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Ian B. (IDBLOOM) - BPL Lifetime Member

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All Forum Posts by Ian B.

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Advantages not assaults
We're a herd of cats and BPL is the laser pointer. "But the point of this post is a different one: The media, friends and family and basically every one you meet on a trail will peste...

In Philosophy & Technique » Let's talk about the advantages of being a single female backpacker for a change....
November 21, 7:16am

Re: Fjällräven polar
Just voted. Good luck.

In Chaff » Fjällräven polar
November 21, 6:17am

Re: Re: Re: Skurka's Fat Cousins
"But please, no pictures of Ian in the orca dinghy." So you object to the the image of me riding a majestic killer whale through some sick rapids and narrowly escaping strainers but yo...

In Editor's Roundtable » The Range of Light: Fastpacking the John Muir Trail in Under a Week
November 20, 6:42pm

Re: Let's talk about the advantages of being a single female backpacker for a change....
Thanks for the good read. I'm a bit of a hypocrite. I don't have a problem traveling solo in less than ideal locations but I lose my $#!+ when I can't find my kid for an hour. I ...

In Philosophy & Technique » Let's talk about the advantages of being a single female backpacker for a change....
November 20, 5:59pm

Skurka's Fat Cousins
So we're related Spelt! (now the exclamation point makes sense but you've since changed your moniker) I was going to propose that you and I could join forces and create team Skurka's...

In Editor's Roundtable » The Range of Light: Fastpacking the John Muir Trail in Under a Week
November 20, 5:40pm

Re: Re: Going Fast
I've found that hiking up to 20-25 miles and throwing in 3-5k of elevation gain/loss a day can be done by most people just on time management alone. That's about where I'm at (not quit...

In Editor's Roundtable » The Range of Light: Fastpacking the John Muir Trail in Under a Week
November 20, 2:28pm

Re: The Range of Light: Fastpacking the John Muir Trail in Under a Week
Wonderful article and great effort by the author! Bravo!

In Editor's Roundtable » The Range of Light: Fastpacking the John Muir Trail in Under a Week
November 20, 9:47am

Re: Re: solution
I've started using the term "going full BPL." This thread has gone full BPL. Still not as bad as gun forums/talk. Flame on.

In GEAR » Anti-Drone !
November 19, 3:49pm

Re: The Trail Show #30 - The Trans ADK
So I was just saying to myself the other day that I need to return to NY to do some backpacking. Another great show. How do I legally or practically mail your show a growler? Is it safe ...

In On the Web » The Trail Show #30 - The Trans ADK
November 19, 3:45pm

Re: Re: Can anyone help a new self published author out?
I read BPL's Lightweight Backpacking and Camping last year. There are several sections where I had to wonder who edited it. It's a wealth of information and I would still recommend it to ...

In On the Web » Wanna help a new self published author out?
November 19, 3:43pm

All Reader Reviews by Ian B.

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Lawson Equipment Customer Service
I've made a few purchases from Lawson. His glow-wire and ti stakes are my personal favorites in their class. The price has always been fair, shipping has been free, and delivery timely. Yesterd...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
June 24, 10:34am

ULA Equipment
I ordered a ULA Ohm 2.0 with standard options ~ 4/2013. Chris was very quick to respond to my emails. I had originally ordered a CDT and he was quick to modify my order. Backpack arrived within a f...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
June 13, 11:55am

zpacks Company
Well Z Packs continues to live up to their stellar reputation. I ordered a Hexamid Twin a few weeks ago. The posted delivery times were 5-7 weeks on their website. I suspected that spring is a hect...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
May 30, 11:31pm