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weight
@Nathan - indeed - it was pegged as 7oz IIRC....9oz is in the ball park of many other UL jackets

In GEAR » Westcomb Focus LT hoody - initial impressions
December 20, 6:34am

Vasque Vista ultra dry...any experience
relatively new model.... Any experience as to how it works in real life: membrane (vs GTX on breeze etc new vasque sole (vs vibram Mike

In GEAR » Vasque Vista ultra dry...any experience
December 18, 8:27am

Unbelievable - another one delaminated
this is getting to be too much yesterday i noticed the Targhee2 we bought my wife is also delaminating seriously...and my totally new replaced one also seems iffy. brought them back and got r...

In GEAR » Keen targhee2 mids - experiences?
December 18, 8:24am

REally? nobody owns these
I know it aint UL...but still?

In GEAR » TNF Verbera...anyone?
December 18, 8:21am

call/write
at the prices you will be paying for a PHD i would take the time+effort to call and or write to make sure you get what you want. Also there is an issue of taper - which I would inquire into. ...

In GEAR » Newb Question - Sleeping Bag Width
December 16, 10:27am

Hood photos pretty please
@Doug can you post some action photos of the hood....it looks similar to deadbird design... M

In GEAR » Westcomb Focus LT hoody - initial impressions
December 16, 8:02am

midweight - be active
so what i can gather is that their midweight "be active" stuff is comparable to ~Cap2 and works well for 50F~30F for hiking? M

In GEAR » Craft base layers anyone?
December 15, 2:41pm

Ymmv
@nathan As I said - my usage scenario is usually no more than say 3-4 night before I hit a town or village where I will sleep in a hostel or BnB. As such weight trumped over comfort. Also I do 3 s...

In GEAR » Nunatak Custom Alpinist and Sub Alpinist - "micro" review
December 15, 8:10am

spoonbill temp
I think the prob is that you can barely rate a bag for one person, let alone 2 with all the variables I think somewhere in the OLD website they mentioned that it was a 20F loft equivalent and th...

In GEAR » double sleeping bag/quilt
December 15, 6:17am

Added some more details
re baffles, construction and weight M

In GEAR » Nunatak Custom Alpinist and Sub Alpinist - "micro" review
December 15, 5:57am

All Reader Reviews by Michael Cheifetz

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MLD XP Quilt 21 0z. Climashield
I have older 2009 XP model (as opposed to the Spirit) with 2.5 Osy Climashield. This would correspond to the 48F model he has. I have the wide model + eVent strip at head and footbox. Carftsmenship...

In Sleeping Bags - Quilts & Top Bags
December 20, 8:49am

MLD XP Quilt 21 0z. Climashield
I have older 2009 XP model (as opposed to the Spirit) with 2.5 Osy Climashield. This would correspond to the 48F model he has. I have the wide model + eVent strip at head and footbox. Carftsmenship...

In Sleeping Bags - Quilts & Top Bags
December 20, 8:06am

Ronald Turnbull The Book of the Bivvy. Cicerone: UK 2nd. ed. 2007
Jeremy above is right in many ways - it is indeed more of a quirky idiosyncratic book that mixes poetry, psychology and anecdotal facts about bivy and the scottish highlands. In that light it could sc...

In Books and Media
January 02, 5:50am