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Re: Cairns and LNT?
Climate, topography and others, cairn utility depends on several factors and it may be difficult to assess correctly. Some locales may benefit from cairns more than others. It's common that a ...

In Philosophy & Technique » Cairns and LNT?
March 23, 6:05am

Re: quilts
My quilts have two straps, I find them useful and effective and I don't find them particularly fiddly. I usually set them before I go in but I can adjust from my sleeping position without diffi...

In GEAR » quilts
March 21, 5:30pm

Re: Re: Pot Question. Short wide, tall skinny.
did you take into account flame power? A wide vs. narrow burner, medium/low vs. full throttle, all those would influence differently fuel consumption regarding pot diameter. To narrow things dow...

In GEAR » Pot Question. Short wide, tall skinny.
March 21, 5:02pm

Re: looking for a full zip <=100wt micro fleece jacket
The Haglofs Micro Jacket is very close. It looks like a clone of the now discontinued Dual Jacket that I've been using for a few years for a winter, active mid-layer. Expensive for what it is b...

In GEAR » looking for a full zip <=100wt micro fleece jacket
March 19, 5:29pm

Min temp
Consider the minimum temp usually happens in the early morning, just before the sun is out. We can usually get the min temp quite accurately by just checking the temp when we wake up. Konrad'...

In GEAR » Suunto watches
March 19, 2:47pm

Re: Wind Pants not as popular as wind shirts?
The legs are far more forgiving than the torso in all aspects: they don't need a wind barrier as badly when the conditions might demand one but also they tolerate well a wind barrier when it...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Wind Pants not as popular as wind shirt?
March 16, 4:51am

Re: Big Agnes Style Bags?
A pad sleeve spoils the variable girth feature that's so important to make quilts versatile. It makes the bag somewhat rigid, it doesn't drape well around the body; you don't need insul...

In GEAR » Sleeping Bags vs Quilts
March 15, 6:08pm

Re: Re: How to Best Pack Your UL/Frameless Backpack with UL Gear
> leaving the sleeping bag/quilt inside the DWR bivy sack (if you use a tarp and bivy) and stuffing all of that at the bottom of the backpack? I see diminishing returns potential here. One of...

In Editor's Roundtable » How to Best Pack Your UL/Frameless Backpack with UL Gear
March 14, 10:41am

Re: Re: Windshirt suggestions?
I've done this with the Montane Lightspeed over a Nunatak Skaha and it was acceptable. There might have been some down compression but nothing serious. I can't really tell about Montane ...

In GEAR » Windshirt suggestions?
March 08, 9:25am

Re: Wind v Snow resistance w/r/t Mids
A tall, steep wall mid is not so bad in wind. I don't know about the 4 sided ones but users usually say they're good. I use the Shangri-La 3, which is 6 sided and that surely helps with the...

In GEAR » Wind v Snow resistance w/r/t Mids
March 08, 6:52am

All Reader Reviews by Inaki Diaz de Etura

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Golite Hex 3
Not a full review but just a small addition on what's already been said regarding winter use. While skis make for wonderful stakes on deep snow, unfortunately the tie out loops at the end of the 6 mai...

In Shelters - Tarps & Floorless
January 18, 7:47am

Nunatak Arc Ghost
I was torn between Ghost and Alpinist before ordering and eventually ordered something in between, quite like the former X from BMW. It has the loft of the Ghost with the dimensions of the Alpinist an...

In Sleeping Bags - Quilts & Top Bags
September 05, 11:08am