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I've gone back through some but still not all this thread. I'm on the heavy side but not as skewed as I thought. Truly I'm not sure with the big 4 I can get much lighter given tha...

In GEAR » What's your big four weigh/cost? Me- 2 lbs 8.4 oz/$773
January 30, 8:37am

I am not a quilt user so I won't pretend to opine on that. I am a side sleeper and in my mid 40s, and the Exped Synmat has been transformative. I started with a Synmat 7 with pump that is s...

In GEAR » Sleeping pads
January 29, 12:10pm

Let's see... currently Big Agnes Seedhouse SL1/footprint - 2 lb 12 ounces Golite Feather 20 - 1 lb 15 oz Exped Synmat 7 UL M - 16.2 oz REI Flash 65 M - 3 lb 2 oz so 8.825 lbs total... ...

In GEAR » What's your big four weigh/cost? Me- 2 lbs 8.4 oz/$773
January 29, 11:54am

I have a Flash 65 and it is my main pack (Golite Odyssey 80 is my load hauler for winter outings). I travel as light as I can but with Scouts I have some extra gear (bigger FAK for example to supp...

In GEAR » REI Flash 62 vs golite jam 50
January 29, 8:36am

As to the OP's question regarding inventory it isn't just Zebralight. Check out the HDS systems threads on candlepowerforums for tales of people waiting months for their HDS lights - and H...

In GEAR » Zebralight
January 27, 9:36am

I really like my H31w Zebralight. I do unscrew the tailcap a quarter turn to "lock out" the light when packed but surely get why this may be problematic to some. It is more or less an i...

In GEAR » Another Headlamp thread...
January 27, 9:16am

cycling shells
My primary windshirt is a marmot ion running jacket with mesh panels in the pits and upper back and it works well. I wear a north face running jacket on my bike as it is vented on the back ... And...

In GEAR » Bike shells for hiking?
January 24, 8:51am

Versatile piece
I have one of these and it is a really versatile jacket - for those not reading the link - the hood and sleeves zip off so it can be used as a vest, jacket or hoody. Quite warm and packs down sm...

In Gear Swap » FS: REI Spruce Run Synthetic Hooded Jacket
January 22, 1:59pm

I've gone on record supporting these fleeces. I normally wear a Large in most everything (Montbell stuff being the exception and super athletic cut stuff) - certainly L from Marmot, Patagonia,...

In Gear Deals » Target - 1/4 zip 100 wt fleece on sale $12.
January 10, 11:08am

Re: Re: bottoms
Roger - thanks for the insight! I tend to always wear tights or long underwear to sleep but in chilly temps will revert to my looser pants. The Terramars aren't like cycling tights, i.e. no...

In GEAR » What do you do when it below zero outside
January 09, 9:26am

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