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Ian Z.

55 reviewer rep
0 forum posts
joined Feb 6, 2014

I am a: backpacker
Location: Kentucky
Occupation: Self Employed


Rock climbing


Boot/Shoe Size11
Jacket/Shirt SizeMedium
Pant Size32-33

I reside in south central Kentucky.  I used to own a rock climbing and caving equipment store.  I spend a great deal of my life outdoors and am always looking for simple, high quality equipment to make my outdoor adventures more pleasant. 

I like to keep my pack weight as low as possible, but am not obsessive about it.  I vary what I bring and use based on the trip I'm on.  I don't like to bring things that I don't need or use, but I also don't like to be on the trail wishing I had something that I left at home.

I hope people find my reviews helpful in the selection of gear.  I only review equipment after I have used it and have real world experience with it.

Gear Reviews (6)

user rating: 5 of 5 Buck Mini Buck 3/28/2014
user rating: 2.5 of 5 The North Face Spire 38 3/27/2014
user rating: 5 of 5 MSR Titan Kettle 3/27/2014
user rating: 4.5 of 5 Sawyer MINI 3/27/2014
user rating: 3 of 5 Platypus SoftBottle 3/27/2014
user rating: 4.5 of 5 Marmot Tuner Jacket 2/06/2014