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Cuben vs XPAC
A few items to clarify. VX07 is actually a bit heavier at 4.9 ounces per sq yard. On a packbag this is a 2 -3 ounce difference usually. Not all XPAC fabrics have the inner protection film. ...

In Editor's Roundtable » The Grocery Sack Grows Up: A Genealogy of the Modern Ultralight Backpack
April 07, 6:15pm

Reviews setup etc
There are some overview videos on our site and YouTube channel. IMO those provide a pretty solid overview. but if they don't please provide the feedback of what information you are looking for ...

In Editor's Roundtable » Lil' Bugout Shelter Review
March 20, 10:36am

I think the better solution , at least for me is a single wall shelter that is large enough that condensation is not an issue, or one that is extremely well ventilated. I often sleep in a DWR nest,...

In GEAR » Single Wall Tarp-Tent W/ Epic/Nanoshield Type Fabric?
March 17, 10:17am

Unaweep Photos
Hi everyone. Max thanks for the offer we might take you up on it ;) The Unaweep is optimized for 26 inch frame, but will work on a 28 , it will just be sort of a partial bag / like old exter...

In GEAR » Paradox Unaweep
March 17, 8:36am

Ultra Efficient
We have done a fair amount of testing on ultra efficient designs, and some with reflective liners etc. In the end, the best insulator in cold environments is snow, but it is not reliable. While you...

In Editor's Roundtable » Backpackable Wood Stoves: Theory and Ultralight Application
February 10, 10:32am

Yes, we have some sub 3 lb options available. Using the lighter frame saves 3 ounces and the lighter bag material saves another 5 - 6 ounces. Not using a Talon compression panel saves weight as wel...

In Editor's Roundtable » Paradox Packs Evolution pack system review
February 10, 10:21am

Dave should actually take some credit for the Big Sibling. I had worked on building the lightest stove I could on and off for a couple of years. I had tested various versions and found it particul...

In Editor's Roundtable » Backpackable Wood Stoves: Theory and Ultralight Application
February 05, 4:28pm

Paradox ships to Oz
We ship to OZ. In fact there is sort of a mini group buy over there right now. I'm not sure where you are located, but I could forward your contact info to them. If you are located in the same...

In GEAR » Recommendations for a load hauling pack.
January 27, 6:50am

Frame Height
You can get a standard frame and trim it to desired height, or else use a frame with extensions. I'm 6'1 and find 26 fine for all but the heaviest loads. I would no have qualms about using ...

In Editor's Roundtable » Paradox Packs Evolution pack system review
January 26, 4:29pm

Center of gravity
Alister The forward lean is center of gravity compensation. I know with most of my testing that above 35 kg it will get worse and the weight has a dual affect of not only placing extra weight ...

In GEAR » External pack frame flexibility.
January 19, 7:24am

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