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wet but warm
"you need some backup clothing and ways to get warm and dry." any of the primaloft jackets that come in around a pound will do the trick in most cold/wet situations. that's one of th...

In GEAR » wetting out
February 25, 10:53am

damp but warm
"Has anyone tried wearing a hooded windshirt with a wool or fleece layer underneath and doing the wet but warm thing" that's pretty-much what i do. epic windshirt with the hood an...

In GEAR » wetting out
February 25, 8:53am

i've been following
this post without replying, although i may have more than once shaken my head. is this the best post on backpakinglight, probably not. is it the worst post, certainly not that either. a guy trie...

In GEAR » NEW Patagonia Encapsil ("Dry Down") Parka
February 23, 4:23pm

not stupid, but really
heavy... http://youtu.be/99_QdO7BZi4 smart enough to use a sled.

In GEAR » Examples of "Stupid Heavy"
February 23, 4:10pm

NW Alpine - Sorry, missed it on teh original list
i always see it as nw alpine

In GEAR » 2013 Mid Layer Hoody Roundup / Contingency Plan
February 21, 6:09pm

classic example of the right tool for the right job
eric chan i think posted an article a while back about snowshoe related accidents. sounds like you were a couple of steps away from being a statistic. more than once i've found myself switchin...

In Winter Hiking » Snow conditions make challenging use of snow shoes
February 20, 6:26pm

beyond order
steven - let us know the results. i've almost pulled the trigger on softshell pants from them on more than one occassion.

In GEAR » Cannot find the right softshell pants, help!
February 19, 8:41pm

hoods on a number of windshirts can fit
over or under helmets.

In GEAR » Ghost Whisperer Anorak Windshirt Durability?
February 19, 6:35pm

also bicycle inspired
lighter than an r1 - look at the bontrager b3 hooded baselayer: http://bontrager.com/model/11005 everything but the pocket. good to cross-pollinate with cycle gear.

In GEAR » Help me find my perfect baselayer
February 19, 2:03pm

venting heat is easy
first there's the front zipper, works just like a thermostat; second is the hood, on or off makes a big difference in how warm you feel; and third are the sleeves, unless you have forearms lik...

In GEAR » Logic Check: Windshirt
February 19, 7:52am

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