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E-Mail The Source
To the OP, Aaron at Katabatic Gear is the best source of advice on his products, and in my experience is very responsive via e-mail.

In GEAR » Questions about Katabatic Gear Quilts, Bristlecone Bivy, EE Prodigy...ordering soon.
July 22, 9:23pm

Re: Cold sleeper gets FROZEN toes at night looking for UL but warm socks
Mik, What type of insulating pad do you use underneath your sleeping bag? If insufficient, a small section of foam pad inside your bag and underneath your feet may be of benefit (and can serve du...

In GEAR » Cold sleeper gets FROZEN toes at night looking for UL but warm socks
July 04, 1:16pm

Alternative to Down Pants
Joshua, As an alternative to (expensive) down pants, you might consider surplus M-65 trouser liners. I took Paul Magnanti's advice and ordered a pair from an eBay seller prior to a late-Sep...

In GEAR » Extending a 30 Degree Bag to the mid to low 20s
March 17, 9:30pm

American Alpine Institute
The American Alpine Institute has a site-wide 30% off today only in their Equipment Shop with code BLACKFRIDAY. Looks like they have Xlites in Regular and Small. http://www.guideschoice.com/

In GEAR » Best prices on NeoAir Xlites?
November 29, 10:42am

Re: Not really UL, but I stil like it.
Gregory, Thanks for sharing. Which model is your knife?

In GEAR » Not really UL, but I stil like it.
November 20, 10:46am

Rab Boreas
Another option for less-cold conditions is the Rab Boreas. My size large weighs 8.9oz on my scale.

In GEAR » lesser midlayer?
November 07, 10:46am

Re: Guadalupes in December?
Regardless of time of year, water is a concern in the Guadalupe Mountains. My experience there is primarily from spending a week there more than 20 years ago, but... My recollection is that the...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Guadalupes in December?
November 01, 10:47am

Seeking Perspective
So this non-Flashaholic seeks perspective from the cognoscenti... 1) IF Zebralights were unobtainable, and you must advise your Boy Scout Troop, mother-in-law, or some other non-cognoscenti what...

In GEAR » Best Headlamp
October 21, 7:49pm

US Plastic Corp

In GEAR » Mini dropper bottles
October 13, 6:03pm

2013 Alpine Light
Finding a deal on a medium outside of MontBell's web specials may be tough. You could post a WTB in the Gear Swap. Note, however, that the 2013 Fall line has not been out very long, and the f...

In Gear Deals » Any alpine light parkas?
October 09, 6:35pm

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