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Re: Torsolite and Staying Warm
I'm not sure how the thermarest is considered fragile... i have had mine for years and had not any problems with durability until a hole got burned in it by someone borrowing it. I have never ...

In GEAR » Torsolite and Staying Warm
March 06, 2:59pm

Re: 12oz 1950 ci tnf
I like it. Looks kind of like a cross between a golite ion and several mld/gg/smd/rei flash kind of packs. Is this new or has anyone had any experience with this pack?

In GEAR » 12oz 1950 ci tnf
February 24, 12:59pm

UL 60
I would say the 60 is only good to about 50 degrees or so. It's pretty minimal and if you think you are going to be pushing it's limits...you probably are. I would use it for summer when ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » BPL ul60 and ul90 quilts
February 06, 11:27pm

Re: re: MYOG 5 yards to SUL tarp -- bug proofing
I would not suggest using velcro as it can be fussy and annoying, at least in my opinion. check out the bug bivy from mld if you havent seen it already. There are quite a few out there and if you...

In Editor's Roundtable » Make Your Own Gear: 5 Yards to SUL, Part 3 - Tarp
January 09, 12:32pm

I just watched the documentary. great stuff. inspiring and disturbing at the same time. well done. thanks for sharing.

In Chaff » Shark Fin Soup
December 11, 3:41pm

Re: Quilts - What is the main objective?
Flexibility and weight reduction.

In GEAR » Side sleeping and quilts
October 30, 12:29pm

Here are some photos that hopefully show the great condition it's in...I'm no photographer and if there is anything in specific you want to see just let me know and I will do my b...

In Gear Swap » FS: MLD Zip
October 28, 9:05am

sorry, forgot that. its a medium and has the bungie cord and cordlocks as well as an extra patch of the sil 2.0 material for any repairs.

In Gear Swap » FS: MLD Zip
October 27, 3:59pm

So I'm contemplating selling my like new MLD Zip (used on two short trips, NO scrapes, tears, seams coming undone, or any imperfections whatsoever) in order to upgrade to the new exodus, which ...

In Gear Swap » FS: MLD Zip
October 27, 2:36pm

Re: Re: MLD climashield quilts
Check fanatic fringe...im not sure what the stats on their quilts are exactly but they are synthetic and have a closed footbox and are probably reasonably priced.

In GEAR » Synthetic Winter Quilt Makers
September 18, 8:49am

All Reader Reviews by Derek Cox

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Jetboil Personal Cooking System
Easy to use. Lighter can be easily fixed if you read the troubleshooting guide. Boils water fast and uses very little fuel. Insulated and takes up relatively little space. on the heavier side, but ...

In Stoves - Canister
February 24, 9:18pm

Therm-A-Rest Pro Lite 3
Had it for a few years now. Never had any problems with leaking or holes. Comfy 1" of padding. Plenty wide and long, but a little on the heavier side.

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
February 24, 9:12pm

MSR Hubba
Outstanding rain protection. Plenty of room to sit up and move around a bit. Full mesh allows you to see the stars clearly on clear nights. Lightweight and perfect for nastier conditions when a tar...

In Shelters - Double Wall Tents
February 24, 9:07pm

Montbell UL Down Inner Jacket
Packs small. Very light. Fits great. Soft material. Keeps me warm down to about 40 degrees over just a t-shirt. Full zip is very handy and pockets are a great touch. Absolutely nothing but good th...

In Clothing - Insulating - Down
February 24, 8:57pm

Osprey Atmos 50
Like others have said, what really separates this pack from others is the airspeed suspension. This pack molds perfectly to my hips and shoulders since it does not contact my back air can flow freely...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
February 24, 8:53pm

Mountain Laurel Designs Zip
Much tougher pack for just a few ounces more. Tough Mesh on back and sides is great for holding a myriad of items. Shoulder straps are comfortable and it carries a load very well. Great craftsmansh...

In Backpacks - Frameless
February 24, 8:45pm

walmart is great for those cheap generic items needed for each trip. i.e. snacks, travel toiletries, odds and ends. who cares where the money goes or how wealthy Walmart is? i get what i need at a g...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
June 12, 8:10pm