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insulation
Depends on how much you are moving around. I end up soaked with sweat when I reach camp, and so get pretty cold, pretty quick. Temps in 40s can have you shivering in 10 min once stop hiking. ...

In GEAR » Ibex Indie Hoodie
October 01, 6:37pm

wt
Sleeping pad. 16 oz vs 2.5 . Much better nights sleep!!! Supportive pack. Over 15lbs I use Ohm, over 20 I use circuit In last few hundred miles I havent even used a razor blade, so I dont kno...

In GEAR » Adding (a little) weight back in gear choices
September 30, 11:27am

bottles
I like the very light "eco" water bottles that are .75 oz for 1L. Like Roger says, they are not nearly as strong as the heavier. But honestly, they are durable enough. Ever try to dest...

In GEAR » How should I carry water?
September 29, 6:59am

quilt rules
My Enlightened equip 40F quilt packs small if needed. I put it in a zpacks drybag and roll it down while squeezing. It ends up like 6x6x5 or so, pretty easily. Way, way smaller than my sons...

In GEAR » Least 40degF packed size for bag or quilt
September 29, 6:48am

goretex
Dirty feet and socks, do suck. If you dont change/wash socks, it will actually begin abrading the foot after a couple days because of the dirt. In fairly non-dusty conditions I get 2 days out of ...

In GEAR » Heresy? High Topped Gore-tex Shoe!
September 29, 6:22am

ul down
you can get montbells ex light down right now at campsaver outlet on sale. (last yr colors). Price is 144, but another 15% off is taken for $124. I have one in L weighs 5.9 oz,w/o stuffsack It...

In GEAR » need down jacket advice
September 28, 8:35pm

gallons?
Wow, 4 gallons would be a bit to haul. Only like 34lbs.

In GEAR » How should I carry water?
September 28, 6:06pm

water water everywhere
lightwt water bottles, and 2.5 l platy for extra. In the side pockets of my packs, I can fit 4x1L or 1.5 L water bottles Plus a platy in back pocket makes it easy to carry up to 6.5 - 8.5 L w...

In GEAR » How should I carry water?
September 28, 4:13pm

tents
Hell you can complicate it even more, you will probably want a couple ounces of elastic tensioners on silnylon tents to keep them taught, esp when wet. And dont forget a couple ounces for seam se...

In GEAR » Luxurious ultralight tents for two; price per oz
September 27, 10:07pm

tents
You need to narrow down what you WANT. Price will not determine this for you, the tents you list are very varied in features, size, and weight.

In GEAR » Luxurious ultralight tents for two; price per oz
September 27, 8:39pm

All Reader Reviews by M B

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Melanzana micro grid hoody
very light, very warm, very comfortable. great design. A bit pricey, but worth it for the use I get out of it.

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - SYNTHETIC
March 19, 9:27pm

Western Mountaineering Megalite
Roomy, warm, true to rating , or better if shift down to top to maximize loft when sleeping on good R value pad. I sleep cold with a pretty low bodyfat percentage. After shifting most down to to...

In Sleeping Bags - Mummy & Other
December 09, 2:50pm