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same issue here
I have also been thinking about this - pad is much thicker than my TAR prolite and thus rucksack under feet aint enough (and pillows are too thin) when i sleep on my back it creates a concave cu...

In GEAR » Getting used to Xtherm SHORT (any tips?)
October 01, 1:45pm

MLD
evan - IIRC the MLD is Easton its small diameter (ie - NOT as large as treking poles) so i imagine will bow a bit and could snap - but for small tarps IMO its ok would NEVER trust that w TS or mid

In GEAR » Carbon Fiber or Aluminum Tarp Poles
October 01, 2:39am

emotions run high :)
Roger - obviously there is some merit in what you are saying. I assume like most people here you actually DO CARRY most of these items (whistle, small LED light, small knife etc) and what you are ...

In GEAR » How the he$$%#% do you manage your lanyard kit
October 01, 2:23am

fixing silnyl in the field - repackaging silnet
I guess you have all thought of this as well....but much of our gear (unless you are 100% cuben) contains silnyl which you cannot fix with duct tape I was thinking about taking a small amount of...

In GEAR » fixing silnyl in the field - repackaging silnet
September 30, 5:46pm

food for thought
thanks guys some great setups there.. I like the lanyard on belt into pocket part (I guess you could put on your neck whenyou take off your pants at night if you are wearing sleeping/camp cloth...

In GEAR » How the he$$%#% do you manage your lanyard kit
September 30, 5:42pm

what kind of tarp - load may differ
I had similar thoughts and ended up buying a CF pole from (i think) MLD and AL from GG IMO it really depends what kind of tarp you are looking at - I was trying to fit it to a micro trap (one th...

In GEAR » Carbon Fiber or Aluminum Tarp Poles
September 30, 1:43pm

obviously you could put it in your pack...
yeah - i now carry stuff in my pack/top pocket...but there is some sense in having something ON YOU in case you somehow get separated from your pack (say searching for wood/ trying out some tricky ...

In GEAR » How the he$$%#% do you manage your lanyard kit
September 30, 1:20pm

How the he$$%#% do you manage your lanyard kit
So i'm working on my 1st aid and emergency kits and of course there is tons of options and data about what could one take. I have noticed many people talk about a lanyard kit - ostensibly a ki...

In GEAR » How the he$$%#% do you manage your lanyard kit
September 30, 12:54pm

bump
would love someone to use it:)

In Gear Swap » FS: MLD Silnyl Raincover size S/M
September 29, 12:10pm

Price drop
20$

In Gear Swap » FS: MLD Silnyl Raincover size S/M
September 21, 4:38am

All Reader Reviews by Michael Cheifetz

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MLD XP Quilt 21 0z. Climashield
I have older 2009 XP model (as opposed to the Spirit) with 2.5 Osy Climashield. This would correspond to the 48F model he has. I have the wide model + eVent strip at head and footbox. Carftsmenship...

In Sleeping Bags - Quilts & Top Bags
December 20, 8:49am

MLD XP Quilt 21 0z. Climashield
I have older 2009 XP model (as opposed to the Spirit) with 2.5 Osy Climashield. This would correspond to the 48F model he has. I have the wide model + eVent strip at head and footbox. Carftsmenship...

In Sleeping Bags - Quilts & Top Bags
December 20, 8:06am

Ronald Turnbull The Book of the Bivvy. Cicerone: UK 2nd. ed. 2007
Jeremy above is right in many ways - it is indeed more of a quirky idiosyncratic book that mixes poetry, psychology and anecdotal facts about bivy and the scottish highlands. In that light it could sc...

In Books and Media
January 02, 5:50am