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All Forum Posts by Inaki Diaz de Etura

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Re: Re: Above Treeline
> there is a much more abrupt switch from the trees to the meadows, with the meadows covering a huge area. hey Ross, I remember that very comment from you. We met at refuge de la Leisse on...

In Photo Gallery » Above Treeline
September 24, 5:14pm

Re: Fleece still rules, sometimes
no insulation that relies on lofting has the structural integrity of fleece. It collapses under weight and can't breathe. A high loft insulation sandwiched between a pack and a perspiring body ...

In GEAR » Perfect Fleece???
September 19, 5:58pm

Fleece still rules, sometimes
I don't like high loft synthetic insulation while active (down is even worse). It doesn't breathe well, the face fabric feels clammy, it holds a lot of humidity inside and the insulation su...

In GEAR » Perfect Fleece???
September 18, 6:46pm

Re: Gear List
If it's still in the catalogue, the TNF Triumph (the available pocket is below chest level though). Just slightly heavier but probably a bit less unbreathable, the Haglofs Oz pullover

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Alaska Mountain WIlderness Classic
August 07, 3:53am

Re: Rain pants vs. rain skirt
I've been using a rain skirt in the past. I don't like rain pants for being awkward to put on/off, heavy on your back (for an item that usually sees lots of pack time) and sweaty when in us...

In GEAR » Rain pants vs. rain skirt
August 07, 3:13am

Re: Re: mirror?
I too use a compass with a sighting mirror. It's a very simple and lightweight compass, a Recta DS40, just 1.5 oz. I don't usually use the mirror for taking bearings but even if I never did...

In GEAR » ?Small decent backpacking/travel mirrors?
August 05, 3:53am

Re: Rainshadow for 2 people?
I got an original Rainshadow meant for use by two and I couldn't be happier. The extra room was just right for those wet weather days/nights which is when you actually need your shelter more. T...

In GEAR » Rainshadow for 2 people?
August 03, 2:57am

Re: Quilt + beanie = extra weight
having a hood that's independent from the quilt (or bag) is something I like. I can turn inside the quilt/bag and the hood turns with me so I'm not eating fabric nor breathing inside the in...

In GEAR » Quilt + beanie = extra weight
August 03, 2:35am

Re: lightest gps
hey Carlos, this one looks interesting. I wished for something like this for long. I'm not really after the market updates... Do you have one, have you tried it? How's reception, is it e...

In GEAR » GPS Recommendations
July 27, 3:26pm

Re: 2 ppl, 4 seaons tent for alpine climbs?
Vaude tents are fine. Maybe not at the top of the design chain but they build solid, serious stuff. I don't know the models you mention but if they say it's 4 season, it should do. I'...

In GEAR » 2 ppl, 4 seaons tent for alpine climbs?
July 27, 3:09pm

All Reader Reviews by Inaki Diaz de Etura

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Golite Hex 3
Not a full review but just a small addition on what's already been said regarding winter use. While skis make for wonderful stakes on deep snow, unfortunately the tie out loops at the end of the 6 mai...

In Shelters - Tarps & Floorless
January 18, 7:47am

Nunatak Arc Ghost
I was torn between Ghost and Alpinist before ordering and eventually ordered something in between, quite like the former X from BMW. It has the loft of the Ghost with the dimensions of the Alpinist an...

In Sleeping Bags - Quilts & Top Bags
September 05, 11:08am