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desiccants
I like that you're thinking out of the box, but I think a desiccant would be counter productive. Cold air is very dry, and all the cold weather masks I've seen involve ways to trap moist (...

In GEAR » best 'moisture absorbing' fabric?
April 14, 8:03pm

min temp? depends how thick your blood is
Well I work with some guys from India and they get cold at 60 degrees, so it's hard to generalize! But in a long sleeved wool hoodie and wind jacket, long wool underwear/pants and wind pants I...

In GEAR » Wool 2 + DriDucks--> min temp?
April 10, 12:02pm

walking in tevas
I wore my teva spoilers at disney, walking around for about 12 hours and ended up having to bandage my feet (base of big toe near the strap, mostly) Based on this experience I would never wear t...

In GEAR » Sandals/Hybrids? Keen,Teva, hiking, water sports, pos/neg experiences-recommendations
April 10, 11:44am

polycryo in the heat?
I've never used polycryo, nor have I hiked in a desert, but as I understand it, polycryo is heat shrink plastic and isn't appropriate for high temps. Be sure you figure this out before you...

In Gear Lists » Thru Hike List-PCT
April 07, 6:28pm

Re: Re: all in the bag
That's a big reason I picked my JRB quilts with head holes and a poncho tarp. I figure the poncho tarp can protect the insulation somewhat. I'm not that UL though (12-17lb base so far)...

In GEAR » Quilt Question
April 03, 11:27am

warm socks
Be sure you're not wearing anything too tight. Reduced circulation will make your feet cold. I would consider down booties, as they are VERY warm. My wife has TNF ones which are the ONLY thi...

In GEAR » Warmest socks for always cold feet
March 29, 12:44pm

winter hammocking
I hung this winter at 3 degrees and was OK. I won't say "warm" but I slept plenty. I had on thermawrap top and bottoms over fleece pants and merino longjohns/ hooded shak. merino sk...

In Philosophy & Technique » advice for winter hammocking
March 28, 8:34pm

beginning...
I'm newish too, so my advice isn't worth what comes from others here, but in my opinion your list looks good. Don't remove anything until you've seen if you can go without it. Not...

In Gear Lists » Beginning Backpacking as an Ultralighter
March 28, 10:14am

stealth received, thanks!
I got the stealth quilt today and it's awesome. Exactly as described (excellent condition) thanks!

In Gear Swap » FS jam pack, jrb stealth quilt, mb down inner jacket
March 23, 10:01am

fire starting video
some good tips here http://www.backpackingvideos.com/neverfailcampfire.htm

In Editor's Roundtable » Backcountry Cookfires: Overview and Techniques for Cooking Over an Open Flame
March 19, 10:57am

All Reader Reviews by Jaiden .

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AntiGravityGear (AGG) Customer service
My neoprene pot cover had a bad zipper which was stuck closed. The folks at AGG sent me a replacement immediately with a prepaid return envelope so they could research what went wrong. I was very im...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
March 10, 9:35pm

Moosejaw the company
Got my gear two days after ordering exactly as it was described.

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
March 10, 9:32pm

Altrec.com
I got the gear exactly as described two days after ordering. Great price!

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
March 10, 9:30pm

C and C Outdoors
I ordered golite reed pants and a poncho tarp, and didn't hear from them for a week. I emailed and in a quick reply they said one item was backordered but would be in soon. I did get both items ...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
February 26, 7:28am