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trail wind
is not very breathable ... its more of a cold weather windshirt

In GEAR » GoLite Kings Canyon Wind Jacket
January 22, 10:38am

risk analysis
these days whenever i think extra or heavier gear ... i ask myself, will it keep me alive any longer than a 2-3 days worth of fuel,an extra 1-2 cams, or my MBL exl .... because thats what those few...

In GEAR » "Mirror mirror on the wall, who's the lightest of them all?"
January 22, 10:36am

serious
ben ... that was just posted on Outside Magazine's facebook page ... i'm waiting for them to award it their gear of the year award ... similar to "resort jacket Gear of the Year" ...

In GEAR » $1500 HH jacket
January 21, 8:52pm

$1500 HH jacket
Cashmere Balaclava + White Goose Down Feathers + Pittards Leather ... $1500 HH jacket hmmmmm .....

In GEAR » $1500 HH jacket
January 21, 5:35pm

hip pockets
never use em myself ... mainly because climbing packs dont have em ... they get in the way of your harness and racking what i wouldnt mind trying is the shoulder strap pockets like the aarn ... ...

In GEAR » Packs, Packs, Packs
January 21, 11:32am

try
fit is everything ... just try each of them on with the load youll have and you decide pretty quickly once youve tried em on then decide on all the other stuff such as feature, weight, etc ...

In GEAR » Packs, Packs, Packs
January 21, 8:40am

torsion flo
the helium doesnt have the torsion flo a far as i know ;) my OR revel has it ... Double-sliding zippers allow for excellent temperature regulation while providing maximum weather protecti...

In GEAR » Current Lighweight W/B Jackets
January 21, 8:00am

pertex
jeff, ive had no issues with pertex shield so far in terms of water resistance ... ive sold of all my dead bird rain jackets... ive now got 2 OR rain jackets, their torsion flo vent system is th...

In GEAR » Current Lighweight W/B Jackets
January 20, 6:53pm

dwr
richard ... i do a quick test a day or two before ... if the water beads off in a quick run under the tap, shower, its good ... if not it goes in the dryer for about 15-20 min if that still d...

In GEAR » Dwr
January 20, 6:44pm

techincal
the technical articles .... the last good one was mr caffins cold weather canister one IMO the gear reviews and trip reports you can get many other places ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Early BPL Article
January 20, 10:18am

All Reader Reviews by eric chan

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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