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Sil vs cuben
I find silnylon much more slippery than cuben. A lot of pads will slide inside a sil floored bivy, and you'll wake up at the lowest point if your site is anything but level. That can put strain...

In GEAR » MLD Superlight Bivy
November 16, 7:55pm

SL bivy sizing
I went with the Large to use with my WM Alpinlite 20F. I'm 5'9", 185lb. There's plenty of space for a 20" wide Medium Exped, and it's just about perfect for a 25" wid...

In GEAR » MLD Superlight Bivy
November 16, 3:17pm

Golite sold all remaining inventory to Hilco, one of the big liquidation houses. They are well known for pulling these stunts and relying on consumers' gullibility. They did the same when Circu...

In GEAR » Beware of so-called liquidation sales
November 16, 2:36pm

Direct to consumer business model
I wonder whether Montbell are taking notes. On a recent video Craig Delger at Prolite Gear mentioned MB were planning to stop distributing their product to web retailers in early 2015. All internet...

In Gear Deals » GoLite going out of business sale
November 16, 2:29pm

MLD commentary
Somebody else reposted Ron's comments on this thread:

In Gear Deals » GoLite going out of business sale
November 14, 4:08pm

In my email inbox I have 20% off sale offers from Backcountry and REI, plus other discounts from Campsaver, Sierra Trading Post, Everest, EMS, and others. To paraphrase Linda Evangelista, I don...

In Gear Deals » GoLite going out of business sale
November 14, 12:31pm

Just received an email: "Closing all stores & online - Everything on sale - Everything must go." They are toast.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » GoLite news
November 14, 11:36am

Re: Re: Enan pricing
I hear you on both counts, Dave. Ambitious is quite the euphemism, though. If SNEWS got the information right, that price will be a non-starter in North America. As for the upper vent, I supp...

In GEAR » Anjan: One 3 season 2 person tent to rule them all?
November 13, 1:09pm

Enan pricing
Surfing around for any updated information on the Enan, I came across this article on SNET, that quotes an MSRP of $625. Ouch!

In GEAR » Anjan: One 3 season 2 person tent to rule them all?
November 13, 12:19pm domain expired
Sean's website has gone dark. The domain expired last weekend. This also happened a year ago, and he renewed it a few days later. However, given all the bad publicity he's received since, m...

In GEAR » OookWorks - caution advised
November 12, 9:52am

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Mountain Laurel Designs
I had to cancel an order I placed a couple of weeks ago with Ron. He was very gracious, no argument on his end or attempt to persuade me not to cancel, and my refund came through within 24 hours. To...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
March 21, 7:52am