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Andrew Zajac (AZajac) - BPL Guest

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Re: I personally think it's the parents who are the weenies ;)
I whole-heartedly agree that parent are quite a bit of the problem. How many 8 year old kids have the organizational skills to start backpacking without the support of their parents? Yes obesity an...

In Editor's Roundtable » Boys in the Wild (Short Film)
February 01, 2:30pm

wish I could see it in action
The way the pot nests nicely in the stove is pretty neat. I looked for a video that would show this stove in operation, but could not find one. Can you make one and include it on the website? It wo...

In On the Web » New Cottage Business
January 17, 7:59am

Re: Pit zippers
From Andrew Skurka's website pit zip a good option for medium activity? > Skurka: Yes, a very good option. Ditto for arm vents. And a two-way zipper. There are many situations where you ...

In GEAR » VB shirt
January 16, 8:08am

VB barrier shirt
Funny that you bring this up. I have been talking with zpacks about their cuben jacket that is no longer available on their website, but which you can still order for $165. You can also try luke...

In GEAR » VB shirt
January 15, 8:10pm

adding side pockets
Does this mean a redesign of the other MLD packs? Also, would you be able to put side pockets on it?

In Gear Deals » NEW MLD 2013 NEWT PACK
December 03, 7:25pm

mountain hardwear ghost whisperer
They don't list fill weights, but it seems mountain hardwear is getting in to 7d fabrics. Seems like a solid choice to me, but that will probably depend on your temps and the desired function o...

In GEAR » It's the time of year for.. DOWN PARKAS! Advice on a warm one...
November 17, 9:00am

New Balance 110 Boot
I was browsing New Balance to see if they still offer the 110 that I enjoy so much, when I stumbled upon the mt110 boot. It looks like it could be pretty awesome, just a 110 with an integrated gait...

In GEAR » New offerings from New Balance
November 13, 2:53pm

looks good to me!
Judging from how the weather has been in South Dakota since this previous winter until now (much warmer and dryer than usual) I would say that you have prepared a great gear list. The biggest conce...

In Gear Lists » Badlands gearlist, help wanted
September 19, 2:48pm

oddly cut
I think it could work if you have very small and short arms, but it did not work at all for me. I am 6'4" 210 and I usually fit into a large for everything but gloves and socks, but had to...

In GEAR » Stoic Wraith Wind Shell, Any Opinions ?
August 31, 8:44am

You could just carry some cord to create prussiks or other ascending knots. You could just make sure the cords are long enough to leave a loop that you could hold on to.

In Mountaineering & Alpinism » Lightweight rope
July 29, 8:32am

All Reader Reviews by Andrew Zajac

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Borah Gear Stealth
My girlfriend used this pack on our PCT SOBO thru-hike. She is tough on her gear, but it lasted pretty well and shows very little in the way of wear. However, she still had a few gripes. One was that ...

In Backpacks - Frameless
November 09, 7:37pm

Enlightened Equipment Revelation
Tim seemingly always responds to email within a matter of minutes and sometimes hours at the longest. He has a good sense of humor. Don't call his quilts sleeping bags! He is also really willing t...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
November 01, 12:34pm