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MSR Pocket Rocket thread
@Stuart Thanks for the explanation! This explains why I had repeated thread problems with the PocketRocket whereas the SnowPeak has not worn out despite extensive use. I would never buy or use a P...

In GEAR » The MSR MicroRocket -- Review Complete
January 29, 11:05am

Thread wearing out
@HJ Could you comment on the problem of the thread wearing out? As a "full time" outdoor person I am using my stoves constantly for months on end. I started out with a MSR pocket rocket...

In GEAR » The MSR MicroRocket -- Review Complete
January 28, 9:49am

Life expectancy of down sleeping bags
@James Thank you so much for your in depth advice. You have encouraged me to try again and wash the bag another time. I will rinse it a lot which seems to have been the problem in the first place....

In GEAR » Life expectancy of down sleeping bags
January 09, 9:17am

Life expectancy of down sleeping bags
I have had my WM Ultralite cleaned professionally once - and that does not mean dry clean, but a professional specific down cleaning. Before and after I have always only washed it with specific dow...

In GEAR » Life expectancy of down sleeping bags
January 09, 12:24am

Life expectancy of down sleeping bags
I never use compression sacks for storing sleeping bags. When not in use they are stored in a huge storage bag, and when on the trail I use the stuff sack provided by WM or something similarly big....

In GEAR » Life expectancy of down sleeping bags
January 08, 1:23am

Life expectancy of down sleeping bags
I have already had this sleeping bag at a professional cleaner - and this is not cheap in Germany either... But the result was the same: It was fine for a couple of weeks and then the clumping came...

In GEAR » Life expectancy of down sleeping bags
January 07, 5:17pm

Life expectancy of down sleeping bags
I am using my gear extensively staying about 250 nights and more per year outside in a tent. I have four WM down sleeping bags for all seasons but all of them start to show the same problem: The do...

In GEAR » Life expectancy of down sleeping bags
January 07, 4:49pm

UL backpack with large volume
The G4 has only 3,200 c.i. in the main body - the other 800 c.i. come with the mesh pockets. But I cannot store much of my winter stuff in those mesh pockets which renders them almost useless for w...

In GEAR » UL backpack with large volume
January 04, 4:58pm

UL backpack with large volume
I usually use a GG G4 backpack for long-distance trips and I am very happy with it. But when I tried to pack it for my first long winter camping trip in years I had to realise that it is just too s...

In GEAR » UL backpack with large volume
January 04, 4:31pm

Alternatives to Simblissity UL gaitors and wallets
Thank you so much for all your input. I think I will order the Mountain Hardwear Seta - thank you Anna for pointing that out to me. Christine

In GEAR » Alternatives to Simblissity UL gaitors and wallets
December 17, 2:52pm

All Reader Reviews by Christine Thuermer

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TarpTent
I have hiked the whole triple crown with Henry Shires products and I absolutely loved them. Unfortunately now I am completely disappointed with his customer service. I have sent Henry a faulty Vi...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
January 30, 4:46pm