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Re: Misting
I guess the answer is then "any coated fabric that is heavy enough to withstand the pressure of torrential rain", and not "any coated fabric", right? The question then becomes: ...

In GEAR » "Misting" Silnylon!
July 22, 10:15am

Re: Re: "Misting" Silnylon!
Stupid question - what kind of fabric/tent WOULD hold up to torrential rain?

In GEAR » "Misting" Silnylon!
July 22, 9:23am

Re: Micro Dome vs. Dome Perignon
That Dome Perignon will offer great short-term warmth ... you won't feel the cold at all. But when it is empty ... :-(

In GEAR » BPL Possum down beanie/gloves
June 26, 2:42pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Packrafting is getting old
Maybe you should start a new thread for that entitled "all BPLers are lazy butts". I am sure that will motivate others to join you on future trips. Don't forget to call their mothers ...

In Editor's Roundtable » An Ultralighter Paddles on the Dark Side: Packrafting a Remote Canyon "Heavy" Style
June 25, 2:15pm

Re: I agree, somewhat...
Honestly, I am bit sick and tired of people complaining about not getting "what they paid for". Do I find all articles useful? No. Do all of them interest me? No. Hey, make some constru...

In Editor's Roundtable » An Ultralighter Paddles on the Dark Side: Packrafting a Remote Canyon "Heavy" Style
June 25, 11:39am

Re: Packrafting is getting old
Chris - what content is it replacing?? How do you know that the author would have posted a "true backpacking" article instead? Maybe you can guide us to the (free) articles that talk abou...

In Editor's Roundtable » An Ultralighter Paddles on the Dark Side: Packrafting a Remote Canyon "Heavy" Style
June 25, 11:13am

Big Sky news
Just got their newsletter - apparently they will resume production in June, after having been busy making tents for the Earthquake refugees. But advertising "Earthquake sale pricing" (!...

In GEAR » Big Sky news
June 24, 10:14am

Re: Re: BPL's return policy?
Darn - you beat me by 1 second Sam!! :-)

In GEAR » BPL Summer Sale
June 18, 1:29pm

Re: BPL's return policy?
Here you go ... http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackinglight/policies.html#warranty

In GEAR » BPL Summer Sale
June 18, 1:28pm

Re: product availabilty
Hm ... you are right. My bad. S.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Where are the MLD shelters???
June 18, 1:07pm

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