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ROBERT TANGEN (RobertM2S) - BPL Premium Member

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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

Cuben Alphamid
Does this thing have any vents? I can't see any on the photos.

In GEAR » Oware Alphamid - buyers unite!!
December 10, 4:24pm

MontBell Action Jacket
My individual experience with the U.L. Thermawrap Action Jacket is that an hour-long light rain beaded up nicely, and ran off the fabric without penetrating. The stretchy side-panels breathed as w...

In GEAR » MontBell Action Jacket
December 06, 4:46pm

Sale on Trango EVOs
Post deleted. This is NOT the place for commercials. Please do not repeat. Roger Caffin

In Gear Lists » Aconcagua Gear List?
December 04, 8:29pm

Aconcagua gear
Some of the guide services such as Alpine Ascents International and American Alpine Institute have gear lists on their web sites, which could act as base lists which can be modified to suit your pa...

In Gear Lists » Aconcagua Gear List?
December 03, 6:01pm

Chin Cords
As Rodney Dangerfield said in "Caddyshack" after he had verbally trashed a hat, then turned and saw someone actually wearing it: "Well, it looks good on you!"

In GEAR » If not PossumDown Beanie, then what?
November 27, 10:03pm

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