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Re: Re: Quilt for Washington
I've spent as much time in Smoky's & Citco Creek as I have in the Olympics (I lived in Port Angeles) and I have to say that the SE is wetter on average. It is warmer too so much more ...

In GEAR » Quilt for pnw on pct
September 12, 8:52am

Re: Size
How do you cut and inflatable to length?

In GEAR » Therm-a-rest Xtherm - What size?
September 12, 8:41am

Therm-a-rest Xtherm - What size?
I'm short... about 5'7" and 185lbs. I sleep mainly on my side and stomach with a quilt strapped to the pad. As the Subject line says... what size? I'm eye-balling the 2...

In GEAR » Therm-a-rest Xtherm - What size?
September 11, 7:30pm

EE Prodigy
I just bought the EE Prodigy and used it on the Wonderland during 5-days of on/off rain. The bottom of it got wet one night but it never impacted warmth and it didn't show any signs of impac...

In GEAR » Quilt for pnw on pct
September 11, 6:06pm

Nothing wrong with tents
It really comes down to personal preference. There are advantages and disadvantages to both so take what you feel most comfortable with. If I were looking at a tent.... I'd stick with on...

In GEAR » Shelter Recommendation Needed
September 07, 10:43am

I didn't mean to start a debate. And I'd rather people error on the side of caution. But... my point is that people frequently put on more layers than they need while moving. They get ...

In GEAR » how to handle base layers in freezing rain
September 07, 10:33am

There is always going to be an exception. But in thousands of trail miles I've been in a situation where I've needed to worry about hypothermia while moving exactly zero times. In t...

In GEAR » how to handle base layers in freezing rain
September 06, 7:41pm

Everything Stinks
I just plain stink no matter what I wear after a given amount of time. Might be a personal thing though.

In GEAR » Synthetic Stink: Scientifically proven
September 06, 12:59pm

Risk of Hypothermia
Most people wear entirely too many cloths while hiking. You don't need a rain shell just because it is raining. I routinely hike in shorts and a t-shirt in cold rainy weather. While you ar...

In GEAR » how to handle base layers in freezing rain
September 06, 12:47pm

I vote slightly loose
I like a little room. I don't use the same layering always with the same hard shell so I size it to fit my thickest insulating layer with room for movement. I like pit zips too. Not bec...

In GEAR » Better for your shell to be snug or loose?
September 06, 12:33pm

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Enlightened Equipment Prodigy - 30 deg
Some context: I've been backpacking for >25 years and I've done two long distance (>500 mile) hikes during that time, along with more than I can count < 100 mile excursions. I am ...

In Sleeping Bags - Quilts & Top Bags
August 21, 11:34am