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Seeking advice on emergency insulation for unplanned overnights
"The Sea to summit Spark SPL 45 is attractive, as is the Nuntak Arc AT/ elephant foot..." the problem I see with the above is that if by any chance it happens to rain, none of those down...

In GEAR » Seeking advice on emergency insulation for unplanned overnights
June 19, 6:32pm

Lightest AAA rechargeable batteries
Yes we have done this before with the AA... The devices that can take both AA 1.5v and 14500 3.7 v batteries are very few, in fact I know of some lights and nothing else that applies to hiking. ...

In GEAR » Lightest AAA rechargeable batteries
June 19, 6:21pm

Lightest AAA rechargeable batteries
Same problem. wrong voltage for AA. Somehow folk have a problem understanding that AA and AAA is not just a size it is about voltage too, around 1.5v. In fact some AA devices don't work or d...

In GEAR » Lightest AAA rechargeable batteries
June 19, 3:34pm

Lightest AAA rechargeable batteries
Weight As capacity increases weight does too but not proportionally so. For example for Panasonic/Sanyo in AA : Eneloop Lite are 19g , 950 mAh Eneloop 27g , 1900 mAh Eneloop Pro ...

In GEAR » Lightest AAA rechargeable batteries
June 18, 11:38pm

Tent movies?
This was disappointing. I thought that it had to do with movies about tents.

In GEAR » Tent movies?
June 18, 9:21pm

Lightest AAA rechargeable batteries
I have seen weights between 13 and 15g each for the NiMH type. I just tried 3 different brands (750 to 800 mAh), 2 batt each, they all registered 25g on my scale. (rounds off to the nearest 5g) I...

In GEAR » Lightest AAA rechargeable batteries
June 18, 9:11pm

Lightest AAA rechargeable batteries
If someone was asking if you can fill your car with water instead of gas , my answer would be "no you cannot" however someone could argue that you can. The Li Ion (rechargeable)3.7v ...

In GEAR » Lightest AAA rechargeable batteries
June 18, 8:17pm

Lightest AAA rechargeable batteries
There are no rechargeable lithium AAA batteries.

In GEAR » Lightest AAA rechargeable batteries
June 18, 7:54pm

Creative way you dropped 1oz
"Well, water higher up in the digestive system has a better chance of being useful than the water that's trying to exit the digestive system" In that case you might as well take some...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » Creative way you dropped 1oz
June 18, 7:13pm

Creative way you dropped 1oz
I find it amusing that several suggested having a pee or a dump before taking off , to lighten the load, yet it is then suggested taking a drink as if that water weight magically disappears once ...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » Creative way you dropped 1oz
June 17, 5:14pm

All Reader Reviews by Franco Darioli

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Tarptent Contrail
My rating is based on what this shelter was designed for, and not to be understood as part of the "best tent ever, for anybody ,anywhere" award. Most of the good points have already been co...

In Shelters - Single Wall Tents
November 07, 4:48pm