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Chair
The community is judging you. It is judging you hard. Man, that chair looks comfy.

In Editor's Roundtable » Flash Reviews No. 2: Deuce of Spades, Helinox Ground Chair, and Vargo vs. MSR Pot Lifters
October 15, 2:50am

Pod
Also, get some sort of mini tripod thing that you can fix to trees or the top of a guyed out trekking pole, or put on a ledge in a museum, and set off with the timer. If you want to shoot in lower ...

In GEAR » New camera
October 15, 2:25am

LX100 MFT
The LX100 does not use the whole of the MFT sensor, but a circle within it (that's how they kept the lens size down). It's about 50% bigger sensor area in use than the RX100III. It's ab...

In GEAR » New camera
October 14, 5:04pm

Antigravity Gear Flex Air
I have an Antigravity Gear Flex Air Ultralight pillow size 19` x 12.5` / 48 x 32 cm and weighing 0.9 oz / 27 grams. It's a simple bag looking like the Graham Medical pillow second in your photo...

In Editor's Roundtable » Gear Guide: Ultralight Inflatable Pillows
October 02, 5:08am

Re: EFFICIENCY??
9.5g of gas for a liter of water seems pretty good. My cheapo gas stove uses 7g for half a liter.

In Editor's Roundtable » Jetboil Joule Review - Part 1, Overview
July 16, 3:45pm

Reflective shelters
Not sure if I understand the theory right, but I wonder... There's a temperature gradient between your skin and the sky. Somewhere along that gradient will be the "dew point" tempe...

In GEAR » What do the people WANT!?
May 20, 4:43am

Air mat to chair converter
If you could make something that turns an air mat into a chair without weiging as much as a folding metal chair, that might get some traction. And... waterproof breathable long gauntlets, that...

In GEAR » What do the people WANT!?
May 19, 3:28am

Just right
Hmm. I aimed my system at around -5C... -4C pad, -1C bag, partly compressible clothing. But you don't hear about pad temps so much, I agree. The only reason I can offer is that I don&#...

In GEAR » Why the obsession over sleeping bag/quilt warmth but not sleeping pad warmth?
May 19, 3:22am

For me...
I'd like a rain sombrero with: - eVent or Neoshell crown, not Gore-tex. - About 4 inch brim with slight droop at front and larger elsewhere. - No built-in insulation. Built to minimise insul...

In GEAR » What do the people WANT!?
May 19, 1:44am

Repair kit
Like I said, don't forget the repair kit (that comes with every Exped mat) :) But if you're happier with CCF, OK. Do note that they compress and lose their insulation with continuous u...

In GEAR » Sleeping Pad
May 18, 3:27pm

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