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Sub-300g shell pants with 34-35" in-seam?
Any options other than Mountain Equipment? Their Firelite/Firefox pants look pretty good but A) they are hard to get and B) they are expensive. Ideally cheap-ish Pertex shield would be ideal but no...

In GEAR » Sub-300g shell pants with 34-35" in-seam?
August 26, 4:37am

Re: Re: En rating vs
"WM is no more "honest" in this regard than any other company" Well, they sort of are, because their quoted ratings ARE typically a little more conservative than the EN "...

In GEAR » Question re recently purchased used WM Versalite
August 26, 4:14am

Hi, Bob. Yes the Outdoorgearlab review is one of the reasons I am torn. The really, really like the Anjan and make it sound like the bee knee's but the Cloudburst to me seems to be a little ...

In GEAR » Cloudburst 3 vs. Anjan 3
August 26, 4:07am

I would recommend the regular length for you. I almost fit in the 6' Revelation and I'm 6'4 (my feet press against the end but I can still cover up to my chin). I think the long rev wou...

In GEAR » Regular, or Long sized quilt
August 26, 3:58am

If Valandre are fudging their temp ratings that only makes me more suspicious of PHD's ratings. Stephen: I'd love to hear more from you and others who own PHD gear. I was thinking about...

In GEAR » PHD jacket fill weights calculations
August 26, 3:52am

Cloudburst 3 vs. Anjan 3
Anyone had experience with both of these? Any comments? Seems to me the cloudburst should be able to do everything the Anjan does, with the optional extra pole and liner, for a similar weight, but ...

In GEAR » Cloudburst 3 vs. Anjan 3
August 22, 7:56am

PHD jacket fill weights calculations
I realised the other day while trying to compare down jackets that while PHD don't list fill weights for their jackets they do list the total weights with either (European rating) 800 or 900 fi...

In GEAR » PHD jacket fill weights calculations
August 22, 7:23am

Re: Tights for bush-bashing
Of course we do but in my experience most of the damage is concentrated on the lower leg, probably because the lower leg moves a lot more with each stride. And I guess most of the time the walking ...

In Editor's Roundtable » Backpacking Tights - Part 1
August 17, 7:46pm

Tights for bush-bashing
"Perhaps durability is the third reason. If you need to do some heavy bushwacking in nasty/thorny conditions, then yes, tights won't be the best option. In many conditions, especially on-t...

In Editor's Roundtable » Backpacking Tights - Part 1
August 17, 7:41pm

Got it!
Just got mine. Shortish cut but not too short for me and I'm quite tall. Great outer fabric, much less shiny than the original and feels tougher. 370g for the L.

In GEAR » New RAB Xenon X for F2013
August 15, 10:13pm

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