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Bag as Quilt
I tried using a couple of different mummy bags on different nights (approximately 10 times total) as quilts during the Maryland shoulder seasons (30-40 degree weather). In each case, I was quite s...

In GEAR » When a Bag is Better than a Quilt
January 20, 4:00pm

REI Self Inflating Pads
My wife and I used to use REI self inflating pads. They were a great value. Compared to the Thermarests we eventually switched to- the REI's were a bit warmer, abrasion resistant, heavier, an...

In GEAR » Sleeping pad choices
January 16, 4:26pm

Air Mattress Widths
I hear the "20 inch" wide Exped DAMs are actually 22.5" wide when inflated. Is this the case ? How about the Big Agnes AirCores, Poe Thermos & Stephenson DAMs ? Thanks.

In GEAR » Sleeping pad choices
January 16, 1:27pm

Re: Alchohol Stove Advise Needed
I haven't tried an alchohol stove before - 8.5 oz of fuel per day was somebody's estimate. However, I'm hoping the estimate is much higher than the actual amount I'd use since the ...

In GEAR » Alchohol Stove Advise Needed
January 14, 5:57am

Alchohol Stove Advise Needed
Wow, 8.5 oz of fuel per day is a lot. The 4 ounce MSR fuel canister (8.5 oz total weight) I'm using is lasting about 4-6 days. Any idea how much alchohol this would translate into needing ? ...

In GEAR » Alchohol Stove Advise Needed
January 13, 8:25pm

Alchohol Stove Advise Needed
I just saw the 2nd set of comments. I usually heat the cocoa water seperately from the oatmeal &/or noodle water. Just because my pot won't hold that much at once ! Even without th...

In GEAR » Alchohol Stove Advise Needed
January 13, 5:06pm

Alchohol Stove Advise Needed
Does the 10 minutes in a cozy just work for easy stuff like angel hair pasta, ramen noodles, and instant rice ? ie: Would I need to simmer wide noodles like Fettucinni ? Also, which type of alc...

In GEAR » Alchohol Stove Advise Needed
January 13, 4:58pm

Alchohol Stove Advise Needed
I'm currently using a Gigapower canister stove for 4 person "family backpacking" trips. Breakfast is typically 4-6 cups of hot water for instant oats and 4-6 cups of hot water for co...

In GEAR » Alchohol Stove Advise Needed
January 13, 2:46pm

Oops - Nevermind
Josh - Just saw the answers to my questions you had already added to the bottom of your review. Thanks !

In GEAR » 2008 Golite Sleeping Bags
January 13, 2:24pm

Re: Golite Ultra 20
Josh, can you answer the following questions about your review of the quilt ? 1. Did you sleep primarily on your back or your side ? 2. Are you generally a restless or non-moving sleeper ? ...

In GEAR » 2008 Golite Sleeping Bags
January 13, 2:22pm

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Wenger Esquire
I was looking for something a little bigger than my Victorinox Classic (2.25") knife. The Wenger Esquire has essentially the same tools, but is 1/3 of an inch longer, about 3/32" wider and ...

In Miscellaneous Products
March 07, 7:05pm