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Blizzard
The blizzard weights more of course and may not be as "breathable" But it is tested to 8 togs, which is roughly a 40F rating That will keep you alive Im not convinced "breat...

In GEAR » The SOL Escape Bivvy
May 07, 7:30pm

BPL
The snarkyness of some folks over "mainstream" gear thy dont use i rearing its ugly head BPL (Will R) gave the last gen exos a "highly recommended" rating http://www.backp...

In GEAR » why are osprey packs so popular?
May 05, 9:54am

fit
because people can try em on ... fit is everything, if a pack doesnt fit you, it doesnt matter what it is and they work ... ospreys (like dead bird, MH, TNF, etc ...) are used by some folks w...

In GEAR » why are osprey packs so popular?
May 04, 9:20pm

No
while there are exceptions that vary by individual ... there is simply no way that the average women (with a large sample size) will have the same quilt "rating" as the average man ...

In GEAR » Quilt Temps Accurate for Women?
April 29, 12:53am

Mec
Its mec They have the best warranty in canda, return it if it doesnt work out Its a riskless purchase ;)

In GEAR » Toray Dermizax NX
April 12, 1:33am

safety
if you arent "safe" in regular fleece in cold wet weather ... i suggest re-evaluating yourself and your technique powerdry HE fleece wont make you any safer for the things you most ...

In GEAR » is a fleece just a fleece?
April 08, 2:34am

Tricams
Works in wet, icy, dirty cracks ... Fairly light and works as both cams and nuts And if u have to bail its cheaper than cams ;)

In GEAR » Extra gear you bring for alpine climbing
April 07, 8:37pm

Re: Re: good hitch = fast and simple
The blakes hitch is no more difficult to tie than a tautline which itself has several different variations Years ago arborists used tautlines, but this has been superseeded by the blakes and oth...

In GEAR » linelocs vs prusik loops
April 07, 12:49am

blakes hitch
the blakes hitch was invented 30+ years ago by Heinz Prohaska for mountaineering and caving applications its remained a relatively obscure hitch until popularized by Jason Blake in the 90s for t...

In GEAR » linelocs vs prusik loops
April 06, 11:20am

Re: Re: yes
Seems there should be a distinction made between comparing material and comparing build quality...? even cheaper fleeces tend to be pretty well made these days, especially those "value&quo...

In GEAR » is a fleece just a fleece?
April 06, 2:43am

All Reader Reviews by eric chan

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Montbell Extremely Light Down Jacket
the key to using this jacket is to use it under a windshell or synthetic jacket like a nanopuff by itself the shell is fairly fragile, there are no pockets, there is no waist string ... however ...

In Clothing - Insulating - Down
December 30, 7:44pm