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Re: Re: Re: Cuban rainwear
""The cuban stuff from zpacks gets a good rap on this site." Until you read the thread on breatheability..." Yes, but it breathes significantly better than a silnylon rain...

In GEAR » Is there such a thing as a decent raincoat...? What should i buy?
February 28, 10:41am

Zpacks
I have considered, and then considered again, and again.....buying the zpacks rainwear. For me personally, I can't get myself to spend 250 bucks on a jacket with no warranty. Everyone that has ...

In GEAR » Is there such a thing as a decent raincoat...? What should i buy?
February 28, 7:23am

Waterproof
"The write up on SMD's webpage says the packs will have a roll top closure that will be water tight. Does anyone know if that means the packs will be waterproof or at least rainproof? I wo...

In GEAR » new SMD packs
February 27, 7:33am

What is this piece?
http://www.outdoorresearch.com/en/catalog/product/view/id/41052/category/4433/ Helium Hybrid. New 2014 Product. Advertised as "Pertex® Shield +, 2.5L, 100% nylon, 30D shoulders and hoo...

In GEAR » What is this piece?
February 26, 5:41pm

New Sierra Designs stuff
Michael, I spent the evening drinking wine and cruising the newly redesigned Sierra Designs website. While I can't say I will be purchasing any of your new gear due to it being a smidgen be...

In GEAR » Well...that was quick. Sierra Designs Cloud System seems to be no more.
February 26, 9:51am

No....but
The answer to your question is no. But there are such things as decent warranties. Like Gores, itself, or, Outdoor Research. Buy their helium and just return it when it starts bubbling or delaminat...

In GEAR » Is there such a thing as a decent raincoat...? What should i buy?
February 26, 7:56am

Re: Re: Re: SMD Fusion info has been released
Ron, solid job. I love the new packs and the radical rethinking on the design. Are there plans to distribute through outdoor stores around the country? I'd love to try one on in person.

In GEAR » new SMD packs
February 25, 3:27pm

bah!
The new OR Helium "HD" is also 3 ounces heavier than the old Helium. The world is conspiring against me this morning. As of now, thankfully, they are still selling the old Helium II.

In GEAR » Well...that was quick. Sierra Designs Cloud System seems to be no more.
February 25, 10:57am

Well...that was quick. Sierra Designs Cloud System seems to be no more.
Their much touted and hyped Cloud system seems to be MIA. I just went to their website to order their Cloud Rain Jacket and it's gone! Looks like they quickly gave up on ultralight clothing. ...

In GEAR » Well...that was quick. Sierra Designs Cloud System seems to be no more.
February 25, 10:51am

It's good to be grateful.
Beyond this proposal, nearly every single designated wilderness area in this great country is the result of citizen activism and the hard work of non profit environmental groups like The Sierra Club.

In On the Web » Disney almost built a ski resort in Sequoia National Park
February 24, 10:16pm

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