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how do you know
@Eric how do you know the medium setting on your machine is 150F (btw that seems quite high for a dryer...it would mean the high is too warm to touch...) I do the same thing (washed with techwa...

In GEAR » GTX paclite DWR issues
November 10, 7:54am

temp
@richard - i assume you are asking about the dryer...well i didnt measure it (as i have yet to get my hands on a relevant thermometer) but even on high the garment was not even hot to the touch - a...

In GEAR » GTX paclite DWR issues
November 09, 1:16pm

arrrgh#$%$#%
So i tried the dryer but the temp wasnt even NEAR 140F... In the directions they say dry for 40min...so if I go the ironing route - do I also need to do it for a longish time? or will just norma...

In GEAR » GTX paclite DWR issues
November 09, 11:16am

choices
So what do you guys wear for normal 3 season backpacking as base layer? I thought the BPL merino hoodie was lightweight ...but Richard is saying it is similar in weight to Pata C4 hoodie.... ...

In GEAR » synthetic hoodie??
November 09, 11:05am

cinch hem and pockets
hmmmm - these all seem like great choices. I see the Montane smock isnt on their website yet...but the minimus jacket is 215g so I guess at the end of the day the diff in weight is more due to ...

In GEAR » Montane Minimus SMOCK - 143 grams
November 09, 10:51am

hmm
@richard i didnt realize that...so you are saying thatessentially they are very similar in as much as gsm... so CAP2 is how light? Mike

In GEAR » synthetic hoodie??
November 07, 3:49pm

weight
does anybody know the weight on any of these? namely weight per sq yard

In GEAR » synthetic hoodie??
November 07, 8:17am

westcomb features?
has anybodyput their hands on one? to me it also seems worth while (as @dan durston pointed out) to pay the price of 50 grams for velcro cuffs, fuller cut and full zip.... how does the hood here...

In GEAR » Montane Minimus SMOCK - 143 grams
November 07, 6:07am

weight
Richard - i saw that...but isnt it way heavier (i was looking for a "classic" base layer in the 130-160gsm range (like Cap2 i guess)

In GEAR » synthetic hoodie??
November 07, 4:18am

synthetic hoodie??
As part of my lessons learned from the being cold fiasco (another thread) I think i would like to revert back to synth base layers....but i really like the hoodies i have (BPL and anotherone) Is...

In GEAR » synthetic hoodie??
November 07, 2:03am

All Reader Reviews by Michael Cheifetz

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MLD XP Quilt 21 0z. Climashield
I have older 2009 XP model (as opposed to the Spirit) with 2.5 Osy Climashield. This would correspond to the 48F model he has. I have the wide model + eVent strip at head and footbox. Carftsmenship...

In Sleeping Bags - Quilts & Top Bags
December 20, 8:49am

MLD XP Quilt 21 0z. Climashield
I have older 2009 XP model (as opposed to the Spirit) with 2.5 Osy Climashield. This would correspond to the 48F model he has. I have the wide model + eVent strip at head and footbox. Carftsmenship...

In Sleeping Bags - Quilts & Top Bags
December 20, 8:06am

Ronald Turnbull The Book of the Bivvy. Cicerone: UK 2nd. ed. 2007
Jeremy above is right in many ways - it is indeed more of a quirky idiosyncratic book that mixes poetry, psychology and anecdotal facts about bivy and the scottish highlands. In that light it could sc...

In Books and Media
January 02, 5:50am