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free-standing vs non
Thanks. Have you ever encountered frozen ground that did not allow you to use stakes? Use rocks then?

In GEAR » Free-standing vs non tent
January 02, 9:59am

Free-standing vs non tent
Hi Guys - what is your take on free-standing vs non tents? I have had many hiking pole supported tents but was wondering whether a freestanding one would make more sense especially in very rocky t...

In GEAR » Free-standing vs non tent
January 02, 8:07am

Re: Re: Engagement/proposal sleeping bag done!!!
You are right - my bad. Rated to 45F and a weight of 0.4oz Try to beat that!!! Cheers, Sven

In GEAR » Make me a miniature sleeping bag $$
February 03, 9:51am

Re: Miniature Sleeping bag
Proposal is beginning of April ... so she has not had a chance to say "yes" yet ! :-)

In GEAR » Make me a miniature sleeping bag $$
February 02, 8:52am

Engagement/proposal sleeping bag done!!!
Hey guys - just a quick update: the proposal sleeping bag is done! Enjoy!

In GEAR » Make me a miniature sleeping bag $$
February 02, 7:38am

Need help for tall woman rain gear
Hey guys - my GF is looking for a rain jacket and pants (or hiking pants that could function as rainpants, see North 66 Blafell f.e.) but she is a tall woman, 6'1 with 32-33 waist and 34 insea...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Need help for tall woman rain gear
October 23, 8:07am

Re: Re: Six Moon Designs Refuge/Refuge X Tent Review

In Editor's Roundtable » Six Moon Designs Refuge/Refuge X Tent Review
October 20, 8:52am

Re: "New MLD X Shelter"
I totally agree with this. Wonder how stable it would be with carbon fiber poles though (i.e. GG lightreks or Titanium Goat)? In 75 MPH winds?? Hm.

In GEAR » New MLD 'X' Shelter
October 16, 12:33pm

SMD Refuge X - lessons learned
OK - just got back from a very windy and rainy trip to Michigan. Learned a valuable lesson. While I did seamseal the tent, I forgot about the guyout points of the canopy. Water started leaking thr...

In GEAR » SMD Refuge X - lessons learned
September 16, 7:57am

Re: Big Agnes Clearview Air Pad Review
Carol and Will - could you comment on the stickiness issue that quite a few people have had issues with, including myself? Thanks! Sven

In Editor's Roundtable » Big Agnes Clearview Air Pad Review
August 27, 7:09am

All Reader Reviews by Sven Klingemann

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Big Agnes Clearview
Just tested the Clearview (mummy style full length) on a three day trip to Michigan. Temperatures overnight were between high fourties to high fiftees. - Comfort: The pad was quite comfortable when i...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
August 22, 2:06pm

Nano Technology Micro Ceramic Water Filter
In my search for a light water filter I tried outNano Technology's Micro Ceramic Water Filter on a recent three day trip. - Pros: Light weight! Less than 3oz. Filters out particles down to 0.1ยต a...

In Hydration - Water Treatment
May 14, 9:36am

Six Moon Designs Refuge "X"
I have used the Refuge X on a three day trip to the UP in Michigan. Temperatures overnight were between 30-40F and there was no rain or significant wind. I received the tent at a weight of 15.8 oz, a...

In Shelters - Single Wall Tents
May 11, 8:07pm

Exped Downmat 7
OK - I need to boost that rating again! I have the 72inch Exped Downmat and it has not let me down yet! :-) It is a bit heavy, but if you are looking for a pad that is really comfortable, especially...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
April 28, 8:50am

Backpacking Light FeatherLite Vapor Mitts
I have used the Mitts on several trips now in temperatures ranging from -10F to about 35F, with and without Possum Down liners and despite multiple attempts from my girlfriend to steal them from me (h...

In Clothing - Headwear, Handwear
January 22, 3:06pm

BMW Cocoon Pro 60 Parka
I have been able to test the Pro Parka now for about one month. Sizing/Fit: I am 5'6 and 140lbs; the Parka (size XS)fits great with the exception of its length. one or two more inches would have...

In Clothing - Insulating - Synthetic (Polarguard, Primaloft, etc.)
January 14, 12:01pm

Trail Designs Caldera Stove
The Caldera stove is truly wonderful. I have paired it with the Firelite 500 mug and it performs really well. Boiling times are much shorter compared to the MSR pocker rocket I have and if you know ho...

In Stoves - Alcohol
November 05, 8:04am

Timberland Delerion Low Pro
I have used the Delerion Pros for about 9 months now. The are light, are good for stream crossing and look rather cool to me. On the downside, the footbox is very narrow and I have been having consist...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
November 02, 8:20am

Six Moon Designs Lunar Solo
Just got the Lunar Solo and have used it on a weekend trip at the Black River Falls in WI. I was a bit worried about (a) ease of setup based on other people's comments and (b)problems of condensat...

In Shelters - Single Wall Tents
June 11, 9:47am

POE AO-Lite Women's Petite
This is a great sleeping pad. 18.5oz, 3 seasons. Very comfortable and compact, no slipping around, especially due to the side rails. I am side-sleeper, so the extra hip support comes in handy. Certain...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
June 04, 8:47pm