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Johann Burkard (johannb) - BPL Forum Member

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About Me Mountain hiking for a couple of years now. Moderate gear junkie.
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All Forum Posts by Johann Burkard

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Re: POSSUM DOWN durability
I think you're right Eric. I used them without my mittens for one hour or so and one hand dissolved. The other one was fine though.

In GEAR » Possumdown?
December 19, 1:20pm

Re: Re: Re: 6-9oz hiking pants
They do look pretty short in the picture though. I have two sizes coming. If you're interested, I can measure them. I had a different size before (32 long, I think) and that was very long. T...

In GEAR » Specific hiking pants
October 11, 1:55pm

Re: Somebody school me on hood designs (eVent)...
Simple is better.

In GEAR » Somebody school me on hood designs (eVent)...
October 10, 3:03pm

X-Bionic and X-Socks
This is what X-Socks can look like after washing them twice: I won't buy from them again. In all fairness, I never had any blisters in them.

In GEAR » $2 570 X- Bionic Jacket.
October 10, 3:01pm

Re: Re: VAUDE Spin Off Smock
Looks like a draw. But I must say that MontBell's cut doesn't work for me at all and VAUDE may be a bit more general.

In GEAR » Best Wind Shirt?
October 05, 1:46pm

VAUDE Spin Off Smock
Just got the Spin Off Smock. Weight is 65 g in M. I'm pretty excited. :-) Also, the water resistance is really good, had it under the sink with no water coming through. The hood is pre...

In GEAR » Best Wind Shirt?
October 05, 1:24pm

Re: Re: Haglofs gram
Are these seam taped? Where you can you get them? Yes, they're seam taped. Sorry, I don't know who distributes Haglöfs in the US.

In GEAR » UL waterproof mitten shells
May 11, 3:18pm

Re: UL waterproof mitten shells
Haglöfs Gram. My size 8-9 weigh 54 g.

In GEAR » UL waterproof mitten shells
May 10, 5:43am

Re: BPLers GGG: Henry Coe State Park, CA.
Thanks for the photos. Looks like an interesting landscape. Not quite what I would have expected. :-)

In Photo Gallery » BPLers GGG: Henry Coe State Park, CA.
April 11, 8:09am

Re: Montbell pants
Anyone got info on longish wind pants under 4oz I got pants by Haglöfs and Montane in "M." Haglöfs is longer, Montane is shorter.

In GEAR » Can you help me find wind pants?
March 24, 3:47pm

All Reader Reviews by Johann Burkard

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Montane Featherlite H2O
Most has been said already. It's light. I have one without the hood. Waterproof material. Confirmed in bad city weather. Not eVent-waterproof though. Low "breathability." Though...

In Clothing - Raingear
June 07, 11:36am

Montane Quickfire
I bought two of them when they were discontinued by Montane. Weight is just a bit over 300 g, perfect. Not the best fit for me (I'm tall and thin). Don't like the cuffs. Material i...

In Clothing - Raingear
March 24, 9:56am

Montbell UL Windshirt (2007)
This is a review of the same MontBell Ultra Light Wind Jacket that Nathan reviewed. Features: 4 The Montane Featherlite Smock has zero pockets and a half zip, this one has a full zip and a tiny ...

In Clothing - Wind & Soft Shell
September 01, 7:00am