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Evan McCarthy (evanrussia) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Northern Europe
About Me Expat UL backpacker living in Riga and exploring Northern Europe's trail and forests.
CityRiga
StateRiga
CountryLatvia
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All Forum Posts by Evan McCarthy

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Re: Too high of expectations from DAM's?
I muck around with my Exped 9 DAM when uninflated and inflated to see if I can try make sure the down is evenly distributed and thus properly insulating. Can anyone provide insight as to how the d...

In GEAR » Too high of expectations from DAM's?
January 13, 1:25pm

Re: Yeah I'm kind of scratching my head on that one too
>MLD Duomid shelter, seam sealed w/lines 22.9 oz >MLD innernet for Duomid 14.9 oz >Tyvek ground sheet- 52x84" 11.05 oz >R.L. Carbon Tent pole w/adjuster 4.9 oz >8- 7" a...

In GEAR » What do all of you MLD DuoMid users have against the MLD InnerNet??
January 13, 12:21pm

Re: What do all of you MLD DuoMid users have against the MLD InnerNet??
I'm pretty satisfied with my MLD Duomid and MLD inner net. It does its job, keeping me cozy, dry, and bug free. I wish the combination were a bit lighter, that's all.

In GEAR » What do all of you MLD DuoMid users have against the MLD InnerNet??
January 12, 7:30am

Re: "WM Ultralite vs. Nunatak Arc Alpinist"
If only I were in Europe . . . but wait, I am! Thanks for the reference. I'll take a look at Valandre.

In GEAR » WM Ultralite vs. Nunatak Arc Alpinist
January 11, 2:00am

Re: We spell it 'favourite' up here :)
Maybe it makes me wistful to think about the warm summer months while staring at a snow-covered world, but the word favorite conjured my love of my warm weather set up, anchored by these three item...

In GEAR » What's Your Favorite Piece of Gear?
January 11, 1:53am

Re: Found it!
Sweet. Thanks, Max.

In GEAR » WM Ultralite vs. Nunatak Arc Alpinist
January 10, 10:50am

Re: I find WM bags small
Thanks for all the information! It still leave me scratching my head. In the end, I don't think I can go wrong. I'm thinking of asking for an over-stuffed Arc Alpinist . . . or just goi...

In GEAR » WM Ultralite vs. Nunatak Arc Alpinist
January 10, 8:21am

WM Ultralite vs. Nunatak Arc Alpinist
Okay, my buying gears have begun whirring and I need some advice. The goal: a lovely 20 degree F rated quilt or bag. Money is not an issue. Weight, of course, is paramount. I'm somewhat of ...

In GEAR » WM Ultralite vs. Nunatak Arc Alpinist
January 10, 1:14am

Re: So....how do you all feel about Oregon??
I'd move to Oregon in a second, and in fact plan to as soon as my overseas work with the federal government comes to an end. I strategically married an Oregonian and every time we go back to v...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » So....how do you all feel about Oregon??
January 03, 5:01am

Re: FS: Nunatak Arc Expedition - M
Doug, this is a great quilt. Are you sticking to your cuben quilts or cutting back on winter outings?

In Gear Swap » FS: Nunatak Arc Expedition - M
December 28, 1:50am

All Reader Reviews by Evan McCarthy

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Nunatak Arc Edge
I was dubious about an 11 oz. quilt that keeps you warm when pushing it -- but I just go back from an outing with the Arc Edge down to high 30s even (not quite expected) and found the quilt and Nunata...

In Sleeping Bags - Quilts & Top Bags
April 17, 6:48pm