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Re: Zpacks cloud kilt 1.9oz
Sent you a PM, did you get it?

In Gear Swap » Zpacks cloud kilt 1.9oz
April 17, 8:37pm

Renewing DWR on hiking pants
Any suggestions for getting the old DWR back? Lately I've just been dumping my hiking pants in with the rest of my regular laundry using regular detergent. I suppose maybe this is interfering...

In GEAR » Renewing DWR on hiking pants
April 17, 8:25pm

Velcro to attach your pad to your tent floor?
I've been velcroing my 1/8" GG thinlight pads to the bottom of my NeoAir pad to help with abrasion/punctures as well as boost the R value (marginally). But even my cut-down GG pad weighs ...

In GEAR » Velcro to attach your pad to your tent floor?
April 15, 6:16pm

Favorite dehydrated meals from cottage industry outfits
I've long since given up on Mountain House and the like, and I now mostly do my own dehydrating (when I have time), but where do you guys order food when you want something palatable? I'...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Favorite dehydrated meals from cottage industry outfits
April 15, 4:21pm

Repair kit for NeoAir pad
What do you guys bring as a just-in-case preventative measure in case your pad ends up leaking in the night? Will McNett Tenacious tape do the job, or do you bring the actual repair kit? Also, ...

In GEAR » Repair kit for NeoAir pad
April 13, 10:42am

Are rain pants necessary?
My Dri-Ducks pants modded into a rain skirt, Mike Clelland style, weigh around 2.75 oz. I was thinking of ditching them this summer as I have hardly ever needed them for most 2-3 day trips in Colo...

In GEAR » Are rain pants necessary?
April 12, 5:58pm

Colors that repel insects?
I recall reading somewhere that light colors (white?) repel mosquitoes and other insects. But is there any real research to back up this claim? When choosing what color jacket / shirt to buy, do ...

In GEAR » Colors that repel insects?
April 10, 7:49pm

Breathability
Do you happen to have the breathability specs for the OR Helium II offhand? There was a chart somewhere that compares all these jackets but I can't seem to find it online.

In GEAR » ZPacks WPB Cuben Fiber Jacket vs. OR Helium II vs. ?
April 10, 7:21pm

ZPacks WPB Cuben Fiber Jacket vs. OR Helium II vs. ?
My search for the holy grail of UL rain jackets for 3-season backcountry travel has led me to these. So which to choose? From what I understand, the OR Helium II is about 6.3 oz for a medium wher...

In GEAR » ZPacks WPB Cuben Fiber Jacket vs. OR Helium II vs. ?
April 10, 6:57pm

HMG Windrider/Southwest pack 2014 update / mods
I noticed that Hyperlight Mountain Gear came out with an improved version of the pack this year. Can anyone who has the new pack comment on the improved hipbelt? I purchased my 3400 Southwest las...

In GEAR » HMG Windrider/Southwest pack 2014 update / mods
April 08, 8:05pm

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