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SPOT
I have one of the new ones and have been using it for a couple of months now. They claimed to have upgraded the GPS chipset and the antennas and I can say that I have had 100% success with it so f...

In GEAR » SPOT reliability
November 02, 4:59pm

Wool temps
I wear my Icebreaker Tech T Lite all summer here in the hot South...no problems. I wouldn't have believed it until I tried it.

In GEAR » High temp for wool?
November 01, 8:30pm

WTB: Lightweight bivy
I'm looking for a bivy for winter use under a MLD Duomid. I would prefer side-zip but would consider drawstring if the price is right. Waterproof is not necessary; breathable with DWR is prob...

In Gear Swap » WTB: Lightweight bivy
October 04, 7:23pm

Bivy
Sent email on bivy last night...waiting to see who got to it first!

In Gear Swap » FS: Gear
August 29, 6:44am

Duomid
See this thread for pictures I posted of the Duomid with the "inverted-v" shape to the poles which eliminates the center pole problem. Just FYI. http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bi...

In GEAR » 2p wind-worthy tent?
August 06, 11:22am

Re: Breathing in a closed in mid?
-1.) If you pile snow around the base of your mid to block -off all the wind and spindrift, and your mid doesn't have a -peak vent, how do you get oxygen inside? Chances of you sealing off a...

In GEAR » Highest Winds Experienced in Pyramids / Mids / Hex / Tipi etc. ? (+ Intro)
July 30, 10:56am

Baskets + Inner nets
-Do the trekking poles need to be used with baskets in -order to stop the tube from sliding further up the pole? No, I have not found this to be the case...as long as you have the right diameter...

In GEAR » MLD Duomid
July 30, 10:20am

Pole Jacks
Ron at MLD will custom make you some 12" ones for $20 or so. I made mine from some aluminum tubing I had around (actually from some old curtain rods) and the ends are rubber stops used for th...

In GEAR » MLD Duomid
July 30, 8:15am

Length
That was the poles set to 135cm (max for my older BD poles) plus 12" pole jacks (165cm total).

In GEAR » MLD Duomid
July 30, 7:18am

Some pics of the inverted-v setup
Here are some pics showing how the inverted-v trekking pole setup with a z-rest (and 4 year old) in it for scale. A LOT of room with this setup.

In GEAR » MLD Duomid
July 29, 8:25pm

All Reader Reviews by Jonathon Rogers

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MSR Wind Pro
I have been using this stove for a few months now on several southeast winter trips. I usually use a GigaPower in the summer but wanted a stove with the option to invert the canister when temps fall ...

In Stoves - Canister
January 06, 1:04pm