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imported goods
indeed interesting... I wonder what that means - are the shells imported and down filled in USA from european/hi quality down OR are they actually filled and finished in china anyone?

In GEAR » FF website came out of the 90's
December 04, 11:14am

FF website came out of the 90's
I initially thought it was browser hijacking, URL cloaking or something....but NO! it seems the website is updated

In GEAR » FF website came out of the 90's
December 04, 12:32am

Re: Re: down/synthetic jacket
+1 (AKA "Like" to Eric on the couch sitting but RE OP - I'm not sure a single bag is ALWAYS best even if you have limitless budget. Some people (eg andy kirkpatrick http://www.an...

In GEAR » Combining two down bags for warmth
December 02, 12:00pm

nice
@ian - nice find!! seems almost identical to the patagucchi cap 4 (powerdry and such anyone know more? M

In GEAR » synthetic hoodie??
December 02, 11:13am

lets push Joe
All although anecdotal evidence that the zpacks footbox is fine - is good to hear - i think we all agree that the footbox design is sub optimal theoretically(btw - @verber - i didnt get how a f...

In GEAR » Flat foot box on Zpacks bags compared to other types. Thoughts?
December 02, 11:02am

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

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