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Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: waterproofing for fabrics
in addition to whuddah i posted above if you ask dead bird or westcomb folks that design and build the things in hongcouvah ... theyll tell you to use grangers most flurocarbon DWRs w...

In GEAR » waterproofing for fabrics
February 11, 1:00pm

marketing
i wonder how many of these "new" technologies are made more for their marketing potential than real life advantage insulation is becoming the new battleground where brands need to diff...

In GEAR » Outdoor Retailer Winter Market - insulation and fabric innovations
February 11, 12:43pm

fleece
200 wt+ fleece and/or a solid softshell ... if you expect rain then a cheap rain jacket as well you really dont want to use UL gear in these abrasive and durty situations ;)

In GEAR » Jackets for a survival course
February 10, 11:30pm

sportiva
tad ... no idea i use inov terrocs and guide tennies for normal stuff ... the only way is to know is to try em on ... fortunately several places with free return shipping sell the hyper gtx mi...

In Mountaineering & Alpinism » Scrambling Boot recommendation needed
February 10, 4:33pm

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

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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