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Re: lamina
Thanks Eric. "most cold weather bags are not en-rated regardless of manuf" Yes, it's these non-EN-rated versions of the Lamina I'm most interested in... do you feel they con...

In GEAR » MH Lamina Series: True to Temp Rating?
November 28, 1:45pm

MH Lamina Series: True to Temp Rating?
Hi All, Does anyone here have an opinion on whether they feel the Mountain Hardwear Lamina series synthetic fill sleeping bags are relatively true to their temperature ratings? I am especially i...

In GEAR » MH Lamina Series: True to Temp Rating?
November 28, 1:28pm

Any reason to wash non-DWR clothes with a tech wash
Maybe a stupid question, but is there any reason I should be using something like Nikwax Techwash or Grangers Performance Wash for clothing that does NOT have DWR - for example on base-layers such ...

In GEAR » Any reason to wash non-DWR clothes with a tec
November 16, 6:17pm

Insulation Info
Regarding your insulation, you may find these threads by Richard very educational if you haven't seen them already: A New Paradigm for Understanding Garment Warmth The best clothing combi...

In GEAR » Winter gear and layering advice
November 15, 11:56am

Except for the prices
I think applying high tech fabrics to everyday wear and formal wear is neat in concept, but the way they're pricing it makes the whole thing start to seem kind of ridiculous.

In GEAR » Gore-Tux Formal Wear
November 11, 3:37pm

Less fleece
Thanks guys for the opinions. I think I'll drop the upper-body fleece since I shouldn't need it to stay warm. However I'm going to keep the primaloft jacket + the main down parka, si...

In Gear Lists » Winter Clothing List for Ontario, Canada Backpacking
November 11, 2:19pm

Winter Clothing List for Ontario, Canada Backpacking
Hi All, I'm going to be doing some winter trips this year for the first time (Going with some much more experienced friends). Trips would be 3-4 days, often on snowshoes. Expected Temp...

In Gear Lists » Winter Clothing List for Ontario, Canada Backpacking
November 11, 9:23am

Re: Re: Summary
Excellent, thanks everyone. Your advice and insight to my specific situation really helps. I just ordered the Frostline from Oregon Mountain Community (e-OMC.com) since they had free shipping to...

In GEAR » Sorting out my Winter Insulation choices
November 11, 9:04am

Summary
Again, thanks everyone for the intelligent discussion. So, if I may summarize the above: -Sounds like the MB Frost Line over my existing gear would be adequately warm, although not optimal mo...

In GEAR » Sorting out my Winter Insulation choices
November 10, 5:38pm

Re: Re: Sorting out my Winter Insulation choices
Richard, I really appreciate your very specific advice (and I have read many of your other postings with much interest). If you'll indulge me: Do you believe the Montbell Frostline (6.7oz...

In GEAR » Sorting out my Winter Insulation choices
November 10, 4:36pm

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