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Re: Re: Re: Cuben = Low Condensation?
You dont need a heat source, The tarp radiates heat at its black body temperature cooling below the ambient temperature of the air. The latent heat of condensation warms the tarp until an equil...

In GEAR » Cuben = Low Condensation?
April 12, 10:46pm

Re: Cuben = Low Condensation?
A difference in emmissivity would cause a difference in condinsation. The higher the emissivity the higher the rate of energy loss and cooling. Condesation occurs when the water vapour in the air...

In GEAR » Cuben = Low Condensation?
April 12, 10:14pm

Re: gravity filter?
Does it work if you roll the bag rather than squeeze? John abela on hikelighter noted that by rolling he was able to avoid failure of the stock sawyer bags that failed when people squeezed too a...

In Make Your Own Gear » Cuben Sawyer Squeeze Bag
April 12, 9:16pm

Health Care
I cant tell from the link but is the insurance company suborogating the claim and suing on the families behalf or making the family sue? Private insurers generally have a suborogation clause. ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Idaho family sues USFS for $1M after tree hit son
April 12, 8:48pm

Pyramid useable space
I think that you only lose about 8 inches total from the edge of a pyramid tent even when used with netting. Usually we put the first pad about 3 or 4 inches away from the edge of the mesh and the...

In GEAR » 4P Lightest Shelter
April 12, 8:02pm

Re: Does Clothing Count?
I think your asking the wrong question. Counts implies there is some kind of contest and that seemed like where the other thread was headed. What really matters is how does the weight affect your...

In GEAR » Does Clothing Count?
April 12, 7:17am

Re: Help with pack choice...
What pack are you using now? One thought would be to wait to update your pack and spend that money on something else in your kit. If you buy now you are buying something with the intent of repl...

In GEAR » Help with pack choice...
April 11, 10:11pm

Dollars per ounce
I think bear canisters come down to dollars per ounce saved and could those dollars per ounce be better put to something else in your kit. $15 per ounce on the weekender and $30 per ounce for the ...

In GEAR » Bearikades
April 09, 11:34am

Fleece vs Puffy
I don't think its an either or. I use fleece insulation to be warm enough when moving and puffys to go over top for breaks. So for summer in the rockies I don't bring a fleece as a long...

In GEAR » Fleece reconsidered
April 09, 11:10am

Re: Light Pack for Family Trips? (60L+ and 35 lbs+ capacity)
Maybe ULA would do a custom catalyst with a longer extension collar to get more space. Maybe a Six moon designs starlite with stay. For family trips I use an old MEC Serratus pack that after ...

In GEAR » Light Pack for Family Trips? (60L+ and 35 lbs+ capacity)
April 06, 10:01pm

All Reader Reviews by Greg F

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Walmart saved my trip. I was packing up the night before I was to leave and went to grab what i thought was a full butane canister and it was empty. It was 10pm and i was leaving at 5 the next morni...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
August 20, 7:27pm

Mont Bell Ultra-Light Spiral Down Hugger #3 Long
I had a chance to test out my new UL Spiral down hugger #3. This is the regular version not the super stretch. It still has the diagonal baffles so it does have a little more give than an average ba...

In Sleeping Bags - Mummy & Other
June 05, 11:33pm