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Steven Evans (Steve_Evans) - BPL Lifetime Member

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All Forum Posts by Steven Evans

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Re: Re: Summiting Everest
Since Larry opened up the can - I was trying to be informative in my first post, but yeah, climbing Everest is not what it once was. You could probably sit on a GT Snowracer and be dragged to the t...

In Mountaineering & Alpinism » Anyone here sumit Everest?
April 23, 10:14am

Summiting Everest
Hi Mike, I'm only posting a reply because I see no one else has, and since I don't know you or your experience, this may or may not be useful info.Are you looking to get started or just a ...

In Mountaineering & Alpinism » Anyone here sumit Everest?
April 23, 8:28am

Re: Layering for 30-70 degrees
Hey Neil, I was looking at the Xirtam aswell, but I ended up going with the Patagonia Ready Mix (L @ 14.1 oz). I can't say enough good things about it. I've used it from 10F to 30F with a ...

In Gear Lists » Layering for 30-70 degrees
April 20, 10:47am

Google Trail Map
I used it for my Nepal trip this May - Visually, it really gives me a good idea of the elevations invlolved.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Google Earth Adds Hiking Trails
April 19, 6:45am

Re: Platypus for GG Vapor Trail? Yes/No or nalgenes, Water questions?, Pack Cover Recommendations
I own both the Vapor Trail and Alpine Vapor. I find that the best fitting bladder for the Vapor packs is the Source Widepak. I use the 3 liter @ 6 o.z. but never fill it all the way so it has a low...

In GEAR » Platypus for GG Vapor Trail, Water questions, Pack Cover Recommendations
April 17, 4:09pm

Re: Re: Re: I need help with base layers and top layer
I believe he is referring to the Patagonia Wind Shield. It has the cuffs and thumb loops. Steve

In GEAR » I need help with base layers and top layer
April 17, 10:56am

Re: Fastpacking Definition?
The great Encyclopedia of Evans defines "fastpacking" as: "a term used for ultralight, long-distance, multi-day backpacking"

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Fastpacking Definition?
April 16, 11:01am

Titanium Goat Bivy Length
Just to comment on the Ti Goat basic bivy. I just recieved mine, and it is made and looks great @ 7.9 o.z., but I am 6'3" and it is too short for me to be able to zip it up . My bivy measu...

In GEAR » Titanium Goat
April 13, 8:44am

Bail for Titan Kettle
Thanks Guys! Great feedback. I'm going to give Lances' style try, and if I like it alot, I'll go with a more permanent solution a.k.a. drilling/punching the holes. Steve

In Make Your Own Gear » Bail for Titan Kettle
April 11, 8:17pm

Re: Re: Bail for Titan Kettle
"Doesn't the Titan kettle have handles?" Yes it does, I should have been more specific. I like to hang my pot over the fire (usualy with a stick in the ground) in the evening to bo...

In Make Your Own Gear » Bail for Titan Kettle
April 11, 2:19pm

All Reader Reviews by Steven Evans

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Forty Below Light Energy TR Overboots/Simple Slippers
First off, here is the system I currently use: 1st: Thin liner sock, 2nd: Vapour Barrier Liner, 3rd: Montrail Hardrocks, 4th: 40 Below TR Overboot Why did I purchase the 40 Below Overboot?...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
May 14, 8:29am

Nunatak Arc AT
If you are thinking about this quilt, go for it. This system is the best I have used...just make sure you are ready for it. Paired with my Nunatak Skaha Plus, this is my 3 season sleep setup. I hav...

In Sleeping Bags - Quilts & Top Bags
December 19, 12:03pm

TarpTent Double Rainbow
With only one review for the rainbow, I had to put my 2 cents in here. Adding on the above post. Straight out of the box (tent, stuff sack, stakes etc.) and thrown on a scale, mine comes in at 4...

In Shelters - Single Wall Tents
February 20, 7:02am

Patagonia Ready Mix Softshell Jacket
I bought this on a whim just over a year ago after reading some reviews on it. This has turned out to be my go-to jacket for all my winter activities. From snowboarding to snowshoeing, there is no rea...

In Clothing - Wind & Soft Shell
February 20, 6:39am

Feathered Friends Customer Service
While the products are great, I purchased a 2 sets of Down Booties (which were in stock) on Jan-15th. Credit Card was charged same day and product was to be shipped next day. 3 weeks later I started t...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
February 19, 10:35pm

Six Moon Designs Essence '07
Simply put, this pack had everything I was looking for - in order of importance: 1)Panel Loading for easy organization 2)Hip belt pockets for regularly accessed items 3)Mesh side pockets for dryi...

In Backpacks - Frameless
February 19, 10:25pm