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Yes mostly
We have been testing a shelter the past few months that meets most of those requirements except it is a two person. Public information should be available in the next couple weeks. Contact me via P...

In GEAR » Utopia shelter
August 22, 9:31am

Nice post
Good and very accurate post Brian All groups have individuals that make the group look bad due to how they act or leave the place. I personally find a very primal instinct takes over when hu...

In Chaff » Ultralight Hunting - is it ethical
August 17, 12:44pm

It's not all as it seems
In some places in Africa hunting actually preserves the animals. Without that, people just kill them to get them away from their crops. Hunting fees in the US go a log ways to suppporting outdoor p...

In Chaff » Ultralight Hunting - is it ethical
August 16, 9:31am

Liners etc
We have a bit of experience with this, making large conical shelters, and heating them , and also adding liners or nests. I have not done any testing with a static BTU source but here are some non ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Tent Warmth Survey
June 26, 11:06am

It seems a lightly insulated bivy, would work for pushing the dew point out of the down. It also seems a nest would be a better solution, as it provides more air space / flow. Yes both will weigh a...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Unmanageable wetness this weekend
May 21, 1:27pm

Borah Gear
I tested the large BorahGear bivy with a downmat and 20 degree enlightened quilt and it is fine.

In Gear Swap » WTB UL Bivy large
April 26, 10:39am

Site moving
We were moving our site yesterday so some stuff was not functional and some technical details were encountered. It should be fine now, but it's back on the old hosting solution.

In GEAR » Nesting tent poles?
April 19, 6:45am

I know
Ours nest inside each other to minimize pack space. Middle sections are larger and stronger, they use telescoping pin locks to connect.

In GEAR » Nesting tent poles?
April 18, 3:59pm

Dimensions and nesting Put the larger section in the middle as its stronger. For a 6ft tent usually .75 of a strong material is worthy. Shorter tents require less.

In GEAR » Nesting tent poles?
April 18, 11:01am

We have nesting poles
But the diameter is probably big for a hex 3. Ours nest from an inch doubt side diameter down

In GEAR » Nesting tent poles?
April 18, 7:59am

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