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Cuben weight
The roll we received weighs 318 grams Or 35 grams per linear meter It is 1.39m wide Thus it weighs 25 grams per square meter Or 25/28.35 x 1/(1.09*1.09) = 0.74 oz per square yard

In Make Your Own Gear » Combined order for green cuben - Anybody want some?
October 28, 9:42pm

PM Sent on hoody
PM sent

In Gear Swap » FS: Patagonia R1 Hoody
October 25, 11:01pm

I'd like the Parka
I'd like the Montbell parka. PM sent.

In Gear Swap » Arcteryx, Montbell, The One, BPL, modded Ion....
October 23, 5:20pm

WTB Backpacking Light UL 60 Hoody Medium
WTB Backpacking Light UL 60 Hoody Medium Anyone want to part with one?

In Gear Swap » WTB Backpacking Light UL 60 Hoody Medium
October 19, 5:45am

Recommended US shipping company to consolidate postage?
I want to get a whole lot of stuff shipped from the US to Australia (WM, BPL, Gossamer Gear etc) and it seems like a shipping consolidation company is the way to go. Problem is, you get good and b...

In GEAR » Recommended US shipping company to consolidate postage?
October 16, 12:20am

Mark - whats are your vital statistics
Hey Mark, What's your weight and chest circumference? Do you usually wear mediums in anything? I wear medium Icebreaker in everything as a guide.

In GEAR » Updated Mont-Bell UL Down Jacket
October 10, 10:32pm

Who cares
Well you cant buy a Cocoon Jacket and BPL doesn't even say when they will be available so who cares? PS Yeah, I want one.

In GEAR » BPL Cocoon Jacket vs. Montbell UL Down Inner
October 09, 7:52am

Another PM sent
Another PM sent

In Gear Swap » FS: Patagonia R1 hoody
October 07, 2:46pm

It doesn't work with a NeoAir medium
No, it doesn't work with a NeoAir medium. The down gets compressed at the base of the bivy. See my post here

In GEAR » NeoAir in a Ptarmigan Bivy
October 06, 7:32pm

Ed is currently short of food
Ed is currently short of food. So much so that he is forced to trying to work out what jungle plants he can eat. BTW, what would motivate someone living in the jungle as an Indian to walk its le...

In Post-Trip Reports » Walking the length of the Amazon
October 06, 7:28pm

All Reader Reviews by Peter Surna

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Therm-a-Rest Neoair
I am a side sleeper and have used the Prolite 3 and normally a 3/4 length Prolite 4 but find the NeoAir to be far more comfortable. If you blow up the NeoAir on a warm sunny day you will find that ...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
September 05, 7:49pm

Titanuium Goat Ptarmigan Bivy
Likes - I have the version with the mesh/fabric hood and use the bivy with the mesh over my face 99% of the time. This is much more comfortable and less claustrophobic than momentum fabric over my ...

In Shelters - Bivy Sacks
September 02, 8:44am

Stephenson 2R
It won’t fall down, it withstands high wind but there are too many usability issues with this tent to make it easy to use. Perhaps 10 years ago these tents were ahead of their time. Now they are n...

In Shelters - Double Wall Tents
October 22, 4:56pm

Six Moon Designs StarLite
I like the design of this pack but have issues over the quality and durability. On its second use, and with no real loads and no bush whacking, the mesh separated from its elastic on one of the sid...

In Backpacks - Frameless
October 22, 12:09am

Feathered Friends Hummingbird, Epic outer
This bag has an Epic outer and a 0.85 inner with 2oz overfill. It weighs about 830 grams. Two of my friends have asked me to recommend bags to them and I have recommended WM Ultralights but someho...

In Sleeping Bags - Mummy & Other
January 30, 5:00am

Hilleberg Nallo 3GT 2005
I bought this tent in 2005 for really wet windy weather for 2 above the tree line. Pros: - Massive size for the weight of 2.75kg - Huge vestibule, I have never seen a bigger vestibule on a te...

In Shelters - Double Wall Tents
January 08, 4:28pm

Icebreaker Superfine 190
I second the above.

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - WOOL
September 06, 1:48am

Nunatak Arc Ghost
Pros: Lots of loft for the 400 grams of total weight. More than a WM Highlight for instance. Cons: Too narrow. Way too narrow to sleep in for me and I like sleeping bags people normally say are too...

In Sleeping Bags - Quilts & Top Bags
September 03, 6:17am