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camping in the snow
Good material Roger. Were the snapped poles carbon fibre? Could be pushing their limits. Compare to the single pole tents with alloy poles. Nothing against carbon poles. Just have to work with in ...

In Editor's Roundtable » Camping in the Snow
November 30, 4:19am

Camping in the snow
Good material Roger. Were the snapped poles carbon fibre? Could be pushing their limits. Compare to the single pole tents with alloy poles. Nothing against carbon poles. Just have to work with in ...

In Editor's Roundtable » Camping in the Snow
November 30, 4:19am

Insulation measurement andlayering
Great article. I like the effort and the data. However I am not sure about the following conclusion. "For example, rather than having two insulated jackets that you can layer, have just on...

In Editor's Roundtable » Insulation Measurement
June 13, 6:07pm

re carbon fibre poles
Roger, Yes well to be honest I only separate if I consider the inner wet enough at pack up time. I had a Fairydown tunnel tent 20 years ago which was great except it was so difficult to connect...

In Editor's Roundtable » Tunnel Tents Tutorial and State of the Market Report - Part 3: The Mini-Reviews
April 27, 1:00am

carbon fibre poles and separating the inner
Thanks very much for your advice Roger. Having just read all the posts I noticed Stuart Murphy raised the issue of separating the inner from the outer. Now I know you disagree but I will throw m...

In Editor's Roundtable » Tunnel Tents Tutorial and State of the Market Report - Part 3: The Mini-Reviews
April 26, 5:05am

Carbon fibre poles
Dear Roger, Very good reviews. I have a Nallo 2 and I am wondering about replacing the metal poles with carbon fibre. I can source the poles through Fibraplex. I haven't looked into your...

In Editor's Roundtable » Tunnel Tents Tutorial and State of the Market Report - Part 3: The Mini-Reviews
April 26, 12:32am

Free pivot idea
Macpac of New Zealand used this free pivot idea back in the late 70's and early 80's. I used there big Torre mountaineering pack with the feature for years. Their whole advertising campaig...

In Editor's Roundtable » Black Diamond Infinity 60 & Innova 50 Backpack Review
December 19, 3:02pm

Re: Vaude Power Lizard UL Tent Review
I agree John. I disconnect my Akto inner if the fly is wet before I pack up. Just trying to keep my inner drier.Of course as Roger has pointed out pitching and unpitching with both connected is qu...

In Editor's Roundtable » Vaude Power Lizard UL Tent Review
November 03, 5:14pm

Vaude Power Lizard UL and condensation
Well Roger I would say that you have about ten more years of experience of walking and snow camping than my 38 but obviously different experiences influence ones thinking and preferences. I also...

In Editor's Roundtable » Vaude Power Lizard UL Tent Review
October 31, 1:11am

Vaude Power Lizard UL Tent condensation
Perhaps I have missed something but what happens to the condensation that builds up under the fly if you cannot separate the fly from the inner. Unless the inner of the fly can be dried before it i...

In Editor's Roundtable » Vaude Power Lizard UL Tent Review
October 28, 9:00pm

All Reader Reviews by Gordon Bedford

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Lowe Nanon 50:60
Review of Lowe Nanon 50:60 I used the Nanon on three walks. 1. A three day walk in wet cold conditions. 2. A four day trip in mild to warm conditions. 4. A two day walk in warm to hot condition...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
February 28, 10:11pm