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All Forum Posts by Inaki Diaz de Etura

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Re: Re: refuel and rehydrate
> I'm still fscinated at how many avid hikers on this and otther forums have yet to discover that from nutrion, to shoes, to clothes, runners have been donning UL and SUL items for decades n...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » post-exercise refueling?
May 04, 8:15am

Sleeve insertion for elbowed poles
Roger, one late question I forgot in due time about the elbowed pole and sleeve insertion, as it is in your tents: sleeve insertion/extraction is easiest with the pole already assembled and this ma...

In Editor's Roundtable » Tunnel Tents Tutorial and State of the Market Report - Part 1: Definition and Pitching
May 04, 5:42am

Re: Re: Re: Re: The Perils of Certainty
> to completely end back at the starting point and missing two huge landmarks (bridge and a cabin) is being totally oblivious to ones surroundings Hiking in company is a huge factor here, par...

In Editor's Roundtable » The Perils of Certainty
April 27, 1:46am

Re: rain mitts
I use a very similar product, simple silnylon mitts poorly made at home. They're nearly identical to the ZPacks ones except mine are cut straight with no provision for an opposing thumb (for no...

In GEAR » Lightweight waterproof rain mitts/gloves
April 26, 2:46am

Re: compressibility/ packability of wool
In general: Packability, warmth, robustness: pick two The Nanopuffs you mention are warm and packable but being high loft insulation they're sensitive to humidity and compression. Wool is...

In GEAR » compressibility/ packability of wool
April 25, 2:56am

Re: Giardia Outbreak
Mitchell, according to your advise we wouldn't be able to swim in the lakes/rivers, neither probably raft, canoe or kayak. In all honesty, nature doesn't work that way. I know this is a tri...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Giardia Outbreak
April 25, 2:41am

Re: A better question ...
The good thing about thru-hiking long trails is that your body gets so well tuned it seems it doesn't matter much what you eat as long as you get the calories. Speaking from the perspective ...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » USA Supermarket resupply; what do you buy?
April 25, 1:10am

Warmlite 2R front upper vent
Loads of super-interesting info to digest! This is really fun. For the moment, just a comment on that weird front upper vent in the 2R: > in bad weather you won't get much ventilation ...

In Editor's Roundtable » Tunnel Tents Tutorial and State of the Market Report - Part 3: The Mini-Reviews
April 24, 4:15pm

Treatment is not enough?
If Giardiasis is so unlikely but at the same time the most meticulous water treatment seems to be no guarantee it seems a logical conclusion would be that treating is pointless. It would seem the d...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Giardia Outbreak
April 24, 9:56am

Re: Thank you guys!
Knowing when to turn around and when to keep on is probably one of the most difficult skills. It's not that much about technical knowledge but about experience and personal self conscience. We ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Thru-hike the GR11 without experience - possible?
April 23, 3:13am

All Reader Reviews by Inaki Diaz de Etura

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Golite Hex 3
Not a full review but just a small addition on what's already been said regarding winter use. While skis make for wonderful stakes on deep snow, unfortunately the tie out loops at the end of the 6 mai...

In Shelters - Tarps & Floorless
January 18, 7:47am

Nunatak Arc Ghost
I was torn between Ghost and Alpinist before ordering and eventually ordered something in between, quite like the former X from BMW. It has the loft of the Ghost with the dimensions of the Alpinist an...

In Sleeping Bags - Quilts & Top Bags
September 05, 11:08am