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Cloudburst 3 vs Anjan 3 vs bug-proof Mid?
Hi Will, There is a liner covering the sides and roof area available for the CB3 . You can see how it looks in my video clip here : Tarptent CB3 Extras from about 2:50

In GEAR » Cloudburst 3 vs Anjan 3 vs bug-proof Mid?
April 26, 3:34pm

Huge earthquake in Nepal
Long before I visited I had the impression that Kathmandu was some sort of overgrown mountain village. I did not expect to see this : and now parts look like this :

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Huge earthquake in Nepal
April 25, 6:40pm

Coconut oil as a firestarter
Olive oil can be used the same way.

In Philosophy & Technique » Coconut oil as a firestarter
April 25, 6:01pm

Not nearly STUPID enough! Sub 1oz Pack?
Obviously if it works for you it is mission accomplished. However I can't see how it can unless one wants to make it work for the sake of saying it does. To access anything from the pack lo...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » Not nearly STUPID enough! Sub 1oz Pack?
April 25, 5:43pm

1 person dual wall tent
Wes, Take a look at the 3D video in the Moment DW product page. The dummy there is 6' tall. It will depend on the type of mat you use (how thick it is) and or your proportions (legs/torso ra...

In GEAR » 1 person dual wall tent
April 24, 5:31pm

Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 to offer Raw capture
That was the theory, as in how it should work. If it does I don't know. I have my doubts that RAW in a camera with a 1/2.3" sensor and folded optics will make all that much difference. ...

In Photography » Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 to offer Raw capture
April 24, 5:16pm

Lightweight Internal Frame Packs: a State of the Market Report - Part 2: The Packs
James, I should have added that the Aarn Pockets do have built in stays that rest on the hipbelt and that is why you can transfer all of the weight to the hip belt. This is me about 10 years ag...

In Editor's Roundtable » Lightweight Internal Frame Packs: a State of the Market Report - Part 2: The Packs
April 24, 4:46pm

1 person dual wall tent
Well I don'know much about tents but the Moment DW looks like a two wall job to me : At 35 oz it is a bit more than Wes is asking for but not by much. The Notch will also fit and by adding ...

In GEAR » 1 person dual wall tent
April 24, 3:54pm

Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 to offer Raw capture
From the instruction manual Live Composite : The camera secured with a tripod automatically shoots multiple images, takes newly bright areas only, and composites them into a single image. Wit...

In Photography » Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 to offer Raw capture
April 24, 1:00am

packing stakes
I have mine tied with a thick rubber band or inside a thin pouch (one I have is made from Tyvek) between the tent and the tent stuff sack. Most of the time my tent is at the top of the pack , som...

In GEAR » packing stakes
April 23, 10:57pm

All Reader Reviews by Franco Darioli

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Tarptent Contrail
My rating is based on what this shelter was designed for, and not to be understood as part of the "best tent ever, for anybody ,anywhere" award. Most of the good points have already been co...

In Shelters - Single Wall Tents
November 07, 4:48pm