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How many F degrees of warmth can a silk sleeping liner and a LW down puffy add?
Alex, If you need three wool blankets on top a sleeping bag at +15c (59f) I would suggest you don't go anywhere near snow or get something rated 20c colder then the temp you expect. BTW, ofte...

In GEAR » How many F degrees of warmth can a silk sleeping liner and a LW down puffy add?
May 26, 6:13pm

Backpackinglight Member Offer: Ultralight Tyvek Mesh Shelter 210 x 120 cm
Yes, Michael Wong (Luxe Outdoor) just confirmed that . It is the same type used by FedEx for their envelopes.

In Gear Deals » Backpackinglight Member Offer: Ultralight Tyvek Mesh Shelter 210 x 120 cm (FREE shipping)
May 26, 4:22pm

How many F degrees of warmth can a silk sleeping liner and a LW down puffy add?
Bolivian stand off. LLamas having an argument. The point of contention is the exact direction to the nearest tree

In GEAR » How many F degrees of warmth can a silk sleeping liner and a LW down puffy add?
May 24, 6:27pm

How many F
I'm following the Giro D'Italia*. The temperature at the start yesterday was 29c,sunny. About half a way into the race it was 14c ,hailing; however not all that far from that , it was ...

In GEAR » How many F degrees of warmth can a silk sleeping liner and a LW down puffy add?
May 24, 4:52pm

duck down vs goose down
The fill number is the cubic inch number of 1 oz (28.3 g) of down . So a 550 fill takes up 550 cubic inches and 800 takes up 800 cubic inches, both weighing 1 oz .

In GEAR » duck down vs goose down
May 24, 4:30pm

Anyone used the TT Rainbow in snow
This is my 2005 Rainbow at MT Feathertop (Victorian Alps) in late Spring. That bit of snow froze during the night and getting up in the morning (I was nice and warm ...) I peeled off 2-3mm thi...

In GEAR » Anyone used the TT Rainbow in snow (even inedvertantly)
May 24, 4:18pm

State of the market 2nd half of 2014
Some sample shots from the new Sony here : http://www.cameraegg.org/sony-rx100-iii-sample-images/

In Photography » State of the market 2nd half of 2014
May 24, 12:26am

Need to make a Powder Shaker
my suggestion was about adapting the lid of a spice container to a suitable smaller (or larger...) one. For example my lid happens to screw on a 2 L milk container. So I cut the thread of tha...

In Make Your Own Gear » Need to make a Powder Shaker
May 23, 8:44pm

Need to make a Powder Shaker
maybe you could use the lid of a spice container and adapt it to a plastic bottle of the required size. For example this works :

In Make Your Own Gear » Need to make a Powder Shaker
May 23, 5:57pm

How many F degrees of warmth can a silk sleeping liner and a LW down puffy add?
The hard part here is that often we forget cricial details (my mat...) or we just take it for granted that "it is understood" when in fact only becomes obvious once you have experienced t...

In GEAR » How many F degrees of warmth can a silk sleeping liner and a LW down puffy add?
May 23, 5:01pm

All Reader Reviews by Franco Darioli

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Tarptent Contrail
My rating is based on what this shelter was designed for, and not to be understood as part of the "best tent ever, for anybody ,anywhere" award. Most of the good points have already been co...

In Shelters - Single Wall Tents
November 07, 4:48pm