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Does Hilleberg make burlier (say 10mm) poles as an option or accessory for red-label tents?
Hilleberg, just like every other brand of tents, do not make its own poles . Their poles are made by DAC . I have not seen DAC poles for sale but you can get Easton either made to your measuremen...

In GEAR » Does Hilleberg make burlier (say 10mm) poles as an option or accessory for red-label tents?
August 02, 2:48am

Supermid inner is in the washing machine
"Why not hand wash in bathtub or outdoor utility tub?" That is exactly what I did yesterday with one of my tents. Luke warm water, pure soap, half an hour later it was done. (no damage...

In Chaff » Supermid inner is in the washing machine
July 31, 1:44pm

Backpack Hunting Binoculars
Good binos require high density glass and that is heavy. Modern design has reduced the weight somewhat with aspherical elements but manufacturers can't cheat with digital trickery processing a...

In GEAR » Backpack Hunting Binoculars
July 30, 5:53pm

Backpacking binoculars
David, Your Russian binoculars are "opera glasses" 2.5x magnification,24mm front elements.

In GEAR » Backpacking binoculars
July 30, 4:13pm

Carbon monoxide death?
From that article : "On Thursday, another person hiking in the area who checked the bodies before personnel from Mountain Rescue Aspen reached the campsite reported seeing a stove in the tent...

In GEAR » Carbon monoxide death?
July 30, 3:31am

Peak Vents on Pyramids
To mitigate condensation you need air flow. To create air flow in a tent you need bottom ingress and top egress. One without the other will not work.

In Make Your Own Gear » Peak Vents on Pyramids
July 29, 2:09pm

Hubba Hubba NX vs Double Rainbow vs ? - Which to choose?
Good point about pole to guyline load transfer but as Theo points out, it does not apply to the tents in this thread.

In GEAR » Hubba Hubba NX vs Double Rainbow vs ? - Which to choose?
July 29, 12:03am

Hubba Hubba NX vs Double Rainbow vs ? - Which to choose?
Some clarifications about the Double Rainbow. To make it "free standing" the poles need to be at leas 145cm long otherwise the corner tie out spread is not enough. We have Trekking Pol...

In GEAR » Hubba Hubba NX vs Double Rainbow vs ? - Which to choose?
July 28, 10:57pm

Carbon monoxide death?
I suspect it was a camping heater rather than a small camping stove. not that I know, just guessing.

In GEAR » Carbon monoxide death?
July 28, 10:24pm

Ultralight Tents
An Alexandra question is the BPL equivalent of the outside world "how long is a piece of string ?"

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » Ultralight Tents.
July 24, 6:58pm

All Reader Reviews by Franco Darioli

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Tarptent Contrail
My rating is based on what this shelter was designed for, and not to be understood as part of the "best tent ever, for anybody ,anywhere" award. Most of the good points have already been co...

In Shelters - Single Wall Tents
November 07, 4:48pm