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In Hammocks » Heaviest insulation on the bottom or the top? Which is more efficient?
April 21, 5:06pm

insulation order
The initial warmest is the less dense insulation on top of the more dense insulation. This limits compression of the insulation. This results in condensation where the temperature gradient in th...

In Hammocks » Heaviest insulation on the bottom or the top? Which is more efficient?
April 21, 4:56pm

Comparison
Great article and writeup. Is there a reason there wasn't a chart comparing the tents? I was expecting to see one at the end, with weights, pole strengths, fly weights, ability to pitch w...

In Editor's Roundtable » Top Ultralight Tent Review
April 16, 2:19am

Chainsen
They look virtually identical to my microspikes: Well it seems there is a reason for that; the original inventor is Korean and I suspect he is now making them himself. Both cite the sam...

In Editor's Roundtable » ISPO 2014, Munich, Part 3
March 12, 12:51am

Re: Fascinating, but
>To the best of my knowledge, there has been just one avalanche in the Australian snow fields over the last 20 - 40 years. I think small slab slides are not that uncommon. The Aussie ski fo...

In Editor's Roundtable » Avalanche Safety for Backcountry Travelers
December 19, 9:00pm

ha
I heartily approve of the humor used to write this. I wouldn't go so far as to say I was rolling of the floor but I might have sniggered a couple of times.

In Editor's Roundtable » Snags with Tags
November 27, 1:41am

polar wrap
Where were you expecting the condensation to go with the polar wrap? From the looks of it, it just warns up the site you breathe in, there is no condensation removal.

In Philosophy & Technique » Extreme but effective condensation prevention in a bivy or single wall shelter?
November 12, 1:27pm

Mouthpiece
If you are considering using lightweight materials, consider trying to get in touch with an anaesthetist and getting some used anaesthetic machine air lines. Or you can buy them here: http://www.my...

In Philosophy & Technique » Extreme but effective condensation prevention in a bivy or single wall shelter?
November 10, 3:45am

BIC
I remove the little tag around the wheel thanks child protects it (and makes it impossible to use with cold hands) and have never had any leakage problems.

In GEAR » BIC Safety Question
October 23, 1:14am

Lurker
So what you are saying is that I should, instead of lurking, post comments so that I'll be more trusted even if they are not that useful?

In GEAR » Life members with one post?
October 19, 9:00pm

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