If money was not a problem... Find a few acres where I could raise a
PACK GOAT...! Low impact on the enviro when hiking, faithful as a
guide dog, eats anything out there even in the winter, and could carry
Then, "Stephenson's Warmlite line of products" - makers of super
tents, bags, and "fuzzy stuff" vapor barrier clothing and materials
used by the sled dog folks. I have a feeling their stuff may be a
possible answer for warmth.
The balance of the money would go to the lawyers to gain access to the
trails for my PACK GOAT.
--- In email@example.com, "gtvlfed" <jneale@d...> wrote:
> Ok, just for fun, lets imagine we had a ton of money. And, for some
> more fun, lets say we spent a bit of that fortune on a Hennessey. And,
> for the final bit of fun, lets say we've gotten soft with all that
> money and need to pack reasonably light. What would be the ideal
> set-up to be warmly hung in the winter?
> I'm hearing many voices in favour of the JRB underquilt, a reflective
> layer, a wind/water-proof undercover and a wind proof/insulating
> overcover (designed to vent condensation). Could that system be
> bettered... if we had a million dollars? Are there "space-age"
> materials or designs that are just too much effort to construct?
> I've long been impressed by the innovation and resourcefulness of this
> group... I'd love to hear the visions.