Reviews written by Miles Burkart

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Line Placement Gear--Throw Lines
Miles BurkartMiles Burkart   February 05, 2012
Overall rating 
 
4.5
Type of Use 
 
5.0
Frequency of Use 
 
4.0
Durability 
 
3.0
Technical Skill Required 
 
5.0
Ease of Use 
 
5.0
Safety 
 
5.0

Great line. OK strength. Nice thickness.

I love this throwing line and wish they had a less visible version of it for stealthy missions. It is a bulky line at 3mm and is great for...

Miles BurkartMiles Burkart   February 05, 2012
Overall rating 
 
3.0
Type of Use 
 
5.0
Frequency of Use 
 
4.0
Durability 
 
4.0
Comfort 
 
4.0
Ease of Use 
 
3.0
Portability 
 
1.0

Comfy, heavy, and bulky

This is a very comfortable harness. It's fairly silent too. I have had mine for a couple years and really enjoy it. I like the soft Ds...

Miles BurkartMiles Burkart   February 05, 2012
(Updated: February 05, 2012)
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Type of Use 
 
5.0
Frequency of Use 
 
1.0
Durability 
 
5.0
Comfort 
 
5.0
Ease of Use 
 
5.0
Portability 
 
5.0

Love it

I've had this harness for years and have used it in ways it probably was never meant to be used. I have to say I really love this harness....

Hammocks and Portaledges
Miles BurkartMiles Burkart   January 31, 2012
(Updated: February 05, 2012)
Overall rating 
 
3.9
Frequency of Use 
 
3.0
Durability 
 
4.0
Comfort 
 
4.0
Technical Skill Required 
 
3.0
Ease of Use 
 
4.0
Safety 
 
5.0
Strength 
 
5.0
Portability 
 
2.0

Fun but pricey

I have the long boat and I love it for the most part. I have camped many times at height and just a few feet above the ground and...

Combination Devices
Miles BurkartMiles Burkart   January 31, 2012
(Updated: January 31, 2012)
Overall rating 
 
3.5
Type of Use 
 
5.0
Frequency of Use 
 
1.0
Durability 
 
3.0
Technical Skill Required 
 
2.0
Ease of Use 
 
3.0
Safety 
 
3.0
Strength 
 
5.0
Portability 
 
5.0

Scary device but very cool idea

I have used this device a couple of times and it's a bit unnerving. Believe me, I climb with all kinds of goofy gear and have rescue trained on...

Carabiners
Miles BurkartMiles Burkart   January 31, 2012
Overall rating 
 
4.8
Type of Use 
 
5.0
Frequency of Use 
 
5.0
Durability 
 
4.0
Ease of Use 
 
5.0
Safety 
 
5.0
Strength 
 
5.0

Great carabiner - for righties

Awesome carabiner for it's weight and strength. It's very easy once you get the hang of it. That said, it's biased for right handed use. Left handed...

Branch/Rope Protection
Miles BurkartMiles Burkart   January 31, 2012
Overall rating 
 
3.5
Type of Use 
 
4.0
Frequency of Use 
 
3.0
Durability 
 
2.0
Technical Skill Required 
 
5.0
Ease of Use 
 
3.0
Portability 
 
4.0

Bulky and strong - can make your own easier

I'm writing this post-ownership. I recommend two things: Be careful with this when you retreive it and get the steel version. Mine fell and hit a rock on...

Miles BurkartMiles Burkart   January 31, 2012
Overall rating 
 
4.5
Type of Use 
 
5.0
Frequency of Use 
 
3.0
Durability 
 
5.0
Ease of Use 
 
3.0
Safety 
 
5.0
Strength 
 
5.0

For advanced techniques, this is handy

I became a convert to this pulley a year ago and it still boggles me how many setups can be done with it. Simply put, if you are looking...

Helmets
Miles BurkartMiles Burkart   January 31, 2012
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Type of Use 
 
4.0
Frequency of Use 
 
5.0
Durability 
 
5.0
Comfort 
 
5.0
Safety 
 
5.0

Light and durable - great for kids

I use this for kids climbs and it's very easy to use and adjust. It's also very light. A friend of mine uses heavy DEET bug...

Miles BurkartMiles Burkart   January 31, 2012
Overall rating 
 
4.7
Type of Use 
 
4.0
Frequency of Use 
 
4.0
Durability 
 
5.0
Ease of Use 
 
4.0
Safety 
 
5.0

Very strong, very light

I've been using this for about 3 years now along with a few other brands. While it was waxy when I bought it that quickly disappeared and now it...

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