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Re: Synmat
Dan, What type of ground surfaces did you sleep on? Did you use a groundsheet underneath your tent? I'm just curious if a 1/8" thinlight would be necessary underneath, or whether the ...

In GEAR » Post-hike thoughts on my Synmat UL7 vs NeoAir XTherm
October 25, 7:55pm

Re: Synmat UL7 vs XTherm
Dan, Were you able to successfully patch your Synmat while in the field? How did you deal with it at night?

In GEAR » Post-hike thoughts on my Synmat UL7 vs NeoAir XTherm
October 25, 12:56pm

Xtherm stated R value overly optimistic?
Your observations with the Xtherm seem to match my own. I did some testing last winter in my backyard (here in Texas) where temps were around 30-32 F, and I was actually somewhat chilled with my X...

In GEAR » Post-hike thoughts on my Synmat UL7 vs NeoAir XTherm
October 25, 10:17am

Sawyer 3-way inline filter?
Saw this on Sawyer's website: http://sawyer.com/products/sawyer-3-way-water-filter/ How is the actual filter unit different from the regular Squeeze? It looks like this one is actually d...

In GEAR » Some post-hike thoughts on my Sawyer mini filter with questions
October 25, 9:02am

Post-hike thoughts on my Synmat UL7 vs NeoAir XTherm
I've been using my XTherm over the last 1 1/2 years as my primary mat. I love the high R value and how light it is (15.3 oz on my scale). However, I've always found myself wanting a wider/...

In GEAR » Post-hike thoughts on my Synmat UL7 vs NeoAir XTherm
October 25, 8:57am

HMG Southwest outer pockets
One minor gripe with my HMG Southwest is that the dyneema outer pockets are bit bulky. It kind of makes the pack bulge outwards excessively (and unnecessarily for me, since I don't put terribl...

In GEAR » zpacks versus hyperlite mountain gear backpacks
October 22, 5:07pm

Porter vs Southwest/Windrider
I'm curious--what is the advantage to the Porter over the Southwest/Windrider series? Aside from the external differences (lash points vs. outer quick-stuff pouch), how does the suspension dif...

In GEAR » HMG Porter 4400 for most uses?
October 21, 7:16pm

tough choice
I'll echo much of what has been said here. I've a ridiculous number of packs (if only for a few days to try out). I'll try to post a youtube video at some point comparing various pack...

In GEAR » zpacks versus hyperlite mountain gear backpacks
October 21, 7:12pm

Sawyer mini in gravity system
I think I may have found my own solution. While digging around in my gear closet, I found a BPL red screw-cap for my Platypus. I had bought it way back when BPL used to sell stuff (circa 2009-10)...

In GEAR » Some post-hike thoughts on my Sawyer mini filter with questions
October 21, 5:47pm

adapter for Platy reservoir
To reply to your post, yes I did backflush right before my trip. But after some testing this morning, I think I may have hit upon the solution to the flow rate. Here's what I just found tes...

In GEAR » Some post-hike thoughts on my Sawyer mini filter with questions
October 19, 11:38am

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