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Klaus Kostenbauer (KlausKostenbauer) - BPL Guest

My Locale Canadian Maritimes
About Me A lot of bushwacking, three seasons. Plus winter sports.
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Re: about that distributor
I got my 2011 model from a small distributor in Manitoba (Canada); a lucky phone call got me their one jacket. However I notice that EBay has a regular trickle of 2nd hand Houdinis. I moved a...

In GEAR » 2013 Spring Patagonia Houdini Pants / Jacket
January 23, 7:01pm

Hiking in freezing torrential hurricane rainstorm??
Some people express disappointment that their Paramo or any other gear doesn't keep them dry during a torrential rainstom. When there's bone chilling cold water coming down in buckets and ...

In GEAR » Who is using Paramo
January 06, 2:14pm

Paramo
Justin, Thank you for the Paramo pointer. I spent a few hours reading up. It appears very suitable to my climate, the Canadian Maritimes. Their "Helki" jacket interests me most but H...

In GEAR » Arc'teryx TWEAVE 520e, 518c, LF544 and similar soft shell/wind jacket materials: opinion sought
December 19, 9:21am

spandex and moisture retention
The company claims for both the 520e and 518c: "In the event that the garment does get wet, the fabric will hang dry completely in less than 45 minutes, at standard room temperature."

In GEAR » Arc'teryx TWEAVE 520e, 518c, LF544 and similar soft shell/wind jacket materials: opinion sought
December 18, 9:40pm

Opinions thought: Arc'teryx TWEAVE 520e, 518c, LF544 and similar soft shell/wind jacket materials
For rain protection during activity, some of us follow the philosophy that a wind jacket beats a rain jacket. With the "windproof, waterproof breathables" having air permeability (CFM) o...

In GEAR » Arc'teryx TWEAVE 520e, 518c, LF544 and similar soft shell/wind jacket materials: opinion sought
December 18, 8:42pm

Arc_teryx Tweave 518c windjacket CFM 40
As a Houdini replacement, the most interesting windjacket I found is from the www.wildthingsgear.com company that allows you to custom-design their Mountain Guide Jacket for a number of features in...

In GEAR » 2013 Spring Patagonia Houdini Pants / Jacket
December 17, 2:07pm

Houdini Jacket -- Thank you
I found this forum when researching rain jackets and I am grateful to you. First it became clear to me that a wind jacket beats a rain jacket in some situations. Then, after researching wind jack...

In GEAR » 2013 Spring Patagonia Houdini Pants / Jacket
December 17, 1:43pm

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