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All Forum Posts by Inaki Diaz de Etura

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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

Padded hipbelt for GG Virga
may be this is gonna be too obvious but you said "anything" :) so here goes. I added a padded hipbelt to a GG Virga too. It was an old belt from another (a ULA) pack and I believe a remov...

In Make Your Own Gear » Padded hipbelt for GG Virga
July 16, 4:32pm

Cream version
There's also the cream version, easy to repackage in basically any kind of container and also easier to apply with precision.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Repackaging DEET
April 14, 3:01pm

Re: Mitten Shells? fabric?
I made a pair out of silnylon. They can go on their own or over other insulating gloves/mittens. They obviously don't breathe but when it's cold enough to need them it's cold enough for...

In Make Your Own Gear » Mitten Shells? fabric?
April 03, 11:50am

Re: Re: windshirt and rainjacket, redundant?
> I carry both, and use the windshirt as my second shirt I do the same. It's actually not only about windshirt vs. rain jacket but about a whole integrated system. I find I build a better...

In GEAR » windshirt and rainjacket, redundant?
April 02, 3:14pm

Re: windshirt and rainjacket, redundant?
there's certainly some functional overlap but I wouldn't say they're redundant. Waterproof garments are not as breathable as windproof ones, there's a big difference here. Windproof...

In GEAR » windshirt and rainjacket, redundant?
April 02, 2:13pm

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