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Re: Re: re: pillow talk
David: Have you tried the ID pillow? I am interested, but wonder if it's also "too compressible" -- like a down pillow???

In GEAR » Pillow Talk
August 13, 6:39pm

Re: Ben, wondering which pillow you have
Yes, that's the one.

In Gear Lists » How do you UL ?
July 29, 9:39am

Re: Re: How do you UL ?
Paul: I've tried stuffing with bandanna, clothes, even a fleece jacket. Either the stuffing isn't high enough -- or if I pack in more, then it becomes too hard! :( Ditto for water bladder. ...

In Gear Lists » How do you UL ?
July 28, 6:02pm

Re: How do you UL ?
My weakness -- an inflatable pillow (6 oz.). I've tried stuffing clothes, etc. but at the end, I NEED my pillow in order to sleep.

In Gear Lists » How do you UL ?
July 28, 12:20am

Welcome Back
Hi Carol: I already have an Excel spreadsheet. Thanks! Earlier, I was just wondering when you didn't respond to the many people who requested your ever-popular spreadsheet. Good to know tha...

In GEAR » Excel Gear Spreadsheet
July 28, 12:17am

Re: Ultralight insulating jacket
I second the Montbell Thermawrap!

In GEAR » Ultralight insulating jacket
July 26, 2:01pm

Re: Re: Excel Gear Spreadsheet
Curious... has anyone who requested a spreadsheet here received one from Carol? Just thought it would be good to know, as folks are continuing to post their email addresses here...

In GEAR » Excel Gear Spreadsheet
July 24, 3:28pm

Re: synthetic briefs
I too wear 100% cotton when at home. However, I wear synthetics when traveling -- for their quick-drying property. This is what I have, and I recommend them highly (feels practically like cotton)...

In GEAR » synthetic briefs
July 22, 9:26am

Re: Anti-Lightweight prejudice?
I have come across UL hikers who seem to think that cutting weight is the key to everything.... Maybe (just maybe) the guy shaking his head at you just assumed that you were one of those??? It'...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Anti-Lightweight prejudice?
July 18, 11:56am

Re: 3 Season Tents for 4 Season Use
You'll probably get more response if you post your question in the G Spot forum.

In Mountaineering & Alpinism » 3 Season Tents for 4 Season Use
July 16, 12:58am

All Reader Reviews by Ben 2 World

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Big Sky Ultra C Aluminum Tent Stakes
I've been using titanium shepherd hook stakes for years now -- loving their ultralight weight but disappointed with their suboptimal ground penetration and holding power. These stakes can be bent...

In Miscellaneous Products
January 09, 8:02pm

Titanium Goat Adjustable CF Trekking Poles
I received my pair and went on a moderate 2-hour hike today (approx. 2,000 ft. elevation gain over 2.7 miles -- then returning back down). I find the specs to be accurate, and the poles a beauty to...

In Trekking Poles
July 06, 11:33pm

MontBell Versalite 20
This is a no-thrills but well-constructed frameless day pack. You can see photo and specs here. You can also see BPL...

In Backpacks - Frameless
June 04, 7:18pm

Coleman F1 Ultralight
The first review touched on the F1's performance. This post will describe and critique the set up process. Prior to buying the F1, I have used the MSR PocketRocket (PR). With the PR, all you ...

In Stoves - Canister
January 28, 11:03am

Micropur MP 1 Chlorine Dioxide Water Purifier Tablet
Comparison to Potable Aqua above is incorrect. For bacteria and viruses, Micropur is just as effective and easy to use (15 minutes treatment time). It is only for protozoa (e.g. cryptosporidium) t...

In Hydration - Water Treatment
January 06, 9:28am