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    noted with thanks. Then i wonder how many things...

    noted with thanks. Then i wonder how many things one has to carry: softshell, windshirt, insulated, puff (light and/or heavy), hard shell...
    I chose the Proton LT since it is conceived for high...
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    snowboard shell pant suggestion / Semi bib?

    Looking for an uninsulated pant, which might also have a semi-bib.
    Examples: Norrona lofoten, Arc Rush, Patagonia PowSlayer.
    Tried the Norrona: fantastic, however the M size doesnt allow for any...
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    what a fantastic thread. I am struggling to...

    what a fantastic thread.
    I am struggling to understand what you guys call "softshell". Is the new Arc Proton LT a softshell? this is what I got and i do believe it breathes extremely well. I was...
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    forgot to add. Another reason for ditching the...

    forgot to add. Another reason for ditching the Osprey Kamber was the fact that side strap is connected to the snowboard central strap, so when you open the side strap the snowboard strap becomes...
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    went through similar search recently. I need to...

    went through similar search recently. I need to have a solid snowboard carrier though, i am not a skier.
    I wanted to buy the Mammut Nirvana, but the new version is much worse than the classic...
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    interesting, based on the reviews online i...

    interesting, based on the reviews online i thought Smartwool was better than Icebreaker.
    I'd like to try Icebreaker or also Ortovox and Odlo, which over here are more popular than in USA.
  7. Good fleece: Pata R2 or else? or overthinking?

    have the classic Pullover R1, and the R3. The R3 is definitely too hot, but really comfortable and fantastic. Both are very old and still working great.
    The R3 in the backpack for emergency is just...
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    any brand you recommend that doesn't stink?

    any brand you recommend that doesn't stink?
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    no stink issues? i understand materials are now...

    no stink issues? i understand materials are now more advanced than my old Capilene
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    merino 250/heavy merino for skiing

    i see many people like heavy merino for snow activity. I have a Smartwool 195 long sleeve, and i dont use it since it remains soaked. Bought a 150 long sleeve (with a bit of synthetic) and will give...
  11. so at the end i added a Patagonia Macro Puff...

    so at the end i added a Patagonia Macro Puff (couldnt get a hold of Rab nor Mountain equipment) and a Smartwool long sleeve 150 crew neck (it has a bit of synthetic). I should be covered now. Also...
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    who makes Jones backpacks?

    i know that Jones poles are made by austrian company Komperdell.
    Do you know who makes their backpack?
    thanks
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    thanks both. Which other alternatives/options do...

    thanks both. Which other alternatives/options do you suggest?
    i am puzzled because everyone raves about the Micro Puff, while the Macro doesnt get the same consensus. At the end of the day, i am...
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    osprey Kamber 32 backpack

    Hi everyone.
    I am torn between these backpacks: Osprey Kamber 32 / Jones DSCNT 32 / New Mammut Nirvana 35.
    It has to have the snowboard carry system.


    As far as the Osprey Kamber from a video...
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    patagonia MACRO puff anyone?

    Looking for a packable insulation jacket. Thinking about the Patagonia mAcro puff-
    Has anyone tried the new MACRO puff? i thought it was supposed to be very very warm, but a couple of review say it...
  16. super-pleased because it was very clean? or...

    super-pleased because it was very clean? or because it was enough to restore DWR? I read as much as possible, and many people say that Nixwax/grangers/etc are useless. Most concerns refer to the DWR...
  17. apologies for asking before searching. I did it...

    apologies for asking before searching.
    I did it now. And i like to believe i understand the basic concept.
    I see though that there is still no consensus on the DWR treatment: some prefer to use...
  18. SCHOOL ME how to wash snow waterproof jacket/pants

    so i read something, and got confused.
    Some suggested to use specific product instead of usual detergent. Like the Nixwax.
    Is this mandatory or simply nice to do once in a while? what if i wash...
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    most packable big puffy?

    what do you recommend as big puffy to keep in your bag in case you stop and wait in the shadow, or for overnight emergency? I undestand this will not be used that often, so important to minimize...
  20. 30-35 liter backpack: Mammut vs Patagonia vs Jones

    which one do you recommend in the 30-32-35 liter range? Nirvana vs Snowdrifter vs DSCNT? needs to have snowboard carrier.
    Any main difference among these 3?
    I have already a Mammut Nirvana Ride...
  21. which big ass/puffy jacket would you guys...

    which big ass/puffy jacket would you guys recommend? so far I have seen the Patag. Macro and Micro puff, but the Macro seems NOT so packable.
    Also, have you ever used UNIQLO products on the snow?
  22. i would be freezing, when in the shadow waiting...

    i would be freezing, when in the shadow waiting in line for anything.
    Reading you guys i wonder how big is your backpack: you seem to carry Proton+big puffy down+hardshell+softshell. I thought...
  23. wow, thanks to everyone for your replies. I will...

    wow, thanks to everyone for your replies. I will check Patagonia new hybrid wool/synt. I see they do it only with hood and crewneck, no zipneck.
    As far as my current setting, i own Patagonia...
  24. wool as base layer: optimal weight? (merino vs synthetic)

    i know, silly question as it depends how cold etc. But as someone who has always used Capilene for snowboarding and now entering the snowshoes+board-on-the-backpack world, i am trying to reconsider...
  25. sure, for this reason i was considering the R2...

    sure, for this reason i was considering the R2 Patagonia as well, since the R1 and R3 are fantastic.
    It seems though that the R2 is less popular.
    Also, i saw the Norrona Alpha Raw Zip Hoodie,...
  26. i thought that the Nano was an alternative to...

    i thought that the Nano was an alternative to down? would you wear the down above or under the Nano?
  27. i guess first layer + polartec alpha + shell....

    i guess first layer + polartec alpha + shell.
    Then on the way down do you add anything? above or under the shell?
  28. active insulation (Nano air/Proton LT) vs Polartec Thermal pro (Patagonia R3)

    Merry Christmas to everyone!

    Snowboarder here, I am torn between Nano Air and Proton LT to be used for snowshoeing/split (most likely more snowshoeing with snowboard on the back).
    It will be...
  29. Thanks I keep reading about the danger of...

    Thanks

    I keep reading about the danger of having the fixed straps on poles. A lot of people cut them off immediately. Any comment?
    The Leki seems to be the only model allowing for a quick...
  30. splitoard/snowshoes poles recommendation: Leki vs MSR vs Komperdell

    Hi everyone
    About to pull the trigger, still undecided among these models:


    Leki TOUR STICK VARIO CARBON V


    ...
  31. thanks a lot. As I was about to pull the...

    thanks a lot.
    As I was about to pull the trigger on the Lightning Ascent, i discovered MSR is coming out with a new binding system. At first sight it doesn't look like a snowboard boot will fit
    ...
  32. msr snowshoes: lightning ascent vs evo ascent

    I am looking at these two models. I read that the Lightning are the top of the game, but I wonder if the material cannot be torn by some rock or other sharp object hidden. While the Evo Ascent seem...
  33. MID LAYER CHOICE: POLARTEC THERMAL PRO VS POWER STRETCH (OR REGULA FLEECE)?

    HI ALL.
    I use the Patagonia Capilene zip-neck as a first layer. Then I wear on top an old fleece and a lightly insulated jacket. I am pondering to substitute the jacket with a shell+layer combo,...
  34. thanks for the quick reply, a bit concise to be...

    thanks for the quick reply, a bit concise to be honest.

    Forgot to add: dont plan to do any overnight/too dangerous trip.
  35. snowshoes+snowboard? or did you start straight with splitboarding?

    considering entering into snowshoeing + snowboard world. Pondering to pull the trigger on MSR Lightning Ascent and maybe a better powder board. I think this would allow more versatility and money...
  36. You experts, I need your knowledge to pull the...

    You experts, I need your knowledge to pull the trigger on backpack.
    Use: go up with snowboard attached and come down with snowshoes attached. In the future might make the jump and buy a splitboard....
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    bumping this up

    hi everyone
    i cannot make my mind between the Osprey Kamber 32 and the Mammut Nirvana Ride (or also the Mammut Nirvana Pro).
    I will use to carry snowboard for days out with snowshoes. Dream to...
  38. Thread: The New Roolz

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    Sticky: hello

    hello hello
    welcome to myself!
    eager to post new threads
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