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Seek outside
I've had the seek outside pole out for 4 trips and it has worked quite well. I'm not the biggest fan of twist lock poles, but so far so good. It also collapses small enough, which is handy....

In Bikepacking & Bicycle Touring » Recommendations for Duomid pole
September 11, 9:59pm

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

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