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All Forum Posts by Stuart Burke

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Re: I finally found a five foot self-inflatable sleeping pad (16.9 oz)
Roleigh, I have a montbell UL 90 cm pad and I would say the "nonslipness" is comparable to thermarest pads. I use my UL 90 with a 1/8" thin light under it so I have no problems w...

In Make Your Own Gear » Modifiying a ThermaRest
March 12, 7:35am

Re: Icebreaker & Itchiness
One other thing to keep in mind is that the 150 weight stuff is slim fit. I have a 200 weight shirt that is slim fit and it is more itchy feeling than my 190 and 140 weight shirts that have a regul...

In GEAR » Icebreaker Atlas Ultralite 150 L/S T
February 29, 11:43am

Duluth SHT this weekend
I am going to do an afternoon/night hike on the Duluth SHT this Saturday. I am planning to get to the trailhead at 4:30 and hiking till about sunset then turning around and hiking back to my car. I...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Duluth SHT this weekend
February 28, 7:54am

Re: Cuben Tarp Arrives
Sweet looking tarp, is this a prototype or is joe currently selling these? I have always wanted a rectangular cuben tarp that is wider than 4'. Although I imagine the price is steep because two...

In GEAR » Cuben Tarp Arrives
February 28, 6:39am

Re: FS: MLD Silnylon Poncho Tarp
I will take it if Eric changes his mind.

In Gear Swap » FS: MLD Silnylon Poncho Tarp
February 27, 6:54am

Re: Big Light Backpack
You should check out granite gear's stratus latitude. It is around the same weight and volume as the worksack 75L. I have not used this pack but I have used GG's nimbus ozone and the suspen...

In GEAR » Big Light Backpack
February 26, 2:15pm

Re: Clothing Layers
Adam, From reading your profile it seems that you have some experience on the SHT so ignore my advice if it contradicts your experiences. Your clothing list sounds good for may and parts of june...

In GEAR » Clothing Layers
February 26, 1:49pm

Re: WTB: Bozeman Mountain Works Side Zip Vapr Bivy
If you can't find a BMW side zip bivy you should look at MLD's superlight bivy. It is lighter and cheaper than the BMW bivy. I have had one for about a year now an I love it. It is one of t...

In Gear Swap » WTB: Bozeman Mountain Works Side Zip Vapr Bivy
February 26, 7:45am

Re: Re: Feb Superior Hiking Trail
Sam, Thanks for posting the trip report and the pictures. Looks like you had a good time. The weather this weekend could not have been any better. I would be interested in doing a group trip lik...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Feb Superior Hiking Trail
February 24, 7:44pm

Re: Re: New Nunatak stuff
I also thought it was funny that they spelled Glen's name Van Pesky instead of Van Peski on the catabatic page. Overall though it seems like a nice webpage but their stuff (unfortunately) is st...

In GEAR » New Nunatak stuff
February 22, 2:53pm

All Reader Reviews by Stuart Burke

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Simblissity Levagaiter
I love these gaiters. I wear them every time I go hiking. They breathe well, dry fast, keep debris out of my shoes and stay in place. When I first used the gaiters it took a few tries to get the fit r...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
February 26, 4:47pm

Montrail Stratos XCR
I like mine quite a bit. They fit well and are reasonably light. My only complaint after hiking 40 miles with them is that the padding around the ankle soaks up a lot of water and takes a long time (s...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
October 31, 8:39pm