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Elena Lee (lenchik101) - BPL Lifetime Member

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RBH Designs
I have a pair of RBH Designs Mitts and they are like an oven. They work well in below freezing temperatures. Pretty lightweight as well. They have VBL liners. The only downside - they are pricey.

In GEAR » Keeping hands warm
February 08, 5:42pm

golite vigra
I would say GoLite's Vigra is not very effective. It consistently gets soak when it actually rains (not just little drizzle). My husband and i kind of take it for granted that at some point we ...

In GEAR » What's your favorite rain jacket?
February 06, 8:51pm

Check out the sleeping bag review page on this website: ...

In GEAR » Sleeping Bag Suggestions - Alaska in July
February 02, 8:08pm

Rocky goretex socks
I did lots of wading in about freezing temperatures wearing Rocky goretex socks, my trail runners, and gaiters. I went into swamp, walked in creek beds, and at some point was thigh deep in wate...

In Winter Hiking » Winter stream crossings?
January 29, 11:41am

rainier climb list
Here is the list, sorry for the mess, i cut and pasted it from my Excel sheet. CLIMBING GEAR - SUMMER Oz PACKING Backpack: GoLite Pinnacle 23.0 Pack Liner: Trash Compactor Bag (2) 0.5 ...

In Mountaineering & Alpinism » Rainier light?
January 27, 8:57pm

gear list
I can also send you my entire gear list for this climb if you'd like.

In Mountaineering & Alpinism » Rainier light?
January 27, 12:42pm

you can do it light carefully
it really depends on the 1. weather 2. your route 3. your skill level. Check out these excellent weather conditions resources: I went there two times...

In Mountaineering & Alpinism » Rainier light?
January 27, 12:36pm

jacket temps
I'm usually on a colder side of the range than the most... i felt like that above the treeline at 20 F with 30mph winds wearing it under my goretex shell, when not moving. i took this jacke...

In GEAR » Question for Montbell UL down inner jacket users
January 26, 12:40pm

search and rescue apprehension to lightweight
OMG, this is so true! i'm currently going thru a search and rescue training. This "experienced" instructor guy made a whole speech how the lightweight packing was so inappropriate in ...

In Philosophy & Technique » Going solo? How has ultralight made you an outcast?
January 19, 4:18pm

Re: Anyone has experience with Garmin Oregon/Dakota
Joe, thanks, i read your review. I believe Oregon 450 comes without the maps, and you mentioned a plethora of 3rd party maps available. Which ones do you recommend? is it worth buying the Garmin CD...

In GEAR » Anyone has experience with Garmin Oregon/Dakota?
January 15, 3:24pm

All Reader Reviews by Elena Lee

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evernew ultralight 1.3l ti pot
I've had mine since 2002 and still going. I have one with titanium coating, and use it as a share pot with hiking partner. The quality of this pot is impeccable. Its insulated handles are grea...

In Cookware - Titanium
January 29, 12:34pm

Icebreaker Tech T Lite Superfine 140
Awesome shirt as evidenced by some night forest creatures who ate it. Now my shirt comes with cool hole design all over it that some people think came "as is" from the manufacturer... so...

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - WOOL
January 29, 12:23pm

Golite Pinnacle Pack
I have a women's version size small. I'm not sure if there is any difference between men's and women's besides the size. I also have an Osprey Talon 33 pack. What i use it for: I...

In Backpacks - Frameless
January 29, 12:07pm

Western Mountaineering Ultralight Super
Important! this bag could be too narrow who is larger torso/wider shoulder. bought it for my man but it didn't work for him - he liked megalite. otherwise a great bag for those who sleep on a c...

In Sleeping Bags - Mummy & Other
December 01, 11:46pm

TarpTent Double Rainbow
Just to add some to the above reviews: Wind: Hadn't had a chance to use in the extreme wind but contemplating taking this tent on a winter trip. The new version has standard tieouts on the side...

In Shelters - Single Wall Tents
December 01, 11:00pm

Montbell UL Down Inner Parka
Ok, everyone has beef with the hood. I couldn't have honestly thought of one fault with the Montbell UL Parka before reading this thread. Lightweight, warm, wind and water resistant- a perfect...

In Clothing - Insulating - Down
December 01, 10:43pm