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Gateway Front Pack - Introductory Pricing
The Gateway Front Pack is about keeping everything you need access to in an easy to reach place. More details at the store or on the site ...

In Gear Deals » Gateway Front Pack - Introductory Pricing
March 19, 1:29pm

By the foot, however we have several types around just shoot me an email what you are looking for

In Make Your Own Gear » source for Ti foil/sheet?
March 13, 3:30pm

seekoutside has some

In Make Your Own Gear » source for Ti foil/sheet?
March 13, 12:56pm

Extenral / Internal
I will agree that old school externals are not the best for scrambling terrain, however for pure load hauling and efficiency of performance to weight, they win hands down. The reason a heavy duty M...

In GEAR » External Frame Packs?
February 26, 6:54pm

Externals and Weight
Externals simply can carry weight much better and ventilate better. I think many of the older style externals may not work well for going through trees and scrub etc, but this is can be overcome. I...

In GEAR » External Frame Packs?
February 25, 9:36am

insulation squashing
I suppose that could happen if your synthetic was to small or very heavy. In my case, a lightweight insulated bivy is not any more of an issue than a standard bivy. Regarding keeping the down a...

In GEAR » Quilt Stacking
February 20, 1:17pm

temp ratings
If you want to keep moisture out of your down (more important on longer trips) get a synthetic that will keep your down near freezing. It depends what temps you are planning on going down to. I put...

In GEAR » Quilt Stacking
February 20, 9:56am

I've dome similar. I've taken two EE 20 degree quilts and a insulated bivy to -25F. It does help move condensation as much as your outside layer provides. For example a 40 degree synthetic ...

In GEAR » Quilt Stacking
February 20, 9:17am

Tents and Stoves
Hi It depends on what your objective is. If minimal weight is the goal Silnylon or Cuben is the way to go. If you want durability or less condensation 70D fabrics with a urethane coating are a ...

In Make Your Own Gear » MYOG Tent with flue and wood stove
February 20, 9:14am

We have experimented with a lot of different colors before settling on forest green and grizzly brown. Brighter colors such as yellow will attract a lot more bugs. This was apparent on a trip i...

In GEAR » Why gray? A completely superfluous question about silnylon shelters.
February 19, 7:47am

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