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All Forum Posts by Eric Swab

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Inverted Canister Stove Winter Fuel Consumption
I used the MSR Windpro for the first time this past weekend, the canister was inverted. I took a brand new small (net 3.8 ounces) Snow Peak canister. I was kind of shocked how fast it used fuel, ...

In Winter Hiking » Inverted Canister Stove Winter Fuel Consumption
November 21, 8:05pm

A few thought on hiking in winter
Thanks for your insights Dave, just did first winter trip this past weekend, maybe best trip ever! It snowed the night before and all day on the hike in, absolutely majestic being out there breakin...

In Winter Hiking » A few thought on hiking in winter
November 21, 7:40pm

Rain shell for my winter outer layer?
"It's breathable and all but maybe a bit too breathable and not enough of a wind blocker for 4 season backpacking. Feels a bit, I dunno, thin I guess. And maybe I need to consider somethin...

In GEAR » Rain shell for my winter outer layer?
November 20, 4:23pm

shelters with more hight at the head/feet
The Golite SL2 has room at head and feet ends and is a two pole pyramid style, I like the space in mine. Tarptent Rainbows have room at head and foot ends as well, the single version is really...

In GEAR » shelters with more hight at the head/feet
November 17, 4:57pm

Want To Try : ULA CDT or OHM
Don't hold me to it but I think you can try it right from ULA, order both, just keep them clean, then send them back if you need to. My advice on the OHM hip belt, the small size would fit m...

In Gear Swap » Want To Try : ULA CDT or OHM
November 07, 5:16pm

Pinnacle Packing?
Thanks for the advice, will pick up a Pinnacle at the Golite sale in town. Andy, I am using a 750 down, 0 degree F bag, was trying to avoid strapping the Solite pad to the back in case I neede...

In Winter Hiking » Pinnacle Packing?
November 07, 5:10pm

Pinnacle Packing?
So I have my winter gear together but am having trouble getting it to pack well in any packs we currently own. The two main issues are the sleeping bag and full length SOlite pad. My first th...

In Winter Hiking » Pinnacle Packing?
November 07, 6:15am

The Bob Marshall Wilderness Open
Thanks for the forethought and insight, sounds like you have been thinking about this for quite awhile.

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » The Bob Marshall Wilderness Open
November 07, 6:04am

The Bob Marshall Wilderness Open
Dave, Thanks for putting this together, I enjoyed reading about your Alaska experience. My uncle did the classic several years ago and I have always wanted to give something similar a try. ...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » The Bob Marshall Wilderness Open
November 06, 2:14pm

No love for the REI Halo bags?
There is plenty of room in the chest / stomach area, I can roll over inside of it. Lots of little features for 3 pounds, very lofty, I haven't tried packing it yet, the stuff sack is big, but ...

In GEAR » No love for the REI Halo bags?
November 04, 6:12am

All Reader Reviews by Eric Swab

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GSI Minimalist
This economical cook set doesn't seem to get much press, probably because it is not titanium. The 20oz. (600ml) size works out perfect for most dehydrated meals. In the morning it is enough ...

In Cookware - Other
March 08, 9:40pm