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All Forum Posts by Peter Surna

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Are GoLite Reed pants made anymore?
I am not sure Golite make the Reed pants anymore, can't find them on their website or a full range in stock anywhere.

In GEAR » Rain Outfit
September 10, 3:35am

Brian's pad
Hey Brian, What kind of pad do you sleep on? If my Neo Air would fit in my bivy I would stick with things. It alone is driving the change! I just sent this email to Titanium Goat: "I ...

In GEAR » Is this a good reason to buy The One?
September 06, 8:33pm

Not the Nallo
=>Handles heavy/wet sierra snow. The Nallo does not pitch with a tight roof. There is a large area of unsupported roof that is quite flat.

In GEAR » BD Skylight vs Hilleberg Nallo3 vs Golite Valhalla 2+
September 06, 2:29pm

Bulk
Franco, Green contraption is a Ray way style tarp. Let us bow our heads to Ray. --genuflect-- I want to use a MLD Revelation pack so I must gram count, exclude my beloved chips, scotch an...

In GEAR » Is this a good reason to buy The One?
September 05, 7:25pm

How breezy is The One?
The bivy does cut wind a lot. How breezy is The One?

In GEAR » Is this a good reason to buy The One?
September 05, 7:11pm

Lighter slightly colder option
There is a lighter option, but it involves using the Patrol shelter with a MLD bug bivy which I think would be a bit breezier and colder under certain conditions: MLD Bug Bivy Patro...

In GEAR » Is this a good reason to buy The One?
September 05, 6:12pm

Is this a good reason to buy The One?
I am a tarp and bivy user that is looking for the absolute lightest shelter setup for below tree line use in possibly wet conditions. Recently I started using a medium Neo Air. The thickness of ...

In GEAR » Is this a good reason to buy The One?
September 05, 3:56pm

Do I need a map to hike the PCT?
We are hiking the PCT in Washington from Snoqualmie Pass to Stehekin. What sort of map do we need to do this? I remember doing the JMT and a bit of paper pointing out where to go at various turnoff...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Do I need a map to hike the PCT?
August 10, 4:40am

Bivy yes please
A friend of mine became deaf in one ear when bitten inside his ear by an insect. I do live in Australia though.

In GEAR » Quilt and Tarp (No Bivy)
August 07, 8:31am

Re: Re: Shelter for triple crown
The Cloudburst has more *useable* space than the Squall. You mention the word *extreme conditions* but then earlier on say you are through hiking. They are totally different. Sensible site selec...

In GEAR » Gossamer Vs Tarptent (You Pick?)
July 30, 8:43pm

All Reader Reviews by Peter Surna

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Therm-a-Rest Neoair
I am a side sleeper and have used the Prolite 3 and normally a 3/4 length Prolite 4 but find the NeoAir to be far more comfortable. If you blow up the NeoAir on a warm sunny day you will find that ...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
September 05, 7:49pm

Titanuium Goat Ptarmigan Bivy
Likes - I have the version with the mesh/fabric hood and use the bivy with the mesh over my face 99% of the time. This is much more comfortable and less claustrophobic than momentum fabric over my ...

In Shelters - Bivy Sacks
September 02, 8:44am

Stephenson 2R
It won’t fall down, it withstands high wind but there are too many usability issues with this tent to make it easy to use. Perhaps 10 years ago these tents were ahead of their time. Now they are n...

In Shelters - Double Wall Tents
October 22, 4:56pm

Six Moon Designs StarLite
I like the design of this pack but have issues over the quality and durability. On its second use, and with no real loads and no bush whacking, the mesh separated from its elastic on one of the sid...

In Backpacks - Frameless
October 22, 12:09am

Feathered Friends Hummingbird, Epic outer
This bag has an Epic outer and a 0.85 inner with 2oz overfill. It weighs about 830 grams. Two of my friends have asked me to recommend bags to them and I have recommended WM Ultralights but someho...

In Sleeping Bags - Mummy & Other
January 30, 5:00am

Hilleberg Nallo 3GT 2005
I bought this tent in 2005 for really wet windy weather for 2 above the tree line. Pros: - Massive size for the weight of 2.75kg - Huge vestibule, I have never seen a bigger vestibule on a te...

In Shelters - Double Wall Tents
January 08, 4:28pm

Icebreaker Superfine 190
I second the above.

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - WOOL
September 06, 1:48am

Nunatak Arc Ghost
Pros: Lots of loft for the 400 grams of total weight. More than a WM Highlight for instance. Cons: Too narrow. Way too narrow to sleep in for me and I like sleeping bags people normally say are too...

In Sleeping Bags - Quilts & Top Bags
September 03, 6:17am