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All Forum Posts by Adam Frizzell

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Re: WM Megalite/Summerlite Weight Over Spec?
I noticed the same thing when I weighed my Summerlite. The spec of a 6'6" Summerlite is 21oz. and mine came in at 21.85oz. Not a big deal at all, of course, but I would say Yes. I do se...

In GEAR » WM Megalite/Summerlite Weight Over Spec?
November 25, 10:32am

Re: Bivy vs larger tarp
Hi John, I think you're right on... a large tarp and no bivy vs. a small tarp and a bivy are pretty much 2 great options. I don't think you could go wrong with either. A couple months...

In GEAR » Bivy vs larger tarp
November 22, 9:55am

Integral Designs eVent Pullover
So, I post this, then head on over to BackCountry Gear and Prolite to look around and found the Integral Designs eVent Pullover. Hoodless! ID says the large comes in at 10oz. A little high, but I ...

In GEAR » Rain Jackets without a hood?
November 22, 9:09am

Rain Jackets without a hood?
Seems like I spend the most time thinking about a piece of gear that gets used so little by comparison! I'd like to see if anyone here knows of any rain jackets that do not have a hood. In t...

In GEAR » Rain Jackets without a hood?
November 22, 8:49am

Re: Re: bivy help needed
+1 on the TiGoat Raven Bivy With the added full bugnet hood and shipping, this bivy comes to your door at $138. And it's great. Mine weighs 7.7 oz. Paired with my MLD tarp, it's a fantas...

In GEAR » bivy help needed
November 22, 8:35am

Re: How do you keep your Pack dry when using a Bivy Sack?
Hi Juston, My pack comes right into the bivy with me and is used as insulation under my legs. With the exception of my stove, pot, screen and some random odds and ends, everything goes in my bi...

In GEAR » How do you keep your Pack dry when using a Bivy Sack?
November 09, 2:44pm

Marmot Mica $89.00 at CitySports
Hi all, For anybody interested, CitySports has the Marmot Mica (Black only) in S,M and L for $89.00. If you enter promo code 'INSIDERCS2' you get 15% off. After $5 flat rate shipping it...

In GEAR » Marmot Mica
November 05, 12:28pm

Re: Sriracha bottles?
I'm resurrecting this older thread because I too have been looking for an alternative to the Firelite Red Spout caps. I tried the cap of a bottle of that Sriracha sauce and it fits perfectly. ...

In GEAR » FireLite Red Spout Cap alternative??
November 03, 8:30am

Re: Re: Re: ID Hot Socks v. Sierra Designs Down Mutts/Booties
Great idea Doug. I just ordered a pair of the Hot Socks from ProLite. Maybe come December/January I'll go with your approach and pick up a pair of the FF down booties. Let us know how this wo...

In GEAR » ID Hot Socks v. Sierra Designs Down Mutts/Booties
October 21, 6:32pm

Re: ID Hot Socks v. Sierra Designs Down Mutts/Booties
Thanks Mike. I checked out the FF site and those down booties are really nice! I'm feeling like the might be overkill for my needs. I could totally see them for serious winter hiking when heavy...

In GEAR » ID Hot Socks v. Sierra Designs Down Mutts/Booties
October 21, 1:29pm

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