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I have first dibs ... :-) Sven (Hopefully nobody beat me to it!)

In Gear Swap » Spinn Shelter
February 09, 1:14pm

Backpack advice needed
I am looking for a backpack that would be ideal for 2-3 day trips. I am currently looking either at the Gossamer Gear Ueberlight or the MLD Prophet 30. They seem to be comparable in weight and capa...

In GEAR » Backpack advice needed
February 08, 6:47am

Ready Mix
I sent the jacket back to Patagonia because I could not figure out how to stow the hood without it still bothering me by constantly hitting the back of my neck (it is pretty stiff). Went to my loca...

In GEAR » patagonia Ready Mix jacket
February 07, 5:09am

Arc'Teryx Gamma MX Hoody Jacket
I have two Arc'Teryx Gamma MX Hoody Jackets for sale - brand new with tag, black, men's medium or large. MSRP is $350, will sell for $225+ shipping. E-mail me at! I'd be...

In Gear Swap » Arc'Teryx Gamma MX Hoody Jacket
February 02, 8:29pm

Rainshield O2 3Flow?
Has anyone heard about or tried out Rainshield's performance series pants? I am trying to find out whether they are much more resistant than their basic rain pants. I called rainshield and they sai...

In GEAR » Rainshield O2 3Flow?
January 26, 6:01pm

New Marmot Oracle jacket for sale
I have a brand new Marmot oracle jacket for sale - never worn, but it is a 2004 model. Size is men's small and color is burgundy (pics upon request). MSRP is $159, make me a reasonable offer. Shipp...

In Gear Swap » New Marmot Oracle jacket for sale
January 24, 6:31pm

Thanks for your insights. A follow-up question: do you have any strong opinions on rain jackets without hood but wearing a hat instead (f.e. OR Seattle Sombrero) vs. a rain jacket with hood?

In GEAR » Rain protection
January 24, 5:10pm

Rain protection
I need some help/advice on rain gear. What is your take on ponchos vs. rain jackets? And if you prefer a poncho, would you also take it for winter hiking? Second, would you always take rain pants...

In GEAR » Rain protection
January 24, 5:57am

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