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Hendrik Morkel (skullmonkey) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Finland
About Me Wilderness Guide, environmentalist, entrepreneur.
CityTampere
CountryFinland
My Website URLhttp://www.hikinginfinland.com

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Revelate Designs
Eric Parsons from Revelate Designs interview is up. There are more coming in the next weeks.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Cottage manufacturers - interviewed
November 23, 2:31am

Re: Re: Re: it's not paranoia if somebody is out to get you
R Value of 5 is perfect for Snow, yes. Mulitmat Adventure or Ridge Rest Solar + a inflatable of choice and you're set.

In GEAR » Which pad combo for R8?
November 17, 10:54am

Re: Which pad combo for R8?
Where, what ground, and what temperature are you planning to camp on? By the sound of it it is Alpine Mountaineering on over 2000 m elevation.

In GEAR » Which pad combo for R8?
November 16, 3:22am

Re: Re: What is your cold weather sleeping system?
Interesting, Brad. I guess that means one sleeps on frozen ground or rock, for those number? My experience is that when camping on top of snow, an R Value of between 4 and 5 is sufficient, reaso...

In GEAR » What is your cold weather sleeping system?
November 16, 3:13am

Synthetic
I'd also go for a synthetic quilt, for the reasons named above. Your options include the BPL UL 240, MLD Spirit, some enLIGHTened equipment quilts, Kick Ass quilts and if MYOG is your thing, th...

In GEAR » Which quilt or top bag to take me to 0 degrees?
November 16, 2:11am

Review up!
I finally got around to write my HMG Echo I review after using it on my Russia trip.

In GEAR » HMG Echo I - Initial Impressions
October 25, 1:22pm

Good
The Ultra 20 was a great quilt (mine still is!) and I am sure that the new 3 Season is just as good; personally I like the recycled content of material used in it and don't mind the slight incr...

In GEAR » GoLite 1 season down quilt
October 21, 7:20am

Z Lite
I <3 my TAR Z Lite. Best CCF pad around. TAR RidgeRest close second.

In GEAR » most comfy foam pad
October 18, 9:07am

Video
Have this shelter since a couple of weeks already, here is a video with my thoughts on it. A review will follow after my two week expedition to Russia.

In GEAR » HMG Echo I - Initial Impressions
September 19, 12:31pm

old news ;)
Ryan Jordan has been speaking very highly of his LightHeart Gear Cuben Solo tent, and a review is in the making, afaik. They're already since a good two or three months in the cuben market, btw!

In GEAR » Lightheart Gear has Gone Cuben
September 14, 9:41am

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