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Jon Rhoderick (hotrhoddudeguy) - BPL Professional Member

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Clothing, Jetboil, water bottle filters
Montbell Thermawrap action "Gunmetal" M moderate piling, trip to utah, I don't think it has lost any loft. $70 BPL cocoon Pro pants Black M bought them in december, worn maybe 5 t...

In Gear Swap » Clothing, Jetboil, water bottle filters
May 04, 8:50pm

Re: lampshade
"No scientific data, only anecdotal." until now...

In Gear Lists » WINTER EXPEDITION LIST (long and cold)
April 24, 8:34pm

Re: Lightweight Boots
sportiva trango S Evos, they are so wonderful, basically stiff sneakers with a high top rockered sole and hybrid crampon compatibility, can't go wrong

In GEAR » Lightweight Boots
April 23, 12:58pm

Re: Carrying Your Sh*t
Id go poo tube, very cheap, but its important to know how many times you go in 5 days, and how that will change when your out there. I find in trips like and when its like this or fr fr fr freezin...

In GEAR » Carrying Your Sh*t
April 23, 12:52pm

Re: durability of wool brands
Smartwool rules, my midweight top has a snag or two, not serious, socks are 100%, especially the heavy and extra heavy. Those socks are so cush, I bring them every time I know my feet will sweat, ...

In GEAR » durability of wool brands
April 23, 12:47pm

Re: NOLS Trip Advice
I did a 3 month NOLS trip that included a 19 day trip to the Winds, and I have to say that the gear lists are not completely down the line. for example, optional: Windshirt (I carried a cap 1 sh...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » NOLS Trip Advice
April 23, 12:43pm

Re: how much should a tent wiegh to be considered "light"
4.324 ounces. If your light enough, rain should just glance off your gear and snakes will fear you. BD beta tent could be nice, nice and light, modular, sets up with poles or can be hung for uber...

In GEAR » how much should a tent wiegh to be considered "light"
April 23, 12:26pm

Re: snowboarding light
Well for starters weigh stuff, do you know what you can save? You can definatly drop the big rain jacket, when you are ready. Maybe a really light shell and a softshell that you could wear 90% ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » snowboarding light
April 04, 10:41pm

Re: Light My Fire 2009 catalog
The Ti spork looks nice, The plastic LMF's are not very durable.

In GEAR » Light My Fire 2009 catalog
April 04, 10:26pm

Re: MYOG troubleshooting hiccups
Wow guys great! thanks for the good answers The thing with the socks is that they are thick and the pressure foot seems to not go high enough for them to run through, I tried finding them in the m...

In Make Your Own Gear » MYOG troubleshooting hiccups
April 04, 10:18pm

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