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Elena Lee (lenchik101) - BPL Lifetime Member

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All Forum Posts by Elena Lee

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clothing system
Patricia, you have excess clothing that you can eliminate, while keeping the requirement of dedicated sleeping clothing. Think of what you would use when you hike. I can bet, you would not ...

In GEAR » Ultralight backpack recommendations
April 27, 4:55pm

food packaging
Patricia, "Pack volume is also an issue ... even if my stuff only weighs 15lbs can't use a 50L pack because you need a lot of volume for food. The food is very bulky (and there seems to...

In GEAR » Ultralight backpack recommendations
April 27, 4:39pm

Patricia, i'm almost exactly the same size as you are. here is my 5 cents: "On the gear list, honestly, (call me a wimp) but I don't think I am ready to sleep in the contrail bas...

In GEAR » Ultralight backpack recommendations
April 25, 11:03am

deuter looks good
Thanks, Sarah. yes, the baby has arrived on December 29. He's already done Little Si, Rattle Snake ridge, and snowshoeing in Whistler. We expect Mt Rainier by the age of two :)) Looked and D...

In GEAR » Baby Gear
April 20, 3:13pm

Baby Gear
For those hikers with babies: what kind of carrier system do you use? Mine is 3.5 months but already over 16 pounds! we'll be hiking it the summer..and he will be around 6 months then. How...

In GEAR » Baby Gear
April 19, 3:08pm

Agree on glacier peak wilderness area .. is amazing. See Lyman Lakes, Image lake, etc. you'll meet lots of people on the trail though.. But.. if you have an extra couple of days to spare and...

In Post-Trip Reports » Spectacular PNW trip suggestion??
April 19, 2:47pm

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

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

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

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