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Looks alright
Considering you pitched it on snow I think you did well. As mentioned, try raising and lowering the center pole height.

In GEAR » What is wrong with my pitch?
January 23, 7:51am

I just recently ordered an MLD Cricket, in brown. Largely for the same reasons, I have gray duo mid, gray tarptents, and I wanted the brown to be more inconspicuous. However, the brown won't...

In GEAR » Sil Duomid color
January 17, 10:41am

I'm in the Derek, Max and McHale "camp" philosophy regarding this as well.

In GEAR » What Dan McHale has to say about UL backpacks
January 12, 8:58am

I agree with Mike but I don't get the steep discounts he does, I just wait for the sales that they have on a fairly regular basis. I have several of the FA garments, including the Emperor Park...

In GEAR » New Eddie Bauer UL jackets, bags, and cubin pack
January 12, 7:55am

how about in a hammock instead?

In GEAR » What do you do when it below zero outside
January 08, 12:26pm

I can vouch for the excellent quality, as I have both a custom pyranet 1 and a custom pyranet 2. Good luck trying to even getting some sort of response from ookworks.

In GEAR » HMG UltaMid 2 and bug protection?
January 03, 8:11pm

Cabela's is now carrying Icebreaker.

In GEAR » Seeking UL Merino Base layers Comparable to....
December 24, 6:37am

Would most definitely NOT be caused by going from warm to cold or vice versa. If some instructor said that then I would question the wisdom of any other advice he might have.

In GEAR » Cold weather/winter survival shelter
December 21, 11:17am

Make sure you have a warm pad as the ground will suck the warmth out of you. I was testing some gear two nights ago and was 22 degrees at night. I slept on an Exped 7 down mat and used a Warbonne...

In GEAR » EE Prodigy + MLD Superlight Bivy for Winter Mtn Use in Southeast
December 13, 10:24am

All good advice
everyone has posted good advice. When it comes to brands though I am very partial to Feathered Friends and Western Mountaineering.

In GEAR » 0F Sleeping Bags
December 07, 4:39pm

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Tarptent Contrail
Just purchased the Contrail. I did a seam sealing on it and did an overnight in the back yard as I knew it would rain and wanted to make sure I got it sealed which it was, didn't leak a drop. Th...

In Shelters - Single Wall Tents
April 04, 6:33am