Christophe

Christophe

Sonora Pass: Jailhouse, Gold Wall, and Column of the Giants. Thailand Railay.

Christophe's Passions

Snowboarding
Skiing
Climbing

Christophe

Christophewrote a review of on November 20, 2015

5 5

Familiarity: I've used it several times
Fit: True to size
Height: 6' 3"
Weight: 175 lbs
Size Purchased: 43

Awesome shoes! I was skeptical about the no edge thing but it's actually cool because you can toe on smears like dancers: With the tip of the toes instead of trying to use the bottom of the foot.
I size 43 on Miura VS and went with the same size for this one. 11.5-12 street shoe size

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Christophe

Christophewrote a review of on June 6, 2011

4 5

nice, warm, and comfy sleeping bag. tried it a couple of times when lows were 40ish. I was defintely warm if not too warm early evening. i'm 6'3" and the long is long enough for my height which is awesome. the center zip is cool but doesn't go all the way down so if your feet are too warm you can't really have them air out a bit although the zipper is bidirectional so you can air out a bit below waist level.

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Christophe

Christophewrote a review of on June 2, 2011

4 5

... an article on 8a.nu mentions a flaw of the device where the rope can slide outside the safety cam and become jammed on the side of the cam. It's not supposed to damage the rope or anything but still kinda weird.
Other than that little concern, it's pretty solid, feels secure to belay with. Not as easy to feed as the cinch though.
I like it way more than the first one because of its size, making it easier to belay with.

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Christophewrote a review of on December 14, 2010

5 5

by far better than grigri and atc. feeds super easy and w/o any effort at all. super light and small form factor. once used to it, it's easy to unlock as well, but yeah it does take a bit of time to get familiar with the device. same goes for lowering. keep your break hand on though, just like the grigri, the rope can go through it in some very rare cases.

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Christophewrote a review of on December 10, 2010

4 5

I like to pack these into my pack when I go to a rocky crag so that I don't bang my toes on rocks. This is perfect for that. Plus the sole is thick enough to be comfy to hike a bit.
It does make my feet sweat easily though. But that's usually the case with all rubber base sole (like sanuk's... gotta wear socks with these).

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