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Re: Re: Re: synth degradation
Synthetics degrade, unless u wear the jacket all the time youll need to stuff it in yr pack .. Richards test has shown some degredation From dead bird Thank you for contacting Arc'teryx. ...

In GEAR » Arcteryx Cerium LT
January 29, 1:49am

Re: Re: Re: synth degradation
Doug ... One view ive come around to is that dead birds are great value ... Because youll wear it around town all the time U cannot resist wearing in the urban environment, it makes one feel ...

In GEAR » Arcteryx Cerium LT
January 28, 8:43pm

Re: synth degradation
Thanks serge There tends to be 2 trains of thought to this - synth degrades very fast and down will last much longer Or - these UL jackets shells are going to get pretty natty after a f...

In GEAR » Arcteryx Cerium LT
January 28, 8:19pm

Re: Shells are Survival Gear.
In the shoulder seasons up here theres no excuse not to bring a UL rain jacket or poncho for 5-8oz Folks have died because they didnt have rain gear ... Even in the summer you might have sev...

In GEAR » Getting away from shells
January 28, 7:38pm

Just as a heads up for those in canuckistan Mec has a new UL wpb jacket with pockets that weights around 6oz And more importantly backed by their stellar warranty

In GEAR » UL rain jacket with pockets?
January 27, 8:22pm

Re: Re: Re: 2014 JMT thru-hiker survey - results on gear failures
Unrealistic expectations does not mean none of those unrealistic expectations are about the gear. Duh. =P As to the actual numbers that was posted last page Its instructive to see that whi...

In GEAR » 2014 JMT thru-hiker survey - results on gear failures
January 27, 8:06pm

Re: Re: Backpacking and Bushcraft
If one doesnt constantly keep in practice with starting fires, its questionable whether you can start one quickly when you most need it ... Cold tired hungry in the dark wet and possibly going hypo...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Backpacking and Bushcraft
January 27, 12:19pm

Re: it continues.
Lol dave ... Im not even goong to bother ... Some folks will hate and troll no matter what ... Its da intrawebz =P Jimmy ... I think many folks here are at the same point ... Theyve got mo...

In GEAR » 2014 JMT thru-hiker survey - results on gear failures
January 27, 12:08pm

The problem is that there is a tradeoff The more wind resistant a jacket is, usually the less brethable it is Make sure this is what you want Anything that dead bird makes with windstopper...

In GEAR » NF Denali vs. Arcteryx Gamma MX or Atom or Epsilon
January 27, 9:18am

Re: Re: Re: Re: 2014 JMT thru-hiker survey - results on gear failures
Jimmy, i agree with you completely My point is simply that the internet forums can often add to the "unrealistic expectations" of folks ... Not just on BPL However in years past i t...

In GEAR » 2014 JMT thru-hiker survey - results on gear failures
January 27, 9:05am

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