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Pillow X
If i recall correctly Hendrik recently did a comprehensive review of the pillow X on his site

In Editor's Roundtable » Gear Guide: Ultralight Inflatable Pillows
October 02, 1:40pm

great review
thank you i have always loved bivys's and what they enable me to do. for example i also love sea fishing for bass. what other shelter allows me to scramble up sea cliffs and sleep out ...

In Editor's Roundtable » Mountain Laurel Designs eVENT Soul Bivy Review
May 08, 4:14am

eVent tents....
i have one of the Rab bivy tents & yes in certain conditions they still experience condensation however, this is not a major issue as I simply (carefully) fire up my gas stove for a short wh...

In GEAR » Tents that WERE made of eVENT
July 04, 4:41am

new PHD Designs quilt if you are not familiar with PHD's 900 quality down - it is quite astounding! they are very conservative in their measurement, they hint it i...

In GEAR » new PHD Designs quilt
April 27, 5:23am

my feet are pretty tolerant, I can happily wear most decent brands. what sets Inov8 apart for me is the absolutely superb grip some of their sole units provide. I have sticky sole trainers from ...

In GEAR » Inov 8 Shoes ... Just Another Cult ?
April 27, 5:08am

lightweight lifestyle
great article luckily i saw the light a little while ago i no longer buy outdoor gear as i have far, far too much stuff already. if i actually need a new piece of gear now (rather unlikely...

In Editor's Roundtable » Ultralight Economies of Scale: Budgeting for Your Pack & Wallet
August 28, 2:39am

new eVent bivys ("tents") now up on RAB's site

In GEAR » new eVent bivys ("tents") now up on RAB's site
March 12, 6:03am

MTB accident

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Anybody had to self-evac after tib/fib injury?
October 14, 5:22am

Pile/pertex performance
I have a Buffalo special 6 shirt with a Montane hood to provide another example of how well such gear performs consider this situation: a long day in the mountains in continuous wet snowfall ...

In Editor's Roundtable » Pertex/Pile History and Products
October 01, 5:13am

OMM pack sizings
as mentioned by Chris in the review, a word of caution over OMMs stated volumes is required. I have a OMM Villain which is listed as 45 litres (plus an additional 10 on extension) However, th...

In Editor's Roundtable » Light Packs for Heavy Loads: State of the Market Report
September 22, 4:58am

All Reader Reviews by Andy Dixon

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BMW Cocoon Pro 60 Parka
excellent review by Kevin Davidson - especially re sizing as a result i also ordered the M which fits fine (normally i would order a L) excellent build quality like the hood not sure abou...

In Clothing - Insulating - Synthetic (Polarguard, Primaloft, etc.)
January 31, 3:51pm

Exped Downmat 7
my experience with the mat is similar to Tim's somewhat contrary to what one would expect of a BPL member i bought this rather heavy mat for comfort during long winter nights and it has been su...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
December 27, 7:54am