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Pertex microlight - confusing answers??!?!
So I wrote pertex directly and Montane as well and received the below answers (that I am not sure about...) Pertex: Thanks for contacting Pertex® Air permeability of Pertex® Microlight is less...

In GEAR » how breathable a wind shell is
November 30, 4:19am

no access ...unfortunately
@richard - unfortunately no real access to that type of gear here in israel :( RE pertex - Montane uses "pertex microlight" - is that the classic? RE Houdini - i assume that is the ...

In GEAR » how breathable a wind shell is
November 26, 2:01pm

any posts re CFM data
@richard by any chance did you ever measure the Montane Fetaherlight? is there a post here with more data RE other designs apart from the Houdini and Boreas? 10x Mike

In GEAR » how breathable a wind shell is
November 26, 1:13pm

so no micro
so what you guys are saying is that the micro spikes are pretty useless for anything that is mixed, not flat and longish and my real choice is steel/AL 10 point stuff.... RE boots - I have keen ...

In GEAR » crampons for non technical people - choices
November 26, 1:06pm

Huh?
@roger - thanks for that.... so im still not sure what a good strategy would be. Reason has it that i dont need to buy full on steel 12 point crampons cause i dont have the skillset to go to pla...

In GEAR » crampons for non technical people - choices
November 26, 12:37pm

crampons for non technical people - choices
Starting with a short tale: Just came back from te Spanish Sierra Nevada. Basically 3 season stuff. Climbed the highest peak in Iberian peninsula (Mulhacen - circa 3500m) its a non technical grade...

In GEAR » crampons for non technical people - choices
November 26, 12:03pm

at least im not a complete idiot then
thanks for all the input. I guess YMMV is always true but from reading this it seems quite a few people have got good comfy use out of them...so I hope i will as well. 10x Mike

In GEAR » Keen targhee2 mids - experiences?
November 26, 2:49am

traction?
thanks for your input!! good to know that at least some people are happy. what has been you experience with traction in wet/mud and wet/rock? I can imagine its not as good as super sticky gummy...

In GEAR » Keen targhee2 mids - experiences?
November 25, 9:05am

Keen targhee2 mids - experiences?
I just bought these on a whim - they fit SOOOOOOO well i just couldnt resist (have quite severe flat foot so good fit is a big issue for me) But im still very interested to hear if anyone has re...

In GEAR » Keen targhee2 mids - experiences?
November 25, 1:15am

success...??
Hokay so i did the iron thingi @about 120C (according to my new IR thermo...BTW @richard nisley - although i am familiar with the emissivity issue from thermal cams in my current tests there did...

In GEAR » GTX paclite DWR issues
November 25, 12:17am

All Reader Reviews by Michael Cheifetz

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MLD XP Quilt 21 0z. Climashield
I have older 2009 XP model (as opposed to the Spirit) with 2.5 Osy Climashield. This would correspond to the 48F model he has. I have the wide model + eVent strip at head and footbox. Carftsmenship...

In Sleeping Bags - Quilts & Top Bags
December 20, 8:49am

MLD XP Quilt 21 0z. Climashield
I have older 2009 XP model (as opposed to the Spirit) with 2.5 Osy Climashield. This would correspond to the 48F model he has. I have the wide model + eVent strip at head and footbox. Carftsmenship...

In Sleeping Bags - Quilts & Top Bags
December 20, 8:06am

Ronald Turnbull The Book of the Bivvy. Cicerone: UK 2nd. ed. 2007
Jeremy above is right in many ways - it is indeed more of a quirky idiosyncratic book that mixes poetry, psychology and anecdotal facts about bivy and the scottish highlands. In that light it could sc...

In Books and Media
January 02, 5:50am