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Nat Lim (LithiumMetalman) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale Cesspool Central!
About Me Love climbing: Trad, Sport, Bouldering, Long, short, wide, etc!

Love backpacking, long, short, wide, ummm thin!

Love long crawls on the beach, romantic candlelight leftovers and fighting ninjas with my spork!
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All Forum Posts by Nat Lim

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Lost Coast poison oak conditions
It's been a wet and fruitful year, especially for my arch-nemesis "Creeping Toxicdodendron". Has anyone hiked Lost Coast this year, and how bad is the poison oak this year?

In Pre-Trip Planning » Lost Coast poison oak conditions
September 12, 3:04pm

Integral Designs Salathe
I've used to use the Integral Designs Salathe as a stand alone for several years before switching over to a lighter bivy/tarp setup. As a stand alone. -It's doable, much easier with...

In GEAR » Bivy Shelter
June 09, 4:10pm

Re: deadus birdus
@Eric. Check out Cold Cold World Ozone. 1680D Ballistic nylon Need less space? Black Diamond Shot 840D Ballistic Nylon http://www.blac...

In GEAR » The North Face Verto 26 pack?
June 09, 3:28pm

Re: Backpack recommendation Rae Lakes Loop
I used a golite Jam (1st gen) with a bear bin an it was fine! In fact if you look at my avatar picture, that's me on Rae lakes loop! My g/f used a Osprey Exos 58 and she was comfy. REI fl...

In GEAR » Backpack recommendation Rae Lakes Loop
May 30, 8:47pm

late reply
Thought I'd give some feedback 1st: I'm a Jampack guy myself, but for those heavier loads.... The Stratos 36 rocks! I can easily pack my gear and a BV 500 or 450 bear bin inside (m...

In GEAR » Osprey Stratos 36
May 27, 9:32am

FS: Patagonia Micropuff XS
Patagonia Micropuff XS pullover for sale! Too small for me! Make an offer!

In Gear Swap » FS: Patagonia Micropuff XS
December 13, 2:11pm

Forgot to mention I will have more gear for sale, so stay posted!

In Gear Swap » Patagonia Micropuff XS for sale
December 09, 10:45am

Patagonia Micropuff XS for sale
I have a xs Micropuff for sale. Great jacket, warm, but too small for me! Perfect for the cold Scout, or slim fellow, this pullover jacket rocks! -Color is Royal Blue -Comes with...

In Gear Swap » Patagonia Micropuff XS for sale
December 08, 3:03pm

Re: typical equipment needed for a trad climb
Hey pretty good replies! That's awesome! Multi-pitch climbing does require a bit of thought on what is needed gear wise or not(Carrying 4-6 pieces of the same size can def add some heft), an...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » the "Do it all Pack"
September 17, 7:15pm

the "Do it all Pack"
Hey folks! An exercise of thought! Choosing the right tool for the right job is ideal in most situations, especially for those with multi-sport interests. Having a quiver of packs for the rig...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » the "Do it all Pack"
September 16, 2:13pm

All Reader Reviews by Nat Lim

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The North Face Propel
I have always been a fan of zipperless sleeping bags, having owned an old Sierra designs moonlight which was fantastic until I regretfully sold it, I was definitley in the market looking for another ...

In Sleeping Bags - Mummy & Other
August 23, 1:44am

REI Summit Junior
Surprisingly light for it's price, about 7 oz per pole and $40 for a pair, these poles are a bargin! A 7005 aluminum grade two pole section, no frills pole is decent for what it was designed fo...

In Trekking Poles
August 23, 1:27am

Integral Designs Salathe bivy
I've been using this sack since 2002. It was my stand alone shelter for about 4 years. In general I find it overkill for summertime usage (equinox bivy for summer) but for all other times of t...

In Shelters - Bivy Sacks
August 23, 1:14am