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WTB: Kid's gear (Backpack, etc.)
Looking for some kid's gear. We've got two boys (ages 1.5 and 4) and are doing more backpacking with them. Looking for the following: -Backpack for the 4yo. Something small and light,...

In Gear Swap » WTB: Kid's gear (Backpack, etc.)
September 20, 3:08pm

Re: What type of raincoat?
Max, I'm assuming the former(2.5layer) will work fine for these conditions, weigh less and cost less. If there's a really light 3 layer jacket out there, it might be worth looking at, b...

In GEAR » Women's UL rain jacket?
September 22, 8:55pm

Women's UL rain jacket?
In search of a light women's rain jacket for my wife. I have an OR zealot, and that works great for the trips we tend to do the most (two little kids, so we're not going out in horrible we...

In GEAR » Women's UL rain jacket?
September 22, 4:47pm

Re: Re: 80g/m2
Agreed! I'm starting to think I should keep the Thermawrap pro and get a lighter non hooded pullover for the summer...

In GEAR » Thermawraps are getting heavy!
September 22, 4:29pm

Re: Re: 80g/m2
Thanks, Eugene. In general, Patagonia stuff fits me better than ArcTeryx (I have wide shoulders relative to my chest size) so the "boxy" fit works pretty well. I'll try to chec...

In GEAR » Thermawraps are getting heavy!
September 22, 4:28pm

Re: Re: Thermawraps are getting heavy!
Interesting - I didn't catch the distinction between the "pro" and regular versions. Looks like there's no lightweight hooded Thermawrap anymore?

In GEAR » Thermawraps are getting heavy!
September 22, 3:12pm

Thermawraps are getting heavy!
Ordered a new MontBell Thermawrap Pro (Men's Medium) and was disappointed to discover that it's heavier than the older model (maybe 2 years old) that my wife has. It's nearly 18 oz on ...

In GEAR » Thermawraps are getting heavy!
September 22, 2:55pm

lightweight and liquid-tight bottles
I've been using plastic baby bottles (with the storage cap instead of nipple!) lately for carrying whisky, raw eggs, etc... No leaks so far! These appear to be a newer version of what we&...

In GEAR » lightweight and liquid-tight bottles
September 22, 11:07am

Re: Bushbuddy Ultra
If the original poster isn't interested, I may be interested in one of these stoves (the bushbuddy or the emberlit.) Interested in experimenting with a wood stove. Will send messages.

In Gear Swap » WTB used Emberlit, FireBox or similar packable folding wood stove
September 13, 10:48pm

Re: 4P Mid
Stuart, one more question: total weight for the MLD supermid looks to be 29oz + 8oz (perimter net) + 13oz!! (8'x8' Tyvek ground cloth) + 4oz (stakes) for a total of 54oz. Is that about w...

In Gear Swap » WTB: tarptent hogback or similar
September 10, 10:39pm

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