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Silnylon for snow
I think the main reason for choosing silnylon in the snow is because snow sticks to cuben more.

In Make Your Own Gear » Cuben tent for mountaineering?
April 05, 1:52pm

Re: trekking pole straps usage.....yes or no
Last summer, the strap came off one of my poles (user error) early in a week-long trip. I continued with one pole strapless. At first it seemed more tiring using the pole without the strap, but aft...

In Philosophy & Technique » How to use your trekking pole strap
April 03, 1:16pm

Re: warmth of UL down puffy
A photo might help other owners to comment on the loftiness of your puffy.

In GEAR » warmth of UL down puffy
April 03, 1:09pm

Re: Metal Jacket
"... constructed with a high strength carbon fiber core, wrapped in a thin aluminum jacket. Nothing like it." Aren't these the same principal as the MSR Carbon Core stakes?

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » favorite stakes
April 01, 4:45am

Re: We're Failing People
Craig W, you have my utmost respect.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Perils of stealth camping, hiking, or even jogging in the US
March 28, 11:41am

Re: Re: Rain Protection
The eVent Packa does indeed have totally watyerproof material on the pack part (33D nylon), with wpb eVent on the body.

In GEAR » Rain Protection
March 28, 10:22am

Re: Stretchy cord for tent guy lines?
Christopher, are you using lineloks or similar? If not, I think you'd find them a better solution than stretchy cord.

In GEAR » Stretchy cord for tent guy lines?
March 26, 12:01am

Re: Stretchy Cord
David, for embedding links, look here

In GEAR » Stretchy cord for tent guy lines?
March 26, 12:00am

Re: Strength and Honor! No, wait: Speed and Efficiency!
"If I get into this testing, I pretty much have to use the "time-to-extinguish per fixed amount of fuel" measure because I use a StarLyte, which is NOT conducive to pouring off unuse...

In GEAR » Faster Boil Times with a Polished Windscreen
March 25, 1:37pm

Is it really an increase in efficeincy?
"An 8% increase in efficiency..." Does this really show an increase in efficiency? Increased boil time is often accompanied by a decrease in efficiency. The OP says that 15ml of fuel was...

In GEAR » Faster Boil Times with a Polished Windscreen
March 25, 5:31am

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