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Re: Quick and dirty bear perimeter alarm
"why would i need to get dressed? unzip bag, which takes way less than 10 seconds, slide on shoes, charge at bear naked with trekking poles" This could really backfire when someone els...

In GEAR » Quick and dirty bear perimeter alarm
February 24, 11:39am

Re: EN 13537 and LOFT
You might need more loft, but also consider: 1. It sounds like your body was pushed to the fatigue limit and couldn't generate as much heat as it normally would. 2. The surface you're...

In GEAR » EN 13537 and LOFT
February 24, 8:50am

Re: Is there a consensus on a good hydropel replacement?
I use Aveeno Daily Moisturizing lotion on my feet. It has dimethicone.

In GEAR » Is there a consensus on a good hydropel replacement?
February 22, 1:21pm

Re: lightest 3 person double wall tent for $250
Save up a little more and get a Tarptent Hogback. :)

In GEAR » lightest 3 person double wall tent for $250
February 20, 1:28pm

Re: Notch vs Lunar solo
I have a TT Scarp 2 and Hogback and had a Moment. All of these have the struts. I haven't found it to be a big challenge, but maybe the Notch sack is smaller. Make sure you're rolling the t...

In GEAR » Notch vs Lunar Duo
February 19, 10:12am

Re: Has anyone here switched to a quilt and liked it LESS than a regular sleeping bag?
I don't like quilts below 40F due to drafts. I have a 30F 2 lb synthetic quilt which I use sometimes (wet, humid weather) for temps above 40F. Otherwise, I just take my 21 oz 30F down bag an...

In GEAR » Has anyone here switched to a quilt and liked it LESS than a regular sleeping bag?
February 17, 7:48am

Gaiters
Jim, The gaiters are Rab Hispar: http://us.rab.uk.com/products/mens-clothing/gaiters/hispar-gaiter.html I haven't had the opportunity to use them much lately, but I'm still happy wit...

In GEAR » Winter Boots
February 12, 11:00am

Re: Need a waterproof jacket and pants.
What kind of skiing? Nordic or downhill? I'd say you probably want to go with light soft shell pants and jacket for either type, especially Nordic for the breathability. This would be import...

In GEAR » Need a waterproof jacket and pants.
February 11, 2:53pm

Neoprene socks
Jim, I've been using the 0.5 mm NRS HydroSkin Wetsocks: http://www.nrs.com/product/2342/nrs-hydroskin-wetsocks I'm not sure yet if these work as well as a purely waterproof sock, b...

In GEAR » Winter Boots
February 11, 2:38pm

Re: Wool Watch Cap Recommendations
I think the one I have is Rothco, not sure though. It has held up fine under light use. (Sometimes I use the fleece one.) Not sure how their online sales are, but I purchased mine in person here...

In GEAR » Wool Watch Cap Recommendations
February 11, 2:28pm

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