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Re: sleeping pad as frame?
I agree with Matthew, the GG pad should hold up just fine. One of my older systems was a combination Golite Jam and Thermarest Ridgerest cut in half (20"x36" after it was cut in half). Th...

In GEAR » sleeping pad as frame?
January 27, 3:34am

Re: poncho/ground cover
Richard, try a Golite Poncho Tarp, $45 and is very heavy duty silnylon for under 11 oz. Don't use any spinnaker or cuben fiber, they are both too thin and neither are very abrassion resistant (...

In Multiple Use Gear » poncho/ground cover
January 25, 1:10am

Re: WTB: BMW Vapr Bivy (any model)
David, I noticed that the BMW Vapr Bivy without side zip is in stock in size regular as of 1-23-07 at 2:30 AM mountain time. Not sure if your intrested but I thought I would give you a heads-up.

In Gear Swap » WTB: BMW Vapr Bivy (any model)
January 23, 2:38am

Re: Tarp/Bivy - Gatewood Cape
Ron is absolutely right, you do not need a bivy with the Gatewood Cape. A sleeping bag with a water resistant shell will work. My original setup was a Golite poncho tarp, BMW Vapr bivy, and Nunatak...

In Philosophy & Technique » Tarp/Bivy advice needed.
January 22, 2:46pm

Re: What about BPL
They already do (sort of). Outdoor Retailer Show reports for summer and winter markets.

In GEAR » Backpacker's "Gear Guide" just out
January 22, 3:54am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Nemo GoGo vs. ID Unishelter
That was my setup before I purchased a BMW Vapr bivy (BD Lightsabre and Golite Poncho Tarp). The system worked very well.

In GEAR » Nemo GoGo vs. ID Unishelter
January 22, 3:48am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Nemo GoGo vs. ID Unishelter
>>I'd still opt for more mesh. Sounds like a job for the Black Diamond Lightsabre.

In GEAR » Nemo GoGo vs. ID Unishelter
January 22, 3:18am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Tarp/Bivy
Doug, the Gatewood was just purchased, and I have not had the chance to use it yet (or seam seal it for that matter). I have set it up and played around with it. So far I love it. My intent is to u...

In Philosophy & Technique » Tarp/Bivy advice needed.
January 22, 3:01am

Re: WTB: BMW Vapr Bivy (any model)
The Vapr bivy with side zip is supposed to be available at the end of February. BMW Vapr Bivy

In Gear Swap » WTB: BMW Vapr Bivy (any model)
January 22, 2:15am

Re: Hard Rocks and hard choices
For anyone intrested, Montrail makes a wide version of the Hardrock.

In Gear Lists » buying a bigger shoes for PCT??
January 22, 2:10am

All Reader Reviews by D T

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Nunatak Arc Ghost
Recently purchased an Nunatak Arc Ghost and I love it. It has a one ounce overfill and third strap with a rating of +32 degrees. My previous down bag was a Mountain Hardwear Phantom +32. The Phantom h...

In Sleeping Bags - Quilts & Top Bags
November 08, 3:03pm

The first pair I purchased had a printing probelm with the height markings on one section of one pole that I did not notice until I got home. I returned them to REI for a second pair. The second pai...

In Trekking Poles
November 04, 4:12pm

Hydropel Sports Ointment
Hydropel is the best product I have ever used on my feet. Better than Body Glide and Sportslick put together if that's even possible. Hydropel works great in hot weather with just one minor problem. ...

In First Aid and Survival Gear & Accessories
November 04, 3:48pm