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Elena Lee (lenchik101) - BPL Lifetime Member

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All Forum Posts by Elena Lee

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hike cancelled
So after all, we cancelled the hike. My sister in law just went there to pick up the permits, and the first thing the ranger told her: what's your plan for getting out? She is out of town so we...

In GEAR » Rain Pants - are they worth it?
August 27, 11:29am

maybe tall gaiters + wind pants?
Thank you again for your Wonderful comments:) I'm also developing a slight caugh (thank you , kids!) so this will be an interesting one:) Many of you are providing with great ideas, unfortun...

In GEAR » Rain Pants - are they worth it?
August 26, 12:12pm

More background
Thanks for the insight! it seems my expectations are bit unrealistic: i want to stay warm, i want to stay dry and carry as little weight as possible too. i'd better choose my poison and perhaps...

In GEAR » Rain Pants - are they worth it?
August 25, 4:36pm

Rain Pants - are they worth it?
Please help! Leaving on the Wonderland Trail journey this Friday, and there are 4 consecutive rain days in the forecast. My experience with laminated options here in the PNW is that things get soak...

In GEAR » Rain Pants - are they worth it?
August 24, 8:36pm

Bootz
In need for boots - lightweight, waterproof, comfortable, good grip, that would equally perform well in winter snowshoeing situations and summer alpine scrambling conditions. No need to look for wa...

In GEAR » Bootz
January 05, 11:23am

golite not the best option for me
True it would be hard to carry a tent shelter and 5+ days of food and supplies in an Osprey 33. A male friend of mine uses Exos and he's got similar frame to mine. I do have a Golite Pinnacle f...

In GEAR » ultralight pack that will fit very small woman well
May 17, 7:47pm

tarptent difference
one piece vs. two pieces. I have a DR tarp tent and it's a genius design. It actually feels like a reg tent because the netting is separated from the rain fly giving it an appearance of &quo...

In GEAR » TARPTENT DOUBLE RAINBOW
May 16, 5:10pm

osprey
I live in Seattle and have used Osprey Talon 33 (5-2 and 115). I do have small equipment though and everything I carry fits in (base weight of 10 pds). I've attached some extra cords on top in ...

In GEAR » ultralight pack that will fit very small woman well
May 16, 4:57pm

Nike zoom wildhorse
EJ, "Do you find the outsole protective even though it doesn't have a nylon rock plate, and how's the traction in dry and wet weather?" I'm not sure about the conditions...

In GEAR » Trail Runner Recommendations: generous toe box, midfoot not too narrow, preferably low drop, good cushion and grip
April 09, 5:39pm

Hiked the Narrows in regular running shoes.
I"ve through hiked the Narrows in two days (camping in the middle) while pregnant in Nike running shoes and merino socks. You don't need those bulk river or special shoes! My friend wore c...

In GEAR » What footwear for The Narrows Zion?
April 08, 12:00pm

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