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"Are there alternatives I should consider?" I don't wear a watch either, but I _carry_ a Casio PRW3000 for about the same weight. Strapped to my pack's shoulder strap it perfo...

In GEAR » Brunton Nomad Generation 3 Pro-Altimeter and Barometer Compass
December 19, 11:56am

Re: Temp range
Richard Nisley called it thermoneutral @ 22°F (clo = 3.51), which closely matches my own experience - kept me comfortable doing minor camp chores (cooking) in low 20s to high teens with a Neoshell...

In GEAR » Frost Line vs Mirage
December 13, 7:29am

Re: Who wears size 8.5, normal width shoes?
Who doesn't?

In GEAR » Who wears size 8.5, normal width shoes?
December 02, 10:29am

Awesome design!
I got it, and it looks great. I second the motion for a "helicopter view" overall footrpint photo, as it would further highlight the strengths of your design. Can I assume that this...

In Make Your Own Gear » Floorless shelter update.
November 22, 5:05pm

What precisely are you reasons for looking into 60+ liters pack volume and not into a 45-50 liters?

In GEAR » 35+ LB capacity pack recommendation
November 20, 6:50pm

assessment of values
"I wonder if there is some philosophical or psychological assessment of my values." Or a psychedelic one perhaps?

In Philosophy & Technique » Clothes selection
November 19, 10:32am

Load lifters
"I see the stay sticks up a few inches above the top of the shoulder straps, has anyone had any problem with that?" If the stay was not sticking above the top of the straps, I would no...

In GEAR » Elemental Horizons Kalais
November 11, 9:11pm

@ Evan: I have used my Kalais for two 6-day long trips. Each trip involved two almost full days of rain (ending around an hour or two before me arriving at camp). Rain was of the NE US steady fa...

In GEAR » Elemental Horizons Kalais
November 09, 3:33pm

"Then what kind of socks are you using as mine are dry in perhaps 30 min. or quicker once these are entirely wet ?" @ Woubeir: Darn Tough wool socks. How quickly socks dry while hi...

In GEAR » tall gaiters with rain kilt? Lone Peaks with gortex socks?
November 08, 12:39pm

Re: MLD's tall EVent gaiters. Does anyone else use these with a rain kilt?
Diane, This has been my wet weather uniform since the previous fall. I have zero Pacific NW experience, my kit gets used mainly in the Appalachia, mid-to-North. My MYOG silnylon kilt overlaps ...

In GEAR » tall gaiters with rain kilt? Lone Peaks with gortex socks?
November 08, 9:01am

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