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Re: Interested in this!
Dean, You know you can take the 12-10 stove from one cone and put it in the other ;)

In Make Your Own Gear » Stove for a Caldera Cone
May 21, 1:29pm

Thanks to everybody for their kind words. It’s so encouraging to get feedback. I really enjoy other people’s trip reports and really must follow your example. Kat, my wife and I are taking an ...

In Post-Trip Reports » Rough Cilicia, Turkey, 25th-28th April 2013
May 21, 8:01am

Re: Re: Re: Hooded down jacket or separate hood?
+1 on the ZPacks/Goosefeet down balaclava sealing well. 2 advantages of hood-less jackets + down balaclava: the hood is likely to get dirty faster and can be washed separately; if you want to wea...

In GEAR » Hooded down jacket or separate hood?
May 20, 1:36pm

Re: Sweaty straps?
I haven't used the Blast but I have used the Exo and Zero, which I'm pretty sure have the same straps. I've used them in hot conditions (up to 38 degrees C) and haven't really notic...

In GEAR » Arc Blast as a daypack?
May 20, 12:32am

Rough Cilicia, Turkey, 25th-28th April 2013
This is my first trip report. Until now, I’ve been somewhat intimidated by the high quality of the trip reports and photos on this site. However, this trip seemed sufficiently different from othe...

In Post-Trip Reports » Rough Cilicia, Turkey, 25th-28th April 2013
May 19, 6:26am

20 degree bag
A 20 degree bag is also more likely to be needed by female backpackers.

In Editor's Roundtable » Mountain SuperUltraLight Backpacking – Going SUL in the Mountains with Adequate Shelter, Insulation, and Rain Protection. Part 2A: Selecting the Lightest, Most Functional Gear - Backpack, Shelter, Sleeping Bag, Sleeping Pad
May 15, 9:27am

Re: Stove tests
Dan, 7 minutes and 8.3g for 352ml would translate to 10 minutes and 12g (15ml) for 500ml of water. This is good compared to most stoves, but would seem to be about standard for the modified Starlyt...

In Gear Deals » StarLyte Burner With Cap
May 06, 5:01am

Re: Modified Starlyte - no boil for me :(
Mole, can you get a boil with 15ml of fuel in the 12-10 stove? I got comparable results to Dan (Durston) when comparing the standard and modified Starlytes with the 600ml Evernew and Sidewinder. ...

In Gear Deals » StarLyte Burner With Cap
May 05, 7:17am

Re: 2013 inov-8 Roclite 295s
"[T]he Comfort last is no longer anywhere near as generously sized." Looking at Inov-8's website, it appears they no longer use the comfort last. The 295's are now built on the ...

In GEAR » 2013 inov-8 Roclite 295s
May 04, 4:37am

Pitching the Hexamid Long
I have the Hexamid Long and the Twin. I used to have the Solo+. To be honest, they're all pretty much the same in terms of how easy they are to set up. If anything, the Twin is a little more di...

In GEAR » ZPacks Hexamid questions
May 03, 4:03am

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