David Link

TOP 25 REVIEWER
Reviewer of the Month: December 2017

2,215 reviewer rep
38 forum posts
joined Jan 6, 2010

I am a: 63-year-old male hiker
Location: Sacramento, CA
Occupation: Church Musician
Website: http://sierracanon.wordpress.com

Activities

Hiking
Backpacking
Snowshoeing
Road cycling

Vitals

Height5'11"
Weight210
Torso Length30
Boot/Shoe Size14
Jacket/Shirt SizeXL
Pant SizeL

Hiker, backpacker, road cyclist, professional church musician, INFJ, gear addict, living in estrogen land. Will play hooky from work to go to Yosemite or Lassen any day of the week. 

Kilimanjaro in 2004... High Sierra Trail in 2010. What is next??

Gear Reviews (61)

user rating: 4.5 of 5 Adidas Men's Terrex Free Hiker 7/23/2019
user rating: 4.5 of 5 Arc'teryx Men's Rampart Long Short 7/12/2019
user rating: 4.5 of 5 Bindle Bottle 7/01/2019
user rating: 5 of 5 Hotshot Sports Shot 5/11/2019
user rating: 4.5 of 5 Kahtoola MICROspikes 1/22/2019
user rating: 5 of 5 ENGO Blister Prevention Patches 12/17/2018
user rating: 5 of 5 Mountain Hardwear AP 3/4 Pants 12/15/2018
user rating: 5 of 5 BodyGlide Foot Glide 8/25/2018
user rating: 5 of 5 MSR Groundhog Tent Stakes 7/14/2018
user rating: 5 of 5 Packit Gourmet Good Day Sunshine bowl 7/13/2018
user rating: 4 of 5 Therm-a-Rest BaseCamp AF 6/09/2018
user rating: 4.5 of 5 Skratch Labs Anytime Energy Bar 6/09/2018
user rating: 5 of 5 Arc'teryx Men's Squamish Hoody 4/06/2018
user rating: 4 of 5 REI Camp Dome 2 4/06/2018
user rating: 5 of 5 Tifosi Slip 1/19/2018
user rating: 5 of 5 Packit Gourmet Southwest Black Bean & Corn Salad 8/25/2017
user rating: 4 of 5 Good To-Go Oatmeal 5/23/2017
user rating: 4.5 of 5 Clif Whey Protein Bar 4/11/2017
user rating: 4 of 5 Thermacell Backpacker Mosquito Repeller 4/06/2017
user rating: 4 of 5 Arc'teryx Men's Norvan Jacket 12/08/2016
user rating: 5 of 5 Rab Vertex Pants 11/24/2016
user rating: 4 of 5 Sea to Summit Aeros Ultralight Pillow 4/02/2016
user rating: 3.5 of 5 Feathered Friends Geoduck Down Pillow 3/12/2016
user rating: 4 of 5 Big Agnes Fly Creek UL1 2/22/2016
user rating: 4.5 of 5 Petzl Spatha 2/04/2016
user rating: 5 of 5 Arc'teryx Men's Rampart Pant 1/10/2016
user rating: 5 of 5 Icebreaker Men's Everyday Long Sleeve Crewe 1/09/2016
user rating: 4.5 of 5 SnowClaw Guide 12/30/2015
user rating: 4 of 5 Icebreaker Oasis Balaclava 12/07/2015
user rating: 5 of 5 Icebreaker Men's Sphere Short Sleeve Crewe 11/23/2015
user rating: 4 of 5 Good To-Go Thai Curry 11/16/2015
user rating: 5 of 5 Black Diamond Alpine Carbon Cork 11/12/2015
user rating: 5 of 5 Sea to Summit AlphaLight Long Spoon 10/24/2015
user rating: 5 of 5 Ibex Men's U-Sixty T 10/11/2015
user rating: 4.5 of 5 ExOfficio Give-N-Go Sport Mesh Brief 9/20/2015
user rating: 4.5 of 5 Dirty Girl Gaiters Gaiter 9/20/2015
user rating: 5 of 5 Skratch Labs Exercise Hydration Mix 9/13/2015
user rating: 5 of 5 Darn Tough Merino 1/4 Sock Cushion 9/13/2015
user rating: 3 of 5 Good To-Go Classic Marinara with Penne 8/29/2015
user rating: 4.5 of 5 Jetboil Zip Cooking System 8/21/2015
user rating: 3.5 of 5 Xero Shoes Men's Z-Trek 8/21/2015
user rating: 4.5 of 5 Outdoor Research Men's Helium Hybrid Jacket 7/15/2015
user rating: 5 of 5 Merrell Men's Capra Sport 5/29/2015
user rating: 4.5 of 5 Sea to Summit UltraLight Insulated 5/18/2015
user rating: 5 of 5 Arc'teryx Men's Gamma LT Jacket 3/14/2015
user rating: 4 of 5 Brooks Men's Cascadia 9 2/19/2015
user rating: 4 of 5 The North Face Men's Paramount Convertible Pant 2/14/2015
user rating: 4.5 of 5 Mountain Hardwear Men's Plasmic Pant 12/11/2014
user rating: 4.5 of 5 Mammut Prussic Jacket 10/25/2014
user rating: 4.5 of 5 MontBell Men's U.L. Down Inner Pants 10/18/2014
user rating: 4.5 of 5 Ally's Bar Original Sweet Potato 10/18/2014
user rating: 5 of 5 Outdoor Research Mesh Ditty Sacks 8/05/2014
user rating: 4 of 5 Sugoi Pace Short-Sleeve T-Shirt 6/16/2014
user rating: 4.5 of 5 Arc'teryx Cierzo 18 1/17/2014
user rating: 2 of 5 Soto Pocket Torch 12/26/2013
user rating: 5 of 5 Arc'teryx Men's Konseal Jacket 11/16/2013
user rating: 4 of 5 Black Diamond Cosmo 11/05/2013
user rating: 4.5 of 5 Ibex Men's Hooded Indie 9/12/2013
user rating: 4 of 5 REI Men's OXT Airflyte Running Jacket 7/18/2013
user rating: 3.5 of 5 Vasque Men's Talus UltraDry 7/18/2013
user rating: 5 of 5 Mountain Hardwear Batray 2 1/06/2010

Trip Reports

Ev'rybody must get stoned: Stoney Ridge in the Trinity Alps August 25, 2017
David and David's Most Excellent Kilimanjaro Adventure 2004 October 23, 2015
A Taste of the Wonderland August 21, 2015
Yosemite New Years, finishing with a bang February 9, 2015
Standing on the Precipice August 5, 2014
Yosemite winter in a drought February 13, 2014

Forum Posts

Trailspace at Point Reyes December 29, 2017
"Look for the challenge, solitude, and scenery every day" says David, our Reviewer of the Month December 1, 2017
Ibex merino December 1, 2017
Ev'rybody must get stoned: Stoney Ridge in the Trinity Alps August 25, 2017
Trailspace does Guyot in the snow April 18, 2016
What car/suv do you guys drive to get to the trailhead? December 31, 2015
Ultralight waterproof/resistant gaiters? November 16, 2015
David and David's Most Excellent Kilimanjaro Adventure 2004 October 23, 2015
Pine Creek, near Bishop, Calif. September 15, 2015
A Taste of the Wonderland August 21, 2015
Removing odor from cork hand grips August 13, 2015
Wonderland Trail February 10, 2015
Yosemite New Years, finishing with a bang February 9, 2015
Trailspace on the Precipice August 6, 2014
Standing on the Precipice August 5, 2014
7 Days in Mineral King Sequoia National Park July 6, 2014
What is this glove feature for? February 18, 2014
Yosemite winter in a drought February 13, 2014
THE TERRAPLANE IS BACK January 28, 2014