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lets ask dead bird !!!! Question: Hello, I live just across the border in Port Angeles, WA. Back in September I was on a multi-day hike with your Alpha SL jacket...

In GEAR » gtx paclite vs gtx pro waterproof duration
March 21, 8:26pm

cold, wet, wind
one thing i would like to address is cold, wet and wind any one is survivable .... any two and yr in deep shiet ... all three and yr dead theres was a bear gryllys test years ago where he got...

In GEAR » Strategy for dealing with cold, freezing rain: WPB socks and midlayer question
March 21, 9:20am

first of all ... realize that you will get damp if not wet no matter what you do ... period if that doesnt sound appealing, then the rain is not for you second ... realize that fleece is kin...

In GEAR » Strategy for dealing with cold, freezing rain: WPB socks and midlayer question
March 20, 11:56pm

first of all ... whats a softshell .... you have several types - membrane softshells ... polartec powershield, windstopper and other friends ... heavier, less breathable, somtimes more durabl...

In GEAR » Softshell as Windshirt substitute
March 19, 9:46pm

Re: Eric and Hyper Mid
Ive used them with microspikes If i conditions call for real crampons, i bring out the real boots ... For front pointing youll want a stiffer sole Be a bit careful with using light approach s...

In GEAR » La Sportiva Boulder X Mid
March 18, 11:22am

Re: Anyone?
I use the hyper mid gtx Its a fine boot, probably more of a crossover between a light mountain boot and a trail runner ;)

In GEAR » La Sportiva Boulder X Mid
March 17, 8:49pm

For anchors amd slings i use mainly 10-12mm dyneema slings ... 8mm is a bit too thin and offers minimal savings For 3 piece anchors a 240 cm BD dynex sling works well, of course for spaced place...

In GEAR » Lightweight Carabiners
March 13, 7:42pm

2 things
- women generally run colder and need a bag ~10F warmer than men for the same "comfort" - similarly with pads women need one with a higher R-value for the same "comfort" ... ...

In GEAR » Cold sleeper - what to do?
March 13, 9:27am

Re: UL rain jacket
make sure that it has a good warranty, or you buy it from a place that has such rain jacket delimitation and failure is not uncommon with these UL jackets, especially the 2.5L ones ;)

In GEAR » UL rain jacket
March 12, 1:41pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Lightweight Carabiners
aluminum alloy 7075-T6 is most often used for climbing carabiner applications ;)

In GEAR » Lightweight Carabiners
March 11, 4:32pm

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Montbell Extremely Light Down Jacket
the key to using this jacket is to use it under a windshell or synthetic jacket like a nanopuff by itself the shell is fairly fragile, there are no pockets, there is no waist string ... however ...

In Clothing - Insulating - Down
December 30, 7:44pm