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Andrew Zajac (AZajac) - BPL Guest

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cap2 or merino
I really like my cap2 and if you have had success with it you might consider just sizing down. However, it tends to get stinky quickly which is where wool really takes the cake. I have literally no...

In GEAR » Suggestions on baselayer?
July 26, 9:58pm

Capilene 2
I love my capilene 2 for hot weather. More so than capilene 1 which while thinner, has a tighter weave. Additionally it's 54% recycled materials.

In GEAR » best shirt for wicking and odor control in hot weather
July 24, 10:47am

some methods from the climbing community
Prevention is probably the way to go and I have had good luck with my climbing shoes by just chalking them up with the same chalk that I would use for my hands which simply acts as a drying agent. ...

In GEAR » Merrell's Barefoot shoes... Oh the stink!
July 21, 1:06pm

Hauling water
I was wondering if anybody out there has any advice for carrying 5L of water at a time. I often use a GG Mariposa which is easy to fit 5L into because of the large volume and tall mesh pockets. How...

In GEAR » Hauling water
July 03, 4:22pm

I can find out in a few!
I have a milk snake and a corn snake and a tyvek ground sheet! I will do some testing when I can get my hands on it again. It will probably be mid-July before I can get to it though.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Snakes, groundsheets and Tyvek
June 27, 7:38pm

Dissappointed in the Stoic Wraith
I am 6'4" 210lbs and I have had terrible luck with the stoic wraith. The fit is just goofy. The arms are very thin so they get stuck on my forearms whenever I reach up or forward and the s...

In GEAR » Windjacket Fabric Showdown
June 22, 4:33pm

mesh back panel
I agree with the previous comment about that mesh's apparent durability. Also, is it just me or does it look unnecessary? It looks like it could be tensioning the carbon fiber stays, but you wo...

In GEAR » new zpacks pack: the arc blast
June 16, 12:16pm

diy harness Here is a link to what I am talking about. As I said I wouldn't use it to take huge whippers in a leading situation. Don't worry about bein...

In Mountaineering & Alpinism » Climbing harness
June 16, 9:02am

make your own
You can just by a few feet of 1 inch tubular webbing and tie your own. I have tried it before and it isn't very comfortable so I wouldn't used it for leading, but I'll bet its pretty li...

In Mountaineering & Alpinism » Climbing harness
June 15, 3:47pm

just ditch 'em
have you ever tried just not using a hip belt? I have recently made the switch to going without it and I haven't looked back. Not being buckled to my pack felt liberating and honestly really sp...

In GEAR » Any advice for pointy hips and backpacks?
June 06, 3:09pm

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