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Adam Frizzell (adamf) - BPL Lifetime Member

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All Forum Posts by Adam Frizzell

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Re: Re: Re: the eagle has landed...rei 20% members coupon
My apologies Konrad. I've edited my first post to correct. I can empathize... "Adam" is pretty easy as far as first names go, but people positively torture my last name often. Anywa...

In Gear Deals » the eagle has landed...rei 20% members coupon
March 22, 5:09am

Re: the eagle has landed...rei 20% members coupon
Seems that REI members now get free shipping on orders over $75, as in shipped to your door, not your nearest REI. This is a new benefit, yes? Either way, just applied the 20% coupon and my divi...

In Gear Deals » the eagle has landed...rei 20% members coupon
March 22, 4:21am

Re: "Cottage Company Campsite!"
You're very welcome Eugene, The Monk is really such a great tarp... can't say enough about it. Like I said in my previous post, it was my first time bringing it out (I've "gradu...

In GEAR » Cottage Company Campsite!
March 22, 4:05am

Re: "Cottage Company Campsite!"
Hi Eugene, My Monk tarp was pitched about 3-4 inches off the ground in the back and around the rear sides. Towards the front, I'd say about 6 inches off the ground. I didn't need to pitc...

In GEAR » Cottage Company Campsite!
March 21, 8:57pm

Re: Re: Re: Original MLD Linelocs vs. MLD Mini Linelocs?
"what's the lightest cord you guys have found that works with the thicker linelocs?" Hi Chris. Just wanted to chime in to say I've used Triptease (2mm?) with the larger sewn in...

In GEAR » Original MLD Linelocs vs. MLD Mini Linelocs?
January 17, 8:50pm

Re: Re: Why Did You become a Lifetime Member?
Gotta agree with Doug too. We've had this conversation on the trail. It really comes down to my opinion that I've easily acquired $99 worth of advice, instruction, information from this ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Why Did You become a Lifetime Member?
January 15, 11:17am

Re: Water carrying location in pack
One thing I might suggest is not only carrying a larger bladder high and close to your body within your pack, but also getting 2 bottle pockets for your pack straps. I recently switched to using bo...

In GEAR » Water carrying location in pack
January 15, 10:53am

Re: WTB: BD MegaLite, Garmin 60csx
I've got a Garmin GPS60csx I'd sell. Even comes with a couple extra bells & whistles. PM sent. Adam

In Gear Swap » WTB: BD MegaLite, Garmin 60csx
January 15, 10:44am

Re: Re: Re: Re: MLD Lightsnow Gaitors
I personally think these gaitors are some of Ron's quiet gems. I picked up a pair for winter camping, and they have been brilliant. Yes, you have to put them on before your shoes, but, as one o...

In GEAR » MLD Lightsnow Gaitors
January 10, 12:59pm

Re: Trout Run Valley/GW National Forest, WV
Great trip report Doug! Great descriptions & photo choices. It was a blast. A great hike and a great group of folks. I'm sure many of us on this board get the incredulous questions like...

In Post-Trip Reports » Trout Run Valley/GW National Forest, WV
January 06, 8:33am

All Reader Reviews by Adam Frizzell

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Gossamer Gear Lightrek 4 Adjustable CF Trekking Poles
I was introduced to these on the trail when my hiking buddy asked me to hold his pair while he adjusted his pack. I was blown away by the weight! Compared to the BD Trailbacks I was using at the time,...

In Trekking Poles
December 21, 11:42am

Trail Designs Caldera Stove
My Caldera Cone is a new addition to my kit, and I'm impressed with it every time I use it. I have used it with both the supplied alcohol stove as well as the GramCracker esbit stove. My version i...

In Stoves - Alcohol
December 21, 11:37am

Western Mountaineering SummerLite
My SummerLite is amazing. I have taken this bag out for so many different trips, and it has always held up like a champ. I've used it open like a quilt on humid 70 degrees F nights and have taken ...

In Sleeping Bags - Mummy & Other
December 21, 11:33am

Simblissity Levagaiter
I wear my LevaGaiters on every 3 season trip I take now. They are so easy to use and do exactly what they are supposed to: keep crud out of your shoes. My pair in size large weigh 1.9 oz. I'm sti...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
December 21, 11:28am

Mountain Laurel Designs LightSnow Gaiters
MLD's eVent LightSnow gaiters are absolutely amazing. I took these out in ~ 14 of snow this past weekend after just getting them and they performed flawlessly. The design is impeccable. I really t...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
December 21, 11:25am

Montbell Thermawrap Vest
My Thermawrap vest has become a solid addition and I've found I've been able to use it to bolster my cold weather gear and well as use it for a light insulating layer in milder temps. My Therm...

In Clothing - Insulating - Synthetic (Polarguard, Primaloft, etc.)
December 21, 11:20am

Montbell UL Down Inner Parka
I've gotten really good use out my MB parka. It's been my go to insulation piece for temps for to 30 degrees F. I have the newer version with the better DWR and cinch cords. The cut is great a...

In Clothing - Insulating - Down
December 21, 11:15am

Montbell Down inner pants
Great insulating layer. Mine, in large, weighs 6.85 oz. I took these pants down to 18 degrees F with 200g wool leggings and rain pants over top in a 32 degrees down bag and stayed fairly warm (not toa...

In Clothing - Insulating - Down
December 21, 11:09am

Buff Merino Wool
The merino wool Buff is an amazing piece of gear. Buffs themselves are so multipurpose, and, now that they have come out with a merino wool version, it was a must have for me. I use the merino wool bu...

In Clothing - Headwear, Handwear
December 21, 11:02am

Patagonia R1 Balaclava
The Paty R1 balaclava is a sure thing in temps below 40 degrees F. I use it exclusively now and it has kept me nice and warm while sleeping and in the early mornings while preparing breakfast and tea....

In Clothing - Headwear, Handwear
December 21, 10:59am