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Try non-breathable
Gloves/mittens are high wear stuff and hands don't sweat much when it is cold -which is when you need gloves/mittens. I'd recommend trying waterproof non-breathable versions if you can f...

In GEAR » MLD rain mitts or ???
October 09, 3:39pm

Re: Re: Carrying Olive Oil
To avoid leaking the key is in the pouring output. Oil has this tendency to slide film-like along anything it comes in contact with. To avoid this to happen over the threads and eventually over the...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » backpacking food
September 15, 4:43pm

Re: Re: bikepacking without panniers
The problem with UL panniers is in the interface between fabric and hardware. UL fabrics would get a beating in those areas. Then quick fix designs are convenient but need such hardware. A nice ...

In Bikepacking & Bicycle Touring » bikepacking without panniers
September 15, 4:40pm

LNT is not only regarding other humans possibly out there but also (mainly) about non-human beings who actually live in the place. It is very considerate to them all to try to avoid being noisy or ...

In Philosophy & Technique » LEAVE NO TRACE
September 09, 6:07am

The heavyweight cyclist vs the heavyweight backpacker
As stated by others, it is a case similar to backpacking but I think bicycle tourers tend to be less weight conscious on average than backpackers. The weight is on the bike so there is less incenti...

In Bikepacking & Bicycle Touring » How Much Weight Do Bike Packers Carry (Road Trip) ?
August 27, 4:55am

Re: re: rescue
I can imagine there are more solo hikers or small parties than there are groups. I don't think it is fair to conclude group hiking is safer, if that is what you mean. It is more complex than th...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Broken leg, 6 days alone and rescued
July 17, 3:35pm

Re: Low tech ways people try to fill the immaginary void
When people talk loud on the outdoors is usually within a group. It is not so much the being outdoors but being a group. People fight for talking slots and tend to speak louder and louder.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Connected on the trail
July 17, 4:03am

Broken leg, 6 days alone and rescued
A very interesting story: Of a solo hiker that suffered a serious leg fracture and was rescued alive after ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Broken leg, 6 days alone and rescued
July 17, 3:18am

Re: Haute Route Pyrenees Hike
You can expect early morning lows around freezing in high areas where you would usually set up a camp, mid-day highs in the 70s in stable, sunny weather. Your clothing kit looks good enough but I g...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Haute Route Pyrenees Hike
May 28, 3:00am

Re: trailstar question
I've never been able to pitch the Trailstar closed down to the ground all around its perimeter. It seems not possible with the TS geometry. I'll need to practice more

In GEAR » TrailStar question
May 19, 4:31pm

All Reader Reviews by Inaki Diaz de Etura

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Golite Hex 3
Not a full review but just a small addition on what's already been said regarding winter use. While skis make for wonderful stakes on deep snow, unfortunately the tie out loops at the end of the 6 mai...

In Shelters - Tarps & Floorless
January 18, 7:47am

Nunatak Arc Ghost
I was torn between Ghost and Alpinist before ordering and eventually ordered something in between, quite like the former X from BMW. It has the loft of the Ghost with the dimensions of the Alpinist an...

In Sleeping Bags - Quilts & Top Bags
September 05, 11:08am