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any decent brand
any decent brand that fits you .... they are all pretty similar personally i use dead bird gamma LTs but they can cost a pretty penny ... as said a 3-season softshell with long johns is...

In GEAR » Best winter tights or soft shell pants?
November 05, 8:08pm

Re: thanks
you dont need to be REALLY careful ... just prudent a thinner 60-80g/m synethetic will handle dampness just fine, and IME better than down (though i havent used the DWR down) if you talk to a...

In GEAR » Synthetic jackets - how do they really perform in wet conditions?
November 05, 7:58pm

Re: Re: Synthetic jackets - how do they really perform in wet conditions?
it really depends ... you have to remember that they were praising the WM flash because of the distribution of the down and the "breathable" fabric were advantageous to the drying howe...

In GEAR » Synthetic jackets - how do they really perform in wet conditions?
November 05, 7:41pm

Re: Headlamp, battery combo to read with in winter and maybe some summer usage
fenix HL50 - is made in china, all fenix lights are ... the most important thing is that you buy off a good dealer who has free return shipping, and hopefully a US repair centre .... the major a...

In GEAR » Headlamp, battery combo to read with in winter and maybe some summer usage
November 05, 7:04pm

Re: Re: Synthetic jackets - how do they really perform in wet conditions?
They don't perform very well. There was even an article here in which down dried faster than the synthetic in the test condition. I'm not sure how well the test condition matches reality. ...

In GEAR » Synthetic jackets - how do they really perform in wet conditions?
November 05, 6:45pm

Re: reply from Snow Peak
My jetboil with a brass thread has always had a slight escape of gas when mounting Most of the other stoves ive used have had this issue as well Of course the faster you spin it the less this...

In GEAR » Snow Peak LiteMax stove malfunction? or was it the canister's fault? or maybe just my own stupidity?
November 03, 2:50pm

Byte
The byte actually has decent output for a 2aa lamp ... Claimed 50 lm ... And the test seem to indicate its correct Im actually quite surprised at the folks saying that a more powerful or lon...

In GEAR » Head Lamp for Camp - Some night hiking
November 03, 10:07am

Re: light
We come back to "defined trails" ... Well even well defined very popular trails here are littered with rocks and roots which you dont want to slip on when its soaking wet and in the dark ...

In GEAR » Head Lamp for Camp - Some night hiking
November 02, 10:30pm

Re: light
Well for our esteemed readers ...heres some comparison on the petzl tikka series of headlamps from a review site heres a 45 (what i consider the minimum for night use with rocks and roots literi...

In GEAR » Head Lamp for Camp - Some night hiking
November 02, 9:43pm

Re: Fenix HL50
The HL50 - weights more with the AA extension, i believe its 100g including an eneloop - doesnt have a thread lockout to prevent a parasitic drain or inadvertant activation And it isnt a B...

In GEAR » Fenix HL50
November 02, 8:19pm

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