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Re: Mariposa+/Circuit
http://gossamergear.com/packs/backpacks/mariposa-plus-ultralight-backpack.html http://www.ula-equipment.com/circuit.asp

In GEAR » Mariposa+/Circuit
February 23, 10:37am

Re: Re: why bivi
From rab's product description of the Latok Base: "Single skin eVentĀ® waterproof fabric 3-4 Person TENT with 4 Poles / 7 cross over point geodesic design" Just Brits speaking t...

In GEAR » New Bivvys from Rab
February 23, 10:22am

Re: why bivi
Because the word "bivouac" generally refers to any temporary structure (usually in a military context) and not just to the items of gear that we call bivy sacks which are a type of shelte...

In GEAR » New Bivvys from Rab
February 23, 10:20am

Trying to finish the video and I just get this sense of immense fear from the narrator. He has so many backups and backups for his backups. Looking at his light selections I can't help but r...

In Gear Lists » Heavy Gear List
February 23, 12:38am

Re: re
I agree Greg. Now granted I stopped watching at around the 8 minute mark. He had already pulled out machete, a 4" or so fixed blade knife for batoning, a folding saw, full size leatherman, and...

In Gear Lists » Heavy Gear List
February 23, 12:27am

Re: Zpacks carrying pertex quantum
Connor, the fairer comparison would be with Thru-Hiker's M90 (same price point and both around 1.0 oz/yd^2 whereas m50 is noticeably lighter). Honestly I think at this point we are splitting...

In Make Your Own Gear » Zpacks carrying pertex quantum
February 22, 10:56pm

Re: Inov-8 Bare-Grip 200
The mud and gravel it will handle well because it has great big lugs reminiscent of cleats. Flat hard dirt will be like walking on stilts. Where I live I see mostly flat hard dirt, even x-country (...

In GEAR » Inov-8 Bare-Grip 200
February 22, 10:36pm

Re: R-values for uninflated air mats?
Pretty much only foam core mattresses will have some r value, though minimal (specifics would require testing data that I don't have and can't acquire). The reflective coatings really on...

In GEAR » R-values for uninflated air mats?
February 22, 12:29pm

Re: Re: That does it
Rob, you have fun in your reflectix, I'm going to make a thermos suit of armor!

In GEAR » How effective are Cozies?
February 22, 10:18am

Re: MYOG mummy bag
Excellent job, pretty much looks like a WM Ultralite or FF Swallow (in other words very high praise). Should keep you mum nice and toasty!

In Make Your Own Gear » MYOG mummy bag
February 22, 9:48am

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