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Re: Re: Re: Helium 2
Mine has been fine ... But keep in mind i use it as more as an emergency shell ... So it sits in the pack the majority of the time The biggest risk is having it leak on a trip/climb .... If y...

In GEAR » Help me beat dead horse...rain jacket ponderings
July 07, 10:29am

Re: Helium 2
As long as breathable aint and issue thr helium works fine I suggest getting OR regardless as their "infinite guarantee" covers you anytime, any place, for any reason at all If you ...

In GEAR » Help me beat dead horse...rain jacket ponderings
July 06, 11:47pm

proud ;)
climbing tape for the poles ... you can also get foam tape ... or you can leave it the mesh can be fixed with liberal use of seam grip and duct tape just use that gear up anyways ... thats wh...

In GEAR » Gear damage - suggestions please
July 03, 4:03am

Dmm xsre carabiner ... 8g, rated to 4 KN You wont break it with normal camping use ;)

In GEAR » Bear bag carabiner
June 30, 1:47pm

Re: Re: condensation
some of it would, some would get absorbed by the base layer .... remember that in a nasty rainstorm unless you got a large towel, yr still pretty damp/wet after you strip off ... and if its near...

In GEAR » Questioning "dry base layers for sleeping".
June 15, 11:02pm

simply put ... having the down jacket next to your skin will subject it to body vapor going into the down ... and what is basically sweat and body oils will degrade the down over time losing loft ...

In GEAR » Questioning "dry base layers for sleeping".
June 15, 10:51pm

Re: RE:
a fig 8 knot with a ~ a fistful (5") of tail does not need to be backed up providing its well tied and snug a bowline tie in should absolutely be backed up with some kind of stopper knot ...

In Mountaineering & Alpinism » leash/cowstail/lobster claw/lanyard
June 15, 10:45pm

Yr overthinking it Just use a figure 8 on one end and a barrel knot (or fig 8) at the other And to be blunt a nylon sling will work just fine .... The most important thing is to train you...

In Mountaineering & Alpinism » leash/cowstail/lobster claw/lanyard
June 13, 8:53am

Re: So...
Scott My point is simply that what one does is ones owns business as long as it doesnt hurt others Why folks care so strongly on da intrawebz about what someone who they never met does ... A...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Dean Potter dies in yosemite
May 26, 4:20pm

Re: Osprey Drybags - lightest ones?
the OR UL ones come with OR's infinite warranty on UL sacks, you may want to have a no questions asked warranty .... they are quite a bit less burly than the "traditional" dry sack...

In GEAR » Osprey Drybags - lightest ones?
May 26, 8:32am

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