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hiking in ballgowns.
There is a group committed to hiking the 35 Catskill mountains over 3500': http://gowns4greenbacks.wordpress.com/2011/06/20/how-to-hike-in-a-ballgown-an-illustrated-primer/ "The slit u...

In GEAR » Help me find the right gear!!
March 01, 5:52pm

RE: Down vs synthetics in expedition clothes?
A hooded jacket takes 2 to 3 square yards of fabric, so 21 oz of synthetic is more like (21 oz / 3 sq yards)*0.9= 6.3 clo (or 9.45 clo if only 2 square yards are used). It's worse than that ...

In GEAR » Down vs synthetics in expedition clothes?
February 08, 1:16pm

EMS Ice Down Jacket $80 on sale at EMS.com
Very warm jacket, 1 lb 6 oz. It's a lot warmer than typical down sweaters for a little extra weight. http://www.ems.com/product/index.jsp?productId=12441067

In Gear Swap » WTB a down hoody- Women's small/medium or Men's small
February 06, 3:42pm

Interesting down jacket at bargain price.
This looks like a real bargain for a super warm down jacket (at least with their catalog specs) for $202 (without VAT). I don't know if they ship to the USA, but they give prices in US$. http...

In GEAR » Calculate CLO value in a down jacket
February 06, 3:28pm

need your opinion on down sleeping bag
"3. durable" One solution would be to use a tyvek or nylon ground sheet underneath your pad to protect your sleeping bag, instead of a heavier fabric in the sleeping bag. On the oth...

In GEAR » need your opinion on down sleeping bag :)
February 04, 9:29am

EMS Ice Down Jacket $80 -- check stores.
This is an excellent deal for a very warm jacket. EMS online has limited sizes, but local stores may have more. The Acton, Mass. store had most sizes in stock as of last wednesday (Jan 23). Cal...

In Gear Deals » EMS Ice Down Jacket (big down parka) for $80
January 30, 12:54pm

RE: Winter Mt. Washington Summit List
Add: Neoprene face mask or tunnel hood for high wind chill: http://shop.sportsmansguide.com/net/cb/new-us-military-surplus-shoremans-hood-olive-drab.aspx?a=916804 Mittens are warmer than glov...

In Gear Lists » Winter Mt. Washington Summit List
January 24, 9:18am

EMS down parka on sale $120, serious warmth.
EMS has a very nice down parka on sale till Tuesday. I just bought one and it has very nice loft and serious warmth for $120. They are running low and you might have to buy it in a store rather t...

In Gear Swap » WTB: DOWN JACKET HOODY--PATAGONIA FITZROY ,MTN HARDWEAR KELVINATOR ETC
January 21, 8:00pm

NEOS overshoes for snowshoeing.
I also have been using NEOS overshoes with a felt liner and several pairs of wool socks for day hikes in the cold (down to a little below 0F). They are warm, have better traction than my vivobare...

In GEAR » SnowShoe boots?
January 17, 12:05pm

CAMP Magix 10 AND Hillsound Pro crampons $63 free shipping
I have the Camp Magix 10 and they are excellent and it's a very good price. They are intermediate between Kahtoola microspikes and real crampons. They are very similar to the well reviewed H...

In Gear Deals » CAMP Magix 10 crampons $63 free shipping
January 16, 9:00am

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