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2 things
- women generally run colder and need a bag ~10F warmer than men for the same "comfort" - similarly with pads women need one with a higher R-value for the same "comfort" ... ...

In GEAR » Cold sleeper - what to do?
March 13, 9:27am

Re: UL rain jacket
make sure that it has a good warranty, or you buy it from a place that has such rain jacket delimitation and failure is not uncommon with these UL jackets, especially the 2.5L ones ;)

In GEAR » UL rain jacket
March 12, 1:41pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Lightweight Carabiners
aluminum alloy 7075-T6 is most often used for climbing carabiner applications ;)

In GEAR » Lightweight Carabiners
March 11, 4:32pm

Re: Re: Re: Lightweight Carabiners
bob ... almost all modern climbing carabiners are made from aluminum what the OP is talking about is the minute weight difference between one biner to another ... unfortunately most of the...

In GEAR » Lightweight Carabiners
March 11, 3:49pm

Re: Lightweight Carabiners
dont worry about having the "lightest" carabiners ... most of these UL carabiners have serious tradeoffs in size and durability (ibeams wear to a sharp edge faster when belaying) i ...

In GEAR » Lightweight Carabiners
March 11, 3:14pm

Re: Cant find R1 hoody on sale...found several substitutes by not sure which to get
Any of those will work fine ... The T3 is between the cap4 and R1 ... And canadians use it just fine for winter active layers The OR is used by their athletes which do things crazier than mos...

In GEAR » Cant find R1 hoody on sale...found several substitutes by not sure which to get
March 02, 4:14am

Idfl
The idfl has literature out stating that down can basically be compressed all you want and the only real downside is that it may take forever to fluff back up Which incidentally is the point of ...

In GEAR » OK to leave down compressed for a long time?
February 28, 8:52am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re
Those discharge cycle claims from Bosavi look like hot air IMO As a comparison the current iPhone is rated for 500 discharge cycles till 80%, the samsung galaxy is pretty similar ... So somehow...

In GEAR » Petzl Core battery - where to buy? Alternatives?
February 27, 11:19pm

Re: re
one thing to be careful about with cheap 18650 lights is that they might not have voltage protection built in ... in those cases you would want to use a quality 18650 protected batteries good na...

In GEAR » Petzl Core battery - where to buy? Alternatives?
February 25, 2:54pm

Re: Re: H600
I must be missing something. My Petzl Tikka 2 says 90 hours at 70 lumens. 2.76 oz. thats not regulated and PETZL lies about the "hours" regardless, as do most manufacturers for their n...

In GEAR » Petzl Core battery - where to buy? Alternatives?
February 25, 2:14pm

All Reader Reviews by eric chan

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Montbell Extremely Light Down Jacket
the key to using this jacket is to use it under a windshell or synthetic jacket like a nanopuff by itself the shell is fairly fragile, there are no pockets, there is no waist string ... however ...

In Clothing - Insulating - Down
December 30, 7:44pm