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Versatile Down Jacket Recommendations
I just finished reading the Ultralight Three-Season Down Jackets State of the Market Report 2010. I was specifically interested in Part 3 of the article which dissects several lightweight, versatil...

In GEAR » Versatile Down Jacket Recommendations
November 06, 4:34pm

Re: Cabela's
Eric, my men's size medium regular weighs 18.4 oz. My chest measurement is about 39 inches. Overall, I am OK with the way the jacket fits me. I can wear a base-layer and full-zip hooded flee...

In Gear Deals » Eddie Bauer/First Ascent - extra 20% off plus f/s - 9oz 800fp down vest $71!
November 03, 12:13pm

Re: Cabela's Superlight 750 Down Jacket
I recently purchased the Cabela's Superlight 750 Down Jacket, size medium regular, color green on sale for $54.99, regular $130. On my scale, the jacket weighs 18.4 oz. and, according to cus...

In Gear Deals » Eddie Bauer/First Ascent - extra 20% off plus f/s - 9oz 800fp down vest $71!
November 02, 11:47am

Winter Backpack Recommendations
Hey :) I am seeking recommendations on a fall/winter backpack. Some general requirements are: - total load 30 lbs. or less - frame or frameless - comfortable yet lightweight & durable ...

In GEAR » Winter Backpack Recommendations
October 04, 12:56pm

Thanks!
I live near two Whole Foods markets and neither sells lentil soup mix - wow. So, I ordered Taste Adventure's Curry Lentil Soup online instead. Amazon.com sells it, too, in case you are already ...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Instant Lentil Soup Mix ???
September 30, 2:53pm

Instant Lentil Soup Mix ???
I have been reading Mike Clelland's new book Ultralight Backpackin' Tips and one of the recipes calls for instant lentil soup mix (supposedly available in bulk at health food stores). Unfor...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Instant Lentil Soup Mix ???
September 29, 4:41pm

Weight of Cabela's Gore-tex PacLite Rainy River Parka & Pants
On my scale, a size medium regular weighs: Parka: 14.65 oz Pants: 10.55 oz

In GEAR » Seeking Raingear Recommendations
September 18, 11:17am

Thanks again
I decided to go with Cabela's Paclite Rainy River Parka & Pants. The good reviews, discount, and Paclite quality influenced my decision. An eVent jacket & pants were just out of my pric...

In GEAR » Seeking Raingear Recommendations
September 17, 8:44am

Thanks
I really appreciate the help so far, guys. Still researching my options. @Eric Chan: when needed, this raingear will be layered over a baselayer + fleece + down jacket and used for moderate hiki...

In GEAR » Seeking Raingear Recommendations
September 16, 9:42am

Seeking Raingear Recommendations
Hi, In search of recommendations on raingear that fits these general requirements: - around $100 - 4 season use (mostly fall/ winter in NE US) - durable WPB material yet reasonably lightwei...

In GEAR » Seeking Raingear Recommendations
September 15, 3:02pm

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