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Re: Re: 2 am and you have to go
You mentioned you had a one person tent, right? LOL Glad you are using Spinnaker and not Cuben ... :-)

In Chaff » 2 am and you have to go
May 16, 12:04pm

Re: 2 am and you have to go
First I wake up my girlfriend so that she has to go too. Then we both go and curse around, trying to wake up any tent neighbors. I am more likely though to try and hold it in if it is not too cold ...

In Chaff » 2 am and you have to go
May 16, 11:45am

Re: Re: Downsides
Just my little take on it: (1) Transparency is certainly an issue if you need complete privacy. I am usually too exhausted after a day of backpacking, LOL (2) I am not too worried about strength ...

In GEAR » Refuge X setup and questions
May 16, 8:27am

Re: Re: Quilt baffle construction - help needed!
Hm ... I was afraid that would be the case. Question is, how much "colder" it will be ...?

In GEAR » Quilt baffle construction - help needed!
May 15, 12:39pm

Re: Ray-way Quilt
Thanks Ryan - I was actually thinking about taking the thinlight with me for that purpose. I guess I am too lazy/inexperienced as of now to make a quilt ...

In GEAR » Using quilt for couples in colder temps: failed experiment
May 15, 12:19pm

Quilt baffle construction - help needed!
I weas just looking at the WM Cloud 9 comforter as a possible backpacking quilt. It has a quilted box stitch construction. (see link)

In GEAR » Quilt baffle construction - help needed!
May 15, 12:08pm

Using quilt for couples in colder temps: failed experiment
OK - I like snuggling up to my SO. But it seems to me that when the temps get really down (i.e. 30F) the drafts are just too much of a good thing. We recently camped in around-freezing temps with a...

In GEAR » Using quilt for couples in colder temps: failed experiment
May 15, 11:20am

Re: WTB - Newbie Gear
I have a snowpeak titanium 1400 cookset - $25 shipped! Best, Sven

In Gear Swap » WTB - Newbie Gear
May 14, 9:20am

Re: Nau closing sale / soft shell pants
My gf is going to get pertty mad .. she bought two jackets there a few weeks ago .... of course not on sale .... argh!

In Gear Deals » Nau closing sale / soft shell pants
May 14, 7:14am

Re: Ben is right - forums need to be interesting.
"The forums must also be interesting and entertaining to induce the experienced people to continue to participate" Not sure why you can't go to Chaff AND to the G-Spot and feel int...

In Chaff » >: ( Respecting the G Spot thread
May 13, 2:11pm

All Reader Reviews by Sven Klingemann

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Big Agnes Clearview
Just tested the Clearview (mummy style full length) on a three day trip to Michigan. Temperatures overnight were between high fourties to high fiftees. - Comfort: The pad was quite comfortable when i...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
August 22, 2:06pm

Nano Technology Micro Ceramic Water Filter
In my search for a light water filter I tried outNano Technology's Micro Ceramic Water Filter on a recent three day trip. - Pros: Light weight! Less than 3oz. Filters out particles down to 0.1ยต a...

In Hydration - Water Treatment
May 14, 9:36am

Six Moon Designs Refuge "X"
I have used the Refuge X on a three day trip to the UP in Michigan. Temperatures overnight were between 30-40F and there was no rain or significant wind. I received the tent at a weight of 15.8 oz, a...

In Shelters - Single Wall Tents
May 11, 8:07pm

Exped Downmat 7
OK - I need to boost that rating again! I have the 72inch Exped Downmat and it has not let me down yet! :-) It is a bit heavy, but if you are looking for a pad that is really comfortable, especially...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
April 28, 8:50am

Backpacking Light FeatherLite Vapor Mitts
I have used the Mitts on several trips now in temperatures ranging from -10F to about 35F, with and without Possum Down liners and despite multiple attempts from my girlfriend to steal them from me (h...

In Clothing - Headwear, Handwear
January 22, 3:06pm

BMW Cocoon Pro 60 Parka
I have been able to test the Pro Parka now for about one month. Sizing/Fit: I am 5'6 and 140lbs; the Parka (size XS)fits great with the exception of its length. one or two more inches would have...

In Clothing - Insulating - Synthetic (Polarguard, Primaloft, etc.)
January 14, 12:01pm

Trail Designs Caldera Stove
The Caldera stove is truly wonderful. I have paired it with the Firelite 500 mug and it performs really well. Boiling times are much shorter compared to the MSR pocker rocket I have and if you know ho...

In Stoves - Alcohol
November 05, 8:04am

Timberland Delerion Low Pro
I have used the Delerion Pros for about 9 months now. The are light, are good for stream crossing and look rather cool to me. On the downside, the footbox is very narrow and I have been having consist...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
November 02, 8:20am

Six Moon Designs Lunar Solo
Just got the Lunar Solo and have used it on a weekend trip at the Black River Falls in WI. I was a bit worried about (a) ease of setup based on other people's comments and (b)problems of condensat...

In Shelters - Single Wall Tents
June 11, 9:47am

POE AO-Lite Women's Petite
This is a great sleeping pad. 18.5oz, 3 seasons. Very comfortable and compact, no slipping around, especially due to the side rails. I am side-sleeper, so the extra hip support comes in handy. Certain...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
June 04, 8:47pm