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All Forum Posts by Jon Rhoderick

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Re: Shenandoah Winter Gear List
I'd say go out and test it all Justin, it seems like a really nice setup, with alot of quality products, you have a very intelligent first aid and survival kit (make sure you can test out the f...

In Gear Lists » Shenandoah Winter Gear List
January 07, 8:53pm

Re: Mountaineering boot reccommendations?
Its not step in compatible but i have those red sportiva trangos, incredible boots, you could try the other ones in the series with step ins, they look like they fit the bill perfectly for you.

In Mountaineering & Alpinism » Mountaineering boot reccommendations?
January 05, 10:01am

Re: ID MK1 XL, MK3, Bibler Eldorado, Fitzroy or other
Check out Rab summit and Nemo gogo as well, similar tents, also black diamond tents are going to be alot cheaper and quite light as well.

In Winter Hiking » Best lightweight winter tent?
January 04, 6:03pm

Re: Patagonia R1 Full-Zip
Thats pretty cool. I wonder if they would make something like the R1 hoody full zip, that would add to its versatilit although i dont really miss full zip on mine.

In GEAR » Patagonia R1 Full-Zip
January 04, 6:00pm

Re: Another breathability question
I have used both for moving. Often times I will start with my micropuff and R1 hoodie over a baselayer, just because I really haven't generated enough energy to stay warm, then i will quickly ...

In GEAR » Another breathability question
January 04, 5:55pm

Re: Winter soft shell pants material
polartec powershield is on seattle fabrics i think, its pricey, but from the little I've worn of it, and the whole lot you'll here about it, people love it. Wildthings and arcteryx make so...

In Make Your Own Gear » Winter soft shell pants material
January 04, 5:48pm

Re: Why backpack?
Well the backpacks never getting up the mountain on its own...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Why Backpacking?
December 27, 4:08pm

Re: Ultralight backpacking gear lists.
some good ideas this is a HUUUGE reply but its a bunch of stuff I like and would have liked to have known a few years ago before buying some of the wrong stuff. Welcome to BPL and good luck in you...

In Gear Lists » Ultralight backpacking gear lists.
December 27, 3:58pm

Re: Re: Contacts in Freezing Weather
" However, I found a different style of case that suspends each lens in the solution using little holders, and can basically be tilted in any direction. I've not used it winter but that&#...

In Philosophy & Technique » Contact Lenses Freezing
December 22, 4:25pm

Re: Contact Lenses Freezing
I use an AOSEPT case with regular solution, and keep them in my pockets all day long, doesn't bother me and i dont have trouble

In Philosophy & Technique » Contact Lenses Freezing
December 22, 7:28am

All Reader Reviews by Jon Rhoderick

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Smartwool Midweight Lomgsleeve Zip
This thing is absolutely phenomenal. Between rolling the sleeves up and the zip, I'm comfy hiking from 80 to about 40 with just the base layer, and down to about 30 or 25 with a rain jacket. Use...

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - WOOL
December 08, 12:55am

Patagonia Micro Puff Pullover
This, an OR Celestial jacket, smartwool mid pullover, and balaclava kept me tolerably warm down to 10* in the canyons of Utah. Packs well, feels great against your skin, and it doesn't seem to ha...

In Clothing - Insulating - Synthetic (Polarguard, Primaloft, etc.)
December 08, 12:48am

Allen and Mike's Backcountry Ski Book
This book is rad. Took it on a NOLS backcountry ski course and pretty much found that we did virtually all the cool tips in this book for 12 days and were not even close to getting uncomfortable. I ...

In Books and Media
December 08, 12:39am

Petzl Meteor III Climbing Helmet
This thing looks like its not going to last long for those who climb really head bangerlike routes. Luckily have yet to test its strength, but what I like most is its fit. I haven't gone and tri...

In Climbing Gear & Accessories
December 08, 12:29am

Trango Superfly Screwlock Carabiner
Used these on Wind River multipitches, after a belay biner or two these are awesome for filling in a bunch of lockers for security and not actually worrying about the weight. Great grippy screw, spin...

In Climbing Gear & Accessories
December 08, 12:22am

Mountain Hardwear 2-3 year old windshell
Simple halfzip, green nylon windshell that stuffs into its pocket. Lined collar drawcord hem and clip for carabiner. The nylon is a ripstop that is very comfortable on the skin, this and a base laye...

In Clothing - Wind & Soft Shell
March 17, 1:33pm

Outdoor Research Celestial
I just picked this jacket up from a closeout, still pricey at $150, but its a high quality jacket. It uses GoreTex paclite, which has average breathability but the weight is not bad at all, 10.5 oz f...

In Clothing - Raingear
March 17, 1:26pm

Golite Trail Fly and Tail Spike
I've heard they fixed some problems but the pair I had didn't last more than 1 day hike along with about 3 months as using them as my go to shoes. I got them in September and come December I ...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
January 24, 3:05pm

Outdoor Research Sequence Base Layers
For the price I think that it would be very hard to find better base layers than the Outdoor Research Sequence long sleeve or short sleeve tops. They are a mix of wool and polyester, and having owned...

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - WOOL
January 24, 2:57pm

Montbell Thermawrap Action
This is a very interesting garment, Golite made a similar model a while ago, that features a 50g synthetic insulation body with 15 denier nylon along with stretch fleece sides. The fleece adds to the...

In Clothing - Insulating - Synthetic (Polarguard, Primaloft, etc.)
January 24, 2:48pm