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Re: [BackpackGearTest] Re: APPLICATION - Slipstream Jacket - Theresa Lawrence

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  • Theresa Lawrence
    thanks ________________________________ From: ringrat55 To: BackpackGearTest@yahoogroups.com Sent: Tuesday, November 20, 2012 4:37:47 PM
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      From: ringrat55 <amurland@...>
      To: BackpackGearTest@yahoogroups.com
      Sent: Tuesday, November 20, 2012 4:37:47 PM
      Subject: [BackpackGearTest] Re: APPLICATION - Slipstream Jacket - Theresa Lawrence

      psst...wrong list. :)

      --- In BackpackGearTest@yahoogroups.com, Theresa Lawrence <theresa_newell@...> wrote:
      > Please accept my application to test the ISIS
      > Slipstream Down Jacket. I have read Chapter Five of the BackpackGearTest
      > Survival Guide, version 0609, and I will follow all requirements. My signed BGT
      > Agreement is on file. I will pay any shipping costs to Canada. I also have access
      > to a US shipping address that can be used if needed. I would be able to pick
      > the item up with little ease just across the border.
      > Name: Theresa Lawrence
      > Age: 35
      > Gender: Female
      > Height: 5 ft 8 in (173 cm)
      > Weight: 125 lbs (59 kg)
      > Email: theresa_newell AT yahoo DOT com
      > Location: Sparwood, British Columbia, Canada
      > Date: November 20, 2012
      > I have more than 15 years of backpacking experience.
      > Day hikes and 2-3 day backpacking trips take place on most weekends throughout
      > the year while longer trips are only occasional. I backpack predominantly in
      > mountain terrain (Coast Range, Cascades and Canadian Rockies) with the goal of
      > summiting peaks. Activities I use my gear with include mountaineering, ski
      > touring, rock climbing, kayaking, biking, trail running, Search and Rescue and
      > overseas travel. I like my gear to be reasonably light, convenient and simple
      > to use though I would not claim to be a lightweight hiker.
      > TEST PLAN
      > This 800-fill down looks like a decent insulative
      > layer for winter camping. I have plans for some overnight ski-touring excursions
      > once the snow settles into the South Canadian Rockies. Temperatures will be
      > well below 0 C overnight in the mountains and I will have no problem meeting
      > the minimum 5 night requirement. I anticipate lots of outdoor winter activity
      > where I can put this jacket to the test: snow-shoeing, x-country skiing and snowmobiling,
      > but mainly backcountry alpine ski-touring.  I would be testing this jacket for warmth,
      > fit, comfort, durability and performance as a mid-layer under a shell and as an
      > outer-layer. I can see it has a few comfort design features with the zippers
      > and collar, which I’d like to experience, same with the DWR finished fabric for
      > drizzle and I wonder how lightweight and condensed it will be for packing
      > around.
      > Owner Reviews: 4 - they can be viewed on my tester
      > Page: http://www.backpackgeartest.org/tester_reviews/theresa_lawrence
      > Current Tests: High Sierra Titan 65L Pack â€" FR just
      > completed Nov 13/12
      > Completed Tests can be viewed on my tester page with
      > the link above and my Tester Status Page is here: http://teststatus.backpackgeartest.org/T1909.htm
      > Outstanding Applications: Montbell Highlander Down
      > Jacket
      > I have no other BGT roles. Thank you for considering
      > my application,
      > Theresa Lawrence

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