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Dan Gates

Dan Gates

Tetons and Wasatch

Dan Gates's Passions

Fly Fishing
Hiking & Camping
Snowboarding
Running
Skiing
Climbing

Dan Gates's Bio

Big couloirs, emerald green pools full of trout, and long alpine ascents are what I live for. I've grown up chasing trout, powder, and peaks across the west. Salt Lake is a great home base for this and also gives me the opportunity to work for backcountry.com.

In a day and age where you an pick up most major outdoor brands in any box store, it's crucial to have companies like backcountry.com that only staff people experienced with the product. That's where I come in, I truly enjoy connecting people with the best possible gear. Proper gear is the building block of any adventure. It doesn't matter if you need new boots to walk to the bar or to put up a first ascent, I can help get you the correct tools to accomplish your task.

For personalized service and exclusive discounts connect with me and benefit. I can be reached 24/7 at dgates@backcountry.com

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Wed-Sat 1:30pm-10pmMST
Office: 800-409-4502 ext. 4491

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Dan Gates

Dan Gates wrote a review of on November 21, 2014

4 5

Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

I used these heavily for a few seasons. I really enjoyed them for the most part.
Pros-
good grip, nice basket and the z folding system is fast and rad.
cons-
really flexible always felt like I was going to snap one, and I did.
Once the pole snapped(lower section) there was not fast way to repair and when bushwhacking at 3:30am in the Tetons I was not a happy camper, or overly excited about having to MacGyver a fix for the upcoming 5,000 vertical feet I still had to climb.

great until shit hits the fan.

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Dan Gates

Dan Gates wrote a review of on October 30, 2014

4 5

Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

I have been using pro bar for a while now and just recently had a weird experience. I opened up the first two packages out of the box and there was mold on both bars. Shot pro bar an email and within 24hours they had a new box on the way to me! Awesome support for an isolated situation. On one hand while I was bummed to see that on their product, it actually was kind of nice to see that real ingredients that can go bad are use!. I have pulled year old opened cliff bars out of old packs that look brand new. Scary stuff. Long live probar.

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