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Camera mount options for Locus Gear CP3 poles?
Get an Ultrapod 1 and strap that to your pole when needed. 2 oz , holds up to 3 lbs.

In GEAR » Camera mount options for Locus Gear CP3 poles?
November 07, 1:49pm

Gear invention that's a problem to develop
Having tubing going from the straps to the pack and adding channels as well, will just increase the weight per volume ratio and add complexity for cleaning. I think that many already have problems...

In GEAR » Gear invention that's a problem to develop
November 06, 7:15pm

Lightest Gaiter available
Take a look at the OR Verglas. About 200g for the pair but work well with mud and shrub for me

In GEAR » Lightest Gaiter available
November 05, 2:55pm

Hexamid in heavy deep snow?
Yes true, but it does go a bit closer to the ground than the Hexamid. Here it is with the poles at 40" : The inner apex is at about 38" so still OK for the 6' guys. BTW, the fly...

In GEAR » Hexamid in heavy deep snow?
November 02, 11:10pm

Rapid Series Tents
This close up is enough for me ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Rapid Series Tents
November 02, 7:35pm

Recommendations for a $300 winter tent
I could not find a photo of the Hilight with someone laying inside it so I made my own. Using a puffy 6' sleeping bag the top of it is about 1.5" away from the wall on both sides. You do...

In GEAR » Recommendations for a $300 winter tent.
November 02, 4:07pm

Hexamid in heavy deep snow?
The fly alone is about 17 oz. You can buy it like that (fly, no inner,no stakes) for $159, however probably better value getting the full kit. This is the Notch fly only : 6' mat, I am 5&#...

In GEAR » Hexamid in heavy deep snow?
November 02, 2:51pm

Hexamid in heavy deep snow?

In GEAR » Hexamid in heavy deep snow?
November 02, 2:32pm

Recommendations for a $300 winter tent
Hilight vs Lighthouse. Similar but not the same. The Lighthouse has a rectangular 55"x87" floor. The Hilite tapers from 50" to 42" , 81" long. (hint : it is a bit short...

In GEAR » Recommendations for a $300 winter tent.
November 02, 2:29pm

Does this exist - Mid related idea
JC I made a quick mock up based on a 9'x9' footprint and a 73" pole. It works Then looking at the shape something came to mind and here it is : From : http://www.backpackin...

In GEAR » Does this exist - Mid related idea
November 01, 12:01am

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