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Re: Odyssey
My gear list will be at least as minimal. I am not using a guide.

In GEAR » Backpack for Denali
September 20, 6:50pm

Re: pack needs to be big!
The Golite Gust that the Denali Light article people used is only 4900 c.i. or so and ~20 oz. Seemed to work okay for them.

In GEAR » Backpack for Denali
September 20, 2:45pm

Backpack for Denali
I have read through the Denali Light article several times now. I am preparing for a trip up the West Buttress on Denali in 2012. I have most the rest of my gear dialed in but don't yet have a ...

In GEAR » Backpack for Denali
September 20, 1:40pm

Pics and dimensions
The tent is 28" wide at its narrowest point, 48" tall to the apex, and 84" long.

In Gear Swap » Custom Inner Tent for zpacks hexamid
September 13, 2:43pm

Re: Custom Inner Tent for zpacks hexamid
I just weighed it on the local postage scale. 10.8 ounces with stuff sack. With the tarp you get a double wall shelter essentially for under a pound.

In Gear Swap » Custom Inner Tent for zpacks hexamid
September 13, 1:25pm

FS: Zpacks Hexamid Tarp
SOLD

In Gear Swap » FS: Zpacks Hexamid Tarp
September 12, 7:15pm

SOLD Custom Inner Tent for zpacks hexamid SOLD
I had this thing custom made by Bear Paw Tents to go inside a Zpacks Hexamid tarp. Fits well (since I sent him the tarp to build it for) and provides protection from bugs and rain spray. I need som...

In Gear Swap » Custom Inner Tent for zpacks hexamid
September 11, 12:24pm

Re: Re: Which tents under 3kg will take 100km/h winds from any direction?
The Mountain Laurel Designs TrailStar and Duomids are excellent. I stayed 3 nights above 3300 meters with STRONG winds coming from several different directions depending on the time of day and had ...

In GEAR » Which tents under 3kg will take 100km/h winds from any direction?
September 10, 3:10pm

Re: rolled lip
I think I will try that with a heine pot. Thanks for the tip.

In GEAR » Creating a rim on a beer can pot
September 01, 10:24pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: re:beer can rim
Exactly. I want a rolled rim at about 17-18 ounces (enough extra for a rolling boil to not boil over). Ideally this would be on a heineken pot. I know that complicates matters. Maybe I am reaching ...

In GEAR » Creating a rim on a beer can pot
September 01, 8:52pm

All Reader Reviews by S Long

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Sierra Designs customer service
I recently bought a tent from Sierra Designs. I set it up in my backyard when a storm rolled through to test it out. It leaked everywhere. I sealed the supposedly taped seams and it leaked again. I em...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
June 07, 11:32am

Trail Designs Customer Service
Rand is always helpful and knowledgeable about Trail Designs' products. I have always had good experiences with the company. Recently I bought a new Caldera setup and just got an email from Rand a...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
August 26, 10:39pm

Mountain Laurel Designs
I have several MLD products and have always had a good experience working with this company. Recently I had the vent support for my Duomid break and when I contacted MLD about buying a new one Ron jus...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
August 24, 3:25pm

zpacks Company
I was in a bind with an unfortunate accident having happened to my net tent that went with my MLD Duomid. I needed a bug shelter and Joe was super accommodating and willing to help me out by pushing a...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
August 24, 3:21pm

Manzella Silk Weight Windstopper All-Season Glove
These have replaced my liner gloves since I discovered them. The reason? They are almost as light and totally windproof. The windproof characteristic makes them MUCH warmer than a glove of comparable ...

In Clothing - Headwear, Handwear
January 06, 7:25pm

Outdoor Research Sun Runner Cap
I bought the Outdoor Research Sun Runner hat last year for a week long trip to the Wind Rivers in Wyoming. I didn't use any sunscreen except lip balm the entire trip and didn't get sunburned, ...

In Clothing - Headwear, Handwear
January 06, 7:15pm

Black Diamond Cobra Ice Tools (new model)
The Black Diamond Cobra technical ice tools excel in any vertical ice endeavor. While very similar to the BD Vipers, they differ in some key respects. The carbon fiber shaft is more effective at deali...

In Climbing Gear & Accessories
January 06, 7:06pm

Black Diamond Sabretooth (SS model)
I have climbed on these crampons for three seasons now and, having tried many others, am convinced they are, hands down, the best all-around crampon available today. The stainless steel is so much eas...

In Climbing Gear & Accessories
January 06, 6:54pm

Patagonia R1 Hoody
I agree with Mark. Even though I have the 2010 version of the hoody I am still totally sold on it. The thumb loops were a bit weird to get used to at first but now I love them. No more cold spots or d...

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - SYNTHETIC
January 06, 6:42pm

Inov8 Roclite 295
I just got back from a week in Yosemite and I am sold on these shoes. I did Cathedral Peak, Royal Arches, and Half Dome and used these shoes on the approach for each. Snow, mud, hard packed trail, gra...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
June 27, 7:36pm