I am looking at either the BD couloir or the DMM super couloir. Can anyone chime in on which one they think is better and why? Obviously one is more "super" than the other. Which one will be easier/faster to use and which one will smash my balls less in a fall? Also, which one will fit under a pack belt better?
I am looking for a down jacket. From what I understand, Golite is a pricepoint brand, but I am looking at their top of the line coat which is around 200 bucks. Is this a decent jacket? Anything better out there in this price range or category?
Looking for a good alpine stove. Correct me if I'm wrong but the concensus seems to be butane/canister stoves are a bit lighter and more convenient to use at altitude. I am looking at the MSR pocket rocket and Snowpeak giga. Pros and cons of each? weight? durablity? efficiency? Are there any others out there that are better in this category/price range? I have an MSR Dragonfly but everything I have read seems to point ...
I normally wear a 13 in most footwear, except I am a 12 in merrel barefoots. I just received a Bruntse in size 47 and use blue SOLE orthotics exslusively. I am wondering how many people wear high quality orthotics with double boots. Two pair of mid-weight wool socks with blue SOLEs under the boot liners seems to feel pretty good, although it is a little snug. I think the 47.5 might be too big ...
I just purchased a Deuter Guide Tour pack and am also looking at a CCW Chernobyl. I like the Deuter as a touring pack due to having an avy gear pocket. Is the CCW Chernobyl an excellent pack? Are there any other ones out there that are comparable in features, durability, price range, etc. ?
Hello everyone! I'm new to the forum and will be climbing Kili in two months and i've got a few questions / need some recommendations please.
Can anyone please recommend what brands / gear they prefer to use when climbing. I've read that the temperature at the summit is around 0 to -15 C and I will be traveling through 5 different climate zones.