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Re: Eric and Hyper Mid
Ive used them with microspikes If i conditions call for real crampons, i bring out the real boots ... For front pointing youll want a stiffer sole Be a bit careful with using light approach s...

In GEAR » La Sportiva Boulder X Mid
March 18, 11:22am

Re: Anyone?
I use the hyper mid gtx Its a fine boot, probably more of a crossover between a light mountain boot and a trail runner ;)

In GEAR » La Sportiva Boulder X Mid
March 17, 8:49pm

Dyneema
For anchors amd slings i use mainly 10-12mm dyneema slings ... 8mm is a bit too thin and offers minimal savings For 3 piece anchors a 240 cm BD dynex sling works well, of course for spaced place...

In GEAR » Lightweight Carabiners
March 13, 7:42pm

2 things
- women generally run colder and need a bag ~10F warmer than men for the same "comfort" - similarly with pads women need one with a higher R-value for the same "comfort" ... ...

In GEAR » Cold sleeper - what to do?
March 13, 9:27am

Re: UL rain jacket
make sure that it has a good warranty, or you buy it from a place that has such rain jacket delimitation and failure is not uncommon with these UL jackets, especially the 2.5L ones ;)

In GEAR » UL rain jacket
March 12, 1:41pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Lightweight Carabiners
aluminum alloy 7075-T6 is most often used for climbing carabiner applications ;)

In GEAR » Lightweight Carabiners
March 11, 4:32pm

Re: Re: Re: Lightweight Carabiners
bob ... almost all modern climbing carabiners are made from aluminum what the OP is talking about is the minute weight difference between one biner to another ... unfortunately most of the...

In GEAR » Lightweight Carabiners
March 11, 3:49pm

Re: Lightweight Carabiners
dont worry about having the "lightest" carabiners ... most of these UL carabiners have serious tradeoffs in size and durability (ibeams wear to a sharp edge faster when belaying) i ...

In GEAR » Lightweight Carabiners
March 11, 3:14pm

Re: Cant find R1 hoody on sale...found several substitutes by not sure which to get
Any of those will work fine ... The T3 is between the cap4 and R1 ... And canadians use it just fine for winter active layers The OR is used by their athletes which do things crazier than mos...

In GEAR » Cant find R1 hoody on sale...found several substitutes by not sure which to get
March 02, 4:14am

Idfl
The idfl has literature out stating that down can basically be compressed all you want and the only real downside is that it may take forever to fluff back up Which incidentally is the point of ...

In GEAR » OK to leave down compressed for a long time?
February 28, 8:52am

All Reader Reviews by eric chan

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Montbell Extremely Light Down Jacket
the key to using this jacket is to use it under a windshell or synthetic jacket like a nanopuff by itself the shell is fairly fragile, there are no pockets, there is no waist string ... however ...

In Clothing - Insulating - Down
December 30, 7:44pm