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UL Tent Vs. Traditional
Just in case someone reads all of the thread, I like to address this comment : "If you do not use trekking poles, then there is really no choice. You have to use regular tent" Most, if ...

In GEAR » UL Tent Vs. Traditional
December 13, 3:20pm

Tarptent Notch real world weights
I have an incredibly long and boring video on three of the TT solo shelters here : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SIt1Oezq2GQ about 2 minutes in I weigh a brand new packed up Notch at 26.3 oz. ...

In GEAR » Tarptent Notch real world weights
December 12, 8:56pm

Avoid losing your tent stakes by permanently attaching your guy lines to them
Two parts to it. First one, same as Bob Gross I can't see this happening : " I realized that one way to prevent this is to permanently fix the guy lines to the trek poles instead of my ...

In GEAR » Avoid losing your tent stakes by permanently attaching your guy lines to them...
December 12, 7:46pm

Negative weight camp pillow
"Baloon Bed" is my generic term for stuff that works in the backyard and not in the bush. Here is one of the many reasons why : Ryan , how long did it take you to blow up those 18 ballo...

In GEAR » Negative weight camp pillow
December 12, 3:04pm

Negative weight camp pillow
"What is the wind speed velocity of an unladen swallow?" What ? African or European swallow?

In GEAR » Negative weight camp pillow
December 12, 1:37pm

Avoid losing your tent stakes by permanently attaching your guy lines to them
I don't get this. Have you tested that idea in practice ?

In GEAR » Avoid losing your tent stakes by permanently attaching your guy lines to them...
December 12, 1:27pm

Interest in a down vest
I'm interested..

In GEAR » Interest in a down vest
December 10, 11:45pm

Interesting things you would do with your lottery winnings
Miss Universe always tells everyone how she is keen on world peace. Once elected she just wants a lucrative movie contract.

In Chaff » Interesting things you would do with your lottery winnings
December 10, 6:37pm

Best Practice: Trekking pole maintenance
Same as Wolf and Ito. Aluminium poles will oxidise if not cleaned and dried after use. So yes take them apart, wipe them down and let them dry out. If stuck yes you can use WD40 but make sure yo...

In GEAR » Best Practice: Trekking pole maintenance
December 09, 11:46pm

Best sleep socks?
Just my opinion but hiking I like my socks to be a bit tight so they don't move about or bunch up, sleeping I like them loose so they don't restrict blood flow. I also would not wear dirt...

In GEAR » Best sleep socks?
December 09, 12:45am

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