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the helium is not breathable enough IMO to be used as an active windshirt unless it V COLD and you wearing very little underneath ... even then its not the best it excels as a "just in case...

In GEAR » 2013 patagonia Houdini or Pertex Shield+ jacket( i.e. OR helium II)
March 20, 12:57pm

for women unless the bag is en-COMFORT rating to the temp you want ... be sure to add 10F or so to the rating as most women sleep colder to men ... and many non-specific gender bags are advertis...

In GEAR » Recommendation for a new sleeping bag
March 20, 11:16am

probably no one elses uses event as much as the brits and no one else has as much shietiest weather as the brits ... which means they use it all the time and of the brits no one else subjects...

In GEAR » Experience with Westcomb Cruiser LT jacket?
March 20, 11:11am

squirrels can climb much harder than 5.9 .. ive seen rodents climb 5.11 slab easy its always fun when a squirrel runs up your climbing rope towards you as to bear ... a fed bear is a dead bea...

In Philosophy & Technique » Sleeping Wth Your Food in Black Bear Country
March 20, 12:01am

Re: Windshirt Warranties... Tell me about it...
One of my partner posted that he fell off easy slab to his everlasting shame He slid down 50 feet in his dead bird squamish It ended up with dirt marks and scuffs, but still intact ... He eve...

In GEAR » windshirt with a good waranty or a decent cheap one?
March 10, 11:28pm

Re: Re: REI -- Really?
^ thats all there is to it ... and same to MEC theres always MEC whiners ... not to say they dont have issues, but they have plenty of gear you can make a "UL" kit with its not like...

In Philosophy & Technique » Does this mean I'm ultralight?
March 10, 12:25am

Re: Re: cheap
Its a kovea copy ... The other BPLer said its more stable with the lighter attached, he said he hasnt had any problems the last few years other than the piezo being finicky Thats been my experie...

In GEAR » Recommend me a canister stove.
March 09, 9:39pm

Re: Loft
he said that the amount of down fill worked better ... accounting for the size of the bag of course and of course en-ratings are the "best" for RELATIVE comparison to each other ... si...

In GEAR » 30F Bag Comparisons--which to buy? (with spreadsheet!)
March 09, 9:24pm

if you want to go the cheap route this stove ive found works just fine for 12$ the build quality IME doesnt seem any worse than any other stove out there ... another BPL member has used it for a...

In GEAR » Recommend me a canister stove.
March 09, 9:20pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: alpha
No matter who published the chart, it shows the competitor "market leading synthetic insulation" to have a clo of 2.12. This is HIGHER than 800FP down and more than 2x higher than what wa...

In GEAR » North Face Thermoball technology
March 09, 8:53pm

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Montbell Extremely Light Down Jacket
the key to using this jacket is to use it under a windshell or synthetic jacket like a nanopuff by itself the shell is fairly fragile, there are no pockets, there is no waist string ... however ...

In Clothing - Insulating - Down
December 30, 7:44pm