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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: getting back
I've hitched quite a few times to avoid the long walk back - learned a sweet lesson battle Larry's problem(looking scruffy after the hike), I usually park at the trailhead/park, an...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Transportation
April 30, 9:08pm

Frame or Frameless
Looking for a little help on a decision here. I have brought my base weight down to 6.7 lbs, and it's time to purchase a new pack as I feel mine is overkill. I have been using the GG Vapour Tra...

In GEAR » Frame or Frameless
April 30, 11:15am

Re: Michael Palin's Himalayas.
Larry, Yes, It is quite an impressive "bump" in the Himalyas ;)...unfortunatley, I will not be climbing it. Reason: I'll be solo, so if I can't do it by myself (which I can't...

In Mountaineering & Alpinism » Anyone here sumit Everest?
April 27, 1:27pm

Re: Reply to..
Andrew, Nepal is highly recommended in my books. I leave next week and I'll be back in June so I can keep you updated, but judging by the comments in this thread, it may not be a popular topic...

In Mountaineering & Alpinism » Anyone here sumit Everest?
April 27, 12:13pm

Re: Re: Overnight Gear List
Patrick wrote: "I don't mind getting my list torn to shreds" Hey Patrick, sorry if that came across wrong - there was supposed to be a littel chuckle afterwards. Truth being told...

In Gear Lists » Overnight Gear List
April 27, 7:36am

Cheap Mods
This being an UL backpacking site, I fear your list would be torn to shreds by most people here. Best to do as mentioned above and look for alternatives to what you have - search the forums as they...

In Gear Lists » Overnight Gear List
April 25, 11:14am

Descente Velom Wind Shirt
I came accross this at my Local MEC ($70 CDN)and was wondering if anyone had any experience with it.

In GEAR » Descente Volem Wind Shirt
April 24, 12:43pm

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

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