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Keep thinking about this
So all the advice on loft of a sleeping bag above you corresponding to a certain degree of warmth isn't exactly the real deal. Instead, warmth should corresponded to the amount of down above y...

In GEAR » Montbell Ex Light Anorak- A Contrarian View
February 26, 3:46pm

Ben or Luke
I have a down sweater with front pocket from GooseFeet; 3oz of down, 6.8oz total. I have a down vest (no pockets) from Luke; great quality, and his pictures with the copper color lining are off....

In GEAR » Good lightweight ~3 oz down fill weight hoodless jackets?
February 25, 5:46pm

Other windshirts
Where do other wind shirts rank in specs; specifically, I have a Houdini/Dragonfly from around 2004. Also, the now extinct Stoic Wraith? Steve

In GEAR » I lost my Houdini. What now?
February 24, 12:15pm

What Bob said ^ Steve

In GEAR » Ursack closer to being allowed in Yosemite?
February 23, 7:15pm

Sierra Designs Vapor Jacket
If I'm not too late, I'll take the Sierra Designs Vapor Jacket, pm coming STeve

In Gear Swap » FS: Gear, Jackets, Hats, etc.
February 23, 7:53am

Turned down
Also turned down multiple times this week. Decided on a different trailhead. Steve

In Pre-Trip Planning » JMT Permit Applications - Getting No Response
February 20, 10:03am

What DM said above ^ Steve

In GEAR » Water Kit
February 13, 8:02pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Montbell Ex Light Anorak- A Contrarian View
Richard, Thanks for the graph. But I don't think the graph shows that there is a sweet spot for compressing down (or a sweet range); the graph shows that thermal conductivity reaches a minimu...

In GEAR » Montbell Ex Light Anorak- A Contrarian View
February 13, 10:15am

Re: Re: Montbell Ex Light Anorak- A Contrarian View
Quote: ""Taking this one step further, the amount of down in a jacket is more directly related to the jacket’s warmth than the loft of the jacket. Jackets do not have to be designed so ...

In GEAR » Montbell Ex Light Anorak- A Contrarian View
February 12, 2:12pm

Side view pics

In GEAR » Katabatic backbacks
February 10, 7:28pm

All Reader Reviews by Steve B

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Katabatic Customer Service
I have ordered two items in the past with no issues; a Palisade quilt and a Helios 55 backpack. Both were shipped quickly and arrived without issue. Quality on both is impeccable. But that is for a...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
January 12, 10:17am

Mountain Laurel Designs eVent Rain Mitts
Have used these a couple of times, in southern California rain. So not really cold, but cold enough that some gloves are helpfull. Positive: They go OVER your sleeves, so when used with hiking...

In Clothing - Raingear
April 18, 12:15pm

Mountain Laurel Designs
Have ordered stuff in the past with no problem, in terms of quality and timeliness. My last order had a 5-8 week wait notice, but took over 11 weeks to get shipped. Ordered a half fabric/net doo...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
July 09, 3:11pm