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Apples to Oranges
In comparison to Richard's testing, after trying both the Houdini and Boreas, I found that I consistently overheated in the Houdini in moderately cool and windy temps. On the other hand, I have...

In GEAR » how breathable a wind shell is
November 26, 6:32pm

I agree with Dave. Unless I'm fairly sure that I won't be blasted by high winds (which is 50/50 here in Colorado), I spend my day hiking in beautiful places above treeline and drop below to...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Tucking into a secure location to avoid wind vs a scenic camping spot.
November 26, 6:25pm

Quilt or bag?
It comes down to your preference really (quilt vs bag), but I have to agree with Eric on this one. I'll stick with my WM bag.

In GEAR » "likely, the best backpacking sleeping bag in the world."
November 24, 3:45pm

Well said.
Well said, Eugene. Well said. Plus, I'm lucky enough to live in a super dry environment, so the premium price isn't worth it for me.

In GEAR » So who else is going to wait and not buy an insulatig jacket this year?
November 20, 10:13pm

I agree with Rog above. Durango is a beautiful place and on my short list, but it might not be much livelier than where you are currently. Since you're looking at the Front Range, I must plu...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Mountain town/city advice: Future move
November 19, 10:43pm

I know David! While I do like my Ohm 2.0 and am intrigued by my friend's HMG packs, I haven't been able to press the order button yet. Maybe one day!

In GEAR » New HMG 'Mini' Porter Pack
November 15, 6:03pm

I have seen and used both (as friends own them).

In GEAR » New HMG 'Mini' Porter Pack
November 15, 6:02pm

I stand corrected - I'm glad to see that they change the stays. All things considered, for the conditions I backpack in, and for my uses, I find my Ohm 2.0 to suit my needs better than the H...

In GEAR » New HMG 'Mini' Porter Pack
November 15, 5:57pm

Ohm vs Windrider
Not to derail the thread, but... I find the Ohm Pockets superior to those used on the Windrider. In addition, I remember the Windrider suffering fairly significant torso collapse once it hit 25 ...

In GEAR » New HMG 'Mini' Porter Pack
November 15, 5:49pm

Re: Re: Re: Pockets
And then the front stuff-it pocket adds another 4.2 ounces, if you want it. Not sure how much the hip belt pockets weigh? I think the moral of the story here is that every pack (and piece of gea...

In GEAR » New HMG 'Mini' Porter Pack
November 15, 5:10pm

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