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Question for Exped Downmat owners
Hey, I have benn using the Downmat 7 for a while now but have noticed that is has become more and more difficult to pump it up. As if something "blocked" the flow of air (the pump sack d...

In GEAR » Question for Exped Downmat owners
June 12, 2:20pm

Re: Re: Need trip ideas! Tom
Thanks Tom! This was much more than I expected! I hipe you don't mind if I bug you with futher questions should any come up. Thanks! Sven

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Need trip ideas!
June 12, 7:45am

Re: BPL Merino/general merino questions
Yeah ... the only thing that is holding me back is the abrasion resistance ... how "bad" is it really?? S.

In GEAR » BPL Merino/general merino questions
June 11, 10:38am

Re: which mountains?
OK - my bad. North America. :-)

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Need trip ideas!
June 10, 9:56am

Need trip ideas!
Hi guys - I am looking for ideas for a one week backpacking trip late this Summer/ early fall (i.e. mid-September to end of October) IN THE MOUNTAINS! Ideally it would be a loop (or an easy shuttl...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Need trip ideas!
June 10, 9:33am

WM Highlite (purple!) Sold!
Thanks guys! Sold!

In Gear Swap » Western Mountaineering Highlite FS
June 10, 7:23am

Re: Re: Re: I'm Done
Sale of the purple (yes, not red - I knew it was a stretch and you caught me) bag is pending! Thanks guys. S.

In Gear Swap » Western Mountaineering Highlite FS
June 06, 9:31am

Hot weather - sleeping bag needed?
Does anyone bother taking a sleeping bag/quilt if the temps overnight are projected to be in the lower 70s?? Maybe just a silk bag liner? S.

In GEAR » Hot weather - sleeping bag needed?
June 05, 11:55am

WM Highlite still FS !
Bump! The WM truck is not going to turn over in front of my place anytime soon ... get it while you can!

In Gear Swap » Western Mountaineering Highlite FS
June 05, 10:54am

Re: Re: WM Highlite
"The 5'6" length should weigh less than 15 oz" Well - not according to the WM website. 15oz it is! S.

In Gear Swap » Western Mountaineering Highlite FS
June 04, 12:08pm

All Reader Reviews by Sven Klingemann

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Big Agnes Clearview
Just tested the Clearview (mummy style full length) on a three day trip to Michigan. Temperatures overnight were between high fourties to high fiftees. - Comfort: The pad was quite comfortable when i...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
August 22, 2:06pm

Nano Technology Micro Ceramic Water Filter
In my search for a light water filter I tried outNano Technology's Micro Ceramic Water Filter on a recent three day trip. - Pros: Light weight! Less than 3oz. Filters out particles down to 0.1ยต a...

In Hydration - Water Treatment
May 14, 9:36am

Six Moon Designs Refuge "X"
I have used the Refuge X on a three day trip to the UP in Michigan. Temperatures overnight were between 30-40F and there was no rain or significant wind. I received the tent at a weight of 15.8 oz, a...

In Shelters - Single Wall Tents
May 11, 8:07pm

Exped Downmat 7
OK - I need to boost that rating again! I have the 72inch Exped Downmat and it has not let me down yet! :-) It is a bit heavy, but if you are looking for a pad that is really comfortable, especially...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
April 28, 8:50am

Backpacking Light FeatherLite Vapor Mitts
I have used the Mitts on several trips now in temperatures ranging from -10F to about 35F, with and without Possum Down liners and despite multiple attempts from my girlfriend to steal them from me (h...

In Clothing - Headwear, Handwear
January 22, 3:06pm

BMW Cocoon Pro 60 Parka
I have been able to test the Pro Parka now for about one month. Sizing/Fit: I am 5'6 and 140lbs; the Parka (size XS)fits great with the exception of its length. one or two more inches would have...

In Clothing - Insulating - Synthetic (Polarguard, Primaloft, etc.)
January 14, 12:01pm

Trail Designs Caldera Stove
The Caldera stove is truly wonderful. I have paired it with the Firelite 500 mug and it performs really well. Boiling times are much shorter compared to the MSR pocker rocket I have and if you know ho...

In Stoves - Alcohol
November 05, 8:04am

Timberland Delerion Low Pro
I have used the Delerion Pros for about 9 months now. The are light, are good for stream crossing and look rather cool to me. On the downside, the footbox is very narrow and I have been having consist...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
November 02, 8:20am

Six Moon Designs Lunar Solo
Just got the Lunar Solo and have used it on a weekend trip at the Black River Falls in WI. I was a bit worried about (a) ease of setup based on other people's comments and (b)problems of condensat...

In Shelters - Single Wall Tents
June 11, 9:47am

POE AO-Lite Women's Petite
This is a great sleeping pad. 18.5oz, 3 seasons. Very comfortable and compact, no slipping around, especially due to the side rails. I am side-sleeper, so the extra hip support comes in handy. Certain...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
June 04, 8:47pm