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Re: Hmmm
According to the most recent gear list I could find for Ryan's SUL Winter Challenge he took two foam pads: 3.7 Gossamer Gear NightLight Torso (R2.27) 5.7 Gossamer Gear Thinlight 3/8 19.5 x ...

In GEAR » Nightlight Pad Temperature Rating
October 05, 11:24am

Re: Steve, take the 1/8"
I don't see any full length ground insulation on your list That is because I am a side sleeper and have my entire body scrunched on the Nightlight (59"), with my pack and Sitlight pad a...

In GEAR » Nightlight Pad Temperature Rating
October 04, 7:43am

Re: Re: Nightlight Pad Temperature Rating
Should add that GG Thinlights come in 3 thicknesses: 1/8 (R.45), 1/4 (R.90) and 3/8 (R1.42). GG Nightlight is R2.27.

In GEAR » Nightlight Pad Temperature Rating
October 03, 9:49pm

Re: Nightlight Pad Temperature Rating
Brett, my BMR is 1526 kcals/day ( and my current sleep system consists of - 2mm painters plastic ground cloth - GG Nightlight 3/4 length - WM Ultralite (20...

In GEAR » Nightlight Pad Temperature Rating
October 03, 9:27pm

Nightlight Pad Temperature Rating
Anyone know what temperature Gossamer Gear's Nightlight pad (R-2.27) is good to? I have the 3/4 length version and want to know at what temperatures I should carry a Thinlight pad to suppl...

In GEAR » Nightlight Pad Temperature Rating
October 03, 6:41pm

Sam - TG Vertex
Sam, how do you like the TG Vertex? I really like the design but it looked like overkill for a one person.

In Post-Trip Reports » Aborted overnight on SHT
October 03, 12:04pm

Re: economical rain gear
John, where did you find the Tyvek hazmat pants?

In GEAR » OR Zealot vs MtnHardware Quark vs BMW Spinlite Poncho
October 03, 12:00pm

Booth Lake - Gore Range

In Photo Gallery » Gore Range - various trips
October 03, 8:00am

Camp - Gore Range

In Photo Gallery » Gore Range - various trips
October 03, 7:32am

South Traverse Pass - Gore Range

In Photo Gallery » Gore Range - various trips
October 02, 7:28pm

All Reader Reviews by Steve .

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Driducks rainsuit
Tested: - size: small - jacket weight: 5.5 oz - pants weight: 4.4 oz Pro: - price - weight - functionality Con: - fragile - zipper Having used Driducks for 2 years in ...

In Clothing - Raingear
October 28, 11:15am

Darn Tough Vermont Socks Customer Service
Had a small hole form on the ankle of one of my Darn Tough Full Cushion Boot socks that I use mostly for fishing. Surprising since I have a pair of Micro Cushions that I have hiked the heck out of wi...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
October 30, 10:44am
Learned about here and have dealt with their customer service twice. First time I purchased a Granite Gear Vapor Trail on sale and the waist belt was out of spec - this true for all...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
October 30, 10:31am

Granite Gear Vapor Trail
Overall a nice pack with the exception of the huge extension collar and the fact that the Men's Medium waist belt length significantly differs from what Granite Gear says it is. Granite Gear sp...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
May 09, 9:43am

Sahalie Men's Ultralight Tights
I ordered a pair of the Sahalie's Men's Ultralight Tights (medium, 1.8 oz) and the siz...

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - SYNTHETIC
March 28, 3:49pm

Inova Microlight
Last summer I lost a Photon that had faithfully served me for several years and hav...

In Lights - Flashlights & Headlamps
March 03, 3:40pm

Jim Wood SuperCat
Although I haven't used it in the field yet it works great in the house. Brings 2 cups of cold tap water to a rolling boil in about 6 minutes (prime: 1 minute; cook 5 minutes) using less than 1oz...

In Stoves - Alcohol
January 30, 7:57pm

Ordered a Contrail during the holiday sale. Followed up with an email asking for some scrap material. Communication was great. Order was perfect. Delivery exceeded expectations. If the tent i...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
December 28, 1:53pm

Lighten Up! by Don Ladigin
Lighten Up is an entertaining introduction to lightweight backpacking. Lots of good material for the beginner and a nice review for experienced lightweighters. The illustrations really make the book...

In Books and Media
December 27, 4:44pm

Mont Bell
13 years ago I purchased a lightweight Montbell Parka. It served me well until the Gortex started to delaminate this year. I called the Boulder office hoping to find a place to have it repaired. Th...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
November 29, 10:50pm