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All Forum Posts by Peter Surna

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Cave1 dimensions
Here they are

In Gear Swap » FS: Golite Cave 1
November 27, 5:51pm

FS: Golite Cave 1
This is a Golite Cave 1 I used for the John Muir Trail MT and ever since it has been stored. Time to sell it now. It is seam sealed. There are no stakes included. It is in excellent condition. Ther...

In Gear Swap » FS: Golite Cave 1
November 26, 9:36pm

FS: BPL Vapr Quantum Bivy Sack Regular
This is a blue BPL Vapr Quantum Bivy Sack that I used on one trip and ever since it has been in the cupboard. Here is a link to the product http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackinglight/...

In Gear Swap » FS: Vapr Quantum Bivy Sack Regular
November 26, 9:17pm

Make the trip rating hard
I have organized trips with clubs before. Just mark the trip rating as "hard" whilst for you it will be "medium". I see envy and disbelief when people see light gear, but no un...

In Philosophy & Technique » Does lightweight philosophy interfere with joining group trips?
November 17, 4:40pm

Women's underpants are better
I've said it before and I'll say it again (somewhere on this site), women's underpants are lighter and dry faster - even if you are a man.

In Editor's Roundtable » Ex-Officio Give-N-Go Briefs Review
October 13, 10:47pm

Total weight/distance
I have a 10 year old nephew that I'd like to hike with too, but I'm not sure of his limits. Can you let me know how much Joseph carried and the total distance walked?

In Post-Trip Reports » SUL with baby brother
June 16, 3:41pm

Questions for Lynn on the Cuben quilt
Lynn, These quilts seem very narrow. About the same as the Nunatak Arc Ghost which at 46" wide I found too narrow as a side sleeper. I could manage with the Arc Alpinist, but that is much w...

In GEAR » Cuben sleep system
April 26, 5:51am

You don't need a Polycro ground sheet with a TiGoat bivy
You don't need a Polycro ground sheet with a TiGoat bivy. Its completely unnecessary.

In Gear Lists » Last Minute PCT Gear List
April 23, 12:27am

Tarptent = no good in high wind?
Kari's post mentions poor performance under high wind and Chris Townsend does not address testing under high wind in the article http://www.christownsendoutdoors.com/2010/01/decade-of-backpacki...

In GEAR » tarptent in the winter?
April 19, 3:07am

It say Cuben in the title
That's the one. It says Cuben in the title

In GEAR » Do you seam seal Cuben with SilNet or SeamSeal?
April 10, 12:22am

All Reader Reviews by Peter Surna

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Therm-a-Rest Neoair
I am a side sleeper and have used the Prolite 3 and normally a 3/4 length Prolite 4 but find the NeoAir to be far more comfortable. If you blow up the NeoAir on a warm sunny day you will find that ...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
September 05, 7:49pm

Titanuium Goat Ptarmigan Bivy
Likes - I have the version with the mesh/fabric hood and use the bivy with the mesh over my face 99% of the time. This is much more comfortable and less claustrophobic than momentum fabric over my ...

In Shelters - Bivy Sacks
September 02, 8:44am

Stephenson 2R
It won’t fall down, it withstands high wind but there are too many usability issues with this tent to make it easy to use. Perhaps 10 years ago these tents were ahead of their time. Now they are n...

In Shelters - Double Wall Tents
October 22, 4:56pm

Six Moon Designs StarLite
I like the design of this pack but have issues over the quality and durability. On its second use, and with no real loads and no bush whacking, the mesh separated from its elastic on one of the sid...

In Backpacks - Frameless
October 22, 12:09am

Feathered Friends Hummingbird, Epic outer
This bag has an Epic outer and a 0.85 inner with 2oz overfill. It weighs about 830 grams. Two of my friends have asked me to recommend bags to them and I have recommended WM Ultralights but someho...

In Sleeping Bags - Mummy & Other
January 30, 5:00am

Hilleberg Nallo 3GT 2005
I bought this tent in 2005 for really wet windy weather for 2 above the tree line. Pros: - Massive size for the weight of 2.75kg - Huge vestibule, I have never seen a bigger vestibule on a te...

In Shelters - Double Wall Tents
January 08, 4:28pm

Icebreaker Superfine 190
I second the above.

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - WOOL
September 06, 1:48am

Nunatak Arc Ghost
Pros: Lots of loft for the 400 grams of total weight. More than a WM Highlight for instance. Cons: Too narrow. Way too narrow to sleep in for me and I like sleeping bags people normally say are too...

In Sleeping Bags - Quilts & Top Bags
September 03, 6:17am