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General Gear Discussion The General Gear Discussion forum is for the discussion of traditional and lightweight (ultralight) backpacking gear that is not covered in other Practical Backpacking™ forums. [Please post about Backpacks, Shelters, Sleeping Gear, Backcountry Kitchen (Food, Stoves) in those respective forum areas.]


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Old 12-14-2012, 01:46 AM
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Winter Buff (Polar Fleece, Merino Wool)

[AdminNote: There is another thread that covers general buff and bandana usage. This thread is specifically for cold, winter weather.]

In a thread regarding scarf use, I mentioned how convenient it could be to wrap a scarf around the face to periodically warm the face NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 12-14-2012, 09:38 AM
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I like their versatility. I own one but it doesn't get cold enough here in Texas generally for me to NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here

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Old 12-14-2012, 10:51 AM
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I don't own a scarf at all because I have two Buffs.

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Old 12-14-2012, 11:58 AM
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Old 12-16-2012, 01:24 AM
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Old 12-24-2012, 09:33 AM
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I have the original buff, and use it for running as well. It's perfect, because once I'm warmed up i NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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I prefer merino wool neck gator. Less unused material and if really cold can easily pull it up over NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 01-14-2013, 02:48 AM
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Sooner or later, I will make one. Provided I get the material right, I think I can make it function NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 01-14-2013, 03:10 AM
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One of the remarkable features of a Buff is that it is completely seamless.

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Old 01-29-2013, 11:27 AM
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I would like to revoke my earlier comment, these didn't appeal to me at first glance, but one of my NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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