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Sieto van der Heide (Sieto) - BPL Guest

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All Forum Posts by Sieto van der Heide

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I've experimented with my MLD Exodus and parts of the internal frame of an older Black Diamond Speed 40 pack. It just fits. This adds just under 200 grams, but easily transfers the load to the ...

In Make Your Own Gear » add internal frame to pack? is this posible or a waste of time.
August 24, 11:36am

gear for a climbing course
I'm compiling a gearlist for a course on alpine climbing I'm doing in the Swiss alps. This is the section about my climbing gear, weight is in grams: Crampons, 12 pt, anti balling St...

In Gear Lists » adding gear for mountaineering?
July 27, 11:09am

MLD Super Exodus pics
although it's not a Burn, I thought you might want to see some pics of the MLD Super Exodus I received yesterday! /me happy :)

In GEAR » MLD Burn
July 17, 4:00am

Benjamin, I would be very interested in more info about the Montane Jacket as well! 210gr for an eVent shell is light!

In GEAR » Cuben Fiber hits the mainstream?
July 09, 2:21am

Slippers form a Multimat Compact Kumfie
The CCF is from half of a Multimat Compact Kumfie, which is a bit more rigid then sleepingmat CCF. I looked it up, it's 6.5mm.

In Make Your Own Gear » Insole Camp Shoes
July 02, 10:05am

Pic of CCF-Ducttape Hut Slippers
Had I known it was so easy to upload pics, I would have done it in my original post :-) I could trim them a bit more, shaving off a few grams, making them 30 grams in total. I even think the...

In Make Your Own Gear » Insole Camp Shoes
July 02, 9:06am

looks vs weight
what a coincidence, I just added a post about hut/camp slippers today, too. Yours look a bit better, mine (5mm closed cellf foam, duct-tape) are a bit lighter at 31 grams.

In Make Your Own Gear » Insole Camp Shoes
July 02, 8:37am

Hut Slippers
It's not very fancy, but I just made my first homemade gear. Simple hutslippers, soles made out of an old sit-pad, combined with narrow duct-tape, makes light, usable hut slippers at 32 grams 1...

In Make Your Own Gear » Hut Slippers
July 02, 6:58am

Ark v. Pinnacle
I ordered a custom Super Exodus, can't wait for it to arrive! About the Ark vs the Pinnacle, MLD's site states 52 liters main pack, 69 liters total for the Ark. The Pinnacle in a size la...

In GEAR » MLD Burn
July 02, 2:53am

Honey Stinger
The Honey Stinger Energy Chews are also a favourite for me! same function as energy gels, but easier to eat, and the taste is better.

In GEAR » Energy Gel
June 24, 3:20pm

All Reader Reviews by Sieto van der Heide

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MLD Super Exodus
The same review, with better lay-out and pictures can be found at my personal blog: This is a review of my Mountain Laurel Designs Super Exodus (2010) backpack, after a fai...

In Backpacks - Frameless
February 26, 3:15am

Extremities Lightweight Guide Glove
They're light: my size XL's weigh only 58 grams. They're windproof, because of the Windstopper fabric on the back. They're durable, because of the Pittards leather palm. They'...

In Clothing - Headwear, Handwear
December 27, 9:29am

Rab Aeon Tee
Recently bought a Rab Aeon Tee (s/s). It's very light, Rab's website lists it at 95 grams, while on my scales it's 86 grams (3 oz). It doesn't wet out very fast, but if it does, it dri...

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - SYNTHETIC
June 06, 5:40am

Haglofs Treble Hood / Treble Vest
I wore a Haglofs Treble Hood almost all the time during my Aconcagua climb. The hood shielded my face from the sun when needed and provided warmth higher up. The combination of fleece and PS makes i...

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - SYNTHETIC
June 06, 5:32am