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Lightweight silk baselayers
Me too so I use a pair of long silk shorts (85g - by Patra, UK) - bit heavy. They are (or seem to be two years in) hard-wearing enough. I am on the lookout for something more versatile though (f...

In GEAR » Which THIN tights?
August 15, 11:53pm

Deodorant: Pit rock
In a similar vein I cut a disc from a stick of Pit Rock (UK name?) and keep it in an REI pill container - 14g - so far it has lasted three years of trips (I only take it on longer walks of a week p...

In Make Your Own Gear » Deodorant in a chapstick tube
August 13, 11:42pm

hardly freestanding - Sierra Designs Mojo UFO - 1lb 11oz
Not really freestanding if you have to peg out the fly to get usable space is it? Terra Nova have a 'true' freestanding tent that is similar - 900g....and an eye-watering price...

In GEAR » Sierra Designs Mojo UFO - 1lb 11oz.
July 29, 1:02am

Mosquito Headnet - 23g
I use one of these - 23g - but then I need to keep out the marauding Scottish midge..

In GEAR » Mosquito Headnet recommendations??
July 29, 12:37am

Quemar/ Metalico
Quemar/ Metalico translates to "burn metallic". Am I correct that this refers to gas canisters? No - that is what the Spanish call Alcohol and I call meths. I shoud add - gas can be...

In GEAR » European Stove Fuel(s)
July 26, 10:21am

European Stove Fuel(s)
Newton The names you will need will be on the list. Broad comments - depends where you are heading really....? If the GR10/11/HRP (you mention France/Spain?) then I would use alcohol. Fra...

In GEAR » European Stove Fuel(s)
July 26, 8:57am

August JMT 2012 First-Timer - sleeping bag
I did the trail a few years ago and would have been far too cold in a Summerlite (I've owned one); I used a -3 (C) rated bag and was just about OK. We all sleep differently though - and I su...

In Gear Lists » August JMT 2012 First-Timer
July 19, 11:39pm

Doing without the caddy for a Caldera Cone?
Tim - I could...but it might not be much help as I live in the UK and it was a local supermarket brand. It is just a 'King Size' pot noodle pot....I am sure the land of Supersize (assuming ...

In GEAR » Doing without the caddy for a Caldera Cone?
July 18, 12:48am

I like the Ex-Oficio sufficiently to import them to the UK; although trips to the US find I have a large stock now. Recently been using Rohan Ultra trunks too - light at 38g a pair and treated w...

In GEAR » Best Undies?
June 24, 12:56am

Westcomb SHIFT NeoShell Hoody - 340g in Large
340g in large (we don't do oz in the civilised world ;-)....or use Z's... Review here:

In GEAR » Westcomb SHIFT NeoShell Hoody - 11 ounces (claimed)
June 17, 11:40pm

All Reader Reviews by ed hyatt

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Montrail Hardrock
I wore these this summer over the very rocky GR20 (Corsica) and the GR5 Alpine (Geneva towards Nice). The pair I used on the GR20 (120 miles) are well worn and cut up; they would probably do the ro...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
September 12, 2:27am

MoonTrail Customer Service
Very good service and advice from Dan at Moontrail; I was ordering from overseas yet picking up in the USA and Moontrail were really helpful with that. Website is good too - especially the use of e...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
April 20, 8:04am