Park City, UT
Picked up 3 of these off SAC the other day and got them-- but they are NOT waterproof. Says on the package that they are 'water-resistant' dry bags but on Exped's own scale not in the waterproof category and are to be used within a pack for organizing and storage of humidity sensitive items. Backcountry lists them as being 'yes' for waterproof.
These are getting returned because I have no use for them if they're not waterproof.
Picked these up on SAC recently and really like them so far. I got the grey color and it's a bit lighter than pictured. They're very comfortable. I'm 5'7" and 150 lbs, got a size 8 and they fit well with a bit of loosness. Easy to move around in too. The pockets are large and can fit my phone.
Not sure how durable they are since I just got them; but hopefully they last.
Because its wool I bet you could shrink it easily in a dryer.
This pack is just kind of odd. Cool concept, but it doesn't work. I picked it up for a great price on SAC but it's going back. I'm 5'6", so not the tallest female, but it digs right into my waist/butt. Loading the pack up with weight makes it much worse. I did notice that all of the weight was going to my hips and for the most part not on my shoulders-- but with the two pole like things at the bottom it was very uncomfortable.
I had my boyfriend put it on, who's 6'4" and solidly built. It wasn't as bothersome for him but he wasn't thrilled with it either.
The inside of the pack is kind of odd, a bit difficult to get to the compartments and nothing larger would fit unless you removed the divider between the pockets... Oh well.
These are so very comfortable and I almost live in them. They are clunky and large and that did put me off a bit but once I started wearing them around more I got used to them. I live in a rocky area and while I've only had them for a few months have not noticed any chunks coming off or anything. I wore them hiking in the Southern Utah desert with no issues. Great flipflops!
First of all, I am female so my perceptions may be a bit different. I got the gloves in XS. They're very comfortable and soft on the inside and the feel is great. Mine looked a bit different from the picture-- the Norrona writing all over the fingers is barely visible, and there are some words on the inner sides of the fingers-- mainly the different parts like Gore-Tex, Schoeller, etc. I liked the ability to tuck the gloves into my jacket sleeves. Nice long "snot" wipe, goggle wiper and a pretty good grip were all great. However, the reason why I am returning these is that they don't fit a good range of temperatures for me. I do tend to get cold hands but when it was about 30 and above the gloves were too hot. When it was about 20 and below, they were too cold. I have mittens for when its very cold but I don't consider 15-20' to be too cold, and 30-40' is not warm enough for my lightweight touring gloves.
Back to the gloves search, I guess!
Love these pants! The fit is great, not too high and not too low, loose enough and just about perfect. I have never worn a pair of zip-off pants so was a bit unsure about them.. However they're great. I wore them for a day of international traveling in the airport as pants, a day of car-traveling in Costa Rica as shorts and then as pants again for night hiking in Costa Rica. The pockets are pretty roomy and I was a bit suprised to be able to fit my boarding pass fully in one of the side pockets (not the zippered), plus a wallet, passport and cell phone with plenty of room to spare. The light khaki color is actually more of a green but I prefer the green.
The zip pockets fit a passport just fine, but not a boarding pass when it wasn't folded. The side "hand" pockets that aren't zippered do fit a boarding pass. I would say that the non-zipping ones could hold one of those NatGeo Adventure maps however the zipping one would have to have it folded.
Just wore these shorts for several days in Costa Rica and they were great. They're a bit stretchy so great to move around in, no irritations or chafing and they don't ride up.
The only downside is that they aren't quick drying.
Light weight and comfortable. The built in bra isn't enough for C/D (have you ever found one that is?) but with a strapless bra underneath it works out pretty well. Overall a good top.
These shorts have been great to wear while out and about. They do dry quickly and are lightweight, so great for camping. They do not have much stretch, but I found that an 8 was good for me (145 lb, 5'7"). The zipper pocket could be a bit bigger but still useful. Overall I'm glad to add these shorts to my roughing it collection. :)
These shoes are awesome. They are very comfortable and I have a wide foot with a high arch. I haven't done much running in them yet as there's still a lot of snow up here in Park City, but for daily use they've been great. I have yet to experience any blisters or irritations... besides, they're *blue*! :)
These pants are pretty sweet- looser fit, not too high on the waist, and the pockets have plenty of room! Like others have said, the "electronics" pocket looks kind of goofy and I'll probably end up cutting it off.
The main downside I have found is that these pants do attract pet hair-- I have a black pair of pants but one of my dogs is a yellow lab... oh well.
I don't think so, I usually wear a medium and picked up a Large to be on the safe side... but it looks like the large is too big. I haven't had a chance to get the medium but I feel like it would fit better.
This tent has been great for the couple of times we've been able to use it. It's comfortable for my boyfriend, who is 6'2" although with our 115 lb Great Dane mix and 70 lb Lab it is somewhat of a tight fit (but only because the dogs seem to think they should stretch out completely). Without the dogs, 3 people could fit just fine. The tent's ceiling panel is great when the weather is nice... nothing like being able to see the stars from the comfort of your tent, or waking up to a sunrise over the mountains. So far no issues with anything breaking or being damaged. This tent is great!
Will backcountry.com carry the black color that Earth has on its website?
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