Paul Lapierre

GUIDE/OUTFITTER

354 reviewer rep
147 forum posts
joined Dec 8, 2015

I am a: 57-year-old backpacker
Location: Banff , Alberta
Occupation: Interpretive Mountain Adventure Guide

Affiliations: Pro Deals: Black Diamond - Outdoor Research - ExpertVoice. Icebreaker Federation of Fly Fishers, Wooden Heritage Canoe Assoc, Interpretive Guides Assoc

Activities

Hiking
Backpacking
Snowshoeing
Backcountry skiing
Mountaineering
Canyoneering
Canoeing
Mountain biking
Fishing
Scrambling

Vitals

Height5' 9”
Weight170
Torso Length30
Boot/Shoe Size10
Jacket/Shirt SizeM
Pant SizeM

The 30 yrs in the Canadian Rockies as a Fly fishermen , Skier x 2 , Snow shoer , Canoest , Back country adventurer has let me test a wide range of gear. I spend most of my time professionally and leisurely in the mountains , marshes and mayhem with a smile. 

Gear Reviews (22)

user rating: 4.5 of 5 Baffin Evolution 11/25/2019
user rating: 3.5 of 5 Deuter Guide Tour 45+ 8/08/2019
user rating: 4.5 of 5 Outdoor Research Ultralight Compression Sack 5/07/2018
user rating: 4.5 of 5 Arc'teryx Men's Beta AR Jacket 2/07/2018
user rating: 5 of 5 Marmot Men's Minimalist Jacket 2/04/2018
user rating: 4.5 of 5 GSI Outdoors Glacier Stainless Steel Vacuum Bottles 1/25/2018
user rating: 2.5 of 5 Sorel Men's Caribou 9/18/2017
user rating: 4.5 of 5 Black Diamond Men's Cold Forge Jacket 9/17/2017
user rating: 4 of 5 Therm-a-Rest NeoAir Venture 8/27/2017
user rating: 3.5 of 5 Korkers Ice Cleats Extreme 9/10/2016
user rating: 5 of 5 The North Face Patrol 45 Duo 5/25/2016
user rating: 4.5 of 5 Black Diamond Men's Trail Pro Shock 5/21/2016
user rating: 3.5 of 5 Scarpa SL Active 4/03/2016
user rating: 4 of 5 Arc'teryx Men's Beta LT Jacket 3/20/2016
user rating: 3.5 of 5 Arc'teryx Men's Cerium LT Jacket 3/03/2016
user rating: 4 of 5 Marmot Traillight 2P 2/08/2016
user rating: 4 of 5 Marmot Limelight 2P 1/24/2016
user rating: 4 of 5 Eureka! K-2 XT 1/20/2016
user rating: 4 of 5 Outdoor Research Foray Pants 12/17/2015
user rating: 5 of 5 Black Diamond Guide Finger Glove 12/17/2015
user rating: 4.5 of 5 Scarpa SL 12/16/2015
user rating: 3 of 5 Deuter Guide 45+ 12/08/2015

Forum Posts

Worst gear ever? December 31, 2019
Down jacket selection December 6, 2019
What really Ticks you off on the trail? November 15, 2019
A winter sweat tip November 11, 2019
Ooof - Backcountry.com stumbles into a hornet's nest November 8, 2019
Scarpa Kinesis Pro GTX Or Scarpa SL October 20, 2019
what's your favorite reasonably robust hiking boot? September 27, 2019
Is the compass obsolete? July 20, 2019
Cane grip vs. vertical grip trekking poles. September 13, 2019
Anyone with Experience with SnowTrek snowshoes? September 8, 2019
Before Spar Varnish August 30, 2019
Your thoughts on hiking poles August 29, 2019
Anyone else have an appreciation for stripper canoes August 10, 2019
A New Winter Pack June 5, 2019
Do you use gaiters for mild weather trips? July 29, 2019
I think I had a mild case of snow blindness, help? July 25, 2019
Why don’t you use a hammock? January 9, 2019
Do you use base layers? February 11, 2019
Candles in an igloo? February 4, 2019
What size daypack do you use? January 3, 2019