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My Locale Co-Owner Jacks 'R' Better, LLC, VA
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over dresssed?
Jeremy, That seems like a lot of clothing and quilt....You did not state the loft of the quilt but 15 oz of 800 pf in a quilt should be 3-4 inches of loft....that alone is a single digits to zer...

In GEAR » quilt+clothing in winter - bivy too??
March 01, 5:14am

quilts
Robert, I can see by your preferences in design features....You are really more of a bag person....Those who toss and turn are also often more suited to a bag... It is interesting that the ori...

In GEAR » Quilt Question
February 26, 5:58pm

Quilts
Robert, There are such a growing number of quilt designs and options available that they are starting to rival bag options.... Nice for folk to have choices.... Specific to your criticism, there...

In GEAR » Quilt Question
February 26, 4:48am

More on the Gear Guide
Guilty, if you like.... page 187 marketplace.... I prefer to think of it as education and conversion....The overburdened and uncomfortable deserve a chance to find to find a better path. Pan

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » devastaded
February 10, 7:20am

Quilts and closeness
GL, et al, I raise a caution to GL's comment that "quilts can be pulled closer to eliminate dead air space".... While this is true, it is also true that quilt users and bag use...

In GEAR » When a Bag is Better than a Quilt
January 21, 7:40am

Quilt question
Eric, Since you talk of wearing the quilt in option two.... Do you mean the JRB Stealth vs the listed JRB Shenandoah? Virtually the same weight. Pan

In GEAR » Help me choose a sleeping insulation system
January 13, 7:23am

Self Tensioning Tensioners
Alternatively, here is a self tensioning line... slightly heavier.... but stake it out... still taut in the AM even after rain or heavy dew which causes silnyl to stretch and get floppy or necessit...

In GEAR » Guyline Tensioners
January 11, 8:49pm

Tie to the trees
BB58, et al, To eliminate HH Fly sag and get necessary protection. First pick a protected site, lee of the ridge, behind wind block rock or bushes etc. Second, tie to the trees, with tarp ...

In Editor's Roundtable » 2007 Hennessy Hyperlight Backpacker A-Sym Hammock REVIEW
December 22, 6:03am

Ar is too short for you
Kyle, The HHAR is too short for you at 6-1....you might get in it but you would not get very flat in the asym sweet spot... Take a good look at the HHELR... same size as the HHHL but lighter.......

In GEAR » Lightest Hammock
December 08, 12:37pm

Umbrella hats
Actually these work quite well in forested areas.... Used one on a 650 mile section of the AT in the very wet 2003... Absolutely super in warm weather, as you get max ventilation.... Super coverage...

In GEAR » The Pros and Cons of Backpacking Umbrellas
December 03, 7:29pm

All Reader Reviews by john Tier

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Equinox Silnylon Poncho
Agree with Richard on the mods.... all easy to do....I've had the extended length model for over 4 years and it is super through the mid season.... and yes it will cover a HH. Here is my mod......

In Clothing - Raingear
September 22, 6:10pm