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All Forum Posts by Adam Frizzell

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Re: MLD SALE
Thanks so much Ron! Great sale. Was looking forward to it all week.

In Gear Deals » MLD SALE
December 12, 1:26pm

Re: 2010 MLD Prophet
Just wanted to chime in to say the 2010 version is amazing. I put in an order maybe 2 months ago, and, a couple weeks back, I received the 2010 prophet. The color is definitely nice but the hardwa...

In GEAR » 2010 MLD Prophet
December 09, 8:27am

Re: "Anyone using an MLD Spirit quilt (or similar) as an over quilt for colder temps?"
Jeff - Thanks for passing along links to those other threads. I read through them and there is some great info there! John - Thanks for the added info. Glad to hear a setup like this is out in p...

In GEAR » Anyone using an MLD Spirit quilt (or similar) as an over quilt for colder temps?
December 06, 8:26am

Re: pants came in
Hi Ty, I appreciate it! I ended up ordering the WM Flash pants from BCG after they came up on the WM site, and I did some more research on other options. Could you maybe post some initial impr...

In GEAR » Western Mountaineering Flash Pants vs Montbell UL Down Inner Pants
December 05, 9:10pm

Anyone using an MLD Spirit quilt (or similar) as an over quilt for colder temps?
I'm tossing around the idea of going after a synthetic quilt in the 45 degree range to use, not only in humid midatlantic summer, but also to bolster a cold weather sleep system. I can't se...

In GEAR » Anyone using an MLD Spirit quilt (or similar) as an over quilt for colder temps?
December 05, 2:02pm

Re: Re: Taking my list down to 20degreesF
Hello Jim, Thanks for advice. I took the above set up down to 25 degrees and did start to notice some cold spots around my torso. I'm thinking now maybe an additional torso layer (say a MB t...

In Gear Lists » Taking my list down to 20degreesF
December 05, 8:51am

Lots of factors to consider.
Thanks again for everyone's replies and additional throughts on loft/moisture. This is all super helpful! For me, I'm thinking I'll be going with down as I believe it's going to ...

In GEAR » Please educate me on insulating pants
December 02, 2:30pm

Thanks for all the replies!
Wow, Thanks so much to everyone for chiming in. There are some devout advocates for both camps. Really, it seems, like many other things, it comes down to what is going to work best for each ind...

In GEAR » Please educate me on insulating pants
December 01, 9:12pm

Re: Please educate me on insulating pants
Hi everyone, Thanks so much for the replies. This is exactly what I was hoping for. There's truly a lot of great arguments here for a synthetic layer over down. What struck home for me was ...

In GEAR » Please educate me on insulating pants
December 01, 5:51pm

Re: Re: Please educate me on insulating pants
Hi Jim, I'm thinking the use of an insulating pant layer would be relegated to just for sleep and in camp. What other uses would a synthetic insulating layer afford besides sleeping and in c...

In GEAR » Please educate me on insulating pants
December 01, 3:27pm

All Reader Reviews by Adam Frizzell

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Gossamer Gear Lightrek 4 Adjustable CF Trekking Poles
I was introduced to these on the trail when my hiking buddy asked me to hold his pair while he adjusted his pack. I was blown away by the weight! Compared to the BD Trailbacks I was using at the time,...

In Trekking Poles
December 21, 11:42am

Trail Designs Caldera Stove
My Caldera Cone is a new addition to my kit, and I'm impressed with it every time I use it. I have used it with both the supplied alcohol stove as well as the GramCracker esbit stove. My version i...

In Stoves - Alcohol
December 21, 11:37am

Western Mountaineering SummerLite
My SummerLite is amazing. I have taken this bag out for so many different trips, and it has always held up like a champ. I've used it open like a quilt on humid 70 degrees F nights and have taken ...

In Sleeping Bags - Mummy & Other
December 21, 11:33am

Simblissity Levagaiter
I wear my LevaGaiters on every 3 season trip I take now. They are so easy to use and do exactly what they are supposed to: keep crud out of your shoes. My pair in size large weigh 1.9 oz. I'm sti...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
December 21, 11:28am

Mountain Laurel Designs LightSnow Gaiters
MLD's eVent LightSnow gaiters are absolutely amazing. I took these out in ~ 14 of snow this past weekend after just getting them and they performed flawlessly. The design is impeccable. I really t...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
December 21, 11:25am

Montbell Thermawrap Vest
My Thermawrap vest has become a solid addition and I've found I've been able to use it to bolster my cold weather gear and well as use it for a light insulating layer in milder temps. My Therm...

In Clothing - Insulating - Synthetic (Polarguard, Primaloft, etc.)
December 21, 11:20am

Montbell UL Down Inner Parka
I've gotten really good use out my MB parka. It's been my go to insulation piece for temps for to 30 degrees F. I have the newer version with the better DWR and cinch cords. The cut is great a...

In Clothing - Insulating - Down
December 21, 11:15am

Montbell Down inner pants
Great insulating layer. Mine, in large, weighs 6.85 oz. I took these pants down to 18 degrees F with 200g wool leggings and rain pants over top in a 32 degrees down bag and stayed fairly warm (not toa...

In Clothing - Insulating - Down
December 21, 11:09am

Buff Merino Wool
The merino wool Buff is an amazing piece of gear. Buffs themselves are so multipurpose, and, now that they have come out with a merino wool version, it was a must have for me. I use the merino wool bu...

In Clothing - Headwear, Handwear
December 21, 11:02am

Patagonia R1 Balaclava
The Paty R1 balaclava is a sure thing in temps below 40 degrees F. I use it exclusively now and it has kept me nice and warm while sleeping and in the early mornings while preparing breakfast and tea....

In Clothing - Headwear, Handwear
December 21, 10:59am