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faff
the main reason to get a down vest IMO is to avoid faff ... which means its as easy to put on and take off as possible ... vest avoid this especially if you are carrying gear and wearing gloves in ...

In GEAR » Vest or down hooded jacket?
February 07, 8:56am

me no luv u
i hate to say it, but nope ... no love when it comes to my insulation ... id prefer primaloft one anyday .... the 24% increase in insulation is too significant to ignore ... not to say that i wo...

In GEAR » No love for Eco gear?
February 07, 8:49am

slope
i've posted these before but in case they were missed ... i prefer facing in and traversing if the angle is steep falling in the wrong place is bad in shoes ... in the wrong place it can be ...

In Winter Hiking » newbie snow shoe advice
February 05, 7:26pm

pulleys
if you think youll be doing a rescue ... i second the pulley ... on rock i always have 2 DMM revolvers which i use as biners normally till they are needed ... you can get some light "real&q...

In Gear Lists » Denali Gear List
February 05, 7:15pm

skeptic
lol ... nothing wrong with skeptical what i do know is being wet sucks ... but eventually youll get something wet sooner or later ... just make sure you can dry out

In GEAR » The D prize: for 1st synthetic down cluster
February 05, 7:09pm

water
jerry ,,, there is still enough moisture that the higher conductivity of water is a factor ... as anyone who has worn a wet base layer in the rain can attest to ... wet clothes that are wet agai...

In GEAR » The D prize: for 1st synthetic down cluster
February 05, 2:27pm

revolutionary
i recommend looking at how mark twight wrote extreme alpinism ... and taking the same style its simple, understandable, gives real life examples, and challenges the "old ways" ... even...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Skurka Gear Book
February 05, 1:12pm

calories
heres a simple question ... how many calories can you burn off in 10-20 min ... not too many i suspect

In Philosophy & Technique » Training & Workout
February 05, 1:05pm

let the sun shine in
dirk... thats when you pray there's going to be sun so that you can dry yr bag ... for weekenders it isnt usually a concern you can also try a hawt nalgene inside so the extra heat pushed...

In Gear Lists » PCT / summer backpacking list -- input appreciated
February 05, 1:03pm

wet
jerry .. its very important if a person is hypothermic you strip out all wet clothes and out them in a dry bag, or under dry clothes with someone if possible naked, you dont leave them in wet wo...

In GEAR » The D prize: for 1st synthetic down cluster
February 05, 12:35pm

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Montbell Extremely Light Down Jacket
the key to using this jacket is to use it under a windshell or synthetic jacket like a nanopuff by itself the shell is fairly fragile, there are no pockets, there is no waist string ... however ...

In Clothing - Insulating - Down
December 30, 7:44pm