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Pitching the Tarptent Double Rainbow
Daniel, There is no need for any shaking of the tent or lengthening of the tie-outs. Trust me , I have set up dozens of DRs... The trick is to set it up the way is designed, if you change length...

In GEAR » Pitching the Tarptent Double Rainbow
April 06, 9:18pm

Cuben tent for mountaineering?
There are a reason you only see four or five companies that dominate the mountaineering market well yes, that is for the same reason why you can only have one market leader... There are at le...

In Make Your Own Gear » Cuben tent for mountaineering?
April 06, 5:52am

Pitching the Tarptent Double Rainbow
The trick is to take a careful look at the way a shelter is pitched on the official web site and compare. Here is a nice Henry Shires pitch : (I can't do better than that...but I can do tha...

In GEAR » Pitching the Tarptent Double Rainbow
April 06, 2:56am

Titanium kettle/pot I can suspend above a fire?
There is at least one LW version : http://www.amazon.com/TOAKS-Titanium-750ml-Bail-Handle/dp/B00EZIKUJY however because of the low weight of these pots even when fulland the fact that they all se...

In GEAR » Titanium kettle/pot I can suspend above a fire?
April 05, 11:50pm

the ultimate ultralight shelter?
Ken Re :condensation. There is a version in aluminised Cuben that will take care of that.

In Chaff » the ultimate ultralight shelter?
April 05, 4:20pm

Adding post to: "wow moment (pack cover)
Derek, you may want to read again the OP. slowly this time.

In GEAR » wow moment (pack cover)
April 05, 3:24pm

the ultimate ultralight shelter?
Light and freestanding.

In Chaff » the ultimate ultralight shelter?
April 04, 10:09pm

How to use your trekking pole strap
Bob, I had Lucy for almost 21 years, she adopted use when abondoned and pregnant with Pip , her daughter, who lived for 18.5 years. They are both resting now. My pet goldfish, maybe 15, is still...

In Philosophy & Technique » How to use your trekking pole strap
April 04, 6:46pm

How to use your trekking pole strap
Hi, yes, not all straps are created equal, even within the same brand. The ones in that video are the most comfortable for me I have another two types in BD that are not great but still they wor...

In Philosophy & Technique » How to use your trekking pole strap
April 01, 7:35pm

How to use your trekking pole strap
Some think straps are useless , others think they are dangerous, so I shot a quick video just to show how and why I use them. Some quick tips there for novices and a bit of a Black Diamond commerc...

In Philosophy & Technique » How to use your trekking pole strap
April 01, 6:40pm

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