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Elena Lee (lenchik101) - BPL Lifetime Member

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All Forum Posts by Elena Lee

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our own adventure
Women from Ukraine are tough! (speaking from personal experience ;) Just wanted to add to this story, for whatever educational purposes it's worth. On the same Saturday, my husband and h...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Hiker Missing In Cascades Found Alive
October 29, 6:00pm

did narrows in trail runners
We did Narrows in the summer in sandals and trail runners. There was no need for anything "hard core" or "specialized". But temperature wise in November, i suggest water socks/n...

In GEAR » Footwear for Zion Narrows in November?
October 20, 3:21pm

Congratulations!
Congratulations, you made me cry! and the picture with the boats is magical...

In Post-Trip Reports » Glacier NP Trip + Engagement!!!!
August 18, 1:08pm

laminating??
Mat i've done search and rescue training during winter in the pacific northwest... guess how much it rained - always and non-stop. and we had to navigate the course so the maps were out , all t...

In GEAR » Map printing question
July 26, 5:58pm

additional gear
it depends where and when you are going. i went to the top of Adams wearing my yaktracks but definitely needed my Stubai Ultralight crampons for Mt. Rainier. I wouldn't take my tarp to camp on ...

In Gear Lists » adding gear for mountaineering?
July 26, 5:46pm

zip locks
just print in on paper and put in the large zip lock bag

In GEAR » Map printing question
July 26, 4:32pm

not getting such creases
There is not such a crease that i get with mine that looks like yours. there could be a crease when pitched in the uneven terrain, but not a consistant shape. Try setting up on perfectly flat groun...

In GEAR » double rainbow (2010) pitching help
July 12, 11:42am

great
Thanks Rakesh i will check these out. Btw, are you a pro photographer? would be nice to bounce off some ideas on scenic photo opportunities around in the state. Do you have a gallery?

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » 4th July 3-day: Where to go in WA?
July 02, 1:39pm

4th July 3-day: Where to go in WA?
I'm looking for your suggestions. Where do you think we should go for a 4th of July weekend? I'm thinking 3-day under 30 miles considering we'll have to drive there and back. I'm lo...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » 4th July 3-day: Where to go in WA?
July 01, 7:28pm

Northern Lites
if you want the lightest snowshoes there are - choose Northern lites. I have a pair, my friend has one, we've been snowshoeing and climbing in those. they also get better flotation then Denali-...

In GEAR » Snowshoe recommendations
June 10, 3:00pm

All Reader Reviews by Elena Lee

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evernew ultralight 1.3l ti pot
I've had mine since 2002 and still going. I have one with titanium coating, and use it as a share pot with hiking partner. The quality of this pot is impeccable. Its insulated handles are grea...

In Cookware - Titanium
January 29, 12:34pm

Icebreaker Tech T Lite Superfine 140
Awesome shirt as evidenced by some night forest creatures who ate it. Now my shirt comes with cool hole design all over it that some people think came "as is" from the manufacturer... so...

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - WOOL
January 29, 12:23pm

Golite Pinnacle Pack
I have a women's version size small. I'm not sure if there is any difference between men's and women's besides the size. I also have an Osprey Talon 33 pack. What i use it for: I...

In Backpacks - Frameless
January 29, 12:07pm

Western Mountaineering Ultralight Super
Important! this bag could be too narrow who is larger torso/wider shoulder. bought it for my man but it didn't work for him - he liked megalite. otherwise a great bag for those who sleep on a c...

In Sleeping Bags - Mummy & Other
December 01, 11:46pm

TarpTent Double Rainbow
Just to add some to the above reviews: Wind: Hadn't had a chance to use in the extreme wind but contemplating taking this tent on a winter trip. The new version has standard tieouts on the side...

In Shelters - Single Wall Tents
December 01, 11:00pm

Montbell UL Down Inner Parka
Ok, everyone has beef with the hood. I couldn't have honestly thought of one fault with the Montbell UL Parka before reading this thread. Lightweight, warm, wind and water resistant- a perfect...

In Clothing - Insulating - Down
December 01, 10:43pm