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All Forum Posts by Inaki Diaz de Etura

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Re: Shangrila 3
There used to be three pieces for the Shangri-La 3: the fly, the floor (with no bug net) and the nest, which is as you describe floor+bug net. You could buy any of the 3 pieces separately. It seems...

In GEAR » UL Tent Vs. Traditional
May 12, 6:20am

single/double and condensation. Shangri-La's.
> your inner wall will collect the condensation and puddle it in your tent somewhere I don't agree with this. It may happen but it's not something to be expected for a well designed t...

In GEAR » UL Tent Vs. Traditional
May 10, 10:44am

Double wall, warmth, condensation
While it depends also a lot on the particular tent's design, yes, a double wall is warmer than a single wall. It can be so for two reasons: first, it's as obvious as being two walls of fabr...

In GEAR » UL Tent Vs. Traditional
May 10, 3:35am

Re: Re: Re: Rule Breakers Rule!
> the rules that are in place for a good reason. that's THE problem. What's a good reason to forbid camping? Sometimes it seems the fact that some people might mis-behave is good enou...

In Philosophy & Technique » Getting ticketed for stealth camping
May 10, 2:53am

Re: re: snakes
absolutely, look at the pics, look at the snakes calmly and try to think of them as beautiful, pacific animals that will make you no harm if they have the choice. It's the way to re-program you...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Snakes
May 10, 2:19am

Re: Re: refuel and rehydrate
> I'm still fscinated at how many avid hikers on this and otther forums have yet to discover that from nutrion, to shoes, to clothes, runners have been donning UL and SUL items for decades n...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » post-exercise refueling?
May 04, 8:15am

Sleeve insertion for elbowed poles
Roger, one late question I forgot in due time about the elbowed pole and sleeve insertion, as it is in your tents: sleeve insertion/extraction is easiest with the pole already assembled and this ma...

In Editor's Roundtable » Tunnel Tents Tutorial and State of the Market Report - Part 1: Definition and Pitching
May 04, 5:42am

Re: Re: Re: Re: The Perils of Certainty
> to completely end back at the starting point and missing two huge landmarks (bridge and a cabin) is being totally oblivious to ones surroundings Hiking in company is a huge factor here, par...

In Editor's Roundtable » The Perils of Certainty
April 27, 1:46am

Re: rain mitts
I use a very similar product, simple silnylon mitts poorly made at home. They're nearly identical to the ZPacks ones except mine are cut straight with no provision for an opposing thumb (for no...

In GEAR » Lightweight waterproof rain mitts/gloves
April 26, 2:46am

Re: compressibility/ packability of wool
In general: Packability, warmth, robustness: pick two The Nanopuffs you mention are warm and packable but being high loft insulation they're sensitive to humidity and compression. Wool is...

In GEAR » compressibility/ packability of wool
April 25, 2:56am

All Reader Reviews by Inaki Diaz de Etura

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Golite Hex 3
Not a full review but just a small addition on what's already been said regarding winter use. While skis make for wonderful stakes on deep snow, unfortunately the tie out loops at the end of the 6 mai...

In Shelters - Tarps & Floorless
January 18, 7:47am

Nunatak Arc Ghost
I was torn between Ghost and Alpinist before ordering and eventually ordered something in between, quite like the former X from BMW. It has the loft of the Ghost with the dimensions of the Alpinist an...

In Sleeping Bags - Quilts & Top Bags
September 05, 11:08am