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Summerlight!
Steve, I have a summer light and it is great. I believe it is slightly more narrow, but I am a small guy, and this works well for me. Baffles, and a good hood are a plus in my book. While the sh...

In GEAR » Western Mountaineering Caribou Alternatives
March 19, 8:23pm

Eric and Hyper Mid
Thanks Eric. Do you use these on snow, and some ice hiking with strap on crampons? How do they do for that? This would be for light, fairly low angle ice fields.

In GEAR » La Sportiva Boulder X Mid
March 18, 10:28am

Anyone?
Anyone any input on the Boulders or the Hyper Mid GTX? Any input would be welcomed!

In GEAR » La Sportiva Boulder X Mid
March 17, 5:32pm

Companion thread to Boulder Mids vs Hyper Mid
I started a similar thread before I stumbled upon this. http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackinglight/forums/thread_display.html?forum_thread_id=101227 Anyone with any comments of...

In Mountaineering & Alpinism » Scrambling Boot recommendation needed
March 16, 8:36pm

Toe Box
Thanks Dave for your good input on the Boulders. Any light weight boot out there that you reccomend wiht the larger toe box? I will be using thee for 3 season use: spring, winter, and early spring...

In GEAR » La Sportiva Boulder X Mid
March 16, 4:29am

La Sportiva Boulder X Mid
Anyone have a pair of these? How do they compare to Innov8 or the like? I'm looking for a GTX mid light boot to use in winter for microspikes, crampons, and snowshoes. I will be using some 4...

In GEAR » La Sportiva Boulder X Mid
March 15, 7:24pm

Shaka?
Nice report Gary. Was the Shaka warm enough with the temps, and a bunch of wind? I always thought of this as more of a mid weight jacket, not full on winter. Was your achy setup robust enoug...

In GEAR » UL at -20F?
March 04, 4:25am

Water test?
Steve, I assume by your shower test you ran water over the shell for 5 min? It didn't wet out any? In talking with the rep, he mentioned it wasn't waterproof. How do you think it would sta...

In GEAR » Mountain Equipment Gasherbrum Parka
February 23, 2:58am

Helios is very good.
I have been using the Helios for a few weeks now, and it is great. I used on a trip that was down to about 10 F, and it was good. If I did sit stagnate for a few hours, I would have gotten chille...

In GEAR » Down jackets: Mirage vs FF Helios
February 11, 4:44am

Buy Me!
This is a good deal for someone looking for a very decent winter parka. Light, but packs some good heat. This will be my go-to winter jacket. I wish I saw this earlier, and it was a small.....

In Gear Swap » F.S. Rab Neutrino Plus
February 03, 9:16pm

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