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Re: Sleeping in a Down Jacket?
The more you use a high fill power jacket the more you should wash it as yr body vapor gets into it Each time you wash it itll degrade the down a bit Also wearing it daily will abrade the UL ...

In GEAR » Sleeping in a Down Jacket?
January 03, 10:17pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Ice axe
Theres no "winning" or "losing" !!! Folks including myself use gear in ways that manufacturers dont recommend ... I use petzl devices as simulclimbing protection for example,...

In Editor's Roundtable » 2014 Staff Picks
January 03, 9:43pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Ice axe
The problem isnt the use as a "walking stick" Its with the self arrest ... Which means that you are using on a slope with snow, perhaps hard packed icy snow (you might find that out a...

In Editor's Roundtable » 2014 Staff Picks
January 03, 9:27pm

Re: Re: Ice axe
B rated axes are meant for self arrest, glacier travel, and scrambling/moderate mountaineering T rated are meant for technical terrain To put it simply IMO if you need to self arrest, then th...

In Editor's Roundtable » 2014 Staff Picks
January 03, 3:10pm

Re: What is the best lightweight synthetic parka to buy and why?
Whatever fits well and is at the price you want They all wear out if you use em constantly ... the recent coreloft thread ... http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackinglight/for...

In GEAR » What is the best lightweight synthetic parka to buy and why?
January 03, 1:49pm

Ice axe
Those uiaa ratings are there for a reason An ice axes used for self belay and arrest should be able to do so consistently without breaking This means you should pick any one out of a bin and ...

In Editor's Roundtable » 2014 Staff Picks
January 03, 10:26am

Birds
Shipping from canada is expensive and a biatch If have to charge 25$ or so just to offset the shipping, packaging materials and driving to the dead bird factory and post office Not to mention...

In Gear Deals » Dead bird windpants 1$, vancouver only
December 31, 8:43am

Dead bird windpants 1$, vancouver only
At the factory outlet on dollarton They are basically the windpants version of the squamish made for the military Tmr is the last day of the sale, they close at 2 pm ;)

In Gear Deals » Dead bird windpants 1$, vancouver only
December 30, 8:09pm

Re: Synthetic sweaters
To answer the question about softshells and synths Synths generally have poor breathability compared to fleece ... You are trying to breath through 2 additional nylon layers and the insulation ...

In GEAR » Layering advice needed
December 30, 11:25am

Condensation
- dwr wears off ... The U of leeds has shown that DWRs might not last more than 100 miles of constant pack abrasion - when dwr wears off that part of the jacket cannot breath - when that hap...

In GEAR » Pack straps and W/B jacket seepage
December 30, 11:18am

All Reader Reviews by eric chan

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Montbell Extremely Light Down Jacket
the key to using this jacket is to use it under a windshell or synthetic jacket like a nanopuff by itself the shell is fairly fragile, there are no pockets, there is no waist string ... however ...

In Clothing - Insulating - Down
December 30, 7:44pm