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Re: Questions about cold
I don't think you are crazy. Mostly because this is what I do sleeping on a NeoAir Xlite. Make sure your pad is sufficiently warm and then layer clothing in as necessary, careful not to compr...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Questions about cold
July 02, 6:42pm

Re: new Zpax rain jack
"Why are only a very few of us posting here aware of this common trekking weather pattern in the Rockies" I live an hour drive from Banff, AB. It is always chilly above 9000 feet in t...

In GEAR » ZPacks Rain Jacket updated to ZPacks Challenge Rain Jacket
July 02, 6:30pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: picky picky
My biggest beef with white is the dirt factor. Thinking about fashion, which I prefer not to do, black would make a better crossover color for everyday use.

In GEAR » ZPacks Rain Jacket updated to ZPacks Challenge Rain Jacket
July 02, 4:24pm

Re: Re: What is the weight of this pack?
I have the smaller 55L Porter in this heavier black cuben and it is a wonderful fabric. If I didn't have 7 packs....

In Gear Swap » FS: HMG Porter 4400-M/M
July 02, 2:03pm

Re: Re: Re: picky picky
"Sometimes it is sunny, windy, and very cold... even in the summer in the high mountains." If it is very cold, then you are going to want the black because apparently it retains heat...

In GEAR » ZPacks Rain Jacket updated to ZPacks Challenge Rain Jacket
July 02, 10:31am

Re: More Nunatak Arc Quilt Photos

In Gear Swap » need quilt
July 02, 10:15am

Re: Purchased "in stock" item on April 30, 2014 and still have not received it as of July 2
Heather, thanks for sharing and welcome to BPL. There have been other accounts of this sort of thing happening with Oookworks. It is a shame. On a related topic, if you are looking for a sim...

In GEAR » OookWorks - caution advised
July 02, 10:13am

Re: picky picky
"What does one wear when it is windy, sunny?" A base layer. I only wear a wind shirt when the wind is cool. Why would one need one if it is sunny and warm? My point is that there ...

In GEAR » ZPacks Rain Jacket updated to ZPacks Challenge Rain Jacket
July 02, 8:54am

Re: Re: re: base weight
Just one pole. The other is on the ground every two steps. ;)

In GEAR » Zpacks multi-pack vs belt pockets
June 30, 9:43pm

Re: Re: New ZPacks Jacket
Love the black color. Well done. Strangely, when it rains in my parts the sun isn't shining and I would doubt any radiant heat difference generated between the two colors. Picky, picky.

In GEAR » ZPacks Rain Jacket updated to ZPacks Challenge Rain Jacket
June 30, 9:52am

All Reader Reviews by Dave U

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Lightweight Backpacking and Camping by Ryan Jordan et al.
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In Books and Media
August 27, 1:10pm

Ronald Turnbull The Book of the Bivvy. Cicerone: UK 2nd. ed. 2007
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In Books and Media
August 27, 1:06pm

Integral Designs eVent Overbag
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In Shelters - Bivy Sacks
March 13, 11:26pm

GoLite Jam2
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In Backpacks - Frameless
March 13, 11:22pm

TarpTent
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In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
March 13, 11:20pm

Mountain Laurel Designs
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In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
March 13, 11:17pm

Integral Designs Event Unishelter
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In Shelters - Bivy Sacks
November 06, 10:23pm

Integral Design Hot Socks
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In Clothing - Insulating - Synthetic (Polarguard, Primaloft, etc.)
November 06, 10:16pm

Integral Designs Pertex Windshirt
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In Clothing - Wind & Soft Shell
November 05, 8:16am

C and C Outdoors
Tough company to deal with. Most of their stock they drop ship direct from the manufacturer so although you may see something and put it in your cart and order it, it will not be currently available....

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
August 18, 10:01am