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Angus Bohanon

Angus Bohanon

Boulder

Angus's Passions

Telemark Skiing
Trail Running
Hiking
Sport Climbing
Bouldering

Angus's Bio

I've been climbing since I was three. I've also taken up trail running on occasion because all power and no cardio makes me wheeze like an asthmatic smoker, but climbing is my one true love and I shall never leave her.

That said, I've been camping since before I could walk, did a few years of spearfishing when I was little, sailed a lot, and dabbled to various degrees in backpacking, kayaking (both sea and whitewater), rafting, cross-country biking, downhill biking, and some alpine stuff. As long as I'm outside, I'm happy.

Angus Bohanon

Angus Bohanon wrote an answer about on April 11, 2014

It's not quite waterproof to completely immerse in water, but it's close. The fabric is waterproof, but the zippers aren't, so there's a velcro flap over the top of them to keep water off. So you can leave it out in the rain, let it get splashed with seawater, turn a hose on it, and it'll be fine, but if it goes overboard, some water is going to get in.

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Angus Bohanon

Angus Bohanon wrote an answer about on April 10, 2014

It's possible that they do stock it, but since they're hard to come by, they're frequently out of stock. It's also plausible that Arc'teryx doesn't make as many in that size, limiting Backcountry's ability to keep them in stock. I don't know that that's the case, but it's worth considering.

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Angus Bohanon

Angus Bohanon wrote an answer about on April 8, 2014

Size 1 and 2 are getting close to finger crack territory, but for the most part these are intended to protect climbs using cracks too thin for handholds. The #000 is actually so thin that it's not rated for falling on, only aid climbing. It's entirely possible that you'll never need gear this thin.

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Angus Bohanon

Angus Bohanon wrote an answer about on April 4, 2014

One extra note: if your front-loader has one of those little drawers for detergent, use that. It'll wait to dump the detergent in the load until after the water is in, which will distribute it better than if you dump it straight on the clothes.

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