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Re: Re: Lightweight mid hiking boot
Those Zamberlans look pretty nice. How stiff are they underfoot?

In GEAR » Lightweight Mid Hiking Boot
May 28, 7:05am

Personal preference really
Pretty much personal preference I think. I LOVE the Exped mats for their comfort and am willing to sacrifice 100 grams or so for it. Durability they should be fairly similar, although having fel...

In GEAR » NeoAir Xlite or Exped UL7
May 27, 2:03am

Re: ursack...
That seems like a cool option. I guess the bears in Yosemite smart than the average?

In GEAR » Absolutely lightest bear canister for two weeks in Sierras on PCT
May 25, 11:19pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Over or under?
"If camped on snow amd I put a lot of pressure on one point on the downpad UL (say with an elbow or knee) I can feel the cold coming through if I don't use a ccf underneath." That ...

In GEAR » Exped Synmat UL 7 felt "cool" under hips at 5-8 deg C
May 25, 7:20pm

Mega cool
I love how so much MYOG is stuff that I would buy. In this case I'll take two.

In Make Your Own Gear » Carbon fiber sheath for knife
May 25, 6:23pm

Re: Re: Over or under?
"and to also distribute weight more evenly across the top surface minimizing cold spots due to pressure points" Doesn't make sense re the Exped mats since the mats would never comp...

In GEAR » Exped Synmat UL 7 felt "cool" under hips at 5-8 deg C
May 25, 5:22am

Re: Source of foam and extra foam on top or underneath mat?
That's cheap, but only about 10 dollar less than the local one. Also this stuff is black rather than blue... dunno if that means there's a difference in quality. Apparently the zotefoams bl...

In GEAR » Exped Synmat UL 7 felt "cool" under hips at 5-8 deg C
May 24, 12:39am

Re: Re: GG foam
Well that's for EVA45, the 30 is slightly cheaper. But it doesn't seem too unreasonable considering GG's 1.5*.5*1/8in is 14 dollars.

In GEAR » Exped Synmat UL 7 felt "cool" under hips at 5-8 deg C
May 23, 6:11am

GG foam
Gossamer Gear's thin light stuff seems to be between 35 and 40 kg/m^3. My local guy (ACT) seems to be able to get EVA in various densities from 30 to 75, in almost any thickness. A two by one b...

In GEAR » Exped Synmat UL 7 felt "cool" under hips at 5-8 deg C
May 23, 3:39am

Re: Packs
"The HMG porter is an option too, aswell as Black Diamond Mission 75." Actually I do have a Mission 75 as well. Not bad but it suffers from the same frame flex as the Ospreys.

In GEAR » Osprey Volt 75
May 22, 9:22pm

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