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Christopher Plesko (Pivvay) - BPL Forum Member

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Re: Re: Pack durability
I beat the hell out of mine and it only has a few holes in the front pocket. It's my regular ice climbing back meaning it's got 2 tools strapped to the back, rope, screws, etc. Plus I ti...

In GEAR » Jam 2 Durability
May 27, 6:56pm

patagonia ascentionist
if you're looking for a softshell the patagucci ascentionist in a men's small would fit the bill most likely. Good luck. At 5'11" and 155lbs I often have a hard time finding a ...

In GEAR » women's shell for slim and tall? (5'11")
May 27, 6:52pm

Re: Re: Ultralight mountaineering boots and crampons
I've been using the Trango Extreme (little grey boots) and G-12 crampons. It's a pretty light setup and very capable. Even with lots of mixed climbing I've only sharpened the G-12s once...

In GEAR » Ultralight mountaineering boots and crampons
May 27, 6:48pm

Re: WTB: Climbing Trad Rack for Rock or Ice
You will have much better luck at SummitPost, Mountain Project, SuperTopo or

In Gear Swap » WTB: Climbing Trad Rack for Rock or Ice
May 27, 6:43pm

Re: Re: RE: climbing pack
The flash and ciezro will get shredded on the rock in pretty short order. BD Bullet or BD Magnum or Cilo 20L are better choices. And none of those will really hold the rope but that's what ...

In Mountaineering & Alpinism » Climbing pack
May 18, 2:27pm

Re: RE: new rack
The Phantoms are great biners as are the WC heliums. I like the Nano 23s for certain things but they're small. The FS mini's are not to my liking, much too small. I've been using the BD...

In GEAR » Climbing Rack
May 18, 2:25pm

Re: working at the REI in denver?
Bent Gate is my absolute favorite of those stores. They're fairly climbing and skiing focused but they are friendly, helpful, have reasonable prices and sales and I've gone out of my way to...

In GEAR » gear shops in denver
May 18, 2:19pm

Re: Re: Snowshoe Daypack
I've been using a Jam2. Works fine.

In GEAR » Snowshoe Daypack
May 18, 2:10pm

Re: Re: Re: "My son just won the Big West Conference 10K"
Congrats, that is freaking awesome work. Serious props to anyone who puts in the work to run that fast!

In Other Activities » My son just won the Big West Conference 10K
May 18, 2:09pm

Re: FS: Golite Paradigm Pants Mens Medium $50

In Gear Swap » FS: Golite Paradigm Pants Mens Medium $50
May 13, 1:42pm

All Reader Reviews by Christopher Plesko

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Patagonia Micro Puff Pullover
We own two of these (one small and one medium) and on most trips these make the cut. They are very warm over 3 season conditions and their compact packing and light weight make them a favorite plus th...

In Clothing - Insulating - Synthetic (Polarguard, Primaloft, etc.)
November 11, 10:28pm

Patagonia MicroPuff Vest
I've had the Micropuff vest for a few months now and feel comfortable in giving a review. The vest is a total winner. I bought it for a summer insulation safety piece since it's synthetic and my bag i...

In Clothing - Insulating - Synthetic (Polarguard, Primaloft, etc.)
November 11, 6:43pm