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Re: Re: Uses for Epic?
(re: windshirt) I could do that, but I already have a lighter GoLite windshirt (and a Marmot Driclime windshirt). Don't really need wind pants... Any other suggestions?

In Make Your Own Gear » Uses for Epic?
March 05, 5:25pm

Uses for Epic?
I have some Epic fabric I acquired a few years ago on another forum, and am wondering what the best use would be for it. I'd originally thought of a bivy, or rain pants, but from what I've...

In Make Your Own Gear » Uses for Epic?
March 05, 4:36pm

Re: Re: Synthetic
For being on the move, I really love the Marmot Driclime. It's the one piece of gear I always bring along. It is great for layering, breathes well, but is good in wind. It might be just righ...

In GEAR » Montbell Thermawrap jacket or???
March 03, 9:17am

Re: Do women 'need' a women's pad?
I don't know how tall your gf is; I'm 5'8", and find sleeping (mostly on my side) very comfy on the women's Xlite (my feet dangle off the end if I do stretch out full length, b...

In GEAR » Do women 'need' a women's pad?
February 28, 3:07pm

Re: @ D K
Thanks, Dena - also found links to a 2010 article on a man who was killed by wolves outside a village on the Alaska peninsula, very enlightening.

In GEAR » Solo Wilderness Security
February 20, 5:05pm

Re: Wolf concerns @ Dena
Dena, I googled your words about the wolf attack on the women and only came up with a Fort Richardson incident where wolves attacked dogs being walked by 3 women (as opposed to attacking the women ...

In GEAR » Solo Wilderness Security
February 20, 1:15pm

Re: Re: "Best way to survive bug season?" - gaiter question
Does stretchy fabric such as is used in Dirty Girl gaiters and the like provide ankle protection from bugs, or can mosquitoes bite through that fabric? Now that I am doing more hiking in low top s...

In Philosophy & Technique » Best way to survive bug season?
February 20, 9:42am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Who's around 5'6"-5'8" and does wintery, high alpine/really cold backpacking?
No, I was the gal on Saturday night wearing, um, 5 layers not counting underwear: baselayer, nano puff,thermawrap vest bought on the spot from Mark Verber, Costco down jacket, and windshirt. Windp...

In Chaff » Who's around 5'6"-5'8" and does wintery, high alpine/really cold backpacking?
February 18, 5:19pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Who's around 5'6"-5'8" and does wintery, high alpine/really cold backpacking?
Does being 5'8" and getting really cold whenever I backpack count? I was acknowledged as the most heavily dressed at the recent GGG around the campfire in ~30 deg F temps (and still felt ...

In Chaff » Who's around 5'6"-5'8" and does wintery, high alpine/really cold backpacking?
February 18, 3:01pm

Re: dk shoulder idea
I'm glad to hear that it has promise! I always enjoy reading about your MYOG stuff.

In Make Your Own Gear » Foam Vest Meets Fishnet
February 17, 1:07pm

All Reader Reviews by d k

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Pacific Outdoor Equipment Peak Elite AC petite
I liked this mat a lot; the only thing I've liked as much that I've tried is my old Thermarest Deluxe LE which I think is 26 oz, almost 3x the weight of this pad (10.5 oz on my scale). The fa...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
May 20, 3:46pm

Pacific Outdoor Products Insul Mat Max-Thermo
I got this on a Steep and Cheap sale, and so far have only used it twice sleeping on the floor at my parents' house, since my old bedroom has long since been converted to a sewing room for my mom....

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
December 26, 4:34pm