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All Forum Posts by S Long

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Re: Pack for 40+ pound loads
I decided to go with a McHale. I don't think it's possible to go wrong with a completely custom fitted pack from an artist like Dan. My wallet will hurt for awhile, though. Now to decide on...

In GEAR » Pack for 40+ pound loads
May 23, 6:20pm

Re: Pack for 40+ pound loads
A few things. I agree that a "conventional" pack that is 4+ pounds is probably not what I am looking for. I think there are enough sub-3 pound options that are comfy at that weight to not...

In GEAR » Pack for 40+ pound loads
May 22, 11:30am

Pack for 40+ pound loads
Being an occasional alpine climber I find myself going on the occasional 5-6 day trip with rope, trad rack, harness, helmet, and other accoutrements in addition to my usual backpacking load. Last c...

In GEAR » Pack for 40+ pound loads
May 21, 5:16pm

Re: Earplugs that don't hurt your ears
It's my ear canal that gets irritated. It's like they expand too much and put pressure on it. Feels a little like an "ear headache" if that makes any sense.

In GEAR » Earplugs that don't hurt your ears
May 16, 10:13pm

Earplugs that don't hurt your ears
I find that I occasionally want to use earplugs when I go camping (urban camping with street noise, etc. comes to mind). Traditional foam earplugs always start hurting me after a couple hours. I go...

In GEAR » Earplugs that don't hurt your ears
May 16, 8:35pm

Re: What size Zpacks drybag for Katabatic Gear Alsek?
I just ordered a medium plus. Thanks.

In GEAR » What size Zpacks drybag for Katabatic Gear Alsek?
May 16, 7:41pm

What size Zpacks drybag for Katabatic Gear Alsek?
I am wondering if anyone knows approximately what size Zpacks drybag would work well with a Katabatic Gear Alsek. Thanks if you have any input. I would ask Joe, but I am pretty sure he doesn't ...

In GEAR » What size Zpacks drybag for Katabatic Gear Alsek?
May 16, 7:16pm

Re: Ideal shelter for above tree line use in the Wind Rivers
I think I will hang onto my Duomid. I might upgrade to cuben. I had a Trailstar but the footprint was huge and I didn't like having to change the pitch to accommodate for shifting winds so I so...

In GEAR » Ideal shelter for above tree line use in the Wind Rivers
May 14, 10:00am

Ideal shelter for above tree line use in the Wind Rivers
I am looking for opinions on what you would choose for the best UL option for above tree line three season use in the Wind River Range. I have used an old Clip Flashlight-style tent with moderate s...

In GEAR » Ideal shelter for above tree line use in the Wind Rivers
May 11, 6:41pm

WTB: Katabatic Gear Alsek 6'
Got one. Thanks.

In Gear Swap » WTB: Katabatic Gear Alsek 6'
May 08, 3:23pm

All Reader Reviews by S Long

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Sierra Designs customer service
I recently bought a tent from Sierra Designs. I set it up in my backyard when a storm rolled through to test it out. It leaked everywhere. I sealed the supposedly taped seams and it leaked again. I em...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
June 07, 11:32am

Trail Designs Customer Service
Rand is always helpful and knowledgeable about Trail Designs' products. I have always had good experiences with the company. Recently I bought a new Caldera setup and just got an email from Rand a...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
August 26, 10:39pm

Mountain Laurel Designs
I have several MLD products and have always had a good experience working with this company. Recently I had the vent support for my Duomid break and when I contacted MLD about buying a new one Ron jus...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
August 24, 3:25pm

zpacks Company
I was in a bind with an unfortunate accident having happened to my net tent that went with my MLD Duomid. I needed a bug shelter and Joe was super accommodating and willing to help me out by pushing a...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
August 24, 3:21pm

Manzella Silk Weight Windstopper All-Season Glove
These have replaced my liner gloves since I discovered them. The reason? They are almost as light and totally windproof. The windproof characteristic makes them MUCH warmer than a glove of comparable ...

In Clothing - Headwear, Handwear
January 06, 7:25pm

Outdoor Research Sun Runner Cap
I bought the Outdoor Research Sun Runner hat last year for a week long trip to the Wind Rivers in Wyoming. I didn't use any sunscreen except lip balm the entire trip and didn't get sunburned, ...

In Clothing - Headwear, Handwear
January 06, 7:15pm

Black Diamond Cobra Ice Tools (new model)
The Black Diamond Cobra technical ice tools excel in any vertical ice endeavor. While very similar to the BD Vipers, they differ in some key respects. The carbon fiber shaft is more effective at deali...

In Climbing Gear & Accessories
January 06, 7:06pm

Black Diamond Sabretooth (SS model)
I have climbed on these crampons for three seasons now and, having tried many others, am convinced they are, hands down, the best all-around crampon available today. The stainless steel is so much eas...

In Climbing Gear & Accessories
January 06, 6:54pm

Patagonia R1 Hoody
I agree with Mark. Even though I have the 2010 version of the hoody I am still totally sold on it. The thumb loops were a bit weird to get used to at first but now I love them. No more cold spots or d...

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - SYNTHETIC
January 06, 6:42pm

Inov8 Roclite 295
I just got back from a week in Yosemite and I am sold on these shoes. I did Cathedral Peak, Royal Arches, and Half Dome and used these shoes on the approach for each. Snow, mud, hard packed trail, gra...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
June 27, 7:36pm