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Re: Re: Try non-breathable
Cold is whatever feels cold for you. It depends on several factors of which ambient temp is only one. In the hands, a very variable factor is exposure: if you keep using poles, an ice ax, need hand...

In GEAR » MLD rain mitts or ???
October 13, 6:33am

Try non-breathable
Gloves/mittens are high wear stuff and hands don't sweat much when it is cold -which is when you need gloves/mittens. I'd recommend trying waterproof non-breathable versions if you can f...

In GEAR » MLD rain mitts or ???
October 09, 3:39pm

Re: Re: Carrying Olive Oil
To avoid leaking the key is in the pouring output. Oil has this tendency to slide film-like along anything it comes in contact with. To avoid this to happen over the threads and eventually over the...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » backpacking food
September 15, 4:43pm

Re: Re: bikepacking without panniers
The problem with UL panniers is in the interface between fabric and hardware. UL fabrics would get a beating in those areas. Then quick fix designs are convenient but need such hardware. A nice ...

In Bikepacking & Bicycle Touring » bikepacking without panniers
September 15, 4:40pm

LNT is not only regarding other humans possibly out there but also (mainly) about non-human beings who actually live in the place. It is very considerate to them all to try to avoid being noisy or ...

In Philosophy & Technique » LEAVE NO TRACE
September 09, 6:07am

The heavyweight cyclist vs the heavyweight backpacker
As stated by others, it is a case similar to backpacking but I think bicycle tourers tend to be less weight conscious on average than backpackers. The weight is on the bike so there is less incenti...

In Bikepacking & Bicycle Touring » How Much Weight Do Bike Packers Carry (Road Trip) ?
August 27, 4:55am

Re: re: rescue
I can imagine there are more solo hikers or small parties than there are groups. I don't think it is fair to conclude group hiking is safer, if that is what you mean. It is more complex than th...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Broken leg, 6 days alone and rescued
July 17, 3:35pm

Re: Low tech ways people try to fill the immaginary void
When people talk loud on the outdoors is usually within a group. It is not so much the being outdoors but being a group. People fight for talking slots and tend to speak louder and louder.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Connected on the trail
July 17, 4:03am

Broken leg, 6 days alone and rescued
A very interesting story: Of a solo hiker that suffered a serious leg fracture and was rescued alive after ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Broken leg, 6 days alone and rescued
July 17, 3:18am

Re: Haute Route Pyrenees Hike
You can expect early morning lows around freezing in high areas where you would usually set up a camp, mid-day highs in the 70s in stable, sunny weather. Your clothing kit looks good enough but I g...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Haute Route Pyrenees Hike
May 28, 3:00am

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