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ROBERT TANGEN (RobertM2S) - BPL Premium Member

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All Forum Posts by ROBERT TANGEN

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Use with RailRiders mesh panels
I really use my wind shirts when I’m wearing my Rail Riders shirt because on a cold morning with high winds, the breeze howls through the mesh panels that go up the sides of the torso and down th...

In Editor's Roundtable » Windshirts: 2012 State of the Market Report - Part 1: What is a Windshirt?
July 11, 4:12pm

Was Hercule Poirot born in Belgium...
... or is that just a rumor?

In GEAR » European lightweight tents
June 21, 5:33pm

Try this
My newest acquisition is the Smartwool Midweight Hoody, and I love it: “Consider this top a zip-neck with a balaclava attached; its clean-fitting, three-piece hood stays put when you pull it on ...

In GEAR » R2 vs Nanopuff
June 13, 3:24pm

GU
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: “GU is an energy gel designed to be quickly and easily digestible so it can be eaten during endurance events, especially long distance running.” From ...

In GEAR » Help for Mt. Whitney climb
June 08, 5:10pm

Sew from a kit?
Are you kidding me? Come on, Bob, no wonder the world economy is going down the toilet. You aren't doing your duty to spend obsecene amounts of money on gear!

In GEAR » Help for Mt. Whitney climb
June 08, 3:37pm

Whitney
Frieh Training Journal “When I have a hard climb to do I will not eat anything after waking in the morning and a GU pack every 45 min or so during the climb. No solid foods at all until I'm...

In GEAR » Help for Mt. Whitney climb
June 08, 2:38pm

Sun hat
I like my Sunday afternoon hat, but mostly I use the OR Sunrunner hat, which is a French Foreign Legion-style hat, but unlike a bandana, there are slits and openings in the removeable side-skirts, ...

In GEAR » better hat?
May 28, 4:19pm

1.9 oz rain jacket, FWIW
"A shell that you can shove in your pocket for those unpredictable weather conditions, the Mountain Hardwear Ghost Whisperer Anorak jacket weighs under 2 ounces and is wind and water r...

In GEAR » 1.9 oz rain jacket, FWIW
May 22, 3:14pm

Hiking in running shoes
I don't hike in my Nikes because they put my feet so far above the earth, they tend to cause ankle roll-outs. I do hike in racing flats (Asics Piranhas) beccause they put my feet real close to...

In GEAR » Is it a bad idea to hike in my Saucony running shoes?
May 18, 10:41pm

Atom Lt vs T-wrap
1. My Atom Lt's hood easily fits over my helmet (for skiing or climbing) but my T-wrap's hood does not. 2. The Atom Lt is partly a fleece garment, and I consider it only part of a system...

In GEAR » Warmth of Montbell U.L. Thermawrap to Arc'Teryx Atom LT
May 08, 5:10pm

All Reader Reviews by ROBERT TANGEN

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Zpacks Arc Blast 60 liter
I received my Zpacks Arc Blast, the large 60 liter, 17.0 oz. size for winter loads, and love it. If you are worried about getting poked, don’t worry, the stays terminate at the bottom end BEHIND the ...

In Backpacks - External Frame
September 13, 6:24pm

Rab Boreas extremely thin soft shell
1. David Chenault: “I'm a huge fan. It's been a great layer for BC skiing thus far. I expect it to be fairly bug proof too.” 2. Noted mountain climber Nils Nielsen: “The last month I’ve be...

In Clothing - Wind & Soft Shell
March 06, 3:44pm

WalMart / "Starter" compression shorts
(Others have written that they like these, and I agree.) The WalMart / “Starter” compression shorts are: 1. Long enough to prevent abrasion, even if you have massively muscled, Greek God-like thighs...

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - SYNTHETIC
May 02, 1:12pm

MLD 2009 Revelation
Five Stars! I love the new 2009 Revelation from Mountain Laurel Designs! I haven’t wrung it out like Ryan Jordan did for the pack he recently reviewed, so I don’t have his detailed data base, but th...

In Backpacks - Frameless
May 21, 6:12pm