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Re: Grivel AirTech Light
I have the Grivel AirTech Light aluminum crampons. I also have the Stubai Ultralight Universal aluminum crampons. I prefer the binding and the points on the Stubai. Both are good lightwei...

In Mountaineering & Alpinism » Minimal shoes and crampons? An idea...
October 31, 7:04pm

Re: .Lithium
I will echo the priase of the Lithium from Marmot. A very high quality bag. The Lithium is also not cut as narrow as some of the other similar bags, so there is more room inside to wear warm ...

In Mountaineering & Alpinism » Looking for a New Bag
October 27, 2:11pm

Nemo Meta 2P
Nemo Meta 2P is heavier than some of the tents mentioned previously, but it is very strong, roomy, and an overall excellent tent.

In GEAR » Ultralight two person tent which can accommodate two large neoair pads
October 25, 10:01am

Buff and Hat
In winter, I have a combination approach. When I'm active, a Buff is all I need. Keeps my ears and forehead from freezing, allows heat to escape. When I am less active or when it's r...

In Winter Hiking » Mountain Headwear
October 25, 9:36am

Fan goggles
After many years of experimenting, the only solution that I found that works are fan goggles like these:

In Winter Hiking » Goggles and glasses
October 25, 9:30am

Pyramid is great
I use my pyramid as my main winter skiing tent, above treeline, in high winds, and have never had any issues with it. In my opinion, a pyramid is the best snow tent. The security of a pyramid ...

In Mountaineering & Alpinism » Pyramids above treeline in the winter?
October 25, 9:24am

Columbia Drainmaker
I've been using Columbia Drainmaker water shoes. 19.2 ounces for a pair in size 11. Traction isn't great, but is adequate, and they dry out quickly.

In Fishing » lightweight wading sandals or shoes?
October 10, 9:56pm

I love my Montbell pillow.

In Philosophy & Technique » What do you use for a pillow?
October 10, 9:53pm

Re: Depends on pot size
In my earlier post, I mentioned that any stove works well with pots under a liter. Let me be a bit more specific. I've used the following alcohol burners with the titanium ti-tri, and t...

In GEAR » Ti-Tri Caldera Aluminum 12-10 alcohol stove
October 02, 7:27pm

Pyramid is best winter option.
I've used pyramids for more than 20 years for snow camping. I've been in heavy wind and temps down to 35 below. I've been in winds strong enough that the center pole was bowing and b...

In Mountaineering & Alpinism » Black Diamond Beta Mid in High Wind/Snow
September 28, 10:03pm

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