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All Forum Posts by Adam Frizzell

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Re: Blisters
Hi Juston, I wear the liner sock for comfort. Your feet could definitely sweat inside a VBL. So, essentially, your feet may be wet (from sweat) and warm. That being said, I believe that I read ...

In GEAR » Will my feet stay warm?
January 04, 3:22pm

Re: Vapor Barrier
Hi Juston, I use Reynold's Oven bags as a VBL on my feet, and they work very well! Last weekend, we saw temps down to about 12 degrees F and I was wearing: REI PolyPro Sock Liner Reyn...

In GEAR » Will my feet stay warm?
January 04, 2:36pm

Re: OR balaclava
Thanks Gary! That's a huge endorsement. And, Matt, I considered my R1 Hoody and Houdini for the next trip. I feel like this would be nice as I wouldn't have 2 or more pieces of headwear...

In GEAR » Your favorite wind proof headwear?
January 04, 12:38pm

Re: Re: Your favorite wind proof headwear?
"Suck it up! It's only cold." The cold I can deal with. The wind... not so much. Besides, I need to be more streamlined in the wind so that I can keep up with you on the trail.

In GEAR » Your favorite wind proof headwear?
January 04, 12:20pm

Your favorite wind proof headwear?
Hi all, I just returned from a cold, VERY windy overnight trip. Temps were down to about 12 degrees F during the day, but, the worst part about it was the wind gusts. I'd like to hear wha...

In GEAR » Your favorite wind proof headwear?
January 04, 12:03pm

Re: Curious about Marmot Mica/Crystalline
Hi Ben, I own the Mica and use it for my cold nasty weather trips. I ordered a size up to get insluating layers underneath, so I can't speak to the true to size question. That said, ordering...

In GEAR » Curious about Marmot Mica/Crystalline
December 30, 12:22pm

Re: WTB: GG Gorilla Pack
Hi all, I have a GG Gorilla I'd sell, but it is a large torse and medium hipbelt (backwards from what you're after, Robert). I bought it along with a ULA Conduit and MLD Prophet. Decided...

In Gear Swap » WTB: GG Gorilla Pack
December 29, 11:25am

Re: Storing long handled spoons?
Hi Sid, I roll my CCF pad up and pack my gear inside the pad (burrito method). At the point where the pad has overlapped itself, I push my long handled ti spoon down in there. The metal against ...

In GEAR » Storing long handled spoons?
December 24, 10:07am

Re: Overkill
Hi Juston, What would be the deciding factor for you to go with or without the tarp? Weather, site selection, etc.? Both of those bivy's are very robust. With being robust comes weight an...

In GEAR » Which bivy do I buy? Your vote decides!
December 24, 7:34am

Re: Re: Nunatak Skaha Plus - at what temps are you wearing?
Good thread Christopher! I just ordered a Skaha Plus and Arc AT with an ounce of overfill in each (at Steven's recomendation.. he's got some great older threads about this combo) about a w...

In GEAR » Nunatak Skaha Plus - at what temps are you wearing?
December 22, 10:22am

All Reader Reviews by Adam Frizzell

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Gossamer Gear Lightrek 4 Adjustable CF Trekking Poles
I was introduced to these on the trail when my hiking buddy asked me to hold his pair while he adjusted his pack. I was blown away by the weight! Compared to the BD Trailbacks I was using at the time,...

In Trekking Poles
December 21, 11:42am

Trail Designs Caldera Stove
My Caldera Cone is a new addition to my kit, and I'm impressed with it every time I use it. I have used it with both the supplied alcohol stove as well as the GramCracker esbit stove. My version i...

In Stoves - Alcohol
December 21, 11:37am

Western Mountaineering SummerLite
My SummerLite is amazing. I have taken this bag out for so many different trips, and it has always held up like a champ. I've used it open like a quilt on humid 70 degrees F nights and have taken ...

In Sleeping Bags - Mummy & Other
December 21, 11:33am

Simblissity Levagaiter
I wear my LevaGaiters on every 3 season trip I take now. They are so easy to use and do exactly what they are supposed to: keep crud out of your shoes. My pair in size large weigh 1.9 oz. I'm sti...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
December 21, 11:28am

Mountain Laurel Designs LightSnow Gaiters
MLD's eVent LightSnow gaiters are absolutely amazing. I took these out in ~ 14 of snow this past weekend after just getting them and they performed flawlessly. The design is impeccable. I really t...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
December 21, 11:25am

Montbell Thermawrap Vest
My Thermawrap vest has become a solid addition and I've found I've been able to use it to bolster my cold weather gear and well as use it for a light insulating layer in milder temps. My Therm...

In Clothing - Insulating - Synthetic (Polarguard, Primaloft, etc.)
December 21, 11:20am

Montbell UL Down Inner Parka
I've gotten really good use out my MB parka. It's been my go to insulation piece for temps for to 30 degrees F. I have the newer version with the better DWR and cinch cords. The cut is great a...

In Clothing - Insulating - Down
December 21, 11:15am

Montbell Down inner pants
Great insulating layer. Mine, in large, weighs 6.85 oz. I took these pants down to 18 degrees F with 200g wool leggings and rain pants over top in a 32 degrees down bag and stayed fairly warm (not toa...

In Clothing - Insulating - Down
December 21, 11:09am

Buff Merino Wool
The merino wool Buff is an amazing piece of gear. Buffs themselves are so multipurpose, and, now that they have come out with a merino wool version, it was a must have for me. I use the merino wool bu...

In Clothing - Headwear, Handwear
December 21, 11:02am

Patagonia R1 Balaclava
The Paty R1 balaclava is a sure thing in temps below 40 degrees F. I use it exclusively now and it has kept me nice and warm while sleeping and in the early mornings while preparing breakfast and tea....

In Clothing - Headwear, Handwear
December 21, 10:59am