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Re: re: Quilt Sleeping
“I understand that the conventional wisdom is against quilts for below freezing, and I have no desire to argue against those of you who find them unsuitable at those temperatures.” I’m not...

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 16, 1:40am

Re: Is there a light wearable sleeping bag out there?
Not exactly your question, but Jacks R Better has quilts that are wearable and usable in that range. I used their Sierra Sniveller in Scotland last month in those temperature ranges (their web pag...

In GEAR » Is there a light wearable sleeping bag out there?
May 08, 3:39am

IPad Mini
I just picked up an IPad Mini to replace my Ipad 2 mainly for travelling with work (my wife hardly lets me touch the iPad 2). I have not decided if I would ever take the mini backpacking, but I di...

In GEAR » ipad
April 24, 4:06am

Re: Re: Re: Tabata training
"Losing weight is mostly about how many calories you intake and expend each day. Seems most people want to exercise a few minutes each day and continue with their normal diet." Bang on...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » The Truth About Exercise M. Mosley
April 18, 11:21am

Re: Re: Re: Weather protection for Canon S90 or new camera...
Waterproof like it fell off my packraft and sunk to the bottom of a river – No. Waterproof enough with to be confident to hike with in the rain – yes. Below is the one I purchased. http...

In Photography » Weather protection for Canon S90 or new camera...
April 18, 6:03am

Re: Weather protection for Canon S90 or new camera...
It might be more than you need, but ZPacks make a nice bag. http://www.zpacks.com/accessories/backpack_lid.shtml

In Photography » Weather protection for Canon S90 or new camera...
April 16, 7:33am

Re: Re: Re: Why an UL knife instead of scissors?
“So a bunch of people on a *UL forum* disagreed with you about whether a knife was handy to have, so you've decided none of us knife users qualify as UL?” “So a guy has an UL pack weig...

In GEAR » Why a knife instead of scissors?
March 22, 4:54am

Re: FS: Long list--eVent bivies, tents, gaiters, poles, lights, shoes etc.
Edit: Request withdrawn.

In Gear Swap » FS: Long list--eVent bivies, tents, gaiters, poles, lights, shoes etc.
March 13, 1:34am

Re: USPS Shipping problems
Ben, As a Canadian living in the UK, I would encourage you NOT to give up on the USPS. I'm lucky that I'm tax exempt while over here and have taken advantage of this to order a lot of g...

In Chaff » USPS Shipping problems
March 09, 1:48am

Re: MLD Also Up There
I recently emailed Ron about his eVent bivy because I did not see it on his site anymore, and I was curious if he had stopped making them. He replied that he is currently out of eVent, but it is o...

In GEAR » Most Breathable Bivy?
March 07, 5:32am

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