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Re: Re: Re: Re: Mica!!!!!
With this many BPLers having issues with what marmot is clearly advertising as a 20k mm rain jacket ... And the warranty issues listed above Why in the world you someone buy a marmot rain jacket...

In GEAR » Sub 8oz rain jacket reccomendation? Best?
February 28, 8:09pm

Re: Re: Mica!!!!!
http://www.backcountry.com/marmot-mica-jacket-mens The mica is advertised at 20k mm for its membrane strata fabric This should be enough for "driving rain" If its not its either ...

In GEAR » Sub 8oz rain jacket reccomendation? Best?
February 28, 11:45am

Re: Mica!!!!!
have you talked to marmot? a rain jacket in good condition should not have leakage through the shoulders ... try a shower test to ID where its coming through ... ;)

In GEAR » Sub 8oz rain jacket reccomendation? Best?
February 28, 7:53am

Bottom line
The bottom line is that all these athletes out there generally use "name brand" headlamps for things much crazier tha what any of us will ever do Heres ueli steck on his 28 hour solo o...

In GEAR » Headlamp recommendations
February 27, 11:17pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: What is your two item first aid kit?
I usually take most of the same 0.3 AMK kit I add climbing tape, some gauze, a stetchy wrap, a bit of antibotic ointment And if im carrying a light pack i use a SAM splint as a backpanel ... ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » What is your two item first aid kit?
February 27, 8:55pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Warm hiker, cold camper layering question
Two questions before i give you a proper answer - what layers do you usually wear when moving out of those you listed - when you stop are you damp from sweat ... Of are you still fairly dry ...

In GEAR » Warm hiker, cold camper layering question
February 27, 8:46pm

Re: ...
^ what he said dont overthink it Get something that works, and should you have issues is decently easy to take back For general use, thats all there is to it folks ;)

In GEAR » Headlamp recommendations
February 27, 1:54pm

Re: Re: Re: Fatal...or trip ending
for climbing there is a not exceptionally rare chance that you may get injured somehow ... a fall, rock fall, ice fall, scraping the rock the wrong way, sharp objects on winter gear, etc ... ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » What is your two item first aid kit?
February 27, 9:14am

Re: Re: mesmerizing
hmmm ... i stand corrected ... i always thought it was chinese as much of the stuff is produced in asia, and they have chinese subsidiaries manufacturing fabrics http://www.toray.com/globalnetwo...

In Editor's Roundtable » ISPO 2014, Munich
February 27, 8:53am

mesmerizing
i dont usually like these reports on trade shows as they are usually RAH RAH RAH NEW SHINY GEAR cheerleading articles but i found the wit and backstory of this one absolutely mesmerizing inte...

In Editor's Roundtable » ISPO 2014, Munich
February 26, 9:57pm

All Reader Reviews by eric chan

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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