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Re: 3 season sleeping bag.

WalkWithWallace wrote:
If you're avoiding down for vegan/ethical reasons, then I've heard good things about the Mountain Hardwear Lamina range.


I've had my Lamina 35 for somewhere around 15 years now I think and it's served me pretty well over this time. A bit more expensive than Alpkit, but definitely a good bag.
by AllyRdr
Mon Oct 25, 2021 10:32 am
 
Forum: Gear and Equipment talk
Topic: 3 season sleeping bag.
Replies: 5
Views: 363

Re: 3 season sleeping bag.

Maybe have a look at Alpkit? I haven't personally used one of the bags, though I'm probably going to get one next year to replace my Mountain Hardwear Lamina for 2-3 season use. They are a bit cheaper than some of the other bigger brands. I'm probably going to get a down Pipedream which is about £20...
by AllyRdr
Sat Oct 23, 2021 11:31 am
 
Forum: Gear and Equipment talk
Topic: 3 season sleeping bag.
Replies: 5
Views: 363

Re: Waterproof trousers

I've been using the full zip version of Marmot Precip trousers for a few years now and find them pretty good. Not too expensive, pretty light, and pack down smallish, I've found they do the trick every time I've actually put them on (I'm usually of the "we'll see if the rain lasts long enough t...
by AllyRdr
Sat Sep 25, 2021 3:57 pm
 
Forum: Gear and Equipment talk
Topic: Waterproof trousers
Replies: 8
Views: 714

Re: Laser Compact All Season

shinenotburn wrote:Should have added that the only time I've had more than a few drops of condensation was the first night when everything got zipped up!


Good to know. Thanks again :)
by AllyRdr
Mon Sep 13, 2021 7:01 pm
 
Forum: Gear and Equipment talk
Topic: Laser Compact All Season
Replies: 4
Views: 310

Re: Laser Compact All Season

Thanks, Iain, that sounds ideal then if it takes the wind fine. I'm already used to my old Laser Competition so the size isn't an issue, plus it looks like they've added more/better ventilation options compared to my older one as well which is a nice bonus. Laser Compact All Season just moved up the...
by AllyRdr
Mon Sep 13, 2021 1:56 pm
 
Forum: Gear and Equipment talk
Topic: Laser Compact All Season
Replies: 4
Views: 310

Laser Compact All Season

Hi all, I've been lurking for a few years now and finally need to pluck wisdom from the collective hive mind. I've been looking to upgrade to a lightweight 4 season tent, and since the Akto seems to have been hunted into extinction (seriously, the only shop I can find which even has it online is in ...
by AllyRdr
Sun Sep 12, 2021 12:38 pm
 
Forum: Gear and Equipment talk
Topic: Laser Compact All Season
Replies: 4
Views: 310

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