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new Rab event shelters
excellent assessment, hope the author doesnt mind me posting a link here: http://www.anatolyivanov.com/prose/en/AI.7.00143/ note the vestibule!

In Editor's Roundtable » Lightweight Shelter Roundup (Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2008)
September 15, 2:29pm

re eVent bivy
I too have a heavily used eVent bivy where i have never experienced ANY condensation even though I often used it in cool & humid conditions.

In GEAR » Best Lightweight Bivy to Protect a Down Bag
March 11, 5:47am

gear freak thread?
i think we need to start a new section where we can each post a FULL list of ALL the gear we own - it would provide an amusing contrast to the usual super ultralite 3 season trip lists! (my part...

In GEAR » Happy
January 03, 5:04am

eVent gaiters
http://www.rab.uk.com/products_gaiters.html http://www.rab.uk.com/stockists_usa.html

In GEAR » eVent gaiters
December 14, 4:50am

Weights for the Rab Summit Extreme
OK folks, just weighted my own summit extreme, results are as follows (in grams for greater accuracy) tent body alone 1333g poles 380g guy lines 181g pegs 185g (15 x V-shaped alu) Hopes th...

In Editor's Roundtable » 2007 Rab Summit Extreme Tent REVIEW
November 21, 1:02pm

phd up there with the best
beg to differ - PHD make kit as good as if not better than WM or any other manufacturer - check the 800UK fill power which is equivalent to 875-900 US!!!

In GEAR » A 13 oz down bag. check it out
June 20, 3:03pm

Rab Summit Extreme Pricing
Hi Doug - thanks for the update I bought a Summit Extreme a few months ago but haven't had the chance to use it yet. As I am based in the UK it would be interesting to get an explanation fro...

In Editor's Roundtable » 2007 Rab Summit Extreme Tent REVIEW
May 17, 5:00am

Montane Quickfire - best deal
As far as I'm aware this is the best deal around at the moment http://www.craigdonmountainsports.com/acatalog/Online_Catalogue_Montane_Mens_Event_Quickfire_Jacket_800.html approx $200 - b...

In Editor's Roundtable » 2007 Montane eVENT Quick-Fire Jacket REVIEW
April 25, 7:08am

Montane Quickfire Review
scientic studies at Leeds (UK) University clearly show that waterproof zippers are not reliable. they reported that the only guaranteed waterproof setup is double stormflaps with a drain channel - ...

In Editor's Roundtable » 2007 Montane eVENT Quick-Fire Jacket REVIEW
April 25, 5:17am

the same - yet different
Outdoor Designs was taken over by Rab - the design of the tent is essentially the same though under OD it was goretex and now with Rab its event. also i think OD shipped their version with carbon p...

In GEAR » Rab Summit Extreme
April 16, 5:42am

All Reader Reviews by Andy Dixon

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BMW Cocoon Pro 60 Parka
excellent review by Kevin Davidson - especially re sizing as a result i also ordered the M which fits fine (normally i would order a L) excellent build quality like the hood not sure abou...

In Clothing - Insulating - Synthetic (Polarguard, Primaloft, etc.)
January 31, 3:51pm

Exped Downmat 7
my experience with the mat is similar to Tim's somewhat contrary to what one would expect of a BPL member i bought this rather heavy mat for comfort during long winter nights and it has been su...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
December 27, 7:54am