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All Forum Posts by ROBERT TANGEN

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Another Variable?
Is it possible that it is more difficult for the body to oxidize food in a low-oxygen environment, and thus more difficult to generate heat, the higher the altitude? In the early 1980s, John Roske...

In Philosophy & Technique » Bag warmth vs. Altitude @ same temp.
February 08, 8:55pm

Sub 2 lb hike
Being a multi-faceted genius, I read it once and committed it to my photographic memory, then re-typed it. P.S., I also sell land in the desert that I guarantee will become waterfront property whe...

In GEAR » Why Are We Even Still Here? was "A Very Thorough MYOG Site"
January 24, 8:34pm

Sub 2 lb hike
Re: "(That is one of the things I was looking for and still have not found it)" Is this what you were looking for? Sub 2-lb Gear List Final - - 13 Oct 2006 Weather range for the ne...

In GEAR » Why Are We Even Still Here? was "A Very Thorough MYOG Site"
January 24, 6:55pm

Expedition Ideas
Ultra-light to the South Pole?

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Skurka looking for expedition ideas
December 30, 1:55pm

Polish Glacier
A climb in the 2006-2007 season: “I think it was around 0 deg F at camp2, which wasn't too bad when not windy. I brought an Alaskan sleeping bag, which was overkill, and I didn't zip it u...

In Gear Lists » Aconcagua Gear List?
December 22, 11:00pm

Re: Re: Batman Boots
Good luck on your climb. Do you plan on using VBLs, (RBH or other brands?) and / or overboots or supergaiters?

In Gear Lists » Aconcagua Gear List?
December 20, 8:11pm

Batman Boots
Post deleted. Please do not list commercial adverts. Roger Caffin

In Gear Lists » Aconcagua Gear List?
December 17, 10:59am

Don't hate me, pity me.
Kathleen, don’t hate me, pity me. I am the way I am because I grew up in tough circumstances and became hard and calloused. My neighborhood was so tough, the name of the local Ice Creamery was ...

In Mountaineering & Alpinism » Advice for a novice in snow?
December 11, 5:51pm

Don't hurt my feelings, please
Kathleen, please don't pick on me, I have my own problems. For example, my first wife, who shall remain nameless, recently died. And she will remain nameless forever if I can find some way to...

In Mountaineering & Alpinism » Advice for a novice in snow?
December 10, 8:40pm

I don't worry about avalanches, I just send the little wifey and our ankle biters out in front and have them jump up and down on any suspicious slopes.

In Mountaineering & Alpinism » Advice for a novice in snow?
December 10, 4:39pm

All Reader Reviews by ROBERT TANGEN

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Zpacks Arc Blast 60 liter
I received my Zpacks Arc Blast, the large 60 liter, 17.0 oz. size for winter loads, and love it. If you are worried about getting poked, don’t worry, the stays terminate at the bottom end BEHIND the ...

In Backpacks - External Frame
September 13, 6:24pm

Rab Boreas extremely thin soft shell
1. David Chenault: “I'm a huge fan. It's been a great layer for BC skiing thus far. I expect it to be fairly bug proof too.” 2. Noted mountain climber Nils Nielsen: “The last month I’ve be...

In Clothing - Wind & Soft Shell
March 06, 3:44pm

WalMart / "Starter" compression shorts
(Others have written that they like these, and I agree.) The WalMart / “Starter” compression shorts are: 1. Long enough to prevent abrasion, even if you have massively muscled, Greek God-like thighs...

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - SYNTHETIC
May 02, 1:12pm

MLD 2009 Revelation
Five Stars! I love the new 2009 Revelation from Mountain Laurel Designs! I haven’t wrung it out like Ryan Jordan did for the pack he recently reviewed, so I don’t have his detailed data base, but th...

In Backpacks - Frameless
May 21, 6:12pm