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    1. Neos overshoes dont work well with crampons....

    1. Neos overshoes dont work well with crampons.
    2. Performance of a boot which is marginal in certain conditions can be improved with an overshoe or super gaitor
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    I dont have a pair but I have read that ...

    I dont have a pair but I have read that (klister?) wax instead of glue can be used....making the combination semi permanent. IIRC, the source was a military training manual.
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    Perhaps you may want to consider a boot that is...

    Perhaps you may want to consider a boot that is not as warm as plastics, but supplemented with a crampon compatible overshoe.

    See www.40below.com
  4. No need to get technical..I think they mean that...

    No need to get technical..I think they mean that the gloves reflect IR that originates in your body. So at best some portion of radiation is reflected back to your skin. They dont talk about this at...
  5. Mine came too, but I have to admit they are too...

    Mine came too, but I have to admit they are too short.. I got an XL...they were marked Short/ regular -- just like sardog said. Unfortunately the inseam has to be 28 inches. I got charged 15 bucks,...
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    what Peakbagger said

    what Peakbagger said
  7. Thread: Battery charger

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    Recognizable brands are often the most...

    Recognizable brands are often the most counterfeited. I needed to get batteries for a toy for my nephew-- Christmas morning in Manhattan. I bought a set of Duracells at the "Duracell" premium price...
  8. I wonder how fast the used Serbian Fire Helmets...

    I wonder how fast the used Serbian Fire Helmets will sell. Its "Pre-Tested"! Anyhow I will measure the inseams of the XL's polartecs when they come.
  9. The code keeps changing every day. If you go to...

    The code keeps changing every day. If you go to the main site http://www.sportsmansguide.com, you may find one (there is a free ship one now as I write) ....I think its a black Friday special. Hope...
  10. Possible great deal on some mid-layer pants polartec fleece

    I have no affiliation with this site nor am I getting anything out of it, but New military-issue genuine polartec fleece pants with full zips for $15 seems like a bargain. YMMV. There is a coupon...
  11. But they Silvretta 500's are impossible to find!

    But they Silvretta 500's are impossible to find!
  12. Recommendations for Online Prescription Sport Optics?

    I'm looking at getting a prescription set of shielded mountaineering glasses or prescripotion ski goggles or something in-between like a wrap. Anybody use an online vendor and have recommendations?
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    Poll: It would be useful to find a data source with...

    It would be useful to find a data source with actual statistics on the number of hikers rescued versus the number of determinations of negligence, And more useful would be copies of he actual...
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    Poll: Notwithstanding RSA 153-A:24, any person...

    Notwithstanding RSA 153-A:24, any person determined by the department to have acted negligently in requiring a search and rescue response by the department shall be liable to the department for the...
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    Poll: Is the law posted publicly so we can read it? At...

    Is the law posted publicly so we can read it? At this point, its my understanding that the law creates the ability to sell cards only. In other words, if the program does not provide significant...
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    Poll: Well, what does doing everything right mean? Do...

    Well, what does doing everything right mean? Do you have a medical condition that would make your hike seem unreasonable to NHFG? Was your decision to go up the mountain to shelter with a bad ankle...
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    I would just buy a cheap GPS with mapping...

    I would just buy a cheap GPS with mapping capabilities or smart phone/weather that can be pre-loaded with map data and protected case --- it knows your altitude from the GPS position and map...
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    Poll: Help me figure out the likely outcomes to the...

    Help me figure out the likely outcomes to the following scenarios so I can answer the poll.

    1. I leave the extra equipment specified on the safe hiking pamphlet in the car, purchase an insurance...
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    I lucked out and found an Arc'Teryx Alpha SV on...

    I lucked out and found an Arc'Teryx Alpha SV on ebay. I had been watching it for a few months---as well as the "Saquano Green" one on REI (not my color). When the auctioneer dropped the price quite a...
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    Its an old debate, but the Army says Event is...

    Its an old debate, but the Army says Event is better. Hats off to Gore-Tex Marketing though.

    Cite: http://www.verber.com/mark/outdoors/gear/breathability.pdf

    Event has changed hands to GE,...
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    Looks like they will work well in extreme...

    Looks like they will work well in extreme bushwhacks too.
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    Agreed.. clear plastic doesnt help with very...

    Agreed.. clear plastic doesnt help with very bright light--they have tinted versions which may or may not be good enough. Just wanted to point out that you dont have to pay alot for UV protection.
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    That's a nice buy and it illustrates that "full...

    That's a nice buy and it illustrates that "full spectrum UV blocking" is free with cheap old polycarbonate (or pretty much any plastic) and not some magic blue or gold coating.
  24. On the Pernicious Effects of Being Struck By Lightning

    http://www.outsideonline.com/outdoor-adventure/nature/The-Body-Electric.html
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    Then why bring up the medical condition in the...

    Then why bring up the medical condition in the report?
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