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All Forum Posts by Inaki Diaz de Etura

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Shoe life
my experience goes to at least 8 weeks of everyday, 10-12 hr/day use and that was with some Innov8 shoes that were lighter than what I usually use. Vasques and Salomons I usually wear 12+ weeks or ...

In GEAR » Gear: What breaks when and why?
February 20, 5:50am

Re: Thruhiker mentality
Thru-hiking is a badly paid job with 12+ hour shifts and no weekends. It makes you happy or it won't happen.

In Philosophy & Technique » Thruhiker mentality
February 18, 9:08am

Pack vs body weight
> No, I don't think baseweight and body weight are different at all. What matters is the total mass you're propelling through space. Big no. Weight on your pack affects very different...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Cottage Stagnation and a Thorough Response
February 14, 3:47am

Re: Lofted wool jackets?
To keep warm when wet a filling needs to keep as much as possible its structure. The more stable the structure, the heavier and less compressible. I'm sure it will work fine but I wouldn't ...

In GEAR » Lofted wool jackets?
February 10, 3:36am

Rain gear that works?
> For rain though I think I'd rather just carry good rain gear that works the problem here is whether that gear even exists if by "work" you mean keeping the hiker dry. And whil...

In Editor's Roundtable » Backpacking and Hiking with an Umbrella
February 09, 9:14am

Re: Backpacking and Hiking with an Umbrella
Regarding poles, I guess most people here have already tried a pack under 10 kg and most surely all of us have tried hiking without poles sometime so it's most likely that both conditions met a...

In Editor's Roundtable » Backpacking and Hiking with an Umbrella
February 08, 1:18pm

Re: Wind Pants
Wind pants can fit in well or not depending on the rest of your gear. Shorts of any kind plus wind pants can be a good combo. Tights plus the wind pants works too. The typical hiking pant made o...

In GEAR » Wind Pants
February 08, 12:31pm

Re: Re: Jetboil SOL Ti
> I think he is off by a factor of 2 that was also my conclusion back up in the thread

In Editor's Roundtable » Lightweight Integrated Canister Fuel Cooking Systems State of the Market Report 2011: Part 1 – Overview and Performance Evaluation
February 02, 7:12am

Re: PCT/JMT NOBO permit Q's
> and spend a night in Yosemite Valley? it used to be possible to spend the night before and/or after your trip in the backpackers campground in the valley.

In Pre-Trip Planning » PCT/JMT NOBO permit Q's
February 01, 11:53am

Re: Perimeter netting on mids/teepees?
1. Depending on conditions, yes. If you're gonna use it in the snow after adding the skirt, make it removable or foldable/rollable out of the way. 2. Yes but not a big deal. Sew it on the un...

In GEAR » Perimeter netting on mids/teepees?
February 01, 6:54am

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