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if you are looking for "comfort" rating .. itll be 10F less than the lower limit rating in general ... so i suspect for most manufacturers youll need somerthing 10F lower than their gener...

In GEAR » EN 13537 and LOFT
February 23, 8:09pm

Re: Difference from specs
i think it just shows that unverified "specs" should be shoved down where the sun dont shine this isnt climbing gear where specs need to be accurate for safety, or en-rated sleeping ba...

In GEAR » A Visual Paradigm for Windshirts - Multiple Axis of Understanding.-Rev 0
February 23, 2:14am

Mec T2 long johns Im wearing em right now, i wear em 150+ days of the year for the past few years awake and asleep ;)

In GEAR » Microfleece pants
February 22, 1:33pm

Re: Jansport warranty experiences?
Asking for "moral" guidance on returns on BPL is like asking a fundamentalist religious nut whether watching porn is OK If you want to send it in then do it ... If they give u somethin...

In GEAR » Jansport warranty experiences?
February 22, 12:30pm

Re: Any point in getting a new wind shirt?
If you are using it for rests and slow travelling ... No uou dont need a windshirt In those low output activities, just bring a rain jacket ;)

In GEAR » Any point in getting a new wind shirt?
February 22, 10:43am

Re: Re: Re: Arcteryx Nuclei - my new favorite jacket
With modern UL synth jackets By the time the loft degraded to where its unusable the ul fabric should be worn out and full of holes If you are using them the way they are meant to be used ;)

In Gear Deals » arc teryx nuclei & MH thermostatic hooded <$145
February 22, 10:41am

the more you use it the more itll wear out the UL ones can wear out faster especially the 2.5 layer ones solution? ... buy it from a brand/retailer with a no questions asked unlimited warrant...

In GEAR » Pertex Shield + durability
February 21, 11:16am

How not to turn into a human icicle: Will Gadd
http://www.redbull.com/en/adventure/stories/1331633680902/will-gadd-expert-cold-weather-climbing-advice First, understand that no one clothing combination is going to work for all situations...

In Philosophy & Technique » How not to turn into a human icicle: Will Gadd
February 19, 11:07am

women require a bag that is 10F warmer than men generally ... for the various reasons why go here ... http://www.mammut.ch/images/Mammut_Sleep_well_pt1_E.pdf ;)

In GEAR » Looking at a ZPacks 30* bag for my wife--summer hiking in the Cascades. Your thoughts?
February 17, 11:57pm

Re: To Eric Chan
No apology needed Everyone and their bear is entitled to their say =P Dale is correct IMO that there are markets other than backpacking For climbing i use my trail wind as an UL belay laye...

In GEAR » A Visual Paradigm for Windshirts - Multiple Axis of Understanding.-Rev 0
February 17, 12:41pm

All Reader Reviews by eric chan

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Montbell Extremely Light Down Jacket
the key to using this jacket is to use it under a windshell or synthetic jacket like a nanopuff by itself the shell is fairly fragile, there are no pockets, there is no waist string ... however ...

In Clothing - Insulating - Down
December 30, 7:44pm