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Fred eric (Fre49) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale France, vallée de la Loire
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sold : 3500ci EXODUS FS : Full Suspension - medium torso
I bought it in 2012. My back is in very bad shape after a cycle vs car accident and i was trying to find a lighter than my exos or stratos packs that i could use The FS exodus was very close ...

In Gear Swap » FS : 3500ci EXODUS FS : Full Suspension - medium torso
August 02, 3:40am

better than nothing but long to setup.
in the quest too for a light tripod i have been using a pedco + my hiking poles + 3 dyneema cords with mini linelocs i only brought it when solo hiking, because my wife isnt patient at all :p

In Make Your Own Gear » Staked out trekking pole "tripod"
June 21, 8:06am

USB cable for garmin fenix 2
is way too long and weights 34g/1.2oz. i dont dare ( yet ) shortening it myself like in : anyone found a lighter alternative ?

In GEAR » USB cable for garmin fenix 2
April 29, 10:25am

my trailstar, has kept me dry in very bad weather. my neoair, my back say thanks, my bpl cocoon hoodie, i look like a clown after adding some length to the arms, but it feel warm as soon as i pu...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » What ONE piece of gear makes you smile and why
March 21, 2:27pm

Thanks a lot for the link and the photos. I really need to convince my wife to hike again in Greenland...

In Post-Trip Reports » Part 3 Greenland trip Willem Vandoorne (getting better and better)
January 20, 4:57am

rab meco
If you are willing to do it, what would be the added cost for shipping the rab meco to Europe ?

In Gear Swap » FS: Consolidated FS post of numerous items
December 06, 12:24pm

another view about the capture after reading this i decided to try . i am trying the capture v2 atm, but not the pro, the normal version is lighter and cheaper it was an easy choice for ...

In Editor's Roundtable » Peak Design Capture Pro Camera clip
November 13, 12:43pm

favorites pieces of gear
1- my neoair xlite women with my first neoair i went from miserable nights and sore back on every foam mat i have sleep on, to sleeping soundly on any ground. now with the xlite women i also ha...

In GEAR » What's Your Favorite Piece of Gear?
October 31, 2:18am

it isnt always crowded
en of april early may, we met a few people on the W and yes the french valley is georgeous :) but no one on the circuit except mices :p i was happy to have brought some patches for neoair ...

In Gear Lists » Torres Del Paine
October 06, 10:09am

Re: Re: Why aren't there more waterproof packs?
[quote=]As soon as you abrade the first hole it is done being waterproof. I am always amazed that people think this is a good idea. A rain cover weighs more than the water absorbed by the pack when...

In GEAR » Why aren't there more waterproof packs?
September 30, 12:54pm

All Reader Reviews by Fred eric

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Mountain Laurel Design FS exodus
After a few overnight with this pack ( he was too big , but i wanted to try it asap, planning for 2013 TGO ), i just did my first one week snowshoeing hike with it. - first as i have complained on ...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
March 03, 3:09am

Black Rock Gear Hadron
I ordered an XL Hadron, because the previous blackrock hat i had was a slightly tight fit in L. Evan questionned me by mail to check if i really needed an XL. I ended with a slightly larger than nor...

In Clothing - Headwear, Handwear
September 15, 12:30pm

MLD Trailstar
After some week end uses ill give it a 5 as a 2 adults plus 4 year old son shelter. With a ground cloth and stakes i am at about 550+150+100= 800g for 2 1/2 people. I like the simplicity , no ve...

In Shelters - Tarps & Floorless
September 04, 8:03am
I wanted some dry bags for packrafting and to try shipito I bought 2 POE pneumo ltw 50l the last model with rounded bottom They sent me the 2009 model with square bottom that was on sale on their w...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
October 13, 12:52am

PHD minimus down socks
sizing is strange, my wife feet are 5/38 so i ordered Small in fact i can use them and my feets are 10 /44. The loft is impressing, but due to the construction you have a lot below the feet and b...

In Clothing - Insulating - Down
April 01, 6:18am

Watchful Eye Designs Aloksak
i usualy use a ziploc for my money, visa card and id card while hiking this time when i left for 3 weeks in Greenland i decided to use the small aloksak that was given me with some other purchase o...

In Miscellaneous Products
August 09, 2:16pm
Had after thought and sent a mail to change order. 30 min after it i recieved answer and refund so i could redo order : Hello Frederic- No problem at all with regards to the order changes. I&#...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
March 10, 2:01pm

TarpTent Double Rainbow
DR in the snow! Its a great lightweight 2 persons tent. First i like the headroom and 2 larges entries . My wife and i...

In Shelters - Single Wall Tents
February 20, 9:36am

Garmin eTrex Legend
I bought one and only use it for snow hiking out of trails. Otherwise as i cannot hike close to my home, i dont hike often in the same place, so i wouldnt buy a 100€ map for only 5-6 days of use. ...

In Navigation Gear & Accessories
December 11, 11:40pm