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Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: cotton, really?
I've never been in very humid hot weather, but I can see how synthetics would work better. In this dry climate I can hike in cotton is some cool temperatures without getting my shirt too wet...

In GEAR » Synthetic Stink: Scientifically proven
September 10, 9:37pm

Re: Re: Re: cotton, really?
Ralph, you said: "Its hydrophilicity means that it absorbs a huge amount of water and dries slowly, and does not insulate when wet, ideal for wet t-shirt competitions and hypothermia."...

In GEAR » Synthetic Stink: Scientifically proven
September 10, 8:31pm

yosemite fire
I'm going to northern emigrant out of kennedy meadows this friday, anyone know if we will get smoked out that far north?

In Pre-Trip Planning » yosemite fire
September 09, 11:44pm

Re: Re: Re: dead bird and patagucci
Eric, maybe azns don't smell as bad as us Europeans ;) It is really interesting that some people have issues while others don't at all.

In GEAR » Synthetic Stink: Scientifically proven
September 09, 11:31am

Re: cotton, really?
Which are all good things in hot weather.

In GEAR » Synthetic Stink: Scientifically proven
September 09, 11:06am

merino and hot weather
For those of you complaining that merino wool is too hot there is a very simple solution. Cotton. Not as odor resistant as wool but won't get nasty like synthetics. And it's hydrop...

In GEAR » Synthetic Stink: Scientifically proven
September 09, 12:13am

Re: dead bird and patagucci
Most of pagucci and dead birds market don't go backpacking... even highly performance based clothing mostly gets used for fashion. Or they are running or hitting the gym a few hours a day. ...

In GEAR » Synthetic Stink: Scientifically proven
September 09, 12:01am

Re: Re: Synthetic Stink: Scientifically proven
"Do wool socks help?" Wool socks help a lot with that. I like my darn tough ultralight non cushioned socks.

In GEAR » Synthetic Stink: Scientifically proven
September 08, 11:16am

Re: Synthetic Stink: Scientifically proven
Something I've found with older, well used synthetic pieces is that you wash them and they smell fine... but then you put them on and your sweat reactivates them or something and they get stink...

In GEAR » Synthetic Stink: Scientifically proven
September 08, 11:11am

Re: I picked the wrong hobby.
Meetup.com usually has a bunch of backpacking groups. The people you meet on there will probably know some good places to backpack that you didn't know about. Don't be scared to go out a...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » I picked the wrong hobby.
September 07, 9:19pm

All Reader Reviews by Justin Baker

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Gregory Tarne 36
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In Backpacks - Internal Frame
August 13, 11:53am