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Ito Jakuchu (jakuchu) - BPL Lifetime Member

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About Me Speed hiking my way through Kansai, Japan.
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I just put the Fastpack 30 on the other day here in a shop. I think for the trips you are subscribing it is a very nice pack. I mean the vest/fit is not as nice as the Montane Dragon, but it is...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » three days, two nights w/ a 24 liter pack?
March 23, 1:20am

Re: Re: Re: Re: another Chameece user
Mike, Could be that mine is just so old and often washed that it became less warm - I have that with a hat too. Have a, very, very, old version and a new one and put on the new one the other day ...

In GEAR » Microfleece 100
March 23, 1:07am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Cool clothing for hot, humid weather--Under Armour Iso-Chill shirts, etc
I have an long sleeve Echo shirt with zipper. By far the coolest most breathable garment I have, very welcome for the hot and very humid summers here. Compared to Patagonia or Arcteryx Medium I wou...

In GEAR » Cool clothing for hot, humid weather--Under Armour Iso-Chill shirts, etc
March 22, 3:29am

Re: Re: another Chameece user
Yeah, close to the weight of a baselayer. I personally don't find it as warm as even light weight powerdry though. Which is why it is such a nice addition I think. If you are looking for warm I...

In GEAR » Microfleece 100
March 22, 2:26am

Re: Re: HH / Waterproof"ness"
I know, perhaps my scenario is not so well chosen. I was just trying to get a comparison between the two gtx membranes. Valid point though, it also will vary from jacket to jacket design.

In GEAR » gtx paclite vs gtx pro waterproof duration
March 22, 2:20am

Re: Re: less than you think
Yeah those are nice. I also like the Erawan duffles from Boreas, really nice carry and easy to live out off. Easiest carry, nice organisation, bit backpack like, and easy to stow away shoulder stra...

In GEAR » Backpacking through China & Central Asia, what bags...
March 22, 1:59am

Thanks
Thanks. That's what I was hoping. In that case I will stay with the lighter and cheaper paclite, and repair or replace when necessary. To be clear - About being wet from inside and mistak...

In GEAR » gtx paclite vs gtx pro waterproof duration
March 22, 1:46am

colours
For a rain shell I don't mind so much a bright colour. The red one especially might stand out nice in case of emergency. As an aside - I thought these used to have pit zips?

In GEAR » Haglofs Gram Comp Pull
March 22, 12:54am

Montbell Chameece
I like the Chameece from Montbell. In Japan it is the cheapest and lightest weight fleece you can find. I have a vest that is well messed up, and I bought a pullover (⅓ zip) that I cut the arms o...

In GEAR » Microfleece 100
March 22, 12:49am

Original Question
Thanks Justin - for focussing on the question. Still the question of this thread is length of being waterproof, not breathability - if people don't mind (?). From Justin's thread it...

In GEAR » gtx paclite vs gtx pro waterproof duration
March 22, 12:18am

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