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Re: Re: "Onion Valley to Whitney Portal"
Great Trip! Can you give me any feed back on the temps and the insulation/sleeping gear you packed? I'm taking a trip in the same area, but I plan to use a lighter quilt and insulating jack...

In Post-Trip Reports » Onion Valley to Whitney Portal (w/pics)
August 04, 11:30am

Re: Re: SUL quilt
Thanks, I have to give most of the credit to my wife, since she did most of the sewing. The sanp neck closure is a pretty standard detail. The back strap really helps with draft prevention, altho...

In Make Your Own Gear » SUL Quilt Project Finished!
June 30, 9:03am

Re: Re: SUL Quilt Project Finished!
Yes that's right. They use an "mm" abrev which leads you to think they are talking about millimeters, but 5mil would be very thick.

In Make Your Own Gear » SUL Quilt Project Finished!
June 30, 8:39am

Re: SUL quilt
I don't recall the source for the silk. I lust googled it and ordered from an online company.

In Make Your Own Gear » SUL Quilt Project Finished!
June 30, 8:38am

Re: Re: SUL Quilt Project Finished!
I really like the roomy footbox! Nice touch! The footbox is not roomy, that's where I made the mistake.

In Make Your Own Gear » SUL Quilt Project Finished!
June 30, 8:37am

SUL Quilt Project Finished!
I had posted a thread a while ago, asking for information on materials to make a super light quilt. I finished the quilt about 2 weeks ago and tested in this weekend. Although, I only used it in ...

In Make Your Own Gear » SUL Quilt Project Finished!
June 29, 4:11pm

Re: Re: UL Wind/rain pants - which would you choose?
I like the montane feather lite pants for wind pants. I always bring these unless I'm expecting heavy rain, when which I would bring Golite Reed rain pants instead.

In GEAR » UL Wind/rain pants - which would you choose?
June 13, 11:02pm

Re: Re: MYOG SUL Quilt
I don't expect the 2.5 to tak eme lower than 45' by itself, but I don't plan to use it for temps much lower than that. I estimate that I'll be able to comfortably sleep down into t...

In Make Your Own Gear » MYOG SUL Quilt
May 26, 2:06pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: MYOG SUL Quilt
Aaron, What has inspired me to try an dmake a +/- 8oz quilt is that a friend has made one using nylon ripstop, and i thought that if I can find some lighter fabrics, I could shave a few oz's...

In Make Your Own Gear » MYOG SUL Quilt
May 26, 8:48am

Nylon Fabric
I have this quilt, and a really like the fabric used on the rest of the shell and lining. Anyone know what it is, and if it can be purchased?

In Editor's Roundtable » GoLite Ultra Quilt Review
May 25, 8:18am

All Reader Reviews by Shawn Taylor

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GoLite Wisp
The Golite Wisp Shirt is in my top 5 favorite pieces of gear. It is one of the lightest wind shirts available. I use this shirt in summer trips where temps don't drop below 50, and I have used o...

In Clothing - Wind & Soft Shell
July 02, 2:38pm

Backpacking Light Ti Esbit stove
I love this stove for use with pots 20 fl. oz. and under. It supports most pots well. My favorite cook system, when I'm cooking only for myself, is- The Esbit wing, 600ml Evernew mug, homemade a...

In Stoves - Other
July 02, 2:25pm

Gossamer Gear G6 Whisper
I have to give this pack a 5 because of the weight (4oz). I will however give it some constructive criticism- I would prefer a wrapping front pocket, which comes around to the sides, and provides ...

In Backpacks - Frameless
July 02, 12:15pm

Light My Fire Spork
Mine broke too. The 3 in 1 design is nice, but it breaks easily and does not fit in most cook pots. The folding Ti-Spork is much better.

In Cookware - Other
March 08, 4:09pm