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Elena Lee (lenchik101) - BPL Lifetime Member

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lived in Flagstaff - weird weather patterns
You never know but Flagstaff can get pretty cold in October. The highs and lows are pretty drastic in that area. also remember the days are much shorter. I used to live 2 years in Flagstaff and the...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Clothing for freezing: I know nothing
August 25, 3:50pm

Not sure about Olympics being any better weather then Cascades; would assume its quite the opposite. Also, be prepared to carry bear canisters as they are required thru lots of parts of Olympic NP....

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Weekend October backpacking trip to Cascade Mountains?
August 25, 3:34pm

Pertex Quantum vs. Event
does anyone have experience with pertex quantum fabrics in rain wear? i'm looking at Rab's bivies, one made of pertex and one of event. the weight difference is 10 oz, the price differe...

In GEAR » Pertex Quantum vs. Event
August 24, 12:24pm

Hi, are these still for sale? Can you email me with a picture to thank you

In Gear Swap » FS Kayland Zephyrs 10.5 (Mens)
August 23, 6:32pm

adding warmth to your "base" scenario
Hi, I live in Pac NW. I usually use Icebreaker bodyfit zip t combined with my Montbell UL Down parka for all hiking/climbing situations. When I need to add extra warmth (Mt. Rainier), i add Moun...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Frustrated:: Need options Base layer
August 22, 12:53pm

SD Clip Flashlight vs. Tarptent DR
I own both SD Clip Flashlight (older version) and Tarptent DR (new version). here are some of my comments/suggestions SD Clip Flashlight -great waterproofness, was floating in 3 inches of water...

In GEAR » Soliciting tent opinions...
August 03, 11:54am

Re: We should get in touch!
Sure, is this the address? The Mountaineers 7700 Sand Point Way NE Seattle, WA 98115

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » backpacking with my wife
July 28, 2:07pm

setting rainbow 2
Just got my Rainbow 2 last week from Henry S. you stake out the fly, using guyline loops, then tighten for desired tautness. my question though... it seemed at least on all the pictures on th...

In GEAR » double rainbow questions
July 27, 10:55pm

why not stephensons?
Pierre, why are you dissapointed with Stephensons? i was seriosly considering getting one for colder winter climbs. please post your issues or send me a pm. Thank you!

In GEAR » 2 ppl, 4 seaons tent for alpine climbs?
July 27, 10:50pm

soaking wet feet
please share your ideas on how you guys keep your feet dry in rainy conditions. i just returned from a 3 day trip in cascades, wa, and it rained at least twice a day. the rain itself is not as much...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » soaking wet feet
July 27, 1:28pm

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