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Swap UL Thermawrap Parka for a Different Color
Yeah, this sounds insane, and perhaps I am. But I realized the other day that I own too much grey, and I love my Thermawrap, so I'm hoping someone else might want to trade. I've got a Large...

In Gear Swap » Swap UL Thermawrap Parka for a Different Color
April 19, 1:06pm

Re: climbing tents
Thanks for your thoughts Khader. Checked out the Rhondane Light 2, and it looks very decent. About 4.5 lbs, a vestibule, tube design, more roomy than the Firstlight... and right now on some website...

In Editor's Roundtable » Tunnel Tents Tutorial and State of the Market Report - Part 1: Definition and Pitching
April 11, 2:33pm

Re: Review
Thanks for the article, Roger. I have some similar sentiments to Lawson, however. I know that you're a big proponent of tunnel tents, Roger, as well as many other people in climbing circles ...

In Editor's Roundtable » Tunnel Tents Tutorial and State of the Market Report - Part 1: Definition and Pitching
April 11, 1:38pm

Thanks
Thanks everyone for your thoughts and opinions -- more than I thought there would be, that's for sure! I'm storing away the ideas and will just try the tent out a few times in less than...

In Make Your Own Gear » Create Silnylon Rainfly?
April 01, 12:25am

Brilliant
Awesome multi-use concept. I like it a lot. Thanks for bringing it to our attention!

In Multiple Use Gear » Silicone Funnel
March 30, 4:05pm

Long wait
Currently a 5-6 week wait if he gets one of the ZPacks. Looks like a great choice though. The Tarptents are a good choice, but they're also 3x the weight of the Hexamid: http://www.tarptent....

In GEAR » Thruhiker looking for (ultra)light shelter recommendations
March 30, 12:33pm

Re: Re: you dont need a rain fly
Thanks for the replies everyone. Kat, the number is just a wild estimate. I figure 3 yards of fabric is about 3.3oz, plus some webbing to attach to the staking points, plus seams, plus thread, ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Create Silnylon Rainfly?
March 30, 11:57am

Re: Re: Re: you dont need a rain fly
Yeah, I was kinda hoping to make it detachable... it would definitely add some weight. The tent is pretty small, about 48" wide by 82" long by 42" high. I'm guessing maybe 3 yard...

In Make Your Own Gear » Create Silnylon Rainfly?
March 29, 10:45pm

Re: Re: you dont need a rain fly
Hi Kat, thanks for the response. I think that's a valid concern for sure, as well as ventilation in general. The idea would be that hopefully the combination of the two fabrics would prevent it...

In Make Your Own Gear » Create Silnylon Rainfly?
March 29, 10:41pm

Re: you dont need a rain fly
Gunther, thanks for your thoughts, but this tent has a well-known issue in rain. Read reviews all over the internet. It's not bombproof, it's meant as an alpine bivy shelter, or a small ten...

In Make Your Own Gear » Create Silnylon Rainfly?
March 29, 10:38pm

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