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Ideal Alpine Shell
Hey guys I'm extremely new to the world of alpinism, although being quite versed in regular ultralight backpacking. I'm trying to take my approach towards backpacking into alpinism, and i ...

In Mountaineering & Alpinism » Ideal Alpine Shell
October 01, 7:28pm

Help me find a down jacket!!
Last winter I was getting just a bit too cold in my Montbell U.L. Down Parka, so this winter I am looking to invest in something a bit warmer. I'm really just looking for something that will k...

In GEAR » Help me find a down jacket!!
August 19, 1:01pm

Indian Peaks Wilderness Weekend
I am wanting to do a trip somewhere in the Indian Peaks Wilderness but I dont even know where to start. A loop would be great but a hike in hike out would work well too. If i could bag a nice pea...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Indian Peaks Wilderness Weekend
June 18, 11:12pm

WM summerlite down question
I was just curious if anyone has a tried and true way to even up the down in the Summerlite? shaking it around usually clumps all of the down to one side, but has anyone figured out a way to make i...

In GEAR » WM summerlite down question
June 16, 11:16am

Re: Montbell Versalite Pant
I guess i must have skipped over the versalite pants somehow, great find. Well its seems as thought the consensus is to go with a wp/b pant. I do agree that if it rains for multiple days and im i...

In GEAR » Wind pants or rain pants?
April 10, 10:51pm

Wind pants or rain pants?
I live in fort collins and primarily backpack in the colorado region. I currently have a super old pair of cheap sierra designs rain pants, but they are hardly waterproof anymore and they weigh 9o...

In GEAR » Wind pants or rain pants?
April 10, 5:33pm

Re: CT help in May
For this year, you could expect some snow but dont be expecting a lot. What kind of conditions are you looking for? Do you mind hiking in the snow? Also what kind of mileage are you planning...

In Pre-Trip Planning » CT help in May
April 03, 6:12pm

Re: Cascadia 6s
I would highly suggest the 7's instead, much better control and they feel much better in your feet. And FWIW, I think that the 7's probably breath better than the 6's.

In GEAR » Cascadia 6s
March 26, 8:53pm

Re: ohm belt
You answered my question quite perfectly, thanks for the advice!

In GEAR » Ohm Hipbelt
March 24, 3:59pm

Ohm Hipbelt
I am looking into buying an Ohm soon, but was wondering a little about the hip belt. I wear a size 31 waist, and would traditionally go with the medium sized hip belt. But after looking over many...

In GEAR » Ohm Hipbelt
March 23, 8:27pm

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