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Elena Lee (lenchik101) - BPL Lifetime Member

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All Forum Posts by Elena Lee

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Burns
"The 3-month-old baby did not and cannot choose to hike or not to hike. The parents made the choice, IMO, incorrectly". Correctly/incorrectly is not an absolute value here, my friend. ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Thru-hiking with a 3 month old baby?
November 18, 6:26pm

Re: zenphobia
My list (in order of preference): -Grand Canyon: Royal Arch route, then Tonto Trail to Bright Angel I would say see the grand canyon from the top but go hiking to the touristy Havasupai. You ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » What are the best 50-150 mile hikes in the country?
November 13, 1:08pm

Re: Re: Glacier Peak
Tom- I completely agree, hiking in the Glacier Peak area requires a heightened level of backcountry awareness (which prompted me to join the local SAR chapter this year!). Add the ever changing ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » What are the best 50-150 mile hikes in the country?
November 12, 7:21pm

Downhill kills my knee
Thank you all for posting helpful knee comments. This past summer, I hurt my pre-injured knee to a point where a simple one day 3,000 elevation gain hike is very painful. i think it's due to ov...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Strengthening knees
November 12, 6:55pm

Glacier Peak
Any combination of trails, including PCT, around the Glacier Peak in the Glacier Peak Wilderness (WA). Just get the maps of the area and plan your own hike: combine different trails, make your own ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » What are the best 50-150 mile hikes in the country?
November 12, 4:52pm

Love Mt. Rainier as much as I do?
Hey fellow Pacific North Westerners and region lovers! I love Mt. Rainier National Park-we all do. Please we need your help in stopping WA's only coal plant near Mt. Rainier from polluting i...

In GEAR » Love Mt. Rainier as much as I do?
November 04, 9:54pm

try US Cavalry
bought a pair from US Cavalry when there was my size on sale for $35. i did cheat thought and tried a pair at REI prior to find out what my size is. you have to try it on first because of the slim ...

In GEAR » Rocky Goretex socks
November 03, 1:57pm

tried Inov - didn't work
tried 2 pairs of Inov ordered online, shipped them both back. one pair was mens and one was womens. Nice shoes - very narrow toe box. one pair had a weird stitch poking in inside the shoe. i usuall...

In GEAR » Women's Trail Runners
October 28, 12:22pm

Re: No confusion detected
Yeah, just read about your decision btwn Summerlite and Megalite. My husband has Megalite with 2 oz overfill in size regular. he is built with wide shoulders, so megalite STILL barely works with hi...

In GEAR » Western Mountaineering Highlite
October 23, 2:56pm

Re: Western Mountaineering Highlite
Laurence, I backpacked in the high Sierras with the Highlite. For the most part, i was barely comfortable, but when sleeping at higher elevations (11,000+) i was getting cold with all my layers ...

In GEAR » Western Mountaineering Highlite
October 23, 2:49pm

All Reader Reviews by Elena Lee

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evernew ultralight 1.3l ti pot
I've had mine since 2002 and still going. I have one with titanium coating, and use it as a share pot with hiking partner. The quality of this pot is impeccable. Its insulated handles are grea...

In Cookware - Titanium
January 29, 12:34pm

Icebreaker Tech T Lite Superfine 140
Awesome shirt as evidenced by some night forest creatures who ate it. Now my shirt comes with cool hole design all over it that some people think came "as is" from the manufacturer... so...

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - WOOL
January 29, 12:23pm

Golite Pinnacle Pack
I have a women's version size small. I'm not sure if there is any difference between men's and women's besides the size. I also have an Osprey Talon 33 pack. What i use it for: I...

In Backpacks - Frameless
January 29, 12:07pm

Western Mountaineering Ultralight Super
Important! this bag could be too narrow who is larger torso/wider shoulder. bought it for my man but it didn't work for him - he liked megalite. otherwise a great bag for those who sleep on a c...

In Sleeping Bags - Mummy & Other
December 01, 11:46pm

TarpTent Double Rainbow
Just to add some to the above reviews: Wind: Hadn't had a chance to use in the extreme wind but contemplating taking this tent on a winter trip. The new version has standard tieouts on the side...

In Shelters - Single Wall Tents
December 01, 11:00pm

Montbell UL Down Inner Parka
Ok, everyone has beef with the hood. I couldn't have honestly thought of one fault with the Montbell UL Parka before reading this thread. Lightweight, warm, wind and water resistant- a perfect...

In Clothing - Insulating - Down
December 01, 10:43pm