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All Forum Posts by Steven Evans

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Re: Re: Las Vegas Hikes
Hi David, Thank you for taking the time to type in all that info! Great stuff. I did a little research and see that the corridor permits are basically all gone for those times. But I am really ...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Las Vegas Hikes
March 03, 4:03pm

Las Vegas Hikes
Hey Everyone, A few years back I headed down to Las Vegas and based on this communities recomendations and great feedback, I ended up doing the Zion traverse. It was incredible. However, I am head...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Las Vegas Hikes
March 03, 12:36pm

Re: Trying to decide on size of Cuben tie out reinforcements
Hi James, Search for "testing cuben fiber tieouts" in google. This should give you a good starting point and an idea on strength.

In Make Your Own Gear » Trying to decide on size of Cuben tie out reinforcements
December 14, 9:17am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Found item: Ultralight Ice Axe
Awesome! I had envisioned an epic adventure about Aaron and Chris racing across the continent...but the potty trowel story works too! Glad we found the owner.

In GEAR » Found item: Ultralight Ice Axe
September 23, 8:01pm

Re: Re: Re: Found item: Ultralight Ice Axe
OK, I admit, I have become slightly infatuated with finding the one who dares abondon a piece of gear I built behind ;) I checked and I definitely did not make a 40cm axe. The numbered/signed (o...

In GEAR » Found item: Ultralight Ice Axe
September 23, 12:35pm

Re: Found item: Ultralight Ice Axe
Hi Eric, Got your PM and yes, that is one of my initial TICA axes I built about 5 years ago. Looks like they cut and reground the pick to be shorter. I wish I had kept track of who actually got wh...

In GEAR » Found item: Ultralight Ice Axe
September 22, 2:10pm

Re: Tie out for cuben tarps?
And here's the link to the tie out test documents. Nothing scientific, but will give you a good idea about the strength.

In Make Your Own Gear » Tie out for cuben tarps?
April 04, 12:14pm

Re: Ti Field Scalpel
I was lucky enough to get my hands on one of Javan's creations. They are VERY nicely made and I am surprised at both how well it cuts and how well it has held up. I can cut anything from a sing...

In Gear Deals » New: TSS Titanium Field Scapel: Self Sharpening UL Blade: Pre-order price.
October 13, 8:48am

Re: Re: Re: Any original ULA Arctic owners out there?
Hey Doug, I have an original and have since sewed the straps directly to the hip belt. I think it is a great design upgrade. I also made a cuben drybag for it to save some weight. Here is a link. ...

In GEAR » Any original ULA Arctic owners out there?
July 18, 12:25pm

Re: breathable cuben fiber gear
Not a problem. I have a rains shell, bivy, and a quilt made of the equivalent 0.33 breathable cuben. I can't comment on the thicker versions because I have limited experience. do it and post so...

In GEAR » Would WPB Cuben be breathable enough for down sleeping bag & clothing
July 06, 11:02pm

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