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All Forum Posts by Peter Surna

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Fishing advice on PCT in Washington
I am hiking the PCT in Washington from mid August to September. Can anyone tell me what the fishing is like between Snoqualmie Pass to Stehekin? I have no information here in Australia and was wond...

In Fishing » Fishing advice on PCT in Washington
July 29, 6:18am

Tents are evil
My opinion is this is a tent, therefore, it is evil. What wrong with a tarp or a tarp tent? A Henry Shires Double Rainbow is the go.

In GEAR » Black Diamond Products?
July 27, 3:06am

WTB: MLD Patrol Shelter
That's "Patrol" shelter, you can't re-edit titles in the forum! I am after the Cuben variety.

In Gear Swap » WTB: MLD Partrol Shelter
July 24, 2:41am

Franco's testing
Hey Franco, I heard a rumor that you would be personally testing this tent for two weeks in the Cascades in August. Is that true?

In GEAR » New Tarptent ;this is the Moment !!!
July 19, 11:32pm

WTB: MLD Poncho Tarp
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In Gear Swap » WTB: MLD Poncho Tarp
July 19, 9:42pm

Answers
Hi Thomas, Here are your answers: - You said "very good condition." Does that mean it is not "excellent"? Is there any wear & tear? I changed my description to: ...

In Gear Swap » FS: BMW Pro tarp – 9 x 7 x 5.5, tough spinnaker
July 17, 2:44am

Can you light a fire in wet weather
Definitely, I agree, the techniques were interesting but lighting a fire in dry weather - come on, anyone can do that!

In Editor's Roundtable » Up in Smoke: Backcountry Fire Building Videocast
July 15, 7:40am

Price drop to $90 for the tarp
$90 includes postage to the US.

In Gear Swap » FS: BMW Pro tarp – 9 x 7 x 5.5, tough spinnaker
July 15, 7:35am

Mesh
Fire? At 3am? Take my advice, get it with the mesh. I couldn't stand it personally without that feature.

In GEAR » Reccomend a bivy sack?
July 13, 4:49pm

I'll take them
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In Gear Swap » FS: MSR Delani EVO Ascent Snowshoes
July 13, 4:46pm

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