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Anyone own the Titanium Goat Ptarmigan Bivy with Full Net hood
I think I want one of these as my BPL bivy feels a little claustrophobic when zipped up which is all the time to protect from bugs. Can any owners tell me, does the fabric hood sit on top of the...

In GEAR » Anyone own the Titanium Goat Ptarmigan Bivy with Full Net hood
November 24, 3:32pm

WTB - Titanium Goat Ptarmigan Bivy Full Net hood
I am after one of these, if you have one you would like to part with, please PM me or email me direct at I am after the one with the full net hood.

In Gear Swap » WTB - Titanium Goat Ptarmigan Bivy Full Net hood
November 24, 12:28am

Double Rainbow
Which version of the double rainbow is this? Does it have mid-height tie outs?

In Gear Swap » Double Rainbow in Australia
November 23, 3:41pm


In Gear Swap » Sweet Gear Surplus Sale
November 22, 12:30am

No problem
It is possible to wake up in a tarptent with the walls looking like somebody sprayed a hose inside them. This can freak you out but the condensation does not drip on you. Given that this type of ef...

In GEAR » should I avoid single wall tents?
November 21, 12:26am

Get a down bag
Get a down bag, you will take care of it. It's too expensive not to take care of! Put all your gear in a giant plastic bag inside your back pack. That should easily keep it dry. Synthetic ba...

In Gear Lists » Starting with the Basics
November 20, 3:43pm

New country to invade

In GEAR » Forget Bushbuddy - We Want FREE Merino Wool...
November 18, 3:15pm

Titanium plate as frying pan
More thoughts... If baking paper works, then a titanium plate with baking paper like the Snow Peak Trek Titanium Plate is only 2oz (60 grams) plus say 10 grams of paper. This isn't the b...

In GEAR » Lightest non stick fry pan
November 18, 3:09pm

Hi Sarah, Tell me, what is the recipe for those scones?

In GEAR » Lightest non stick fry pan
November 17, 3:43pm

Aluminium frying pan
Yes, I am a gourmet, I regularly take scotch whisky and cuban cigars even though I sleep in a tarp and bivvy. Are you guys recommending this GSI Hard Anodized 6 Pc Extreme Mess Set or this GSI B...

In GEAR » Lightest non stick fry pan
November 16, 7:08pm

All Reader Reviews by Pedro Arvy

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Therm-a-Rest Neoair
I am a side sleeper and have used the Prolite 3 and normally a 3/4 length Prolite 4 but find the NeoAir to be far more comfortable. If you blow up the NeoAir on a warm sunny day you will find that ...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
September 05, 7:49pm

Titanuium Goat Ptarmigan Bivy
Likes - I have the version with the mesh/fabric hood and use the bivy with the mesh over my face 99% of the time. This is much more comfortable and less claustrophobic than momentum fabric over my ...

In Shelters - Bivy Sacks
September 02, 8:44am

Stephenson 2R
It won’t fall down, it withstands high wind but there are too many usability issues with this tent to make it easy to use. Perhaps 10 years ago these tents were ahead of their time. Now they are n...

In Shelters - Double Wall Tents
October 22, 4:56pm

Six Moon Designs StarLite
I like the design of this pack but have issues over the quality and durability. On its second use, and with no real loads and no bush whacking, the mesh separated from its elastic on one of the sid...

In Backpacks - Frameless
October 22, 12:09am

Feathered Friends Hummingbird, Epic outer
This bag has an Epic outer and a 0.85 inner with 2oz overfill. It weighs about 830 grams. Two of my friends have asked me to recommend bags to them and I have recommended WM Ultralights but someho...

In Sleeping Bags - Mummy & Other
January 30, 5:00am

Hilleberg Nallo 3GT 2005
I bought this tent in 2005 for really wet windy weather for 2 above the tree line. Pros: - Massive size for the weight of 2.75kg - Huge vestibule, I have never seen a bigger vestibule on a te...

In Shelters - Double Wall Tents
January 08, 4:28pm

Icebreaker Superfine 190
I second the above.

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - WOOL
September 06, 1:48am

Nunatak Arc Ghost
Pros: Lots of loft for the 400 grams of total weight. More than a WM Highlight for instance. Cons: Too narrow. Way too narrow to sleep in for me and I like sleeping bags people normally say are too...

In Sleeping Bags - Quilts & Top Bags
September 03, 6:17am