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extreme light gear list
I'm not sure how cold it gets in the Southeast in the summer, but if it's not too cold (especially since you are talking about an overnighter where you can predict the weather) it seems like you co...

In Gear Lists » Extreme Light Gear List... Try to make even lighter!
June 01, 11:44am

Sub 5 lb paradigm shift
One of the basic techniques of ultralight backpacking for reducing weigh it to start with the "big three" (Pack/Shelter/sleeping). The ultralighter concentrates on base weight as opposed to the tra...

In Editor's Roundtable » SuperUltraLight: For the Masses?
May 25, 11:16am

Thanks Kim (Akto weight)
Kim, thanks for the tips. It looks like you have squeezed every ounce of weight savings out of the tent! Dan

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Looking for light solo tent: your help needed
May 06, 9:15pm

Akto weight reduction
For Kim Skaarup, could you explain some of the other tricks to lighten an Akto 10 oz? It looks like the fibraplex pole will save about 3 oz, and Ti stakes and lighter guylines another 2 or 3 oz....

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Looking for light solo tent: your help needed
May 05, 12:13pm

Belt pockets
How about belt pockets that are attached with velcro? You could then have various sized pockets, or you could leave them off if desired.

In GEAR » Tough but light backpack?
May 04, 3:49pm

nescafe espresso
Rick, This is the stuff: http://www.britishcornershop.co.uk/britishfood.asp?id=DC0107 It's for the british market, but I am sure it is the same as the stuff I've tried since the container look...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Camp Coffee
April 07, 5:53pm

Instant Coffee
Nescafe: They make some great instant coffee. The stuff to get, but hard to find, is Nescafe Espresso. This stuff blows away Medaglia d'Oro (which is good stuff). The only place I have seen this st...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Camp Coffee
April 07, 6:55am

Vargo Pot
The BPL online catalog lists the dimensions as 4.125 in Dia by 4.375 tall. I do know that you can fit a Snow Peak gigapower stove and a Snow Peak 110gm cartridge in several Snow Peak pots that a...

In GEAR » Vargo Outdoors Ti-Lite mug
February 01, 1:21pm

Montbell UL windjacket
I'm considering buying this windshirt and am wondering if anybody knows approximately where this windshirt falls with regards to breathability and water resistance. I'm specifically looking for ...

In Editor's Roundtable » Wind Shirts
December 09, 3:00pm

All Reader Reviews by Daniel Goldenberg

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Ultralight Outdoor Gear (UK) Various
In Great Britain. Excellent selection of goods. This review is written from the perspective of somebody living in the USA. While a majority of the products will be available in the USA, there are many...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
July 26, 7:17pm

Six Moon Designs Serenity NetTent
This is an initial review based on setting up the shelter in my backyard. The Serenity NetTent is a fully enclosed bug shelter with integrated floor designed for use with the gatewood cape, or as a st...

In Shelters - Tarps & Floorless
March 14, 9:29am

Backcountry.com
I've ordered many times from backcountry.com, and a few times from their outlet (steepandcheap.com) and had great service. The shipping is super fast. On a Wednesday night I placed an order, Thurs...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
August 18, 8:11am

RailRiders Adventure Shirt
This is a real nice shirt for hot weather. I also own the eco mesh shirt and I like this one better since you can roll up the sleeves better. There are a few things I don't like however: 1. ...

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - SYNTHETIC
April 09, 11:17am

Zeiss Mini Quick
A 5x10 monocular. 0.7 oz. The size of a large pen. Clips to your shirt pocket. A pair of binoculars would be nice to have but the lightest pairs are about 1/2 lb, so a bit of a luxury for the ultralig...

In Miscellaneous Products
November 04, 9:35pm

Java Juice Coffee Extract
This stuff is really great! I'm primarily an espresso drinker and don't like most drip coffee. This stuff to me tastes better than drip coffee, even that made from good fresh beans. Up till now I've b...

In Foods - Energy Bars, Gels, and Drinks
February 22, 6:55pm

GU Energy Gel
This stuff actually works great. Unlike energy bars, these are easily and quickly digested and give you a pretty quick energy boost. They are just the thing to get you going when the energy is getting...

In Foods - Energy Bars, Gels, and Drinks
August 09, 9:10pm

Photon Freedom Micro (White)
This latest version is just awsome, it puts out a lot of light for it's size. The light currently seems to be packaged with the optional clip (a $4.95 value). The clip really is a de-rigour item. ...

In Lights - Flashlights & Headlamps
August 09, 8:58pm

Smartwool Microweight Fitted T
I've long been a fan of wool for cooler weather but this is the first wool garment I've been able to wear in really hot weather. Well made with a good fit. breathes well. I honestly can't think of ...

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - WOOL
August 09, 9:20am

Granite Gear Airspace Stuffsacks
These are silnylon stuffsacks but rectangular shaped and with a zipper down the middle. They are like a men's toiletry bag but made with ultralight materials. The nylon is kind of a translucent white ...

In Miscellaneous Products
August 04, 9:03am