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Re: compressibility/ packability of wool
In general: Packability, warmth, robustness: pick two The Nanopuffs you mention are warm and packable but being high loft insulation they're sensitive to humidity and compression. Wool is...

In GEAR » compressibility/ packability of wool
April 25, 2:56am

Re: Giardia Outbreak
Mitchell, according to your advise we wouldn't be able to swim in the lakes/rivers, neither probably raft, canoe or kayak. In all honesty, nature doesn't work that way. I know this is a tri...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Giardia Outbreak
April 25, 2:41am

Re: A better question ...
The good thing about thru-hiking long trails is that your body gets so well tuned it seems it doesn't matter much what you eat as long as you get the calories. Speaking from the perspective ...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » USA Supermarket resupply; what do you buy?
April 25, 1:10am

Warmlite 2R front upper vent
Loads of super-interesting info to digest! This is really fun. For the moment, just a comment on that weird front upper vent in the 2R: > in bad weather you won't get much ventilation ...

In Editor's Roundtable » Tunnel Tents Tutorial and State of the Market Report - Part 3: The Mini-Reviews
April 24, 4:15pm

Treatment is not enough?
If Giardiasis is so unlikely but at the same time the most meticulous water treatment seems to be no guarantee it seems a logical conclusion would be that treating is pointless. It would seem the d...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Giardia Outbreak
April 24, 9:56am

Re: Thank you guys!
Knowing when to turn around and when to keep on is probably one of the most difficult skills. It's not that much about technical knowledge but about experience and personal self conscience. We ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Thru-hike the GR11 without experience - possible?
April 23, 3:13am

Re: Re: Kite
> Single-hope structures I prefer to tunnel just from hands-on experience, I preferred the hoop ends at head-foot The problem with the single hoop on the long side is the hoop needs to be ver...

In GEAR » performance between single and double walled shelters
April 20, 3:31am

Re: Thru-hike the GR11 without experience - possible?
tell us more about your background. There's the backpacking part and the mountaineering part. Consider the Pyrenees are rugged mountains and the GR11 is close to mountaineering sometimes. It go...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Thru-hike the GR11 without experience - possible?
April 18, 11:18am

Re:Best non-inflatable pad?
The GG Nightlight is awesome in insulation vs weight but it's bulky. It's also grippy and this makes it trickier to pack inside with the cylinder method as the rest of the gear (even silnyl...

In GEAR » Best non-inflatable pad?
April 16, 4:21am

Re: Asphalt and Corn: Biking and Skiing
Fantastic commuting. I have to try this sometime even if it's not too practical in my case but just for the fun of it. When I have to transport my skis in town, I carry them hanging vertical...

In Bikepacking & Bicycle Touring » Asphalt and Corn: Biking and Skiing
April 16, 3:49am

All Reader Reviews by Inaki Diaz de Etura

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Golite Hex 3
Not a full review but just a small addition on what's already been said regarding winter use. While skis make for wonderful stakes on deep snow, unfortunately the tie out loops at the end of the 6 mai...

In Shelters - Tarps & Floorless
January 18, 7:47am

Nunatak Arc Ghost
I was torn between Ghost and Alpinist before ordering and eventually ordered something in between, quite like the former X from BMW. It has the loft of the Ghost with the dimensions of the Alpinist an...

In Sleeping Bags - Quilts & Top Bags
September 05, 11:08am