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All Forum Posts by J W

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Re: minimum tarp size for bivvy-less camping
Ditto, 7x9, but maybe taper the tail to 5 or 6 feet. Still flat for multi-pitch, but save an ounce.

In Make Your Own Gear » minimum tarp size for bivvy-less camping
March 01, 11:38am

Re: quilt+clothing in winter - bivy too??
Jeremy, Are you a side or back/stomach sleeper? At temps below 45* I cannot use a quilt at all as I am a side sleeper and skinny. Even with a quilt that has straps, I fully cinch them up and tha...

In GEAR » quilt+clothing in winter - bivy too??
March 01, 9:47am

Re: All Practical Backpacking Members!!!!
As far as I know that dictator over there won't allow you to reg without one. If you succeed your account is promptly deleted. Maybe contact them to see if there are any alternatives, and let u...

In Chaff » All Practical Backpacking Members!!!!
February 29, 10:11pm

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In Gear Swap » FS or TRADE: MLD eVent Bivy
February 29, 10:49am

Re: New Dri-Ducks: Delamination Problems
Thanks Ben, I did that already. However, these are the NEW version of the dri-ducks, it is a different fabric than the older ones like yours and my old yellow ones.

In GEAR » New Dri-Ducks: Delamination Problems
February 28, 12:17pm

New Dri-Ducks: Delamination Problems
Anyone else have a delamination problem with the new dri-ducks (khaki colored ones)? Only used them a couple of times. The outer fabric is delaminating or separating from the inner fabric and ha...

In GEAR » New Dri-Ducks: Delamination Problems
February 28, 12:04pm

Firesteel Mini Toothbrush Handle
Normally I use one of my ti needle stakes as a toothbrush handle, but often it is tied up for guyline use on the shelter. My firesteel mini is more often free and ready as a great toothbrush handle...

In Multiple Use Gear » Firesteel Mini Toothbrush Handle
February 28, 11:21am

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In Gear Swap » FS or TRADE: MLD eVent Bivy
February 27, 11:04pm

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In Gear Swap » FS: 2008 Marmot Helium 16*
February 25, 2:07pm

Re: GG The One Tent
Here's a pic of The One being demonstrated by it's inventor/co-creator Rik Christensen yesterday. On a recent trip with Rik I got a good look at The One and his use of it. It looks like an ...

In GEAR » Setting Up The One
February 24, 9:33am

All Reader Reviews by J W

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Titanium Goat Adjustable CF Trekking Poles
Just received these poles so this is a pre-trip review. Superb craftsmanship, super light and exactly what I would have made if I could do it myself. The adjustable mechanism is easy to use and ...

In Trekking Poles
July 04, 10:45pm

Mountain Laurel Designs Zip Pack
The perfect balance between light weight and durability with features like side pockets, padded shoulder straps and dyneema spectra grid fabric, all for under 10 oz. I have a second generation one,...

In Backpacks - Frameless
June 25, 7:10pm

Patagonia Men's Wool 2 Crew long sleeve
I love this shirt more than any other I own. The only problem is the durability. I'm on my second one and have had numorous holes 1/8" to 1/4" in diameter pop up all over on both. Also, ...

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - WOOL
June 25, 11:43am

Adventure Medical Kits Heatsheets Emergency Bivvy
Rating 4/5 because the construction was under par. They use tape to form the bivy shape from a single piece of material. The tape job was sloppy with some holes in the bottom. Other than that a great ...

In First Aid and Survival Gear & Accessories
December 18, 12:05pm

Gossamer Gear
Thumbs up to GG. They don't make a lot of items, rather a few quality niche packs and other gear. I really like their sourcing of other industry items and presenting them for backpacking, such as the ...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
November 29, 7:38pm

Gossamer Gear G6 Whisper
Initial Review Oct 2006: Out of the box I love it, light as a feather, VERY well made and sized perfect for my intended use. I really like the shape, it's like a slim aerodynamic sled. GG's products a...

In Backpacks - Frameless
October 16, 8:00pm

Backpacking Light Ti Esbit stove
Just got mine in the mail and tinkered with it a bit. Like the previous reviewer, the rivet looks very suspect. I will write more after some use. Drilled the rivet out to remove the pan. The pan we...

In Stoves - Other
August 16, 8:03pm