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Nunatak Custom Alpinist and Sub Alpinist - "micro" review
So this isnt really a review since I have limited experience with using the bags...it is more of a design review +"out of the box"+ used for a few nights. I put this here cause for some ...

In GEAR » Nunatak Custom Alpinist and Sub Alpinist - "micro" review
December 12, 5:40pm

Nunatak
FWIW Nunatak use 875+ FP (USA) as far as i know..they used to also have 950FP but they are out as of late MC

In GEAR » double sleeping bag/quilt
December 12, 3:59pm

TNF Verbera...anyone?
thinking of getting a new pair of heavier type boots for longer/heavier/colder saw the TNF Verbera Backpacker and Litebacker which seem quite nice - fit my foot well (non trivial feat due to fla...

In GEAR » TNF Verbera...anyone?
December 12, 9:21am

WPB direct venting cuben?
I have yet to read a thorough article on WPB cuben...how does it work? is it similar to GTX or is it direct venting like eVent? what is the state of the art in that area? will we be soon seeing ...

In GEAR » WPB direct venting cuben?
December 12, 9:03am

run long shockcord in zigxzag
My MLd has the grosgrain ribbon + flat buckles as shown above... but another method i have used is tie shockcord to lowest (footbox) loop and run criss cross up to the top where I put the cordlo...

In GEAR » Revelation X quilt - recommended way to use shock cord.
December 12, 8:54am

replaced them
well - got the new pair today....when in the store we played with the old one - it really was ridiculous - you could easily rip off the sole..the glue was that dry/old. I too hope its a fluke/lemo...

In GEAR » Keen targhee2 mids - experiences?
December 12, 8:28am

arrrgh#$%$#% - delamination
well...cant say i was not warned.. my new (2 weeks) Keen Targhee mids have started to seriously delaminate on the sides - where the rubber rand is glued to the leather. The store will of cour...

In GEAR » Keen targhee2 mids - experiences?
December 11, 10:16am

Nunatak, FF
no experience here as well...but FWIW: Nunatak have their dual arc alpinist. I have 2 of their bags and its top notch. FF also have double sleeping bag. M

In GEAR » double sleeping bag/quilt
December 10, 12:04pm

hmm
thanks Max re temp rating - im just confused RE do they test it for 1 person or two. If the former then it should easily be good for lower than 20F i assume (or the flip side of that - be warm e...

In GEAR » TNF Twin peaks for car camping - anyone use it ever?
December 07, 3:09pm

TNF Twin peaks for car camping - anyone use it ever?
I know i know...this bag weighs more than Ueli Steck's complete gear to ascend Shisha Pangma....but you buddies are all i have for advice :) So im looking for a cheap and cheerful solution t...

In GEAR » TNF Twin peaks for car camping - anyone use it ever?
December 07, 3:41am

All Reader Reviews by Michael Cheifetz

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MLD XP Quilt 21 0z. Climashield
I have older 2009 XP model (as opposed to the Spirit) with 2.5 Osy Climashield. This would correspond to the 48F model he has. I have the wide model + eVent strip at head and footbox. Carftsmenship...

In Sleeping Bags - Quilts & Top Bags
December 20, 8:49am

MLD XP Quilt 21 0z. Climashield
I have older 2009 XP model (as opposed to the Spirit) with 2.5 Osy Climashield. This would correspond to the 48F model he has. I have the wide model + eVent strip at head and footbox. Carftsmenship...

In Sleeping Bags - Quilts & Top Bags
December 20, 8:06am

Ronald Turnbull The Book of the Bivvy. Cicerone: UK 2nd. ed. 2007
Jeremy above is right in many ways - it is indeed more of a quirky idiosyncratic book that mixes poetry, psychology and anecdotal facts about bivy and the scottish highlands. In that light it could sc...

In Books and Media
January 02, 5:50am