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condensation?
any issues with condensation?

In GEAR » Brooks Range Propel 4-season tent
February 22, 2:42pm

paramo
You could also ditch the windproof fleece idea and spend a bit my on a Paramo Jacket, which would give you a highly breathable and wind / waterproof garment which does almost everything for you...

In GEAR » Can't find a good fleece!
February 19, 12:49pm

fishnet
if you want something to wear under a vbl layer: try a fishnet garment, like brynje. there is a ton of information about such layers on bpl, just search for them. if you don't fancy this ...

In GEAR » Help me find my perfect baselayer
February 19, 12:43pm

works
Yes, rain short are great. Better ventilation than any trousers, even if the actual shorts aren't made of any highly waterproof / breathable fabric. You might want to wear or carry long s...

In GEAR » Waterproof Shorts
January 29, 9:26am

draft tube?
does the jacket have a down-filled draft tube protecting the zipper? Berghaus has some interesting water resistant down jackets as well: http://www.mtnhaus.com/ilam-down-jacket/ (more like a...

In GEAR » Brooks-Range Mojave Down Jacket
October 09, 2:07pm

if in doubt don't do it
As they say for every tricky water crossing: If in doubt don't do it. Especially if you are out there alone. Bring a raft or take another route. You will not survive in really cold wat...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Safe swimming-distance from lake-outflux?
September 04, 9:52am

trailstar or tarptent scarp
I doubt that a Duomid will cope with such heavy winds as you one can experience in NZ, we are talking about 60mph and more. If you want something that is "bombproof" to use above the b...

In GEAR » Tents for Uneven Ground
August 16, 7:20am

good hood, maybe umbrella
if it is not windy: try an umbrella otherwise wear a good rain jacket with a good hood and a good and high collar. you can also wear a baseball cap to keep the rain of your face and just put a ...

In GEAR » Keeping your face warm in the rain?
August 10, 4:05pm

but nylon does
your pack is not only made of dyneema. it contains mostly nylon with a dyneema grid. therefore it will gain some weight due to rain. probably not as much as silnylon does, but it will.

In GEAR » does a pack cover make sense for dyneema packs?
August 02, 3:40pm

Re: Any Kiwi readers who can provide advice for Tongariro and NZ in Sept.
ask the guys at http://tramper.co.nz/?view=forums they can help you with all your questions. there will definitely be snow at that time of the year. note that NZ is known for strong winds (70 m...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Any Kiwi readers who can provide advice for Tongariro and NZ in Sept.
July 23, 7:47am

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