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Re: Re: Re: Mids vs arch supported
I'm with John - pitching a square mid is about as easy as it gets. At the end of long days, I want something that is fairly lightweight, easy to pitch, and storm worthy. The mid hits all those ...

In GEAR » Mids vs arch supported
June 08, 2:31pm

Should be fine.
I've used down around the PNW for awhile now and have never had an issue. If you have 6 days of rain in a row then the humidity might cause you to lose a little loft, but overall it shouldn'...

In GEAR » Down bag for Summer in Olympic National Park?
May 03, 8:22pm

Katabatic vs HMG
Scott, I'm glad you found which pack worked for you. To provide a contrast, I found that the Katabatic Artemis transfers weight as well as my HMG Porter, if not better, due to the shaped nature...

In GEAR » Katabatic Elios 55 vs HMG Windrider 55
May 01, 9:06pm

Seek Outside
Thanks for the feedback everyone! I ended up going with an adjustable length carbon pole from Seek Outside. It adjusts up to 66 inches with a twist lock and comes in at 5.5 ounces. I'll repo...

In Bikepacking & Bicycle Touring » Recommendations for Duomid pole
April 29, 8:36pm

FS: Seek Outside BT2 Shelter
Sold. Thanks for looking!

In Gear Swap » FS: Seek Outside BT2 Shelter
April 28, 2:03pm

Recommendations for Duomid pole
Does anyone out there use a mid for bikepacking? If so,what type of pole do you use? Any recomendations for a lightweight, collapsible pole that is durable and stable?

In Bikepacking & Bicycle Touring » Recommendations for Duomid pole
April 26, 12:15pm

Re: Re
Theo, I tend use the Flicker as a blanket when it's warmer and then zip it up partially or fully, depending on how cold it is. I personally find the attachment straps to be another thing to ...

In GEAR » Katabatic Gear Quilt advice
April 14, 7:29pm

Katabatic vs Hoodless bag
I actually second the idea of a hoodless bag - while I liked my Katabatic quilt, i found the lack of venting of the footbox really affected it's versatility (I sleep on the warm side). I picked...

In GEAR » Katabatic Gear Quilt advice
April 12, 10:30am

If in doubt, I'd say go with the SW version. I have a Stuff pocket that has a similar type of mesh to the mesh found on the regular windrider. I haven't been super impressed with it's d...

In GEAR » HMH - Windrider vs southwest?
April 09, 3:58pm

I'm in the same boat as Kevin - I have the 20 degree version and have been able to use it around 10 nights or so with lowest temperatures in the low-mid 20s. Pros: Flexibility - I love b...

In GEAR » Feathered Friends Flicka Quilt Bags
April 07, 7:03pm

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