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Re: Re: WTB: Quilt
Thanks for your reply. I'd rather go for something used and presumably cheaper so that I can save up for a nice winter bag. If you don't mind though, can you post a picture of one of you...

In Gear Swap » WTB: Quilt
July 10, 2:28pm

WTB: Quilt
Group, Looking for a quilt to take me to 40F. Thinking about making one but figured I'd check here first. I'm 5'9 and 190lbs.

In Gear Swap » WTB: Quilt
July 10, 10:09am

Suggetions on getting started
Matt, I'm impressed that this was your first project. It looks great! Can you offer some suggestions on how you got started? Did you use a pattern, where did you get your material, cost, lesso...

In Make Your Own Gear » Thru-hiker quilt finished
July 10, 9:14am

Re: (15-20% off everything)
Does anyone know how frequently these come around at EMS?

In Gear Deals » (15-20% off everything)
July 09, 10:18pm

Lowest price paid for a Western Mountaineering bag
I'd like to get a Caribou MF but it's just outside my budget. The trip I want to use it for isn't until Sept so I have some time to save up for it. EMS has 20% off bags now though so...

In GEAR » Lowest price paid for a Western Mountaineering bag
July 09, 9:44pm

EN Rating
Does anyone have any idea what the EN rating for the Caribou would be?

In GEAR » WM Caribou MF comfort range
July 09, 9:38pm

Re: WM Caribout MF Comfort Range
For sure. Everyone has their own comfort level as well. I just want to get a feel for the bags versatilty. What kind of padding were you using in that situation?

In GEAR » WM Caribou MF comfort range
July 09, 2:22pm

Re: Strategy
Awesome. Thanks for the heads-up!

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Sleeping bag for Algonquin Park, Canada
July 09, 2:19pm

WM Caribou MF comfort range
Looking to get a Caribou for 3 season use. For those that own a Caribou at what upper temp do you start thinking of venting/ quilting/ uncomfortable? I'm in the Mid-Atlantic and hike shoulde...

In GEAR » WM Caribou MF comfort range
July 09, 2:02pm

WTB: U.L.SPIRAL DOWN HUGGER #3 OR WM 20-35 bag, or Similar
PM or email me @ benjita AT yahoo dot com FYI: shipping would be to 22030 Thanks Edit: I'm 5'9 and looking for a Regular bag PM added

In Gear Swap » WTB: U.L.SPIRAL DOWN HUGGER #3 OR WM Caribou MF OR Simiar
July 09, 12:32pm

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