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I just saw a a helinox table on a UK shops online store, maybe I'd take that and one of their nifty little chairs. Just over 2lb for the two of them. Nothing wrong with getting your kit d...

In GEAR » If you had 2 more lbs for free, what gear would you add?
April 14, 11:20am

2 more pounds
I've asked my girlfriend for a "Perkins" tent for christmas and birthdays every year since we met, still no luck. I don't know your current system but I'd give pillows a tr...

In GEAR » If you had 2 more lbs for free, what gear would you add?
April 13, 12:53pm

the thing is...
Brands can vary the fit between different might need to try on every pair of trail runners out there before you get the right fit. I've found that the older models from inov-8 ha...

In GEAR » troubles finding trail runners, is it just getting used to it?
April 06, 1:59am

Re: OookWorks - caution advised
From what I've read, half of the lead time problem is people pestering him with emails that they "need" their item for a certain date for a certain trip or whatever reason and he then...

In GEAR » OookWorks - caution advised
March 30, 3:26pm

I bought some of the 65 gsm 40D sil from them and the quality doesn't look like "2nds" at all to me, feels great. I've made my first flat tarp from it and it feels nice, I thin...

In Make Your Own Gear » Lightest Silnylon
March 23, 9:33am

Are you looking on extremtextil? Which of their silnylon's were you hoping was a similar one to T-N's? Aside from that, you may find this link useful when having to compare weights in...

In Make Your Own Gear » Lightest Silnylon
March 23, 8:35am

pentagon tarp
I too would love to know how much silnylon you used and any information regarding triangle size would certainly come in handy! Cheers

In Make Your Own Gear » MYOG Pentagon tarp (poor man's trailstar)
March 23, 8:26am

quilt design
I really like the look of that, I'd be interested to see a cottage company or MYOG version in lighter fabrics.

In GEAR » Better quilt design?
March 22, 9:15am

first time skiing
You'll spend plenty of time on the ground so waterproof top and pants is necessary, as others have mentioned. Something hard wearing is good too - you wouldn't want to take a fall on an icy...

In GEAR » First time skiing - help clothe me
March 13, 3:38pm


In GEAR » Double Rainbow, Lunar Duo, or Nallo 2 what would you choose?
March 13, 12:25pm

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