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Lindsey S.

Lindsey S.

Gearhead

Brighton, Snowbird, anywhere outside

Lindsey S.'s Passions

Skiing
Hiking & Camping
Yoga

Lindsey S.'s Bio

Backcountry.com’s Gearheads are your instant connection to gear knowledge. They’re passionate outdoor experts hell-bent on helping you find the right ski, saddle, or pro. Follow their adventures and exploits.

I've been with BC now for about 4 years. I recently took some time off to fight fire in central Oregon and when I was ready to come home BC had my Gearhead position waiting for me. I am fortunate enough to have access to world-class gear and I get to use it whenever I am not working here and nerding out with our customers over our awesome products.

If you ever need any help with any of our gear, or want to place an order please give me a shout! Here is how you can contact me~


Email: lismith@backcountry.com
Phones: 1.800.409.4502 ext 4373

My hours are Monday-Thursday. Follow me to see my gear reviews!

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Lindsey S.

Lindsey S.wrote a review of on December 2, 2015

5 5

Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
Fit: True to size

Take care of these boots and they will take care of you. Well made, sturdy, and supportive.

I would recommend a leather conditioner or grease after wearing these in wet conditions- doing so will keep the leather protected and restore its water resistant properties.

I have narrow feet and I find that Danners have a larger width to their boots but with some footbeds they fit me (and my weird feet) just fine!

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Lindsey S.

Lindsey S.wrote a review of on November 29, 2015

4 5

Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
Fit: True to size
Height: 5' 8"
Weight: 145 lbs
Size Purchased: Large

It is light and packs down well however if its pouring constant rain you are going to get wet. Good for a pinch because of how easy it is to carry.

Go with a laminate if you're looking for something water proof though.

The Large fits me great.

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Lindsey S.

Lindsey S.wrote a review of on November 29, 2015

5 5

Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
Fit: True to size

The only sock I wear.

I live in these things. Super durable have survived constant use for almost 2 years now. I wear them with just about anything.

The merino wool makes these super breathable. Antimicrobial so you can just air them out on a long trip and throw them on again the next day. The wool helps keep your feet dry and dry feet means no blisters.

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Lindsey S.wrote a review of on November 29, 2015

5 5

Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
Fit: True to size

Okay so maybe don't wear these to your sister's wedding. **unless they don't show of course ;]

I live in these things. Super durable have survived constant use for almost 2 years now. I wear them with just about anything.

The merino wool makes these super breathable. Antimicrobial so you can just air them out on a long trip and throw them on again the next day. The wool helps keep your feet dry and dry feet means no blisters.


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Lindsey S.wrote a review of on November 29, 2015

5 5

Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

Easy to use. Durable. Comes apart easily and fits in a backpack no problem.

Hasn't let me down yet!

Email: lismith@backcountry.com
Phones: 1.800.409.4502 ext 4373

My hours are Monday-Thursday. Follow me to see my gear reviews!

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Lindsey S.

Lindsey S.wrote a review of on October 16, 2015

5 5

Familiarity: I've used it several times

Doesn't ride up anywhere, easy to adjust, and durable. Perfect for gals that enjoy climbing year round because there is plenty of adjustability to acomadte all your winter mountaineering gear. Compared to some other harnesses that I've used in the past I have much more freedom of movement in this one.

I've taken a couple of falls in it and it has yet to show any wear.

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Lindsey S.

Lindsey S.wrote a review of on October 16, 2015

5 5

Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
Fit: True to size
Height: 5' 8"
Weight: 155 lbs
Size Purchased: M

I have to disagree with the 2 reviews below me. I've used this bra for the last 2 summers as a base layer to go under my yellow nomex while wildland fire fighing and I couldn't be more pleased with it.

You are probably thinking wool? For a bra?? Yes. It keeps you from smelling and its keeps you cool and dry. The fibers in merino are different than normal wool so it isn't itchy like your favorite holiday sweater.

True to size, comfortable, and moves with me without having to be readjusted. I have lived in this bra nearly every day for around 10 months (counting both fire seasons) and it has yet to start breaking down or show any wear.

I typically work in conditions that very hot, both in radiant heat and weather and I sweat A LOT. The merino wool keeps me from getting hot and drenched in sweat as it wicks away moisture from sweat and pulls it to the outer most layer so it can evaporate.

In summary this is an awesome piece and Icebreaker is an outstanding brand that makes quality products.

If you any questions about Icebreaker gear, or want to place an order please give me a shout! Here is how you can contact me~
Email: lismith@backcountry.com
Phones: 1.800.409.4502 ext 4373

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Lindsey S.wrote a review of on January 21, 2014

5 5

Familiarity: I've used it several times

They do everything that they claim. On top of that they aren't flimsy so you aren't going to break anything when you are going from hike mode back to ride mode. The guardians make getting to your favorite out of bounds pow stash simple and then let you switch back over to the resort without missing a beat or loosing time having to switch your set ups. Get it all in one. That being said these are solid bindings. If you are looking for something lightweight this isn't necessarily the best choice.

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