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Re: Re: Synthetic jackets - how do they really perform in wet conditions?
They don't perform very well. There was even an article here in which down dried faster than the synthetic in the test condition. I'm not sure how well the test condition matches reality. ...

In GEAR » Synthetic jackets - how do they really perform in wet conditions?
November 05, 6:45pm

Re: reply from Snow Peak
My jetboil with a brass thread has always had a slight escape of gas when mounting Most of the other stoves ive used have had this issue as well Of course the faster you spin it the less this...

In GEAR » Snow Peak LiteMax stove malfunction? or was it the canister's fault? or maybe just my own stupidity?
November 03, 2:50pm

Byte
The byte actually has decent output for a 2aa lamp ... Claimed 50 lm ... And the test seem to indicate its correct Im actually quite surprised at the folks saying that a more powerful or lon...

In GEAR » Head Lamp for Camp - Some night hiking
November 03, 10:07am

Re: light
We come back to "defined trails" ... Well even well defined very popular trails here are littered with rocks and roots which you dont want to slip on when its soaking wet and in the dark ...

In GEAR » Head Lamp for Camp - Some night hiking
November 02, 10:30pm

Re: light
Well for our esteemed readers ...heres some comparison on the petzl tikka series of headlamps from a review site heres a 45 (what i consider the minimum for night use with rocks and roots literi...

In GEAR » Head Lamp for Camp - Some night hiking
November 02, 9:43pm

Re: Fenix HL50
The HL50 - weights more with the AA extension, i believe its 100g including an eneloop - doesnt have a thread lockout to prevent a parasitic drain or inadvertant activation And it isnt a B...

In GEAR » Fenix HL50
November 02, 8:19pm

Re: Yea... overkill
Well that zebralight will give you 280 lms If all we really needed was ~20 lm we would all have petzl elites for all kinds of night hiking =P (i own one and discovered the hard way how inadequat...

In GEAR » Head Lamp for Camp - Some night hiking
November 02, 7:43pm

Re: Re: light
Well if you are quite sure youll never need to do anything more thats fine But the moment you say "night hiking" ... And not all places are well defined moderate trails .. Youll want a...

In GEAR » Head Lamp for Camp - Some night hiking
November 02, 10:37am

Would never happen to anyone here of course
http://www.adn.com/article/20141013/lost-hiker-survives-2-chilly-nights-alaskas-chugach-state-park More at link ... On Friday, Mann had become lost while hiking Crow Pass Trail from Eagle Riv...

In GEAR » Head Lamp for Camp - Some night hiking
November 02, 10:12am

Re: light
walking on well defined trails Not every trail is "well defined" especially talus, scree, scrambles, etc ... Or simply taking a wrong turn off a not well marked trail Not to men...

In GEAR » Head Lamp for Camp - Some night hiking
November 02, 10:03am

All Reader Reviews by eric chan

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Montbell Extremely Light Down Jacket
the key to using this jacket is to use it under a windshell or synthetic jacket like a nanopuff by itself the shell is fairly fragile, there are no pockets, there is no waist string ... however ...

In Clothing - Insulating - Down
December 30, 7:44pm