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Re: Re: Re: environment
Rusty, Chouinard has been very good about keeping his involvement quiet but he is long-time partner with Doug Tompkins (The North Face founder) who has been more public about his conservation. A...

In GEAR » What is Capilene?
January 10, 2:52pm

Re: Put the DEAL back in Gear Deals
+1 the deal aspect. I'm also a big fan of transparency but I get REALLY frustrated when I see "Hey buy my new shiny" and it's at full retail in the deals. I don't buy anything...

In Gear Deals » Vertex Ultralight backpacking stove - 1.8 ounces and packs flat
January 10, 9:58am

Re: Technical Description of Capilene ?
Your question is unspecific. There are 4 types of capilene, each one which has several iterations over the years. It's baselayer fabric. For the most part it's all pretty much the same thin...

In GEAR » Technical Description of Capilene ?
January 10, 8:35am

Re: environment
Patagonia also does some not so great things in third world countries under the guise of ecological stewardship. Namely they've bought up tons of land in South America and have cordoned it off ...

In GEAR » What is Capilene?
January 10, 8:34am

Re: cap
Eric, I agree with you but there's also a "convenience" factor hear in the US...namely pat cap4 is the only option without going through some funky group buy thing....Otherwise I'...

In GEAR » What is Capilene?
January 09, 5:52pm

Re: Re: Re: WTB Stoic Wraith Medium w/hood
Definitely size up, they're small/tight in the shoulders. I was a solid small in everything and had to size up eventually to a medium for comfort. Great wind jacket if you can find one!

In Gear Swap » WTB Stoic Wraith Medium w/hood
January 09, 8:50am

Re: Re: Re: Re: MYOG Down Jacket with Box Baffles.
I would assume so Jerry. A quilt is basically2 dimensional with just some strips to connect (maybe get fancy with the foot box). A parka though requires basically attaching sleeves (two mini sle...

In Make Your Own Gear » MYOG Down Jacket with Box Baffles.
January 04, 2:26pm

Re: Lacing
+1 on the lacing. If you lace your shoes right, you can lock your heel in great even if the toes are swimming on free space (the way I prefer). Now granted if you do a lot of technical scrambling y...

In GEAR » How do I avoid heelslip in walking Joggers when 0,5 size bigger before feet expand
January 03, 10:25am

Re: No Sarcasm
You wear cotton to dinner and weddings? Philistine!

In GEAR » Indigenous Hooded Alpaca Baselayer
January 02, 4:49pm

Campsaver Footwear
So campsaver has a sale going on for footwear right now, which stacks with the TWENTY20 coupon and possibly even cashback sites like cleansnipe. So far many salomon and inov-8s on sale. I grabbe...

In Gear Deals » Campsaver Footwear
January 01, 8:52pm

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