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Re: initial post
For a hooded windproof and water resistant jacket I use a Jack Wolfskin Spiderwind (simply put, like a Patagonia Dragon fly.) True, the hood is simple but it does the job especially if I wear a Pat...

In Mountaineering & Alpinism » Layering advice for Rainier
May 19, 8:11pm

Re: Layering advice for Rainier
I would not use a hard shell. A hooded windproof and water resistant shell would be in my pack. If it gets cold enough to use the down parka, put it on top of what you already have. This saves time...

In Mountaineering & Alpinism » Layering advice for Rainier
May 19, 11:12am

Re: What do the people WANT!?
Here is what I want. A double wall 4 pole 4 seasons tunnel tent in 1.0 cuben with a big(ish) vestibule. The 4 poles need to be modified to be usable as avalanche probes. Must be usable with fly o...

In GEAR » What do the people WANT!?
May 19, 11:06am

MEC feedback
They still have great service and warranty. It is a no brainer for me since I'm in Canada. They are also very helpful on the phone. If they have what you need and if they ship it where you are ...

April 21, 8:29pm

Re: Cuben tent for mountaineering?
To add to Franco's list... Lightwave Artic has some cuben Easton Mountain makes (or used to?) a Cuben Si2. As for why do we always seem to see the same tent/makers in pictures from the bi...

In Make Your Own Gear » Cuben tent for mountaineering?
April 06, 9:19am

Deals Website
Who could I say no to better prices? I'm a definite gear geek but in too many case the shipping to Canada kills my buying capabilities. I'm not suggesting free shipping to Canada but at lea...

In Gear Deals » Gear Deals Website
October 31, 9:57pm

New Material feedback
My humble 2 cents. I could also use a few sqm for my myog single wall tunnel tent. Sure lighter would be nice but it sounds like it would be at the very least a great fabric for a bath tub floor. I...

In Make Your Own Gear » New Material. Feedback Wanted.
October 31, 9:52pm

Crux info for the US
It seems that this is their contact for the US market. John Campbell Crux & Lightwave USA LLC B-4 #250 737 South Lemay Ave Fort Collins CO 80524 T: +1 970 980 6908 E: cruxusa@gmail.com

In GEAR » Recommendation for wedge/bivy tent
July 23, 4:53pm

Bivy tent
This might help you some more... A review of the X1 assault http://www.hiking.be/?370 A pdf I've found online http://www.outdoordreams.be/Outdoor_Dreams/Brands_files/crux%20SS13%20complete%...

In GEAR » Recommendation for wedge/bivy tent
July 23, 9:59am

Bivy tent
The new Crux tents might fit your bill... http://www.crux.uk.com/en/tents.php Good luck

In GEAR » Recommendation for wedge/bivy tent
July 22, 2:52pm

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