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Firstlight is small
The Firstlight is a rather small tent- if you are too tall or really want to fit two people, I'd size up. I use the older Lighthouse and have to sleep diagonally at 6'2". Also, you ...

In GEAR » Freestanding tent recommendations: BD Firstlight???
December 18, 2:52pm

rampant consumerist's anonymous
Eric, I refuse to let the fashion industry co-opt my unfashionable outdoorsy sensibilities! Sure, they look like work gloves- but they ARE work gloves. I expect a snowboard company to worry mor...

In GEAR » yuppiefication of work gloves
December 06, 8:56pm

Powerstretch liners?
Are these warmer than a pair of Powerstretch liners? My l PS liners are form fitting enough to allow me to do anything I can do with bare hands... but if these are warmer, I'll switch.

In GEAR » What are the warmest usableglove/glove liners
December 06, 8:23pm

I can rant too!
Eric, I don't know you- but I like you and find most of your posts to be full of information that suggests real experience in the mountains. However, I really must ask; did a "yuppie"...

In GEAR » yuppiefication of work gloves
December 06, 8:18pm

not impressed, at least on paper
If you watch the video for the 15 degree version on REIs site it indicates that the "flowgate" construction is actually internal baffles to prevent down migration within the long vertical...

In GEAR » Marmot Plasma
December 02, 10:53pm

Thanks Eric for the pic- I guess I could have tried to do that... If I got anything from the article it was to use the best tool for the job, and sometimes that is not down (and sometimes it is)...

In GEAR » Synthetic vs down debate- link
November 30, 12:11am

Synthetic vs down debate- link had to post this for the picture...

In GEAR » Synthetic vs down debate- link
November 29, 11:22pm

David, Sorry to get off topic, but which synthetic overbag do you use? I have been trying to find a good ultralight option and the best I can do is the Big Agnes Lost Dog... I've very often...

In GEAR » Drying things in your sleeping bag?
November 21, 8:02pm

MH softshell pants
I have found that MH Tufstretch is better than Schoeller Dryskin after comparing a pair of Mammut Champ pants to MH Winter Wanderers. The Mammut was a much better fit for me (32 inch waist, 34 i...

In GEAR » ADVICE NEEDED: summer mountaineering pants
November 21, 6:16pm

Uvex Pocket Goggles?
I too am looking for a good pair of lightweight goggles... the Uvex Pocket Goggles look promising: anyone have experience with them (especially how well they reduce fogging)?

In GEAR » recommendation on light goggles
November 20, 9:06pm

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