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Lithium
The fenix hl22 will take lithiums, the hl23 will be the same https://www.fenixtactical.com/manuals/fenix-hl22-1-user-manual.pdf ;)

In GEAR » Fenix HL23 Weights
February 19, 11:35am

Re: Re: Warranty
The coating is delaminating and the seams are coming apart as well Rain jacket delaminations are one of the most common outdoor gear failures ... And its not something you can really repair ;)

In GEAR » Time to upgrade my rain jacket...
February 18, 7:54pm

Re: Temps / Conditions
To the OP Try something like a cap4/T2/phase AR/SV at those temps Itll be a tad bit "warmer" but they are quite breathable ... Theres a few theories on "sweating" 1....

In GEAR » Layering System for Those Who Sweat a Lot????
February 18, 7:27pm

Warranty
Which ever jacket you get make sure it has a good warranty Theres a good chance these cheaper jackets may delaminate in a few years of light to moderate use Heres one i got for a partner ... ...

In GEAR » Time to upgrade my rain jacket...
February 18, 7:04pm

PLB
Here is a rescue case study about the challenge of PLBs and the "error" rate http://blog.oplopanax.ca/2011/08/personal-locator-beacons-from-the-rescuer’s-perspective/ The conditio...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Missing hiker found dead in the Whites
February 17, 9:20am

Technique
There is no good way to answer your question without knowing the temps and conditions youre moving at For example soaking through your layers and staying wet (warm and wet is a myth when stopped...

In GEAR » Layering System for Those Who Sweat a Lot????
February 17, 8:28am

Re: Fenix HL23 Weights
hmmm ... thats actually heavier than a petzl tikka loaded with alkalines AAAs which is ~85g also as a side note the tikka RXP with reactive lighting and a USB rechargeable li-on pack weights ~11...

In GEAR » Fenix HL23 Weights
February 13, 7:58pm

mobility
as ralph says being lighter means you can be more mobile, often getting out of situations faster .. so lighter CAN be "safer" but theres a huge caveat to that ... you need to be abl...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Gear weight vs safety and preparedness
February 12, 11:09pm

minimal
when you pack minimal gear just for the "expected" conditions ... youre taking a risk, no bones about it now whether you have the fitness, skills and level head to get through that ris...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Gear weight vs safety and preparedness
February 12, 2:10pm

MH Warranty
a few years ago i bought one of my climbing partners a MH rain jacket as a gift after a few years of moderate use she told me that it was delaminating .... so i shipped it off the MH for her ...

In GEAR » MH Warranty
February 12, 11:04am

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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