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Re: Re: Re: Re: Tent - lightweight two person double walled tent suitable for cold wet winter weather in northeast
The Warmlite stakes just fine with MSR Groundhogs or 9" Eastons topped off with a suitable boulder, which is how I stake all my shelters above treeline. A Ti wire stake would be just plain dum...

In GEAR » Tent - lightweight two person double walled tent suitable for cold wet winter weather in northeast
August 25, 11:21pm

Re: Re: Tent - lightweight two person double walled tent suitable for cold wet winter weather in northeast
As much as I like my Stephensons Warmlite (2C) I would not recommend it for the conditions you describe. I find it works best above treeline in breezy environments, but suffers somewhat from conden...

In GEAR » Tent - lightweight two person double walled tent suitable for cold wet winter weather in northeast
August 25, 9:04pm

Re: Re: Wood stove spark risk abatement solution
Four Dog stoves makes these USFS Approved spark arrestors. Appears to be 1/4 mesh. Obviously a different scenario given the length of pipe the sparks must navigate, but still an interesting soluti...

In Make Your Own Gear » Wood stove spark risk abatement solution
August 21, 4:51pm

Re: pack ideas for a bony lady!
Ben Have a look at the Vargo Ti Arc too. One of the lightest externals out there.

In GEAR » pack ideas for a bony lady!
August 18, 11:41am

Re: Re: Experiences with ordering from MEC in the US
I believe US Customs does not charge import duty or tax on a valuation of $200 or less by law. Anything more is subject to duty, but may or may not be charged. I always use the postal services beca...

In GEAR » Experiences with ordering from MEC in the US
August 13, 9:54pm

Re: Modified A-Frame tarp, fully enclosed
Kai Your design looks an awful lot like the old Integral Designs Sil Shelter which I used extensively from 1999-2011. I did not like the front entry, the overlapping door closure, or the long ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Modified A-Frame tarp, fully enclosed
August 06, 5:44pm

RAB FLASHPOINT men's 50% off and free shipping - Canada only
Great deal here: https://www.liveoutthere.com/rab-mens-flashpoint-jacket.html I have one on the way, thanks Jen..

In Gear Deals » RAB FLASHPOINT men's 50% off and free shipping - Canada only
August 04, 9:49pm

Re: Lightweight Expedition Pack
The Stone Glacier 5100 would be worth considering as well Eric.

In GEAR » Lightweight Expedition Pack
July 30, 7:54pm

Re: Re: Re: Backpacking Binoculars
Carl Nikon Monarch 7's are a good value in a quality lightweight binocular. But don't take my word for it, here is a link to expert reviews on many options: http://www.allaboutbirds.org...

In GEAR » Backpack Hunting Binoculars
July 30, 12:43pm

Re: Lightweight Powerdry Shirts? (Europe stock)
Not sure if this is what you are looking for but here are some Canadian made Powerdry shirts at a very reasonable price, especially with the current exchange rate on the Cdn dollar. https://www....

In GEAR » Lightweight Powerdry Shirts? (Europe stock)
July 28, 4:52pm

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