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All Forum Posts by Jon Rhoderick

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Re: Winter UL New Ideas
You can even nix the groundsheet with a full length pad and drying your bag out, even your torso lite with your backpack will stop most of the moisture of snow getting at you, and often work harden...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Winter UL New Ideas
December 11, 4:20am

Re: Re: Adding sod cloth to a pyramid shelter for winter?
If theres any snow on the ground you can dig your shelter out and seal the edges with the shovelled snow at the same time, I have found that the snow flaps are not that helpful, make noise, and if ...

In GEAR » Adding sod cloth to a pyramid shelter for winter?
December 09, 4:34pm

Re: Winter weight - need to loose some pounds!
Try: droping the windstopper bala, bring 1 merino wool top, dropping the cap and other one, In the same environment I've been successfull with merino wool midweight, R1 hoody (you could use a ...

In Winter Hiking » Winter weight - need to loose some pounds!
December 08, 8:34pm

Re: Re: Would
Are you guys talking about semiVB as the way that mark twight in Extreme Alpinism does, because in that case it is a semi "vapor barrier" for slowing evaporative cooling rather than compl...

In GEAR » Vapor Barrier question
December 08, 8:19pm

Waypoint 1, Verglas Gaiters M,
MH waypoint 1 tent been pitched twice, 0 tears, read the reviews, not the best, but its not the worst either. $90 + s+h or best offer OR Verglas gaiters M Black used them a little have some...

In Gear Swap » Waypoint 1, Verglas Gaiters M,
December 08, 4:30pm

Re: Ion Mask and Breathability
It would be great if one of these manufacturers interested in Ion Mask also runs a quarterly color magazine ...

In Editor's Roundtable » 2008 Lightweight Footwear Roundup (Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2008)
August 24, 11:02pm

Re: 3 Season Gear in the Winter
Hey Stuart Theres an article here that's is for members only concerning a trip to the flagstaff mountains in AZ, with conditions at 25* and 2 inches of snow, but the author does not state th...

In Winter Hiking » 3 Season Gear in the Winter
August 16, 6:52pm

Re: Montane Aero Smock Sizes
does anyone know how one might obtain a montaine featherlite smock in the us?

In Editor's Roundtable » Wind Shirts
July 05, 12:09pm

Anyone made a quilt with head hole
I was thinking about making a jacks r better like no sniveler quilt with a little extra loft and tapering edges, but I have no clue how to make the slit. I know its put into one of the seams, but ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Anyone made a quilt with head hole
June 19, 11:49am

Re: Pack Cover these pictures could add a little clarification, and the gear hammock idea is pretty clever as well

In Make Your Own Gear » Pack Cover - Help!
June 19, 11:44am

All Reader Reviews by Jon Rhoderick

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Smartwool Midweight Lomgsleeve Zip
This thing is absolutely phenomenal. Between rolling the sleeves up and the zip, I'm comfy hiking from 80 to about 40 with just the base layer, and down to about 30 or 25 with a rain jacket. Use...

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - WOOL
December 08, 12:55am

Patagonia Micro Puff Pullover
This, an OR Celestial jacket, smartwool mid pullover, and balaclava kept me tolerably warm down to 10* in the canyons of Utah. Packs well, feels great against your skin, and it doesn't seem to ha...

In Clothing - Insulating - Synthetic (Polarguard, Primaloft, etc.)
December 08, 12:48am

Allen and Mike's Backcountry Ski Book
This book is rad. Took it on a NOLS backcountry ski course and pretty much found that we did virtually all the cool tips in this book for 12 days and were not even close to getting uncomfortable. I ...

In Books and Media
December 08, 12:39am

Petzl Meteor III Climbing Helmet
This thing looks like its not going to last long for those who climb really head bangerlike routes. Luckily have yet to test its strength, but what I like most is its fit. I haven't gone and tri...

In Climbing Gear & Accessories
December 08, 12:29am

Trango Superfly Screwlock Carabiner
Used these on Wind River multipitches, after a belay biner or two these are awesome for filling in a bunch of lockers for security and not actually worrying about the weight. Great grippy screw, spin...

In Climbing Gear & Accessories
December 08, 12:22am

Mountain Hardwear 2-3 year old windshell
Simple halfzip, green nylon windshell that stuffs into its pocket. Lined collar drawcord hem and clip for carabiner. The nylon is a ripstop that is very comfortable on the skin, this and a base laye...

In Clothing - Wind & Soft Shell
March 17, 1:33pm

Outdoor Research Celestial
I just picked this jacket up from a closeout, still pricey at $150, but its a high quality jacket. It uses GoreTex paclite, which has average breathability but the weight is not bad at all, 10.5 oz f...

In Clothing - Raingear
March 17, 1:26pm

Golite Trail Fly and Tail Spike
I've heard they fixed some problems but the pair I had didn't last more than 1 day hike along with about 3 months as using them as my go to shoes. I got them in September and come December I ...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
January 24, 3:05pm

Outdoor Research Sequence Base Layers
For the price I think that it would be very hard to find better base layers than the Outdoor Research Sequence long sleeve or short sleeve tops. They are a mix of wool and polyester, and having owned...

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - WOOL
January 24, 2:57pm

Montbell Thermawrap Action
This is a very interesting garment, Golite made a similar model a while ago, that features a 50g synthetic insulation body with 15 denier nylon along with stretch fleece sides. The fleece adds to the...

In Clothing - Insulating - Synthetic (Polarguard, Primaloft, etc.)
January 24, 2:48pm