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Re: zebralights h52w vs h52Fw
I'm all about Zebralight's floody headlamps. Definitely better for walking, and close use in camp or tent. It doesn't give so much of a "bouncing ball" effect where your eye...

In GEAR » zebralights h52w vs h52Fw
September 12, 10:14pm

Re: Re: 4-season quilt?
I switched to quilts this past winter, and use a 50F with a snap/drawstring footbox when it's warm, and an underrated "30F"(more like 20F, at least for me) with a closed footbox for c...

In GEAR » 4-season quilt?
September 12, 7:40pm

Might have to try that on my gym clothes. I have a bunch of synthetic t-shirts that see regular use for working out and mountain biking, and typically go through about five per week, along with a f...

In GEAR » Synthetic Stink: Scientifically proven
September 08, 11:29pm

Re: Minor mod to the Notch
Yeah, using the Schnozzel inside the Notch is hard to do with everything inside the shelter, even with a groundsheet in place of the inner. Did it like that the first time I used my Downmat UL 7, ...

In GEAR » Minor mod to the Notch
September 08, 9:27pm

Re: Synthetic Stink: Scientifically proven
My own personal studies conclude that in cool, dry conditions Capilene 1 circa 2010 stores my body odors for 3+ days, then releases them simultaneously, nauseatingly, and without warning at a given...

In GEAR » Synthetic Stink: Scientifically proven
September 08, 8:40am

Re: Re: Outdoor Research Filament pullover
Never saw it listed anywhere. Please post it if they answer your email. Thanks!

In GEAR » Outdoor Research Filament pullover
September 06, 9:30pm

Re: Re: Outdoor Research Filament pullover
Stephen, I've only had the opportunity to use it a handful of times, because of summer. Don't remember what happened when I was supposed to try it at ~30F as I posted above, but I didn&...

In GEAR » Outdoor Research Filament pullover
September 06, 6:50pm

Re: esbit
I was wondering if anyone would mention their stove/fuel. I carry a mini Bic and a firesteel. There's a couple of trioxane tabs in my first aid/emergency kit, and either an alcohol or caniste...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » Do you carry a backup fire starter? What and Why or Why Not?
September 06, 12:35am

Re: Re: ask around
Getting close, and from the forecast, it's looking like I may see some rain/snow. Might it be worth carrying my Kahtoola Microspikes if planning to climb Eolus and/or Windom? Any info on...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Weminuche in late September-questions
September 06, 12:00am

Re: Thank you all so much
I don't know if this will help or confuse you with options at this point, but check out Joe's guide to Zion. He has a facebook page, and regularly posts up (awesome)pics from his various d...

In Pre-Trip Planning » 3 day trip suggestions in Yosemite, Grand Canyon, Bryce and Zion
September 05, 11:44pm

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