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watah-pruuuf
you know u should just buy a dead bird with yr yankee dollahs bob ... but just in case you dun ... ;)

In GEAR » waterproofing for fabrics
February 10, 4:18pm

Re: Re: time and moolah
kath ... contrary to bobs guide story ... i suggest talking to a a guiding company and hiring a guide for a day ... itll cost you a few hundred ... but youll get personalized instruction ... ...

In Mountaineering & Alpinism » Where to learn self-arrest
February 10, 3:52pm

time and moolah
if u have time ... a respectable alpine club if u have some moolah ... and accredited AMGA/ACMG mountain guide if u have neither ... make friends with some folks if all those friends are t...

In Mountaineering & Alpinism » Where to learn self-arrest
February 10, 1:25pm

ropes
actually just by looking at the first pic ... i probably wouldnt rope up either ... it looks like choss plain and simple ... unless you actually have solid gear and belays a rope can be more dan...

In Mountaineering & Alpinism » Scrambling Boot recommendation needed
February 09, 7:00pm

belays
a not uncommon alpine type belay is simply to rap the rope around a boulder/horn a few times ... also there are plenty of times on easy ground where you simply use a horn/edge as a pivot point (...

In Mountaineering & Alpinism » rope recommendations
February 09, 2:59pm

Re: Re: Re: Scrambling Boot recommendation needed
im just going to post these 2 rescued from this year alone that happened around the vancouver area ... what folks wear is up to them ... remember just because someone can climb something in run...

In Mountaineering & Alpinism » Scrambling Boot recommendation needed
February 09, 2:39pm

sturdier
if yr scrambling in the PNW during spring and winter you likely want something bit sturdier than trail runners steep snow, moderate angle ice, steep scree, wet rocks with snow/ice, etc ... theyr...

In Mountaineering & Alpinism » Scrambling Boot recommendation needed
February 09, 12:27pm

Re: WM bag overfill - any reason not to?
like some others who prefer a bit more insulation .... ive come to the same conclusion - these days if im cold i find i get sick easier ... a case of the sniffles outside aint the most fun -...

In GEAR » WM bag overfill - any reason not to?
February 08, 9:24am

sitting down
unless you cover every surface you sit down on ... the thin UL shell may not take the abuse that comes with the outdoors ... ;)

In GEAR » Ghost Whisperer long parka for hiking?
February 06, 11:43pm

women
one thing to keep in mind since most of the commenters are men ... women often run colder, so you might want to keep that in mind ... it varies between women of course, but you should have a go...

In GEAR » favorite high elevation summer down puffy??
February 04, 10:40pm

All Reader Reviews by eric chan

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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