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Torso insulation.
"the combo would be equivalent to the Alpine light for the Torso" They look right for the torso, but the vest doesn't cover the arms. You might need to include an analysis of the a...

In GEAR » Check my math: MB Down vest + Parka > MB Alpine Light
November 09, 9:30am

Light Synthetic Insulated Jacket
Patagonia nanopuff, thermawrap, or thru-hiker's Kinsman Pullover kit (ask about adding a hood to it): I recently got a nanopuff pullover on sale; I like it but d...

In Gear Swap » WTB Light Synthetic Insulated Jacket
November 05, 2:13pm

"Another concern is moisture accumulation in the bag. Here's a story told by Will Steger about his Arctic Polar Expedition. The Artic climate is relatively humid (as humid as real cold wea...

In Winter Hiking » --25c: Pad + Bag + Tarp OK?
November 03, 7:51am

I'd add a couple pair of light wool or fleece mittens or gloves; they'll get wet in the snow. Your down mittens will probably be too warm while you're moving. A waterproof shell mitt...

In GEAR » critique winter clothes gear list
October 31, 2:26pm

Cheap windbreakers.
The driducks jacket makes an OK windshirt with a little modification -- it's loose fitting, so some elastic at wrists and waist to keep the wind out(or rubber bands around your wrists and a st...

In GEAR » Windshirts and Hoodies That Won't Break the Bank
October 31, 9:21am

Dri Ducks
A cheap rain suit that works is Dri Ducks: get the ultralite suit. The main downside is that they are fragile. If you're careful and hike on ...

In GEAR » Windshirts and Hoodies That Won't Break the Bank
October 30, 4:56pm

Hot tent camping.
This website has a lot of info on hot tent camping (using a wood stove in a tent). Sadly, their website was hacked and they lost a lot of info on...

In GEAR » wood stove inside a pyramid tent
October 30, 2:28pm

Relic of a inflatable sleeping pad
I picked up three similar air mattresses at a yard sale 20 years ago, at least 20 years old when I got them. One of them still works fine, the others sprung leaks. They're heavy but comfort...

In GEAR » Relic of a inflatable sleeping pad.
October 27, 11:33am

Dri Ducks Lots of places carry them. People use the DriDucks Ultralite Rain Suit. The Ultralite poncho is OK. The Emergency poncho is very light but very del...

In GEAR » DriDucks question
October 27, 8:48am

I'd say see a different podiatrist. Find one who tries to keep runners running. Check with local running clubs for recommendations. I have foot problems and found a local podiatrist who runs...

In Philosophy & Technique » Footwear for crooked toes
October 18, 2:49pm

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