western Mountaineering weights
>It sounds like your friends sees a lot of over weight bags. Maybe your friend needs a buddy to show them how to use a scale correctly. If you read carefully, Willie, you will note that two o...

In GEAR » What's with Western Mountaineering weights?
July 01, 1:09am

Re: Purchased
I don't get it. How can a Megalite with 2oz of overstuff (=14oz of down total) be rated the same as an Ultralite with 16oz of down and a much snugger cut. Does not compute.

In GEAR » Sleeping Bag – What others should I consider?
June 30, 7:35pm

>Do you have a list somewhere of these values for the common fabrics used? (e.g. powerstretch, powerdry, primaloft, down, merino wool, polartec alpha, and surely more I have missed...) Second...

In GEAR » Which is warmer?
June 30, 8:57am

Re: Re: What's with Western Mountaineering weights?
It's not a sample of one. This is just the latest in a series of overweight WM bags I've seen. The Versalite is brand new and from a very reputable seller in Australia. The scale may not be...

In GEAR » What's with Western Mountaineering weights?
June 30, 7:20am

What's with Western Mountaineering weights?
A friend just got a Versalite and it's a full 150g heavier than it ought to be. He says he doesn't care but if it were me I would be pretty unimpressed. 150g is 15% more than the advertised...

In GEAR » What's with Western Mountaineering weights?
June 29, 5:54am

Re: FS: 2015 Montbell Mens (L) Mirage Parka**Price Drop**

In Gear Swap » FS: 2015 Montbell Mens (L) Mirage Parka
June 08, 3:19am

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