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Re: Carrying Olive Oil
It shouldn't be difficult to find a container that doesn't leak. I'm afraid most of the reported cases of leaking might be what I described in this thread about oil sliding around the o...

In GEAR » Carrying Olive Oil
March 02, 7:02am

Re: "Wedge" tents - Bah! Humbug!
Not a fan of wedge tents myself but I'd consider them potentially good in high winds if the profile is streamlined enough and the size not too big (1-2 persons max). A 2 person square-ish dome ...

In GEAR » Single wall 4 season shelter
February 19, 2:51am

Re: Re: Re: Home Depot fingerless gloves
Dishwashing gloves have two big drawbacks (for either biking or hiking): 1. They're tight. Bloodflow restriction is a very bad idea 2. They're a pain to put on and take off. Once hands ...

In Bikepacking & Bicycle Touring » Home Depot fingerless gloves
February 11, 10:18am

Re: not my cup of tea but
You don't need to run to cover 250 km in 7 days

In GEAR » fast packing pack
November 05, 3:38pm

Re: sleeping position
I can confirm that's true for me at 5'7" lying on top of a closed cell foam mat. A thin inflatable would be ok, a thick inflatable could be a problem.

In GEAR » MLD Little Star
November 03, 6:34am

Re: MLD Little Star
Pros: it's great in the wind, probably even better than the regular Traistar as the panels are smaller Cons: it's small In my quest for a do-it-all shelter that's simple and light...

In GEAR » MLD Little Star
October 26, 12:31pm

The fleece mid layer
I find a thin fleece very usable while active. Sure it must be rather cold but it's not rare for me that a base layer plus windshirt is not enough. A thin, fitted fleece weights just a bit more...

In GEAR » r2 as insulation and rain gear
October 16, 5:08pm

Re: Headlamps and Batteries
It doesn't look like representative of real life. I don't usually hike with a spare battery, not to mention more than one.

In GEAR » Headlamps and Batteries
October 16, 4:15pm

Re: Hyalite LTW Panniers
Simple and light, I like these. Thanks for the description and pics. Not a dramatic weight difference with the Ortlieb Plus series which include the shoulder strap but could be made simpler. I t...

In Bikepacking & Bicycle Touring » Hyalite LTW Panniers
October 14, 2:08pm

Re: Try non-breathable
It's not that simple. Once again, there are many variables. Humidity is one of them, ambient temp is another, wind chill yet another and they may work together so combinations are many. With wa...

In GEAR » MLD rain mitts or ???
October 14, 1:43pm

All Reader Reviews by Inaki Diaz de Etura

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Golite Hex 3
Not a full review but just a small addition on what's already been said regarding winter use. While skis make for wonderful stakes on deep snow, unfortunately the tie out loops at the end of the 6 mai...

In Shelters - Tarps & Floorless
January 18, 7:47am

Nunatak Arc Ghost
I was torn between Ghost and Alpinist before ordering and eventually ordered something in between, quite like the former X from BMW. It has the loft of the Ghost with the dimensions of the Alpinist an...

In Sleeping Bags - Quilts & Top Bags
September 05, 11:08am