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I absolutely love my custom Goosefeet puffy. I took a leap of faith getting a custom piece made and it came out exactly what I wanted. http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackingligh...

In GEAR » Another which down jacket thread
October 21, 10:53pm

Re: Layering for the go
That works great if you are on a long hike and your entire day consist of hiking and your entire camp time is enough to eat and jump in the bag. But 95% of people in the outdoors are not in t...

In GEAR » Webcast presentation from Sierra Designs about layering
October 14, 5:04am

My wallet.

In GEAR » What is your most used piece of gear?
October 09, 8:36pm

I must have a thyroid made of steel. I used that stuff on several multi-month trips. And the danger of making absolute statements about biocides is just that. I know for Chlorine it's eff...

In GEAR » liquid iodine?
September 28, 3:27pm

Polar Pure
I used Polar Pure for years.... I actually loved it and lost my last bottle and have been using Chlorine Dioxide ever since. I really liked the Polar Pure because for all practical purposes it...

In GEAR » liquid iodine?
September 28, 9:57am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: RE: Prodigy
I'm not convinced having used both in the same situations. I think the dunking test is of minimal importance. What is important is how it handles sweat, humidity and incidental contact ...

In GEAR » Highly compressible synthetic quilt...?
September 27, 11:42am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: RE: Prodigy
I've only washed the old fashion down. I have a new "waterproof" down hoodie that I used in combination with the Prodigy. While it did fine I wet it down in the tub to see how &qu...

In GEAR » Highly compressible synthetic quilt...?
September 25, 6:17pm

I bought Tim's Prodigy in a 30-deg. wide this year. Used it on my Wonderland trip for 7-nights and I have nothing but positive things to say about it. For comparison, I've used nothi...

In GEAR » Highly compressible synthetic quilt...?
September 24, 9:03pm

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

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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