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Elena Lee (lenchik101) - BPL Lifetime Member

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All Forum Posts by Elena Lee

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"emergency"?
Good luck! i wouldn't bet your life on using any of these "emergency" bivys in a hypothetical snow cave... if you are really worried and absolutely must carry emergency gear .... ...

In Mountaineering & Alpinism » Adventure Med bivy vs Blizzard Bag
December 15, 10:48pm

RBH
Check RBH designs gloves on their website. specifically read the reviews. that is what i use

In Mountaineering & Alpinism » Glove Systems
December 15, 10:43pm

same stuff
on a few trip to rainier, adams, etc. i bring the same exact stuff that i bring to hiking trips: ibuprofen , aspirin, alergy meds, asthma inhaler, bandaids, small bandage. when i broke my femur wh...

In Mountaineering & Alpinism » First Aid Kit
December 15, 10:41pm

a few cents from the foreigner
Was reading this whole post and it is reminiscent of some of my personal struggles brought about while coping with the new realities of the society i chose to live in 9 years ago... I'm not...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Professional Backpacking.....
December 15, 1:31pm

Montbell Stretch Windpants
My husband and I each own a pair. This past summer these pants went into our packs on all of our hiking trips in the WA Cascades and Olympics. He also uses these pants for winter running. I just r...

In GEAR » Pants - BPL Thorofare v. Montbell Stretch Windpants & others
December 10, 12:00pm

yaktracks
I don't have the Kathoolas but i have regular crampons and yak tracks. I've never used my crampons for any hiking situations, but I always put a pair of yaktracks in my pack if the trail is...

In GEAR » Yak Trax vs. Kahtoola Microspikes
December 08, 10:47am

gear?
John, please tell us more what gear you are going to be carrying for this 3-day backpacking trip, and how much it weights. this will in turn determine the kind of pack that you need.

In GEAR » Backpack Choice
December 03, 12:29pm

Re: Where do you get Tyvek?
Scott, i agree, I also use the window wrap/polycro material when i go hiking. i'm buying Tyvek for my S&R training, since people look a bit scornfully at the size of my gear : ) so i need s...

In GEAR » ground cloth preference
November 30, 4:11pm

which GPS?
I have to admit i haven't done much research around this topic, but which GPS unit do you recommend? I'm looking for one that allows to download maps, and can also trace and save your r...

In GEAR » which GPS?
November 30, 4:02pm

Re: Mosquito Head Net
This one: http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackinglight/ultralight_headnet.html you can sign up for the stock notification alert.. yes i know they are always out of these, but i ...

In GEAR » Mosquito Head Nets
November 30, 1:47pm

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