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All Forum Posts by Jonathan Shefftz

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Great to see some coverage of lightweight alpine ski touring gear here...
... but just a few clarifications and questions: “Pierre has worked exclusively with carbon fiber since 2006 and will work alongside Dynafit to produce the ‘Dynafit by Pierre Gignoux’ race...

In Editor's Roundtable » ISPO 2014, Munich, Part 3
March 12, 10:33am

Dynafit-rebranded PG Binding & Boot
“Part three will focus on hardware, and just to get you salivating here is a little foretaste. ...and yes, there is a boot to go with it. [Editorial note: 75 g? Drool ...]” - Just Dynafit'...

In Editor's Roundtable » ISPO 2014, Munich, Part 2
March 11, 4:27pm

Mounting Width for AT Race Bindings
"The problem with using TLT bindings on the Glittertind or Voss rests in the heel piece, which I've heard is too big to mount on these narrow skis (~50mm waist)." -- I have no idea w...

In Editor's Roundtable » AT Nordic Ski Systems: Discovering the Best of Backcountry Nordic and Alpine Touring Systems Through Hybridization
February 20, 6:16am

Coords options
The two options are lat/long vs a variant of UTM.

In GEAR » DeLorme inReach SE announced, ships mid to late April
January 06, 7:55pm

SE v 2.4 = good!
I haven't installed it and tested it yet, but looks promising: ***** DeLorme's latest inReach SE firmware update (2.4) delivers new functionality and improvements based on feedback fr...

In GEAR » DeLorme inReach SE announced, ships mid to late April
December 19, 2:34pm

Australia and Avalanche Triggers
"Australia may have less natural triggering events such as natural seismic activity, earthquakes, blizzards." -- I have no idea if Australian above-treeline terrain is less susceptible t...

In Editor's Roundtable » Avalanche Safety for Backcountry Travelers
December 04, 11:44am

Some important corrections...
I strongly suggest that anyone really interested in safe winter travel disregard this article and instead first read either the book by Bruce Tremper that I assign to my avalanche course students: ...

In Editor's Roundtable » Avalanche Safety for Backcountry Travelers
December 04, 11:39am

FS $40: MontBell Thermawrap Vest size Small
Purchased new in 2006, and worn just several times a year, always over a windshirt or soft shell jacket. (I run really hot – well, actually, backcountry ski really hot – so I seldom need any i...

In Gear Swap » FS $40: MontBell Thermawrap Vest size Small
November 02, 12:35pm

Montbell Thermawrap Jacket, Men's Medium FS
PM coming...

In Gear Swap » WTB Montbell Thermawrap Jacket ** Old Style **
October 31, 7:29pm

Careful there with texting to an SE...
"[...] on my most recent trip, I was chatting with my son via SMS on his iPhone (much more direct than email as there is no web page interaction required on the recipients end)" Glad t...

In GEAR » DeLorme inReach SE announced, ships mid to late April
October 22, 9:21am

All Reader Reviews by Jonathan Shefftz

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Patagonia Spraymaster
I bought this in part motivated by a glowing review in Backpacker magazine, plus this review from Outside: http://outside.away.com/outside/gear/gear.tcl?gear=Patagonia-Spraymaster&gear_id=2461&am...

In Clothing - Raingear
May 31, 6:49pm

Wild Things Epic Wind Shirt
Note: this is for the non-hooded partial-zip pullover model. The downsides: - Heavy by BPL standards, although then again, we’re talking just a few ounces of excess over my Helly Hanson Mars or Mo...

In Clothing - Wind & Soft Shell
May 31, 6:31pm

Camp XLH95 Harness
After using this harness for two days of training on snow (but not a real glacier) and a few indoor practice sessions, I finally used it for real the last two days on Mt Baker. (We hiked up to the ba...

In Climbing Gear & Accessories
July 05, 1:15pm