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First gear
How steep do you/would you like to go ? What kind of terrain? rock mostly, snow with some ice, alpine ice? I would build your gear from there.

In Mountaineering & Alpinism » Need boot/crampon/ice axe suggestions for the tall
October 26, 2:48pm

Crevasse rescue
Only an expert with significant crevasse rescue experience should attempt glacier self-rescue with a two-man team. A team of three or four GREATLY increases your safety margin. As far as book...

In Mountaineering & Alpinism » Crossing Glaciers
October 17, 11:00am

Thanks
Thanks for the update Roger ! I was/am planning on using this stove extensively in Alaska, I'll be looking very closely at your results, my life might depend on it.

In Editor's Roundtable » Stoves, Tents and Carbon Monoxide - Deadly or Not?
Part 3: Laboratory Measurements for Canister Stoves

October 16, 8:34am

NDA
If you're bound by an NDA from MSR, just don't reply Roger :)

In Editor's Roundtable » Stoves, Tents and Carbon Monoxide - Deadly or Not?
Part 3: Laboratory Measurements for Canister Stoves

October 15, 1:48pm

Long Ice axes
Steven, the longer an ice axe gets, the less versatile it gets on steep terrain. Unless you're a giant, an axe longer than 60cm is a real pain to use on ice and is difficult to use confortab...

In Mountaineering & Alpinism » Axe length vs weight savings
October 15, 1:45pm

Axe length
If you're considering an axe longer than 60 cm, you might want to think about the option of ditching the longer axe for a hybrid axe/pole like the BD whippet. If you're not expecting to ...

In Mountaineering & Alpinism » Axe length vs weight savings
October 09, 11:12am

Got mine yesterday
Not having looked at the origial version Roger used for his CO testing. It looks like MSR's reduction stragegy was to plaster every square inch of the product with warning labels about carbon m...

In Editor's Roundtable » Stoves, Tents and Carbon Monoxide - Deadly or Not?
Part 3: Laboratory Measurements for Canister Stoves

September 20, 12:33pm

Reducing poles
Wouldn't reducing the number of poles defeat the purpose of using this tent in the mountain conditions for which it was designed?

In Editor's Roundtable » Black Diamond Guiding Light Tent REVIEW
September 17, 5:35pm

Wind chill
With regards to calculating effective windchill on fully clothed climbers I don't think the official charts will be of any help. The emphasis was on developing a model to calculate perceived...

In Editor's Roundtable » Doing Denali Light: Post-Trip Report and Gearlist
September 04, 1:05pm

Wind chill
The wikipedia link to wind chill has some information on how the values were orginally calculated as well as the math involved. The original values were based on the measured effects of wind on a p...

In Editor's Roundtable » Doing Denali Light: Post-Trip Report and Gearlist
September 04, 11:27am

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