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saw it+ answered
10x Now all i need to do is get more vacation time and use them ;)

In GEAR » Nunatak Custom Alpinist and Sub Alpinist - "micro" review
January 01, 11:59pm

liner+wool + GTX
Im not a technical climbing guru or anything...but if your use is just trekking + poles etc I would seriously consider the combination above. Reading quite a bit about the subject it seems it do...

In GEAR » Insulated Waterproof Gloves
January 01, 5:35am

zpacks not anymore
@michael W - they used to do 7D/pertex but that isnt the standard anymore (IMO cause they were both $$ fabrics as for the OP - I have a Nunatak that Tom made for me in 7D...so cant attest to the...

In GEAR » Using 10D inside & out on sleeping bags: Changes to lofting speed & ease of stuffing? Odd feeling material?
December 30, 12:28am

you are going to freeze!
Sara firstly just to point out that there are quite a few other options on the market (enlightened equipment, nunatak, jrb ...to name a few) although no doubt the companies you mention make fine g...

In GEAR » Quilt Suggestion for Newbie
December 29, 11:56pm

test - ignore
Marmot

In User Test Forum » test - ignore
December 29, 11:33pm

I could of course be wrong
@konrad I have been wrong before and this could be one of these cases. My personal actual experience is that I sleep fine on super inflated neo or super inflated prolite for that matter. As s...

In GEAR » Does anyone know when Big Agnes will be releasing their Q-Core SL?
December 21, 9:49am

weight and R value
@Konrad RE weight - lets wait and see if the production model comes in...as we often see that might not be 14oz RE R value - 0.7 is quite a bit more, and as R Caffin's test showed the NEO...

In GEAR » Does anyone know when Big Agnes will be releasing their Q-Core SL?
December 20, 3:01pm

HUH?
@Erik Putting early quality issues aside for a moment (and there WERE issues) NEOAIR IS quite THICK (2.5" It IS WARMer than the QSL the noise issue...well I never had any problems (wit...

In GEAR » Does anyone know when Big Agnes will be releasing their Q-Core SL?
December 20, 9:36am

Testing
@Franco - dunno if you are talking about the bottle delaminating or the chem stuff not working...but of course you are right. the bottle is pretty easy to test beforehand what I would do with...

In GEAR » Using hot water bottles as 'cached heat'
December 20, 7:00am

what am i missing?
if i get what is going on then the QSL has R< xtherm and weight > xtherm why in the world (apart from $$) would i opt for the QSL? M

In GEAR » Does anyone know when Big Agnes will be releasing their Q-Core SL?
December 20, 6:49am

All Reader Reviews by Michael Cheifetz

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MLD XP Quilt 21 0z. Climashield
I have older 2009 XP model (as opposed to the Spirit) with 2.5 Osy Climashield. This would correspond to the 48F model he has. I have the wide model + eVent strip at head and footbox. Carftsmenship...

In Sleeping Bags - Quilts & Top Bags
December 20, 8:49am

MLD XP Quilt 21 0z. Climashield
I have older 2009 XP model (as opposed to the Spirit) with 2.5 Osy Climashield. This would correspond to the 48F model he has. I have the wide model + eVent strip at head and footbox. Carftsmenship...

In Sleeping Bags - Quilts & Top Bags
December 20, 8:06am

Ronald Turnbull The Book of the Bivvy. Cicerone: UK 2nd. ed. 2007
Jeremy above is right in many ways - it is indeed more of a quirky idiosyncratic book that mixes poetry, psychology and anecdotal facts about bivy and the scottish highlands. In that light it could sc...

In Books and Media
January 02, 5:50am