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ROBERT TANGEN (RobertM2S) - BPL Premium Member

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Winter white out safety
I just poke the tacks into the little wifie, what kind of cruel monster do you take me for? I can't go into detail with current guidlines. Ed Viesturs says in his new book that he was almos...

In Winter Hiking » Winter White-Out Safety
January 21, 3:13pm

Food Intake for 20-hour Days
My most impressive race accomplishment is watching an entire “Ironman” on TV, but the book “Sports Nutrition for Endurance Athletes” seems to know what it is talking about, unlike me. ALTIT...

In GEAR » Food intake for 20 hour days
January 20, 11:33pm

Winter White-Out Safety
If your "basecamp" is in a wooded area, "Blazers, Light-Reflective Tacks," are lighter than wands. Personally, I make the little wifie and our ankle-biting kiddies spread out o...

In Winter Hiking » Winter White-Out Safety
January 20, 7:10pm

Lite insulation layer for JMT
Clever !!

In Make Your Own Gear » Lite insulation layer
January 18, 12:48pm

Lite insulation layer for JMT
I love it! As a non-expert I probably can't appreciate all the details, but that mummy-effect looks really warm. When you originally said "half-blanket," I was picturing a doggy blank...

In Make Your Own Gear » Lite insulation layer
January 18, 6:50am

The Impossible Test - 2
I am far, far from an expert, but I would guess that another few ounces of sleeping pad insulation would pay bigger dividends in additional warmth, than just about any other adjustment, with making...

In Make Your Own Gear » Lite insulation layer
January 16, 2:59pm

Lost Camper Found
If I was cut off from civilization, with no one searching for me that I could call or flash a mirror at, I'd start me a forest fire, if I could. I'm an environmentalist, but to get rescued...

In On the Web » Lost Camper Found
January 15, 5:52pm

External frame for cuben bag
Bill, I have no doubt that at some time in the past you've looked at the LuxuryLite site, but with the hope it can jar another idea, here's part of what it says: "LuxuryLite® Frame Se...

In Make Your Own Gear » Cuben Pack Bag - 2.54 ounces
January 14, 2:52pm

Snowshoe boots
Supergaiters are not easy to find, nor are they cheap. However, you can move them from boot to boot since the rands are expandable (rubber). MOUNTAIN TOOLS GLACIER SUPER GAITERS & BUZZARD...

In GEAR » Snowshoe Boots?
January 14, 6:40am

Cuben pack bag
I like it! Does the frame unfold into a geodesic-dome tent framework?

In Make Your Own Gear » Cuben Pack Bag - 2.54 ounces
January 13, 7:43am

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