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All Forum Posts by Inaki Diaz de Etura

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Re: Science!
A soft bottle will not allow any expansion, you'd need a elastic one for that. It'd probably be easier to blow up than a hard sided one when going uphill. I guess it might behave better at ...

In GEAR » Carrying Olive Oil
April 01, 6:58am

Re: Sub 5 pound - does it really matter?
> Fuel and can are consumables and don't count That's definitely cheating. The fuel is a consumable but the can is not.

In Philosophy & Technique » Sub 5 pound - does it really matter?
March 30, 4:22pm

Re: To Rain Jacket ... or ... Not to Rain Jacket
I would agree except for the windshirt reference. A rain jacket is no substitute for a windshirt. If I could only have one, I'd go with the rain jacket and cope with its poor performance in you...

In Philosophy & Technique » To Rain Jacket ... or ... Not to Rain Jacket
March 26, 10:53am

Re: Are windshirts a viable option on the future?
A windshirt is a very simple thing. There will always be options. Now they've become popular even mass-market outdoor stores carry their own branded ones. Besides, running and cycling stores/se...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Andrew Skurka - Core Clothing
March 26, 10:37am

Re: Rab Vapour-rise Lite Alpine Jacket review
What happened to the Alpine jacket (unlined Equilibrium)? I got one last year but it doesn't seem to show up on Rab's website. I've been using it this winter and found it too air per...

In Editor's Roundtable » Rab Vapour-rise Lite Alpine Jacket review
March 25, 4:16pm

Different roles
the most functional approach to a successful layering system is a set of very specialized items that can work together. Multi-functioning, tempting as it may seem, is usually a bad idea, both funct...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Andrew Skurka - Core Clothing
March 24, 6:08pm

River crossings and planning for the CWT
Having hiked the Cape Wrath Trail only once (just a visitor in Scotland), I'd say river crossings are not a problem. Major rivers are bridged and the ones that require fording were all easy eve...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Scotland, Northern England late April through early June, looking for feedback and suggestions for routes
March 12, 8:18am

Re: Carrying Olive Oil
I eventually took a pic that ilustrates the concept. This belongs to a commercial olive oil bottle from the grocery store: The small diameter output has a very thin lip to minimize drips. It...

In GEAR » Carrying Olive Oil
March 05, 4:30pm

Re: Carrying Olive Oil
It shouldn't be difficult to find a container that doesn't leak. I'm afraid most of the reported cases of leaking might be what I described in this thread about oil sliding around the o...

In GEAR » Carrying Olive Oil
March 02, 7:02am

Re: "Wedge" tents - Bah! Humbug!
Not a fan of wedge tents myself but I'd consider them potentially good in high winds if the profile is streamlined enough and the size not too big (1-2 persons max). A 2 person square-ish dome ...

In GEAR » Single wall 4 season shelter
February 19, 2:51am

All Reader Reviews by Inaki Diaz de Etura

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Golite Hex 3
Not a full review but just a small addition on what's already been said regarding winter use. While skis make for wonderful stakes on deep snow, unfortunately the tie out loops at the end of the 6 mai...

In Shelters - Tarps & Floorless
January 18, 7:47am

Nunatak Arc Ghost
I was torn between Ghost and Alpinist before ordering and eventually ordered something in between, quite like the former X from BMW. It has the loft of the Ghost with the dimensions of the Alpinist an...

In Sleeping Bags - Quilts & Top Bags
September 05, 11:08am