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All Forum Posts by Inaki Diaz de Etura

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Re: MLD Little Star
Pros: it's great in the wind, probably even better than the regular Traistar as the panels are smaller Cons: it's small In my quest for a do-it-all shelter that's simple and light...

In GEAR » MLD Little Star
October 26, 12:31pm

The fleece mid layer
I find a thin fleece very usable while active. Sure it must be rather cold but it's not rare for me that a base layer plus windshirt is not enough. A thin, fitted fleece weights just a bit more...

In GEAR » r2 as insulation and rain gear
October 16, 5:08pm

Re: Headlamps and Batteries
It doesn't look like representative of real life. I don't usually hike with a spare battery, not to mention more than one.

In GEAR » Headlamps and Batteries
October 16, 4:15pm

Re: Hyalite LTW Panniers
Simple and light, I like these. Thanks for the description and pics. Not a dramatic weight difference with the Ortlieb Plus series which include the shoulder strap but could be made simpler. I t...

In Bikepacking & Bicycle Touring » Hyalite LTW Panniers
October 14, 2:08pm

Re: Try non-breathable
It's not that simple. Once again, there are many variables. Humidity is one of them, ambient temp is another, wind chill yet another and they may work together so combinations are many. With wa...

In GEAR » MLD rain mitts or ???
October 14, 1:43pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Try non-breathable
Guess so. 10 C with rain and wind can get chilly.

In GEAR » MLD rain mitts or ???
October 13, 3:11pm

Re: Re: Try non-breathable
Cold is whatever feels cold for you. It depends on several factors of which ambient temp is only one. In the hands, a very variable factor is exposure: if you keep using poles, an ice ax, need hand...

In GEAR » MLD rain mitts or ???
October 13, 6:33am

Try non-breathable
Gloves/mittens are high wear stuff and hands don't sweat much when it is cold -which is when you need gloves/mittens. I'd recommend trying waterproof non-breathable versions if you can f...

In GEAR » MLD rain mitts or ???
October 09, 3:39pm

Re: Re: Carrying Olive Oil
To avoid leaking the key is in the pouring output. Oil has this tendency to slide film-like along anything it comes in contact with. To avoid this to happen over the threads and eventually over the...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » backpacking food
September 15, 4:43pm

Re: Re: bikepacking without panniers
The problem with UL panniers is in the interface between fabric and hardware. UL fabrics would get a beating in those areas. Then quick fix designs are convenient but need such hardware. A nice ...

In Bikepacking & Bicycle Touring » bikepacking without panniers
September 15, 4:40pm

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