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Criticism after 'car park rescue' of Cairngorm walker
http://m.bbc.com/news/uk-scotland-highlands-islands-30458551 A mountain rescue team leader has criticised the actions of a hillwalker who called to be rescued while 400m from a car park. More...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Criticism after 'car park rescue' of Cairngorm walker
December 15, 11:56pm

Re: Active vest
Powerdry (R1 weight), powerstretch, or windpro (quite breathable) A 100 wt fleece will also work in a pinch Personally i dont buy fleece vests, i just wait till the sleeves wear out and chop ...

In GEAR » Active vest
December 15, 10:59pm

Re: Re: Re: dwr
I would have to dig out the test, but i believe so The gist is that grangers (flurowhateveryoucallit) is considered the best aftermarket DWR around here anyways Both dead bird and westcomb re...

In GEAR » Winter down bag decision
December 15, 10:10pm

Re: Guide Tennie for lightweight backpacking?
It works if it fits your foot The biggest downside is that the tread pattern is poor on mud or loose dirt Its really meant as a scrambling shoe on talus/rock/etc There isnt a ton of cushio...

In Gear Deals » 5.10 closeout sale 29-39$ guide tennie
December 15, 9:22pm

Guides
Often wear their poofays with them in the bag ... They also put their boots/liners in a plastic bag and put it in the footbox area along with any gas canisters ;)

In GEAR » Winter down bag decision
December 15, 8:52pm

Re: Is this a Counterfeit MAMMUt jacket? -- MISSPELLINGS
Mammut wont mispell such things Made in china copies however are famous for their ingrish Post a photo of the label ;)

In GEAR » Counterfeit MAMMUt jacket?
December 14, 11:45pm

Re: Re: Re: Load Carrying Capacity: Frameless vs. Framed
Sometimes the "training" can result in shoulder injuries !!! I used to be able to pump out 20-30 pull ups and 100+ push ups easily just a year or two ago Unfortunately whenevr you u...

In GEAR » Load Carrying Capacity: Frameless vs. Framed
December 14, 12:03pm

Re: Load Carrying Capacity: Frameless vs. Framed
One thing to look out for is shoulder injuries I used to be able to trundle along with 20-30 lbs on the shoulders with nary a worry These days, with shoulders weaker from years of climbing in...

In GEAR » Load Carrying Capacity: Frameless vs. Framed
December 14, 11:51am

Clothing
You can easily use your down jacket as extra insulation with a VBL liner Simply put it between the liner and the sleeping bag, use it like a blanket ;)

In GEAR » VBL question
December 14, 11:47am

Re: re Durability
I've been wearing IB 150 every day for over a year now. No holes. I take pretty good care of it. Cold water wash, hang dry, etc. Perhaps that's a factor? I bought my favorite climbing...

In GEAR » Patagonia Cap 4 vs IceBreaker 260
December 14, 11:28am

All Reader Reviews by eric chan

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Montbell Extremely Light Down Jacket
the key to using this jacket is to use it under a windshell or synthetic jacket like a nanopuff by itself the shell is fairly fragile, there are no pockets, there is no waist string ... however ...

In Clothing - Insulating - Down
December 30, 7:44pm