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Quilt Temps Accurate for Women?
Ratings are given assuming that an insulation layer corresponding to the air temperature is in use. REI has this on their FAQ : "When a bag is described as a "20 degree bag," it m...

In GEAR » Quilt Temps Accurate for Women?
April 28, 7:14pm

acceptance into UL backpacking. the tent!
If you are using trekking poles anyway, the SS2 does have plenty of space for your mats : (you can also get the subtitute for trekking poles called Vertical Support Pole 0.490",4.3ozx2, und...

In GEAR » acceptance into UL backpacking. the tent!
April 28, 4:29pm

thinnning silicone w/ laquer thinner?
This is how I do it : thinning silicone

In GEAR » thinnning silicone w/ laquer thinner?
April 28, 4:12pm

Tent Tech
Yes I too see a blur between say a Notch/Strato Spire with (or without...) the inner (fabric or mesh) and the shaped tarp or pyramid that so many use an inner (extra weight and cost) with... Mic...

In GEAR » Tent Tech
April 23, 4:12pm

Emberlit Fire Ant Stove - lightest stove in the world?
At 2.8 oz it is the same weight as the 2012 QiWiz Fire Fly.

In GEAR » Emberlit Fire Ant Stove - lightest stove in the world?
April 22, 7:02pm

Tent Tech
OK Larry, consider it done. Update on the Double Moment. Henry was up all night making one so that he can have it ready for Show and Tell at Long Acronym (ADZPCKO) Be there !!!!

In GEAR » Tent Tech
April 22, 5:29pm

Tent Tech
The design has changed a bit since the original. As it is now it is better protected than some.

In GEAR » Tent Tech
April 21, 8:20pm

Tent Tech
A Double Moment ? and why not.... Rainbow dripless* entry * conditions apply . With the Rainbows (as an exception to the rule) the dripless entry is obtained with the Rain Curtain in plac...

In GEAR » Tent Tech
April 21, 5:41pm

Can anyone please explain why my esbit isn't melting my alum. stove (1400°F vs. 1200°) ??
e is questioning why the inverted aluminum can bottom, which he uses to hold the Esbit tablet, doesn't melt I am guessing that the ground is cooling the stove (heat sink)

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Can anyone please explain why my esbit isn't melting my alum. stove (1400°F vs. 1200°) ??
April 19, 4:32pm

weight of a knot
The Alpine Butterfly is a UL knot

In Philosophy & Technique » weight of a knot
April 18, 6:51pm

All Reader Reviews by Franco Darioli

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Tarptent Contrail
My rating is based on what this shelter was designed for, and not to be understood as part of the "best tent ever, for anybody ,anywhere" award. Most of the good points have already been co...

In Shelters - Single Wall Tents
November 07, 4:48pm