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Understanding layers
It's a common mistake to try to go for items that "do it all" when trying to go light. Go for systems that do it all instead. A versatile system is made of specialized items that do o...

In GEAR » 2 questions: fleece vs down and caldera cone
June 09, 2:24am

An alternative interface for the same information (and in the same website): You can choose altitude and si...

In Pre-Trip Planning » HRP mid sections in early July - Snow and wayfinding?
May 22, 12:58am

The problem I see with some newcomers is that they get to attempt a PCT thru with no previous backpacking experience. Fair enough but they're condemned to carry a heavy weight among other ugly ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » The ‘Wild’ effect Hikers are flooding the Pacific Crest Trail
May 20, 2:00am

Mids rock
Can't disagree more with some comments on pyramids being somewhat limited in space and comfort or specialized in weather-worthiness and/or lightweight at the expense of anything else. Pyrami...

In GEAR » Sell me on a perfect Shelter for 2 people.
May 20, 1:33am

Re: Beanie - merino vs fleece?
Whatever the insulation, make sure it's windproof. Neither Merino nor fleece cut much wind

In GEAR » Beanie - merino vs fleece?
May 11, 2:04am

Re: Layering for Beginners
Absolutely agree on the upper body 5 layer approach, just as described. The Midlayers and Windshirts part is often disputed by some. Those layers can certainly be omitted but at a functionality cos...

In Editor's Roundtable » Layering for Beginners
May 06, 3:38am

Re: ideal sized mid for 2?
I find the now gone Golite Shangri-La 3 perfect for two. The hexagonal footprint provides room for two at each side of the pole and room for their gear on each one's side. This way, both camper...

In GEAR » ideal sized mid for 2?
April 30, 3:25pm

Don't forget that there's more than humans. There are other beings and they live there. It's fine that we go through the place, it's also ours, but we're guests in someone else&...

In Editor's Roundtable » Lightweight Backpacking News: Digest No. 15
April 30, 12:53am

Re: Pegs for upper Alps (WHR/TMB)
I don't think the soil in the Alps will be anything like the desert. It'll be either meadows or rock. The soil is usually great for stakes in the meadows, easy to stake but firm and with go...

In GEAR » Pegs for upper Alps (WHR/TMB)
April 28, 12:39am

Re: Solo across the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Brooks Range, Alaska
Stop and think, such a valuable skill. The coffee is just the bonus. A great read, thanks for sharing

In Editor's Roundtable » Solo across the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Brooks Range, Alaska
April 23, 1:14am

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