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All Forum Posts by Adam Frizzell

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RE: New to UL Backpacking... shelter question
Thanks to all for the added replies. Based on the responses, I can definitely see that it's not a black and white decision. Over time, I'm sure it will not be a question of "Do I pick...

In GEAR » New to UL backpacking... shelter question
September 05, 10:48pm

RE: New to UL Backpacking... shelter question
Hi Doug-- Thanks for the thorough reply! Happy to be here. Yes, never used a tarp as shelter before. Always been double wall tents since I was a squirt. I definitely believe going to a tarp would...

In GEAR » New to UL backpacking... shelter question
September 05, 9:35pm

New to UL backpacking... shelter question
Hello all, This is my first post, but I've been lurking around for a month or so... basically soaking up all the info everyone has to pass on on this site. Amazing stuff and thank you! Ri...

In GEAR » New to UL backpacking... shelter question
September 05, 7:25pm

All Reader Reviews by Adam Frizzell

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Gossamer Gear Lightrek 4 Adjustable CF Trekking Poles
I was introduced to these on the trail when my hiking buddy asked me to hold his pair while he adjusted his pack. I was blown away by the weight! Compared to the BD Trailbacks I was using at the time,...

In Trekking Poles
December 21, 11:42am

Trail Designs Caldera Stove
My Caldera Cone is a new addition to my kit, and I'm impressed with it every time I use it. I have used it with both the supplied alcohol stove as well as the GramCracker esbit stove. My version i...

In Stoves - Alcohol
December 21, 11:37am

Western Mountaineering SummerLite
My SummerLite is amazing. I have taken this bag out for so many different trips, and it has always held up like a champ. I've used it open like a quilt on humid 70 degrees F nights and have taken ...

In Sleeping Bags - Mummy & Other
December 21, 11:33am

Simblissity Levagaiter
I wear my LevaGaiters on every 3 season trip I take now. They are so easy to use and do exactly what they are supposed to: keep crud out of your shoes. My pair in size large weigh 1.9 oz. I'm sti...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
December 21, 11:28am

Mountain Laurel Designs LightSnow Gaiters
MLD's eVent LightSnow gaiters are absolutely amazing. I took these out in ~ 14 of snow this past weekend after just getting them and they performed flawlessly. The design is impeccable. I really t...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
December 21, 11:25am

Montbell Thermawrap Vest
My Thermawrap vest has become a solid addition and I've found I've been able to use it to bolster my cold weather gear and well as use it for a light insulating layer in milder temps. My Therm...

In Clothing - Insulating - Synthetic (Polarguard, Primaloft, etc.)
December 21, 11:20am

Montbell UL Down Inner Parka
I've gotten really good use out my MB parka. It's been my go to insulation piece for temps for to 30 degrees F. I have the newer version with the better DWR and cinch cords. The cut is great a...

In Clothing - Insulating - Down
December 21, 11:15am

Montbell Down inner pants
Great insulating layer. Mine, in large, weighs 6.85 oz. I took these pants down to 18 degrees F with 200g wool leggings and rain pants over top in a 32 degrees down bag and stayed fairly warm (not toa...

In Clothing - Insulating - Down
December 21, 11:09am

Buff Merino Wool
The merino wool Buff is an amazing piece of gear. Buffs themselves are so multipurpose, and, now that they have come out with a merino wool version, it was a must have for me. I use the merino wool bu...

In Clothing - Headwear, Handwear
December 21, 11:02am

Patagonia R1 Balaclava
The Paty R1 balaclava is a sure thing in temps below 40 degrees F. I use it exclusively now and it has kept me nice and warm while sleeping and in the early mornings while preparing breakfast and tea....

In Clothing - Headwear, Handwear
December 21, 10:59am