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arc news
Hi Inaki, I did see the info on the Arc Special, but I wasn't aware that a differential cut footbox might be a standard feature. That's interesting. I do remember a post by Ryan some time ago, b...

In GEAR » Arc shells: .85, microlight, quantum
February 08, 4:33pm

more on synthetic and down
Hi again, >Should getting a down worry me because I will be spending considerable time in humid weather on week long trips? Put like that, yes, definitely. Esp. if its humid AND cold. And i...

In GEAR » Suggestions on a bag
February 08, 12:22pm

bags
Talk like this gets us through the indoor days, and helped me out when I was getting started. And yep, Tennessee to Colorado pretty much covers the spectrum from humid to dry. I'll assume that ...

In GEAR » Suggestions on a bag
February 05, 9:16am

nunatak update
Thanks Colin! I didn't know they were offering quantum now, but thats definitely good news. Others? Also, the differential cut footbox option--any opinions on how much of an advantage this...

In GEAR » Arc shells: .85, microlight, quantum
February 05, 8:55am

ul brim caps
Hi John, I too like cap-style brim hats b/c they mate better with other layers, but like you said, many are heavy cotton and not so breathable. I've taken to visor caps for this reason -- my favo...

In GEAR » Summer Hat
February 04, 3:56pm

Arc shells: .85, microlight, quantum
Well, with a season of warmer trips on the far horizon, I've finally decided to get an Arc bag of some kind. Some questions: Is Nunatak's .85 shell fabric more breathable than pertex microlight...

In GEAR » Arc shells: .85, microlight, quantum
February 04, 2:53pm

synthetic or down, the endless debate
Well, I'm not trying to sell you on synthetic. I like both, for different kinds of trips. Here are the points to consider: Tents really don't provide significantly more shelter from most preci...

In GEAR » Suggestions on a bag
February 04, 2:03pm

thoughts on sleeping bags
Welcome Cody! Hope you're enjoying the process... A couple of major variables here: the conditions you'll face most of the time, the clothing you'll use in conjunction with the bag, and of cou...

In GEAR » Suggestions on a bag
February 03, 8:17pm

2005 favs-to-be?
Top bag w/ P-delta fill... cocoon arc-x up for release? : ) Cocoon Balaclava Northern Lites Backcountry snowshoes

In GEAR » Piece of gear you are looking for in '05
January 06, 8:10am

3 fav's...
Tough to choose... its been a big year in gear! In no particular order: BMW Vapr Bivy - been using since it came out, in a wide variety of conditions, w/ down and synth bags... can only agree wi...

In GEAR » Favorite Three Pieces of Gear Used in 2004?
December 30, 7:20am

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