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About wdietsch

  • Rank
    old hand
  • Birthday 11/30/1999


  • Occupation
    industrial engineering/technical sales
  • Location
    vancouver, wa
  1. Cleaning out the closet. I have the following items posted on Craigslist. My preference would be local pickup/exchange in the greater Vancouver/Portland area, I really don't want to deal with shipping if I can avoid it. Cold Cold World Chernobyl Lowe Alpine Contour 40 Mountainsmith Tour lumbar pack MSR XGK stove
  3. this blows ... I recognize it's been a challenging business environment made even more so now with e-commerce .. I'm glad to see you will be able to keep it going I thank all the MEC employees, past and present. Best Wishes to all
  4. [TR] Attempt on Stuart Ridge Traverse - SRT 08/04/2020

    agree with DPS ... .this late in the summer, the Sherpa is very rarely an option for decent or ascent ... the shrund gets pretty sizeable with pretty significant vertical wall of rock hard glacial ice.
  5. [TR] Mount Terror - West Ridge 07/25/2020

    great write up ..
  6. review Break Testing Climbing Cams

    Here is the latest ... with loading over an edge in real rock Climbing cams pulled over and edge
  7. Liberty Ridge - Ski descent accident

    touche' ... dig the Rackliff woodcut Avatar
  8. Liberty Ridge - Ski descent accident

    Keep in mind ... 30 ~ 40 years ago, Lib Ridge, Willis Wall and the rest of the north side of Rainier was a bit different animal
  9. Break Testing Climbing Cams video worth checking out
  10. Dee Molenaar has passed at 101

    great video ... thanks for posting the lnk
  11. [TR] Cabinet Mountains - Multiple 03/21/2020

    Awesome ... thanks for sharing
  12. Dee Molenaar has passed at 101

    "the brotherhood of the rope" .. I always loved that phase
  13. wanted to buy cilogear SMALL 40B worksac

    I'll third the motion for CCW ... I've been using a Chernobyl and a custom Valdez for a number of years, (Chernobyl has got to be pushing 20 years old by now) ... rock solid, bomber construction and great customer service. The custom Valdez (40L) Randy made for me included a padded, Chernobyl like hip-belt with gear/tool loops for a better carry with heavier loads, replacing the newer fixed crampons straps with his original design of daisy chains and removable/replaceable straps along with a couple internal daisy's A 40L pack on a 14.5" torso could be a challenge ... Thank you Mr Rackliff