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Serge G. (sgiachetti) - BPL Guest

My Locale Boulder, CO
About Me I started backpacking as a teenager in southern appalachia. My summers in college were spent in mountain heaven, glacier national park. Since then, I've lived and played in the high sierras, the cascades, and now the colorado front range. Walking into the mountains for a few days with a light pack never seems to lose its charm. I recently picked up a bad habit called climbing.
CityBoulder
StateCO
CountryUSA
My Website URLhttp://sergegiachetti.com

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All Forum Posts by Serge G.

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merrell barefoot and leming
I have some tough gloves that are super comfortable and they don't look too shabby either. http://www.zappos.com/merrell-barefoot-tough-glove-black Merrell might also have some other nice casu...

In GEAR » Minimalist Shoes for Everyday Use
September 22, 11:22pm

never updated this...
sold

In Gear Swap » Rab Infinity Endurance (Large, Dark Shark)
September 22, 6:28pm

hexamid
i've used a zpacks hexamid twin tarp for the last year & a half and I think its totally worth it. At 6 oz its all I bring for myself & with a partner. Its kept me dry through plenty of ...

In GEAR » cuben fiber, is it worth the extra money.
September 21, 10:23pm

gorilla
the gorilla is a great pack for sure. I've carried heavy loads on bc skiing approaches and I think the transfer is quite good. I actually would hesitate to call the gorilla a frameless pack. If...

In GEAR » Considering a GG Gorilla, but afraid to give up my osprey frame...
September 21, 4:12am

thanks jacob
your talking good sense. As someone who hasn't taken a camera out backpacking for a while, I can see the lighter smaller RX getting brought along more often. I was working as a photographer for...

In Photography » Sony NEX Lens Impressions
September 21, 12:35am

rx100 vs. nex kit
I'm considering the rx100 vs. nex 5r and 16-50 for backpacking too, and I came across this comparison of the nex 7 with kit vs. the rx100 http://tashley1.zenfolio.com/p66599906 Obviously ...

In Photography » Sony NEX Lens Impressions
September 20, 6:49am

more rietvelds please..
I think this 'round up' just came across as a little insulting to a BPL audience that has a pretty low tolerance for fluff. Truly, there is nothing here that couldn't be gleaned from a ...

In Editor's Roundtable » Solo-Plus Tent State of the Market Report
September 20, 1:54am

looks good to me
you might be abe to find an OR helium II online for about that price. also the stoic wraith is a nice super light & breathable windshirt that can be had for $35 right now with the %50 off at ba...

In GEAR » Evaluate my water/wind layering plan
September 19, 10:37pm

your call
i got mine shipped to the US. Shipping + customs was $15-$20 total, but I think the T2 is like $50 so not too bad all together. I like wool a lot too. I'm sure you'd be fine with what you&#...

In GEAR » Which if any Mid layer for AT in March
September 19, 10:29pm

t2
I'd take a light powerdry hoody like the mec T2 or patagonia cap4 in place of your indie. My medium T2 weighs 6.5 oz, thats half of an r1 in the sam size. The light powerdry grid would work wel...

In GEAR » Which if any Mid layer for AT in March
September 19, 6:28pm

All Reader Reviews by Serge G.

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Trail Designs Customer Service
Rand was really helpful on two stove purchases. Answered all questions almost immediately and helped get a sidewinder made for me at a moment's notice for a trip. Couldn't as for better custom...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
August 10, 3:44am

Gossamer Gear Gorilla
I'm very impressed with this pack. I tried out a few packs for a planned AT thru hike (didn't pan out yet), and this was far and a away my favorite. With the stay and sitpad, the pack conforms...

In Backpacks - Frameless
June 28, 1:59am

Gossamer Gear Gorilla
edit: double post

In Backpacks - Frameless
June 28, 1:56am