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Re: Why?
delmar ... im simply saying one should probably ask him and that for most general purposes any headlamp will likely work ... no need to overthink it come to think of it maybe the coast HL7...

In GEAR » Headlamp recommendations
February 28, 9:31pm

Re: Fancy Petzl is Not Overthinking?
i didnt recommend the petzl if you noticed i just pointed out that someone who does more than any of us uses a regular "name brand" headlamp, which by the way if you buy from MEC has a...

In GEAR » Headlamp recommendations
February 28, 9:25pm

Interesting
What i found most interesting is that the OP hasnt indicates his actual usage pattern and under what conditions ... It might be beneficial to clarify these before recommending actual models ......

In GEAR » Headlamp recommendations
February 28, 8:15pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Mica!!!!!
With this many BPLers having issues with what marmot is clearly advertising as a 20k mm rain jacket ... And the warranty issues listed above Why in the world you someone buy a marmot rain jacket...

In GEAR » Sub 8oz rain jacket reccomendation? Best?
February 28, 8:09pm

Re: Re: Mica!!!!!
http://www.backcountry.com/marmot-mica-jacket-mens The mica is advertised at 20k mm for its membrane strata fabric This should be enough for "driving rain" If its not its either ...

In GEAR » Sub 8oz rain jacket reccomendation? Best?
February 28, 11:45am

Re: Mica!!!!!
have you talked to marmot? a rain jacket in good condition should not have leakage through the shoulders ... try a shower test to ID where its coming through ... ;)

In GEAR » Sub 8oz rain jacket reccomendation? Best?
February 28, 7:53am

Bottom line
The bottom line is that all these athletes out there generally use "name brand" headlamps for things much crazier tha what any of us will ever do Heres ueli steck on his 28 hour solo o...

In GEAR » Headlamp recommendations
February 27, 11:17pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: What is your two item first aid kit?
I usually take most of the same 0.3 AMK kit I add climbing tape, some gauze, a stetchy wrap, a bit of antibotic ointment And if im carrying a light pack i use a SAM splint as a backpanel ... ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » What is your two item first aid kit?
February 27, 8:55pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Warm hiker, cold camper layering question
Two questions before i give you a proper answer - what layers do you usually wear when moving out of those you listed - when you stop are you damp from sweat ... Of are you still fairly dry ...

In GEAR » Warm hiker, cold camper layering question
February 27, 8:46pm

Re: ...
^ what he said dont overthink it Get something that works, and should you have issues is decently easy to take back For general use, thats all there is to it folks ;)

In GEAR » Headlamp recommendations
February 27, 1:54pm

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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