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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

I have a light layer of insulation in my bivy to help move moisture. It also adds 15 - 20 degrees of warmth. Condensation is less of an issue with this approach. A wood stove in a pyramid does wond...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Challenging weather- how would you handle this situation?
February 08, 10:47am

Shameless self post The SO LBO is sort of a mid hybrid, it depends on how you configure it. We do manufacture larger tipi style tents as well.

In GEAR » Mid Makers
January 29, 10:20am

Hi Tim
We can pitch in on a prototype LBO if he needs.

In Gear Swap » Donate Some Gear?
January 16, 11:33am

UL 7
I noticed bottom chill in the torso region at about -10F with UL7. I added a prolite torso pad and was fine to -25F.

In GEAR » Too high of expectations from DAM's?
January 15, 9:23am

2 oz apex, material is basic silnylon and lightweight ripstop. I don't worry much about the ground moisture as I have a pad there, however I could see using something with a higher hydrosta...

In Multiple Use Gear » 4 season mummy bag
January 14, 2:58pm

What kind of information are you looking for? We are planning on possibly producing it and are tweaking and testing. The basics though, is it is a pretty standard material UL bivy with a layer of a...

In Multiple Use Gear » 4 season mummy bag
January 14, 12:57pm

As long as you can seal up your quilt very well you should be fine. One of the merits of the insulated bivy is that it helps keep condensation out of your down when you are below freezing all the t...

In Multiple Use Gear » 4 season mummy bag
January 14, 9:36am

Sleep System
I have ran this system from 60F to -15F. I suspect it could go to about -30 F and perhaps lower. 20 degree down EE quilt Lightly insulated Bivy 20 Degree down EE quilt The bivy is 13 oun...

In Multiple Use Gear » 4 season mummy bag
January 14, 9:04am

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