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All Forum Posts by Inaki Diaz de Etura

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The heavyweight cyclist vs the heavyweight backpacker
As stated by others, it is a case similar to backpacking but I think bicycle tourers tend to be less weight conscious on average than backpackers. The weight is on the bike so there is less incenti...

In Bikepacking & Bicycle Touring » How Much Weight Do Bike Packers Carry (Road Trip) ?
August 27, 4:55am

Re: re: rescue
I can imagine there are more solo hikers or small parties than there are groups. I don't think it is fair to conclude group hiking is safer, if that is what you mean. It is more complex than th...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Broken leg, 6 days alone and rescued
July 17, 3:35pm

Re: Low tech ways people try to fill the immaginary void
When people talk loud on the outdoors is usually within a group. It is not so much the being outdoors but being a group. People fight for talking slots and tend to speak louder and louder.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Connected on the trail
July 17, 4:03am

Broken leg, 6 days alone and rescued
A very interesting story: http://www.fresnobee.com/2014/07/15/4026125/hiker-gregory-hein-of-clovis-talks.html Of a solo hiker that suffered a serious leg fracture and was rescued alive after ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Broken leg, 6 days alone and rescued
July 17, 3:18am

Re: Haute Route Pyrenees Hike
You can expect early morning lows around freezing in high areas where you would usually set up a camp, mid-day highs in the 70s in stable, sunny weather. Your clothing kit looks good enough but I g...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Haute Route Pyrenees Hike
May 28, 3:00am

Re: trailstar question
I've never been able to pitch the Trailstar closed down to the ground all around its perimeter. It seems not possible with the TS geometry. I'll need to practice more

In GEAR » TrailStar question
May 19, 4:31pm

Re: It works!
Most bike specific clothes are too specific for riding time and are somehow lacking for anything else. Reason being that they were designed with riding only in mind. Any activity that includes anyt...

In Bikepacking & Bicycle Touring » Same gear for Bikepacking and hiking?
May 19, 4:19pm

Re: "the lazy man pitch"
Ivo (or anyone else actually), I don't get the geometry of your pitch. Since the Trailstar is a flat pentagon, it cannot take a pyramid shape and have a straight, 5 sided, taut perimeter at ...

In GEAR » TrailStar question
May 16, 3:20am

Re: Wear a helmet
Joe, it's right on the contrary. The safety is in the numbers. The more people that cycle, the less the relative risk of injury. Again from Cyclehelmets.org about Safety in numbers That'...

In Post-Trip Reports » Wear a helmet!
April 15, 1:26am

Re: Wear a helmet!
I never said or meant "don't wear a helmet" There is a wealth of information on the net that supports what I did say. A good starting point is Cyclehelmets.org. The article about R...

In Post-Trip Reports » Wear a helmet!
April 14, 6:28pm

All Reader Reviews by Inaki Diaz de Etura

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Golite Hex 3
Not a full review but just a small addition on what's already been said regarding winter use. While skis make for wonderful stakes on deep snow, unfortunately the tie out loops at the end of the 6 mai...

In Shelters - Tarps & Floorless
January 18, 7:47am

Nunatak Arc Ghost
I was torn between Ghost and Alpinist before ordering and eventually ordered something in between, quite like the former X from BMW. It has the loft of the Ghost with the dimensions of the Alpinist an...

In Sleeping Bags - Quilts & Top Bags
September 05, 11:08am