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Winter down jacket for 3 season use, or unbearably warm?
Looking to pick up a hooded down jacket for the Ms. and me. There are good winter options like the Montbell Frost Line Parka (6.7 oz 800 fill, men’s weight 19.7 oz) and good options for 3 season ...

In GEAR » Winter down jacket for 3 season use?
April 08, 4:04pm

Re: Re: Any real world benefit to Hydrophobic Down jackets? PNW BPL'ers please chime in
Thanks Drew and Bob. The practical question I'm wrestling with is - the Ms. and I are picking up hooded down jackets - there are good options in standard down, and I think much fewer and more e...

In GEAR » Any real world benefit to Hydrophobic Down jackets? PNW BPL'ers please chime in
April 08, 3:55pm

Re: Re: GGG faux pas Reconciliation?
Doug, single malt + a Quaich, a great symbol of joining together and sharing. The Ms. is of Scottish ancestry and a true whiskey connoisseur. Her clan was the most politically skilled of all th...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » GGG and my faux pas
April 08, 3:27pm

Re: GGG faux pas Reconciliation? Thank you
Ken I'm deeply appreciative of all the time, effort and good vibes you put into organizing GGG's to date. Heck the first lightweight backpacking gathering I ever attended was a GGG you orga...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » GGG and my faux pas
April 08, 3:02pm

Overquilt - hydrophobic down or synthetic fill and which shell material?
For a 40-50F quilt to do double duty as a summer quilt and winter over quilt, do you prefer hydrophobic down or synthetic? Which shell material do you prefer?

In GEAR » Overquilt - hydrophobic down or synthetic fill and which shell material?
April 05, 7:06pm

Any real world benefit to Hydrophobic Down jackets? PNW BPL'ers please chime in
About to pick up a new 3 season down hooded jacket with about 100g/3.5 oz 800 down fill, and wondering if there's any real world performance benefit anyone has noticed with hydrophobic down in ...

In GEAR » Any real world benefit to Hydrophobic Down jackets? PNW BPL'ers please chime in
April 05, 7:04pm

Suggested Elemental Horizons Kalais & Aquilo mods
I figured both packs would carry the same. Was vacillating between the two sizes because while the Kalais will work 80-90% of the time for the trips we most often do, I sometimes find myself servin...

In GEAR » Elemental Horizons Kalais
April 05, 6:58pm

Re: sil floor
Terry thanks for sharing your experience. That's what I've heard from many users of 30D sil, but it seems so many folks use either polycro or tyvek groundsheets with them it makes me wonder...

In GEAR » Locus Gear floor recommendations
April 05, 6:15pm

Elemental Horizons Kalais - which material/colors did you order?
Reggie, Katharina, Link and Whalen, which material combinations and colors did you order? I like the idea of all dyneema packs for durability, but sticking with a dyneema bottom and nylon packbag w...

In GEAR » Elemental Horizons Kalais
April 04, 7:10pm

Re: Locus Gear floor recommendations
Travis did you find out anything further or make a decision? I'm very interested as well, looking to order a Hapi and wondering - 30D floor material + tyvek or polycro groundsheet, or stronger ...

In GEAR » Locus Gear floor recommendations
April 04, 7:04pm

All Reader Reviews by E J

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eBAY.com
Craig, How do you set up an auto search on eBay? Not familiar with that feature. Did you set up an outside program to crawl eBay? eBay is not only useful for acquiring used and new gear at low...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
December 20, 7:51am

Patagonia Houdini Wind Jacket
My wife has had such good experience with her Houdini that I'm going to switch over from my Montane Lite-speed. I've used my Montane Lite-Speed in almost all conditions. The material has excellent ...

In Clothing - Wind & Soft Shell
January 30, 9:40pm

Montane Lite-speed
I've used my Montane Lite-Speed in almost all conditions. The fit is quite good, with plenty of room to layer underneath, without being way too big. I'm 6 ft 180lbs, 42 chest and I do fine with the ...

In Clothing - Wind & Soft Shell
January 30, 9:31pm