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- Mar 21, 2020 at 8:49 pm #3637152
Eric, that is exactly what I do….my pack straps only touch the front of my shoulders as well.
I have disc herniations also, and if I carried any weight on my shoulders I probably couldn’t backpack.Mar 11, 2020 at 6:09 pm #3635326
Looks like Backcountry Gear has some left as well.Mar 11, 2020 at 5:58 pm #3635324
Thermarest Z-Shield mats are still available on Amazon…they are exactly what you are looking for…foldable, non-egg crate smooth surface, 24 x 72.Feb 4, 2020 at 5:28 pm #3629893
Thanks everyone for the responses…much appreciated.Jan 28, 2020 at 10:57 am #3629071
The Rab Vapour Rise series of jackets is similar to the Marmot DriClime.Jan 8, 2020 at 5:35 am #3626076
Emmanuel, nice setup for tasty food! What have your experiences been like using propane with the propane adapter?Jan 1, 2020 at 5:28 am #3625057
You could look for a used Thermarest Z-shield…I think they were 24 inches wide.Dec 20, 2019 at 5:10 pm #3623646
The Cloudburst has so much usable space in relation to its footprint…I don’t know if any of you are Dr. Who fans, but it’s kind of like the Tardis…bigger on the inside than on the outside!Dec 9, 2019 at 2:36 am #3622108
You can use a sleeping bag in a hammock. Regardless of whether you use a sleeping bag or a top quilt inside the hammock, you still need either a sufficiently warm pad or underquilt underneath you.
How warm is your pad? Do you think the 35 degree rating on your bag is accurate?Dec 4, 2019 at 4:25 pm #3621494
The Freemans used the Ti Nail stakes not the Ti needle stakes, although you can try both. Here is an example of a Nail stake:Dec 3, 2019 at 9:33 pm #3621372
I emailed Dave and Amy Freeman a while ago with the same question (they did a year long trip in the Boundary Waters of Minnesota…it gets cold there in the winter)…They used an 8 man Seek Outside tipi and used titanium nail stakes. He said they worked well in frozen ground.
Unfortunately I accidentally deleted his email back to me, but I think he also said that they tied extra cordage loops onto the already existing loops to make them easier to find and pull out.Nov 6, 2019 at 2:30 am #3617430
Nordiclife.co.uk has the long sleeve polypro and wool mesh with inlays on their website…that’s where I’ve purchased most of my Brynje items.Oct 29, 2019 at 9:18 pm #3616392
A used Western Mountaineering Alpinlite would probably work…it’s 65 inches wide at the shoulder, so wider than the Magma.Oct 18, 2019 at 10:12 pm #3614525
Big Sky has several models that are free standing with dual vestibules…they have a couple of exoskeleton outer pitch models (Revolution, Chinook) and I think the Evolution is inner pitch. You have to verify stock before you order though. They are nice tents.Oct 1, 2019 at 4:08 pm #3612297
The Brynje super thermo mesh is 100% polypro…I think I remember an older thread where someone had a mesh shirt on with a t shirt over it…was that you? If so, was that mesh polypro or nylon?
Also, the Brynje mesh come in vests, t-shirts and long sleeves…don’t know if that would work better for you or not. The also have a micro mesh with smaller holes which is apparently for warmer weather. Would polypro mesh be worth a shot for you? I know you sweat a lot.Sep 28, 2019 at 7:37 pm #3611985
Does this jacket have much stretch to it? I know you indicated you had to go up a size in order to get adequate arm movement. Thanks!Sep 24, 2019 at 4:41 pm #3611551
This was a good thread from several years ago that I found to be quite helpful:Jul 30, 2019 at 1:06 pm #3604079
Since you mentioned that your boyfriend is bothered by tent fabric too close to his head while sleeping, I would think the Cloudburst would be a good choice. It has vertical end walls, so he can use a big sleeping pad and a lofty sleeping bag and the fabric won’t be closer to his head. I would venture that although a tent like the Big Agnes might appear to have more room on paper, the Cloudburst might have more functional space because of the vertical ends and sides.Jun 21, 2019 at 6:58 pm #3598719
I have a Ferrosi jacket and KUIU Tiburon pants…if the Ferrosi pants are made of the same material as the jacket, the Tiburon pants will be cooler and flow more air. The Tiburon’s have 2 way stretch, so the Ferrosi’s will stretch more.Jun 15, 2019 at 6:03 pm #3598006May 2, 2019 at 12:51 am #3591284
I’ve never had any trouble with any of the videos in this thread. I couldn’t see the pictures in post # 3591099, which I still can’t see. However, I can see the pictures in post number #3591273, and the video in #3591282.May 2, 2019 at 12:42 am #3591281
I can see them now…whatever you did it worked for me….Thanks!May 1, 2019 at 4:46 pm #3591202
Hey Dan, I can’t see the pics in either Safari or Google Chrome…
Are you going to be putting any of these Toaks 650 systems for sale on your website? Or are these experimental prototypes?Apr 25, 2019 at 1:25 pm #3590340
North Face TKA 100 is just a simple 100 wt fleece glove…I don’t know if they’ve added computer touch finger tips, but mine don’t have them. Look for a sale.Apr 23, 2019 at 4:33 pm #3590054
backpackinglight.co.uk also make two different pole joiners but they are aluminum/alloy. Luxe Hiking Gear also makes some.