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All Forum Posts by Adam Frizzell

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Please educate me on insulating pants
Hi all, I've been researching an insulating pants layer for my sleep system and, knowing what I know of down and synthetics, I'm suprised to see a lot of people opting for synthetic pant...

In GEAR » Please educate me on insulating pants
December 01, 3:08pm

Re: leanin'
Hello Ty, I'd love to hear what you think when you get them both in. Where did you order the WM Flash pants from? Backcountry Gear? Adam

In GEAR » Western Mountaineering Flash Pants vs Montbell UL Down Inner Pants
December 01, 7:27am

Re: Re: Re: Western Mountaineering Flash Pants vs Montbell UL Down Inner Pants
Hi Doug, I did consider the BPL Cocoon Pants as well as the Integral Designs PLQ Pants. I'm leaning more to down insulation as the pants would be strictly for insulation in low to no activit...

In GEAR » Western Mountaineering Flash Pants vs Montbell UL Down Inner Pants
November 30, 9:15pm

Re: re: summerlite
Happy to help, Peter! Right now I'm working on taking my Summerlite even a touch lower by swapping out my RidgeRest pad for a CCF + Inflatable torso length pad and some additional insulation (...

In GEAR » marmot helium vs. montbell UL Spiral Down Hugger #1 vs. WM alpinlite/ultralite
November 30, 8:47pm

Re: Western Mountaineering Flash Pants vs Montbell UL Down Inner Pants
Hello Ty, It looks like we both posted the almost exact same thread today. I too am comparing the Flash pants and the Down Inner Pants. I'd be curious to see what anyone has to say about th...

In GEAR » Western Mountaineering Flash Pants vs Montbell UL Down Inner Pants
November 30, 7:19pm

Re: summerlite
Hello Peter, I was just out this weekend in my Summerlite. The lowest temp we saw was 25 degrees F overnight. I was using my Summerlight in a TiGoat bivy and wearing the following: Integral Des...

In GEAR » marmot helium vs. montbell UL Spiral Down Hugger #1 vs. WM alpinlite/ultralite
November 30, 7:14pm

MB Down Inner Pants vs. WM Flash Pants
Hi everyone, I'd like to see if anyone has any experience with both/either of these down insulating pants. I've got experience with the MB Down Inner Parka and really like this top, howe...

In GEAR » MB Down Inner Pants vs. WM Flash Pants
November 30, 1:36pm

Re: Re: Taking my list down to 20degreesF
Hey Doug, Good points, especially about the Houdini and the Mica. I'm going to ditch the Houdini for this weekend's trip. I won't be able to fit the GG CCF pad but thanks for the of...

In Gear Lists » Taking my list down to 20degreesF
November 25, 6:43pm

Taking my list down to 20degreesF
Hi all, I'd like to post my Shelter, Sleeping and Clothing pieces I've used for cool weather (down to 32 degreesF) and I'd love to hear what you guys would do different or add/subtra...

In Gear Lists » Taking my list down to 20degreesF
November 25, 6:03pm

Re: Ti Goat Ptarmigan bivy users
I also use a GG PolyCro under my TiGoat Raven Bivy. The weight is negligible and it's more durable than I thought at first. Is there any truth to the idea that your body weight, could "pu...

In GEAR » Ti Goat Ptarmigan bivy users
November 25, 10:41am

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