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Overbag use?
This looks like the kind of overbag I have been looking for to layer over my 15 degree down bag to make a winter combination. The added warmth and moving the dew point out of the down is my aim her...

In GEAR » Big Agnes Kings Canyon Quilt
May 01, 5:49pm

Pretty durable material
I have used the BA footprint for my UL 3 all last summer, mostly on Sierra granite, and the foot print itself is none the worse for wear (same material as the floor). Given this, I think the floor ...

In GEAR » Big Agnes UL tent users: footprint/ground-cloth yes or no
April 18, 6:21pm

bivy on east coast
I had great luck with Event bivies when used in the winter in New York, NH, and PA, but at any other time I found bivies added to condensation. In spring and fall I often used an Equinox Ultrali...

In GEAR » Bivy on east coast
April 12, 12:07am

Been using the BA UL3 for a number of years when sharing a tent; I am 6'2-3" and have shared the tent with people ranging from 4'11" to 5'6". Entry and exit out the singl...

In GEAR » For a light 2P Freestanding Tent: REI T2, T2 Plus, CS UL3 or other? Comments on T2 appreciated
April 10, 6:42pm

go for warmth
Lived in the northeast for decades and in the Bay Area for the last 3 years... also used to use a DAS Parka for winter in New York and New Hampshire. I primarily use a WM Meltdown jacket (simila...

In GEAR » Winter down jacket for 3 season use?
April 08, 6:58pm

Did we all just respond to a 5 year old thread?

In GEAR » Pertex quantum vs pertex endurance
March 22, 6:47pm

Endurance is a coating according to FF
Years ago I used both the Quantum and the Endurance versions of the Marmot Helium bags and found that over a few days time the Endurance bag would lose a bit of loft during 3 season use in the Nort...

In GEAR » Pertex quantum vs pertex endurance
March 22, 6:46pm

Kirsten, I bought a few Nanos but never use them as clipping and unclipping them is simply too difficult- maybe grab one of each of the small biners and find what works for you? The Black Dia...

In GEAR » Lightweight Carabiners
March 13, 6:28pm

What Eric said
Everything Eric said: the extremely small weight savings are often outweighed by the greater durability and usability of standard carabiners such as the Positron. For general cragging I use slig...

In GEAR » Lightweight Carabiners
March 11, 7:53pm

Tiny, tiny hole in Exped Downmat UL7
Franco, I have definitely experienced slight deflation due to what you describe, but I knew I had a leak when the pad was deflating by about %50 over the course of the night. Also, (I assume) th...

In GEAR » Tiny, tiny hole in Exped Downmat UL7.
March 01, 10:58pm

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