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Mountain Laurel Designs MLD 2Thirds XP Quilt

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George Matthews
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Mountain Laurel Designs MLD 2Thirds XP Quilt on 12/20/2008 16:36:42 MST Report Post Print

Rating: 5 / 5

Per MLD:

Shell Fabric: Momentum Mini Ripstop (Aegean Blue)

Lining Fabric: Momentum Taffeta (Black)
Insulation: ClimaShield XP 2.5oz/sq/yd

8.9 oz ClimaShield XP 2.5oz/sq/yd

Top Width 43”, Foot Width 32”, Length 54"

The MLD XP 2Thirds Quilt foot box is adjustable and the snap points have webbing loops.

There are two back straps with long webbing for use under a sleep pad

Opens Completely Flat and quilt can be reversed if one side becomes wet.

Temp Range

Designed to be used in conjunction with clothing layers on the upper torso, head and arms.

Above 50 degrees: Sleep in a T Shirt, socks and maybe a wind shirt.

38-50 Degrees: Add a medium insulated jacket, balaclava or hood, light gloves and socks.

A bivy sack will also add a lot of warmth and block wind.

Included a silnylon Stuff Sack (.55oz)

My Comments:

It packs well and is a work of fine craftsmanship. A bit less than 9 oz.

When hot, I used the 2Thirds XP quilt in a bivy sack wearing a tee and found it to be comfortable. When cool, I used Cocoon Hoody and Pant with the 2Thirds and it was sufficiently warm.

I plan to use it for added warmth for colder weather. Will report back on this later.

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