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Re: What’s your favorite piece of gear

Post by BillMiddlebrook » Sun Oct 11, 2020 7:23 pm

Powder skis, of course
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Re: What’s your favorite piece of gear

Post by OwenRichardson » Sun Oct 11, 2020 7:31 pm

jars of nutella
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Re: What’s your favorite piece of gear

Post by globreal » Sun Oct 11, 2020 7:33 pm

Patagonia R1
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Re: What’s your favorite piece of gear

Post by Flyingfish » Sun Oct 11, 2020 7:34 pm

OwenRichardson wrote:
Sun Oct 11, 2020 7:31 pm
jars of nutella
THIS
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Re: What’s your favorite piece of gear

Post by griddles » Sun Oct 11, 2020 7:35 pm

Mountain Hardware softshell jacket. Probably had it for 13 years. Used it for everything from walking around town to Rainier.
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Re: What’s your favorite piece of gear

Post by nyker » Wed Oct 14, 2020 9:10 am

EMS hiking pants
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Re: What’s your favorite piece of gear

Post by douglas » Wed Oct 14, 2020 9:28 am

Prana hiking pants with the built in belt that’s a little offset to the side. My backpack waist strap clip doesn’t ham into the buckle. Super comfortable pants.
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Re: What’s your favorite piece of gear

Post by Jenna N S » Wed Oct 14, 2020 9:32 am

Not for during the hike, but a fresh cotton t, clean socks, and a wet washcloth to wipe my face and hands with after the hike is amazing! Especially if I'm hiking alone and have a couple hour drive ahead of me after a hike. Freshening up goes a long way to helping me feel way more alert for the drive.
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Re: What’s your favorite piece of gear

Post by douglas » Wed Oct 14, 2020 9:41 am

Jenna N S wrote:
Wed Oct 14, 2020 9:32 am
Not for during the hike, but a fresh cotton t, clean socks, and a wet washcloth to wipe my face and hands with after the hike is amazing! Especially if I'm hiking alone and have a couple hour drive ahead of me after a hike. Freshening up goes a long way to helping me feel way more alert for the drive.
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Re: What’s your favorite piece of gear

Post by Klad24 » Wed Oct 14, 2020 9:54 am

douglas wrote:
Wed Oct 14, 2020 9:28 am
Prana hiking pants with the built in belt that’s a little offset to the side. My backpack waist strap clip doesn’t ham into the buckle. Super comfortable pants.
Stretch Zion? Comfiest pants I've ever owned.
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Re: What’s your favorite piece of gear

Post by Cruiser » Wed Oct 14, 2020 10:04 am

If it's not winter then I almost never play in the mountains without my fire engine red dynafit traverse shorts. I love everything about them from the dynastretch fabric to the cut, pocket placement, and the adjustable waist. Can't imagine a better pair of outdoor shorts...
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Re: What’s your favorite piece of gear

Post by Snow_Dog_frassati » Wed Oct 14, 2020 10:44 am

Approach shoes really changed a lot for me, La Sportiva Tx4s fit me well.

Feet-to-farm Merino wool socks+liners are awesome

I really like my helmet, its the BD Vector, but mainly because of all the places its been with me. It kinda has a sentimental value at this point.

Garmin in-reach mini. Never leaving home without it. Even in non-emergency situations it can be very helpful. I think everyone who seriously wants to pursue 14ers/13ers should have one if they can afford it.

For backpacking gear moving in the direction of ultralight this season was awesome. Nemo Hornet 2 tent, Nemo tensor wide, and the Osprey Levity 45 were all new for me this year and all rocked.

I have a white non-cotton Simms fishing shirt that I have been wearing forever. Khul makes great pants but they are expensive

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