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Re: Thermawrap or Micropuff
Hi, I doubt you're going to go far wrong with either choice. I ha ve had the Patagonia Puffball (the predecessor) for several years and have worn it ice climbing with a shell and wool base layer...

In GEAR » Thermawrap or Micropuff
October 19, 8:41pm

As much as we all would like the Ursack to pass the tests, until recently the bears shredded them. The Garcia cans are a pain but they work and most other systems don't. I hope that they really ha...

In GEAR » Bear Containers...
January 12, 8:34pm

Wild Things
Let me put in a good word for Wild Things. Their gear is usualy lightweight but not "ultra" lightweight. The giveback is that their gear is usually bulletproof. I have several pieces of their st...

In Mountaineering & Alpinism » Synthetic belay jackets
December 29, 8:23am

Fav gear
WM Iriquois--the perfect bag for 90% of what I do. Light. Beautiful. GoLight Cave--finally got the hang of pitching it MSR Pocket Rocket--lots of heat in a little package

In GEAR » Favorite Three Pieces of Gear Used in 2004?
December 29, 8:17am

All Reader Reviews by Peter Horan

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GoLite Cave 2
I have mixed emotions about the Cave. It is spacious and light. It has kept me dry through thunderstorms and drizzles. That's the good news. It also takes a ton of space to pitch and can be tempermen...

In Shelters - Tarps & Floorless
October 03, 10:58pm

Patagonia Micro Puff Pullover
I have too many jackets. Down. Synthetic. Heavy. Light. But the jacket that winds up in my pack more than any other is the MicroPuff. I have just returned from a river trip in the Four Corners area...

In Clothing - Insulating - Synthetic (Polarguard, Primaloft, etc.)
October 03, 10:36pm

Yashica T-4 Weatherproof
I'll start with a disclaimer. This great camera is out of production however it's readily available on eBay. This is a simple, light snapshot camera. It is highly weather resistant (just short of wat...

In Photography - Hiking & Backpacking Cameras
September 11, 6:04pm

Nunatak SkahaPlus
Skaha Plus is well-made, warm and light. It's a great building block for a layering and/or sleeping system. I wore it for the first time in the Eastern Sierras with temps in the high 20s and was toast...

In Clothing - Insulating - Down
August 30, 1:06pm

PossumDown Glove Liner Gloves
I really like these gloves (and the related hat). They are warm, light and soft. That's the good news. The bad news is that they are fairly delicate and are prone to shrink a lot if they are put in th...

In Clothing - Headwear, Handwear
March 08, 11:11am

Patagonia DAS Parka
I agree with most of what the previous reviewer said about the DAS Parka except his rating which I thought was too low. DAS Parka is designed to keep you warm in bitterly cold conditions but potential...

In Clothing - Insulating - Synthetic (Polarguard, Primaloft, etc.)
February 22, 8:30am

Nunatak Arc Alpinist
I have slept in my Arc Alpinist on about 20 nights this year in conditions ranging from about 27 degrees to 50 degrees. It is warm, comfortable and light. It adapts well to different conditions and is...

In Sleeping Bags - Quilts & Top Bags
November 09, 8:28pm

Patagonia MicroPuff Vest
I recently bought the 2005 model MicroPuff Vest. I took it on a weeklong bike camping trip down the california coast as my only insulating layer. It's a total winner. Warm. Light. Compressible. A grea...

In Clothing - Insulating - Synthetic (Polarguard, Primaloft, etc.)
September 13, 9:39am