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Regular Helium and bag cover option
I have owned both bags- sold the Helium EQ first and then the WM (to purchase a warmer WM Antelope for Northeast winters). I still own a regular Helium, weighing at 1lb 15 ounces. My EQ weighed ...

In GEAR » Marmot Helium EQ15F or WM Versalite
August 14, 9:27am

Driclime windshirt
What conditions/temperature range? I love Powerstretch, but a marmot Driclime windshirt is hard to beat as an "anything layer" (next to skin, mid or outer)

In GEAR » Favorite Mid-Layer?
August 10, 2:53pm

ice climbing gloves
I've used neoprene/leather kayking gloves for warm days- work well if all you need is abrasion protection, but for actual impact protection look at gloves designed for ice climbing. My favor...

In GEAR » Gloves for using with ice axe
August 10, 2:49pm

use?
Julian, be very specific about your intended use (activty, area, season) and you will likely get as much advice as needed. I have not used the MH parka, but my DAS is warm, compressable, and has...

In GEAR » Patagonia DAS Vs Mountain Hardwear alcove
August 02, 8:02pm

spectra cord strength issues
Are you drop testing or slow pulling to failure?- couldn't tell from your post...

In GEAR » Spectra cord strength issues
July 27, 10:25am

bics etc
Two bics will light hundreds of fires, so length of trip is a non-issue. You can carry multiple bics/ matches and some soaked cotton balls as a back up... it's what I do. I may be mistaken,...

In GEAR » Bic: The lighter lighter
July 22, 6:47pm

Rab options
I second Tom in looking at a "bivy tent" (ID Wedge, Rab Summt tents). Note that Rab has an Event hooped bivy called the Rideg Raider. I like my ID Unishelter in Event: no condensation in...

In GEAR » Recommendation for a hooped bivy?
July 22, 2:56pm

Driducks
Daniel, Check out Driducks- under $30 for jacket and pants. These are very light, breathe very well, but are also fragile. They are an option if you are careful. As for freezing at night, tak...

In GEAR » She sells down shells by the trail store
July 22, 2:40pm

general info
You're right- windproof does not equal waterproof, but waterproof is (for our purposes) windproof. And yes, there are SO many options that it quickly gets confusing. As posted, start with h...

In GEAR » She sells down shells by the trail store
July 22, 12:59pm

use what you have
Unless you are engaged in high altitude mountaineering you will only wear the down jacket while in camp- and its out fabric should be rather windproof already. Abrasion should not be an issue- just...

In GEAR » She sells down shells by the trail store
July 22, 11:14am

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