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baladéo is a french company too :) créated by Luc Foin and Stéphane Lebeau in 1995.

In GEAR » Baladeo 34 Gram (1.19 oz) Knife
June 30, 9:40pm

heavy for me
i carry some "heavy gear" for the comfort of my old back : an exos 58 M : 2lb 6 oz after mods ( both + and - ) a neoair regular: 14oz

In GEAR » Heavy gear that works
June 30, 12:45pm

+1 on opinel
I had for a few years a benchmade 910 axis lock, thats a great mechanism but when i want something really strong i prefer a small fixed blade like my Wm1. Otherwise a cheap opinel n°6 fits the b...

In Editor's Roundtable » Benchmade 530 Folding Knife Review
June 30, 6:36am

Re: Breathability/layering.
I own an epic size M Skaha + with 1oz overfill, and my wife an S with 2 oz overfill. Even if the down is a bit compressed when doing this i found that wearing it under my MP+ vest ( MP+ breathab...

In Editor's Roundtable » Ultralight Three-Season Down Jackets State of the Market Report 2010 Part 2
June 30, 5:25am

they are huge variation
On a french hiking forum wiki people are posting measured weights categorie means type marque means brand

In GEAR » Published vs Actual Gear Weights?
June 29, 12:15pm

ID event shortie gaiters
That what i have been using for the past 2 years. i only use the nylon cord under the foot when there is snow, otherwise they stay in place without. i totaly destroyed my pair bushwalking wi...

In GEAR » lightest ankle gaiters.. from oven bags?
June 18, 9:03pm

My wife neoair went leaking during our last hike, but it was because mices chewed it :)

In GEAR » Sleeping Pad Failure - poll
June 17, 12:13am

15 -25$ / bottle if you buy 500+

In GEAR » Titanium Water Bottles?
June 16, 1:44pm

Bought quite a few things from them, never had any problem.

In GEAR » Ultralight Outdoor Gear in the UK
June 16, 8:11am

gear seller
On the other hand its nice when some cottage gear sellers send items to international buyers at a reasonnable cost, last two that i remember : Zpacks and Tim ( suluk 46) I wanted some cuben ove...

In Gear Deals » Open Letter to Ye Gear Sellers
June 16, 1:43am

All Reader Reviews by Fred eric

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Mountain Laurel Design FS exodus
After a few overnight with this pack ( he was too big , but i wanted to try it asap, planning for 2013 TGO ), i just did my first one week snowshoeing hike with it. - first as i have complained on ...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
March 03, 3:09am

Black Rock Gear Hadron
I ordered an XL Hadron, because the previous blackrock hat i had was a slightly tight fit in L. Evan questionned me by mail to check if i really needed an XL. I ended with a slightly larger than nor...

In Clothing - Headwear, Handwear
September 15, 12:30pm

MLD Trailstar
After some week end uses ill give it a 5 as a 2 adults plus 4 year old son shelter. With a ground cloth and stakes i am at about 550+150+100= 800g for 2 1/2 people. I like the simplicity , no ve...

In Shelters - Tarps & Floorless
September 04, 8:03am
I wanted some dry bags for packrafting and to try shipito I bought 2 POE pneumo ltw 50l the last model with rounded bottom They sent me the 2009 model with square bottom that was on sale on their w...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
October 13, 12:52am

PHD minimus down socks
sizing is strange, my wife feet are 5/38 so i ordered Small in fact i can use them and my feets are 10 /44. The loft is impressing, but due to the construction you have a lot below the feet and b...

In Clothing - Insulating - Down
April 01, 6:18am

Watchful Eye Designs Aloksak
i usualy use a ziploc for my money, visa card and id card while hiking this time when i left for 3 weeks in Greenland i decided to use the small aloksak that was given me with some other purchase o...

In Miscellaneous Products
August 09, 2:16pm
Had after thought and sent a mail to change order. 30 min after it i recieved answer and refund so i could redo order : Hello Frederic- No problem at all with regards to the order changes. I&#...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
March 10, 2:01pm

TarpTent Double Rainbow
DR in the snow! Its a great lightweight 2 persons tent. First i like the headroom and 2 larges entries . My wife and i...

In Shelters - Single Wall Tents
February 20, 9:36am

Garmin eTrex Legend
I bought one and only use it for snow hiking out of trails. Otherwise as i cannot hike close to my home, i dont hike often in the same place, so i wouldnt buy a 100€ map for only 5-6 days of use. ...

In Navigation Gear & Accessories
December 11, 11:40pm