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Hey Jason, I have had no issues with the footbox on my two Katabatic quilts. It's funny as I had to think back to how I was worried about the same thing but the foot area is not restrictive...

In GEAR » Help with chooosing a 3 season quilt
August 06, 8:57pm

Katabatic Alsek
Been down this same road with various bags etc. I must admit, I haven't tried an EE quilt or some of the other quilts. I picked up an Alsek last year and absolutely loved it! The quality fro...

In GEAR » Help with chooosing a 3 season quilt
August 06, 7:35am

line locs
Always amazed at how peoples opinions form. Simply put, I've used my hexamid twin with and without the micro line locs and there is no way I'm going to give them up. Clearly, it depends o...

In GEAR » Hexamid question: lines and line-locs
July 13, 10:09pm

Re: dispose
"Use a plastic 1 ounce poncho with your wind shirt..." Michael, where did you find/buy a 1oz. rain poncho?

In GEAR » Wind shirt as rain jacket?
May 25, 8:48am

Hey Brian, As far as my comment about a compromise; what I mean is that an actual jacket is much more comfortable when trying to actually do something, i.e. fishing, gathering wood, building hou...

In GEAR » ZPacks Poncho/Groundsheet
May 12, 1:27pm

I have one and really like it as well. I do not put a pad underneath it and have just been diligent in choosing camp sites. I don't feel that it is too thin at all and if a tear occurs...that...

In GEAR » ZPacks Poncho/Groundsheet
May 12, 11:06am

Leatherman Squirt
Since I already carry the 'Squirt' as my all-around tool, I just use it for hook extraction. Works great! FYI, it's already strong enough to smash down barbs on hooks as well.

In GEAR » Lightweight fishing pliers?
April 22, 7:23am

Quilt Size
I'm 6' and the standard length is perfect for me. If I were you, I'd go with the 6'6. Better yet, just give Aaron a call and get his take...great guy to deal with!

In GEAR » Quick Quilt Size "?"
February 03, 11:43am

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In Gear Swap » FS- Katabatic Quilts
January 24, 11:28pm

***SOLD***FS: Katabatic Quilt- 22 degree Alsek 6' Wide
***SOLD*** Bought this last fall and used it for one trip (two nights). Perfect shape/Like new. Includes all that comes with a new quilt...cotton storage sack, silnylon stuff sack and 2mm cords f...

In Gear Swap » FS: Katabatic Quilt- 22 degree Alsek 6' Wide
January 18, 11:46am

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