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All Forum Posts by Adam Frizzell

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ID Hot Socks v. Sierra Designs Down Mutts/Booties
Hi all, I was curious if anyone could speak to these? I'm looking through some of the options at ProLite and would like to pick something up for this winter for foot warmth while sleeping bu...

In GEAR » ID Hot Socks v. Sierra Designs Down Mutts/Booties
October 21, 12:47pm

Re: Rain Poncho as poncho/groundsheet/beak for cat tarp?
Hmm... Thanks AS/Bob, Since I posted this, I've been thinking about this idea in practice. I think I came to the same conclusion as you Bob. Why would I make my rain gear serve dual use as ...

In Multiple Use Gear » Rain Poncho as poncho/groundsheet/beak for cat tarp?
October 18, 11:52am

Rain Poncho as poncho/groundsheet/beak for cat tarp?
Hi all, I've been thinking up ideas to make my rain gear more utilitarian and multi-use, and I thought of trying to pick up a poncho that I could also use as a groudsheet (ditching my ~1oz. ...

In Multiple Use Gear » Rain Poncho as poncho/groundsheet/beak for cat tarp?
October 18, 10:10am

Re: $100 bivy for a big guy
I've got the Raven xl bivy on order from TiGoat. At $110 (before upgrades), it's definitely got bang for the buck. It sounds like you're going need to focus on girth dimensions. How ta...

In GEAR » $100 bivy for a big guy
October 08, 11:10am

RE: SpinnTwinn users... tarp too big for solo + gear use?
Thanks so much for the replies. This is exactly what I was looking for. All too often I don't have a whole lot to work with, space wise, when it comes time to stop for the night, and I don'...

In GEAR » SpinnTwinn users... tarp too big for solo + gear use?
September 08, 10:09am

SpinnTwinn users... tarp too big for solo + gear use?
Hi all, I'm mulling over various tarp options and have been giving the GG SpinnTwinn a good hard look. I'd like to see if any SpinnTwinn users out there have found this tarp to be too bi...

In GEAR » SpinnTwinn users... tarp too big for solo + gear use?
September 07, 11:06am

Re: Trail runners and gaiters?
Hi Bryan, Check out Mountain Laurel Designs Superlight Gaitor. 1.5 oz for the medium pair and 1.7 oz. for the large pair. I don't know of any gaitor that will cover the entire mesh upper...

In GEAR » Trail runners and gaiters?
September 07, 9:35am

Re: Bear spray?
"So how many east coasters on here carry bear spray?" Hey Doug, Typically, I do. I'll usually chat with a ranger beforehand to see if any thing out there has been "acting u...

In Philosophy & Technique » Thinking About Bears and Cougars
September 06, 8:25pm

Re: FS: Mountain Laurel Designs Patrol Shelter Solo
Hi Gary, I'll get in line if the first poster doesn't grab it up. PM sent. Adam

In Gear Swap » FS: Mountain Laurel Designs Patrol Shelter Solo
September 06, 11:10am

Re: New to UL backpacking... shelter question
Jack-- Thanks for the follow up about the Lunar Solo. I too saw the thread about being able to bring up your head side using your second pole. Actually, now that I look at it again, the MLD Ser...

In GEAR » New to UL backpacking... shelter question
September 05, 10:57pm

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