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Trango 2 Tent 2-Person 4-Season (Manufacturer link) Average Rating = 4.60/5 Average Rating : 4.60/5

In: Gear: Hiking and Camping: Tents: 3 Season Tents

There's a reason this is a standard tent for mountaineering 5 out of 5 stars

Review by: scottydo, 2009-03-19


I've had the chance to take this camping in the snow a couple times now (although nothing hardcore yet) and it is awesome! When you throw the fly over the tent and you can clip it into the footprint at all the stake pionts, then tighten it down; it just makes it bombproof. And it's not complicated to set up at all. I can set it up on my own (in mild conditions) in about 7-8 minutes. I can't wait to get it up on a mountain somewhere. This tent is totally worth the money (especially if you can find it on sale). Although if you want really light weight and 4 season then you have to be willing to spend more cash on Mountain Hardwear's EV tent.


AmD Triact-Lock Carabiner Average Rating = 3.75/5 Average Rating : 3.75/5

In: Gear: Essential Equipment: Carabiners: Locking Carabiners

Regular Screw Lock Version 4 out of 5 stars

Review by: scottydo, 2009-02-10


I have the regular screw lock version and it's really nice. The screw lock is crazy smooth and the biner is nice and big. Although any future lockers I get will be pear shaped ones.


Link Cam 0.5 Average Rating = 4.45/5 Average Rating : 4.45/5

In: Gear: Essential Equipment: Protection: Active

Absolutely amazing! 5 out of 5 stars

Review by: scottydo, 2008-09-15


I really used these for the first time and they were absolutely phenomenal! They're great for those spots that are in between sizes and they practically fill the crack and hold solid! I can't say enough how awesome I think these things are. Now I know why some of my climbing buddies have 3 of each size. I will definitely be getting more of these in the future.


EVO Average Rating = 3.71/5 Average Rating : 3.71/5

In: Gear: Shoes: Climbing Shoes: Velcro

great shoe, not quite the best 4 out of 5 stars

Review by: scottydo, 2008-02-26


This is a great shoe. I've got a pair (got'm on sale at rei) and I know now that I need half a size smaller to be able to actually heel hook. However, these shoes are freakin' awesome if I don't have to heel hook. And they are comfortable as hell and yes the toe edge is great. I think I might even get myself another pair (smaller) so that I can get after those more aggressive routes.


Express Average Rating = 4.00/5 Average Rating : 4.00/5

In: Gear: Add-On Climbing Gear: Bags and Haul Bags

Great Pack! 4 out of 5 stars

Review by: scottydo, 2007-11-22


I wanted a pack that I could put all of my gear as well as my rope in and this was it!
I plan on getting into big wall climbing eventually so this should be pretty good as a haul bag in the future. I've taken this to my favorite sport areas and it works really well for me. I really like it cause I can put a ton of stuff in here....and then my rope! And it is nice that it is so sturdy. I recommend this to anyone who wants to do different kinds of climbing or just wants a simple, sturdy, crag pack.