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All Forum Posts by Michael Martin

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Re: Re: Re: fishnet
Jerry wrote: "Maybe the wicking should go the other direction - towards your skin" Ha! I like to reverse directionally-wicking baselayers (like Powerdry) for that reason to control how...

In Editor's Roundtable » Just Say No To Wicking: Non-Traditional Base Layers Based on a Next-to-Skin Fishnet Model
November 14, 10:59am

Re: fishnet
Carlos wrote: "About the disadvantages as a standalone garment well ... I suspect that is clear that this garments are designed as a undergarment." Yes, certainly. But lightweight bac...

In Editor's Roundtable » Just Say No To Wicking: Non-Traditional Base Layers Based on a Next-to-Skin Fishnet Model
November 14, 9:36am

Re: Re: "Staying Dry in a Bivy Sack
Thanks for the kind words, Ron. :-) -Mike

In Editor's Roundtable » Staying Dry in a Bivy Sack: Techniques for Managing the Moisture Balance Between External Precipitation and Internal Condensation
September 21, 5:27pm

Re: Re: Bivy sack and vapour barrier
Steven wrote: "A question about VBLs: is there a benefit to wearing a VBL on one part of the body only? I'm guessing that the human body doesn't give off condensation equally. Can w...

In Editor's Roundtable » Staying Dry in a Bivy Sack: Techniques for Managing the Moisture Balance Between External Precipitation and Internal Condensation
September 20, 12:22am

Re: Bivy sack and vapour barrier
I'm a big fan of VB's and have used them extensively for Winter camping. In my avatar photo, I'm about 4 days into wearing a VB shell made by RBH designs for 11 days straight, 24 hours...

In Editor's Roundtable » Staying Dry in a Bivy Sack: Techniques for Managing the Moisture Balance Between External Precipitation and Internal Condensation
September 19, 8:42pm

Re: The CAFFIN tents come!
"My tents have a groundsheet which is 2200 mm x ~1060 mm, but I would appreciate any comments about the length." I think that is a good length considering the near vertical end walls (...

In GEAR » The CAFFIN tents come!
June 08, 12:53am

Re: The CAFFIN tents come!
Congratulations, Roger. I wish you unbounded success. What will the footprint dimensions be?

In GEAR » The CAFFIN tents come!
June 07, 9:26pm

Re: Mountain Laurel Designs TrailStar Shelter Review
Ryan, How would you rate the TrailStar against MLD's "Mids"? My Solomid is my favorite "go to" shelter for most conditions -- it was even one of my 2011 Staff Picks. ...

In Editor's Roundtable » Mountain Laurel Designs TrailStar Shelter Review
January 25, 12:48am

Re: Temp or humidity diff
>> wasn't it about a humidity (not temperature) delta? At least for precisely the non-air permeable stuff Yes, strictly speaking, you are correct. I was trying to keep it simple witho...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Staying dry during heavy winter activities
January 23, 10:02am

Re: thanks for all the input...
Curtis- Neither a Dri-Clime or or a Shuksan jacket will work particularly well as a VB. The Dri-Clime has too much air permeability, the eVent jacket should be somewhat more effective, but it ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Staying dry during heavy winter activities
January 22, 8:42pm

All Reader Reviews by Michael Martin

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Backpacking Light Ti Esbit stove
If you just bend the arms up slightly, it will support a Heineken Pot cleanly.

In Stoves - Other
May 26, 3:06pm