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I think that most high end down gear these days has a very good DWR treatment. I haven't had any problems with down in the PNW. Just don't submerge it during a stream crossing. You know jus...

In GEAR » Down in the PNW
January 24, 3:29pm

I had a hard time finding it.

In GEAR » Thank God this section is no longer titled the G-spot
November 25, 12:17am

"I already have the Nitrous and a MH Phantom (which is probably too warm and puffy to layer with)" Well it was about 18 degrees at my house here yesterday. So it all really depends. Fo...

In GEAR » Synthetic Insulation for the PNW
November 25, 12:15am

Single Wall
I hate to give advice against the question. But really within your weight specs you can't go wrong with Big Agnes Fly Creek UL2 for solo use and UL3 for 2 people. Get it at REI and if you don&#...

In GEAR » Best tent for rain
November 17, 5:00pm

Re: Lots of Rain?
Is this tent for solo use or are you going to be using it with someone else in it? ---------------------------------------------------------- I would stay away from single wall tents. I have ...

In GEAR » Best tent for rain
November 17, 11:31am

I Hate To Say It
...Go play with an iPad. An ereader is a unitasker. The iPad will do the books and much much more. In fact I'm sure it will replace your home PC for most things you do and will most definitely ...

In GEAR » Time for an e book reader - I wonder!
August 28, 8:18am

Eff no!
I enjoy not having technology. ...So I just stream Pandora off my Android phone.

In GEAR » Ultralight Radios
August 25, 8:10pm

If you're not going to be moving around much the burner is always nice. Otherwise, for winter water boiling ...XGK all the way! You can even use gas you pickup at Shell on your way back.

In GEAR » Stove for winter camping.
August 20, 1:07pm

Re: Jamie
@ Rich - Well duh you pay for it by the pound at REI ;)

In GEAR » UL REI STYLE - Yes it CAN Be Done
August 16, 9:44pm

Re: re: UL REI STYLE - Yes it CAN Be Done
Jamie, I really dig the list. You put a lot of thought in to that one. Personally, I would take your 1P tent and go with the 2P just because for $50 bucks more and only 7oz it gives a person mor...

In GEAR » UL REI STYLE - Yes it CAN Be Done
August 16, 7:53pm

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