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Eider down @ Nunatak
Just to offer some data point - Tom at nunatak used to have Eider down that was hand collected by park rangers in Canada (or some similar thing) When I bought a 10F bag from him we did some math...

In GEAR » First impressions: Tundra ethical sleeping bag model Pure-0
April 17, 10:47am

conrad
seems like just another run of the mill Li-ion power pack..they all use the same technology give or take - its just a game of price/size (i have some other make) I would however consider a milsp...

In GEAR » Anker Battery Backups for Smartphones
April 02, 12:44pm

huh???
Not sure what you are referring to... Indeed there is a slight taper from shoulder to neck....but its just that - slight. Can see why it would bother you for use as a blanket in warm weather Mike

In GEAR » MLD Quilt Owners..
March 28, 10:22am

nice summary...but why exclude non US??
Thumbs up for tackling a well awaited subject - it seems 2way Sat phones will soon be something we all carry on more serious or solo attempts (i do :) Also - the approach of aggregating reviews ...

In Editor's Roundtable » SOTMR: Two-way Satellite Communications for Backpacking: Part 2 - Satellite Phones
March 27, 6:10am

Fuel in FedEx???
RJ Are you sure fuel can be shipped internationally? Also as side note - I tend to take some "city" clothes with me so i can be presentable and polite when i am in cities or not ...

In Editor's Roundtable » Packing for Adventure Travel: Ultralight Tips to Integrate Wilderness and Urban Kit
March 24, 3:27pm

weird bag
@Brad - thanks for the review...I have been looking at this bag (and indeed all of the Ulei inspired stuff) I agree with some of what was said here....but what i dont get is: 1) why oh why is the...

In Editor's Roundtable » Mountain Hardwear Speed 32 Sleeping Bag Review
March 03, 8:04am

snorkel
it has been my (limited) experience that when i sleep in a bivi (RAB SZ from Pertex shiled) in direct rain the bivi wets out eventually and stops breathing (like ALL WP/B fabrics as far as i know) ...

In GEAR » Side sleeper in a winter bivvy
February 13, 6:49am

Fizan?
@roger - how would you compare them to the Fizan compact and compact 4 (the latter collapsing to 49cm! weight is very similar ...and although the fizan's achieve their LW via thin walled AL......

In Editor's Roundtable » Easton UL Carbon 3 Trekking Poles Spotlite Review
February 13, 5:59am

vargo
indeed vargo said they could get one....but its on back order for small pots (500~700ml range) would you use this of the Vargo Ti..I assume the wt and size diff is small

In GEAR » Trangia mini pot gripper - where can I get a new one (or make???
February 08, 5:51am

Trangia mini pot gripper - where can I get a new one (or make???
I really like the Trangia mini pot gripper It weighs very little, packs pretty small and, unlike the GSI mini gripper allows me to take the pot off the stove even if its flaming up a bit and eve...

In GEAR » Trangia mini pot gripper - where can I get a new one (or make???
February 02, 12:42pm

All Reader Reviews by Michael Cheifetz

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MLD XP Quilt 21 0z. Climashield
I have older 2009 XP model (as opposed to the Spirit) with 2.5 Osy Climashield. This would correspond to the 48F model he has. I have the wide model + eVent strip at head and footbox. Carftsmenship...

In Sleeping Bags - Quilts & Top Bags
December 20, 8:49am

MLD XP Quilt 21 0z. Climashield
I have older 2009 XP model (as opposed to the Spirit) with 2.5 Osy Climashield. This would correspond to the 48F model he has. I have the wide model + eVent strip at head and footbox. Carftsmenship...

In Sleeping Bags - Quilts & Top Bags
December 20, 8:06am

Ronald Turnbull The Book of the Bivvy. Cicerone: UK 2nd. ed. 2007
Jeremy above is right in many ways - it is indeed more of a quirky idiosyncratic book that mixes poetry, psychology and anecdotal facts about bivy and the scottish highlands. In that light it could sc...

In Books and Media
January 02, 5:50am