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Re: Lentil Burritos
wow that looks amaaaaazing. Is there a way to dehydrate sour cream? I can't live without it!

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Lentil Burritos
October 17, 8:31pm

Re: Re: Re: Ultralight Winter Gear
Climashield is alot warmer for the weight and better in 90% of situations from various sources. someone made a pair of liberty ridge insulated pants and took pictures on a forum, thats worth looki...

In Gear Lists » Ultralight Winter Gear
October 17, 8:24pm

Re: Re: Smartwool microlight
I have heard of alot of durability problems from the smartwool micro light line, like underwear disintegrating in two days durability.

In GEAR » Smartwool microlight
October 17, 8:17pm

Re: Ultralight Winter Gear
I recently read an article on physchovertical where he said that pant insulation is really underated, Maybe you could sub out the fleece for warmer and lighter montbell thermawrap or BPL cocoon. ...

In Gear Lists » Ultralight Winter Gear
October 17, 11:27am

Re: Thanks!
Its alot harder to be angry at Granite gear after you feel the backpanel tho...

In GEAR » Vapor Trail Weights?
October 15, 11:09am

Re: softshell hype
Is there any difference between something like a vapor rise or driclime smock, against a 4 oz windshirt with power stretch or mid weight base layer under it? I think the second option would defian...

In GEAR » Arcteryx soft shell and layering systerm: New winter hiker needs advice
October 15, 11:07am

Re: Insulation deals
does anyone know anything about the marmot flurry. Its $150 with a hood and pretty heavy, but I bet if your looking for something for winter thats what its spossed to be like

In GEAR » Decent synthetic jacket ... price vs. weight
October 15, 10:58am

Re: WPB Trail Shoes: Do They Exist?
maybe if they used fabrics like scholler that are inherently water resistant and a good DWR we could have good water repellency and still have quick drying

In GEAR » WPB Trail Shoes: Do They Exist?
October 15, 9:54am

Re: Momentum 20 degree quilt 16 oz."
If your thinking about selling these, you should look into a post on the OR sleeping bag line up where a man by the first name Mike (I can't remember off the top of my head his last name, but h...

In Make Your Own Gear » Momentum 20 degree quilt 16 oz.
October 14, 11:48am

Re: Mont-bell Super Stretch Burrow Bag Loft?
Theres more than one member here interested in this...

In GEAR » Mont-bell Super Stretch Burrow Bag Loft?
October 12, 9:43am

All Reader Reviews by Jon Rhoderick

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Smartwool Midweight Lomgsleeve Zip
This thing is absolutely phenomenal. Between rolling the sleeves up and the zip, I'm comfy hiking from 80 to about 40 with just the base layer, and down to about 30 or 25 with a rain jacket. Use...

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - WOOL
December 08, 12:55am

Patagonia Micro Puff Pullover
This, an OR Celestial jacket, smartwool mid pullover, and balaclava kept me tolerably warm down to 10* in the canyons of Utah. Packs well, feels great against your skin, and it doesn't seem to ha...

In Clothing - Insulating - Synthetic (Polarguard, Primaloft, etc.)
December 08, 12:48am

Allen and Mike's Backcountry Ski Book
This book is rad. Took it on a NOLS backcountry ski course and pretty much found that we did virtually all the cool tips in this book for 12 days and were not even close to getting uncomfortable. I ...

In Books and Media
December 08, 12:39am

Petzl Meteor III Climbing Helmet
This thing looks like its not going to last long for those who climb really head bangerlike routes. Luckily have yet to test its strength, but what I like most is its fit. I haven't gone and tri...

In Climbing Gear & Accessories
December 08, 12:29am

Trango Superfly Screwlock Carabiner
Used these on Wind River multipitches, after a belay biner or two these are awesome for filling in a bunch of lockers for security and not actually worrying about the weight. Great grippy screw, spin...

In Climbing Gear & Accessories
December 08, 12:22am

Mountain Hardwear 2-3 year old windshell
Simple halfzip, green nylon windshell that stuffs into its pocket. Lined collar drawcord hem and clip for carabiner. The nylon is a ripstop that is very comfortable on the skin, this and a base laye...

In Clothing - Wind & Soft Shell
March 17, 1:33pm

Outdoor Research Celestial
I just picked this jacket up from a closeout, still pricey at $150, but its a high quality jacket. It uses GoreTex paclite, which has average breathability but the weight is not bad at all, 10.5 oz f...

In Clothing - Raingear
March 17, 1:26pm

Golite Trail Fly and Tail Spike
I've heard they fixed some problems but the pair I had didn't last more than 1 day hike along with about 3 months as using them as my go to shoes. I got them in September and come December I ...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
January 24, 3:05pm

Outdoor Research Sequence Base Layers
For the price I think that it would be very hard to find better base layers than the Outdoor Research Sequence long sleeve or short sleeve tops. They are a mix of wool and polyester, and having owned...

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - WOOL
January 24, 2:57pm

Montbell Thermawrap Action
This is a very interesting garment, Golite made a similar model a while ago, that features a 50g synthetic insulation body with 15 denier nylon along with stretch fleece sides. The fleece adds to the...

In Clothing - Insulating - Synthetic (Polarguard, Primaloft, etc.)
January 24, 2:48pm