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Cas Berentsen (P9QX) - BPL Lifetime Member

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About Me A Lightweight wannabee that does not want to compromise too much on comfort (like a double wall shelter ;-).
Originating from a sub-sea level environment but a true mountain enthusiast.
Hiking grounds French Alps (Ecrins, Vanoise, Brianconnais, Belledone, Queyras), Pyrenees (40% HRP), Austria (Karwendel), Vosges, Italy (Valles Grandes), Romania (Apuseni, Fagaras, Bucegi, Piatra Craiuliu), Portugal (Azores, Madeira, Geres), USA (white Mountains), Ardennes, etc.
CountryThe Netherlands

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about the ancestor...
Using the tiny baladeo ancestor with clip (24g) now for several years in a row, on frequent hiking and weekend trips. Use it to cut bread, sausages, fruits and dried fruits and other small kitc...

In Editor's Roundtable » Deejo UL Knives
June 27, 3:16am

Re: Camera
Those are some very impressive photo's indeed! @H E They are made with a Sony Nex7 camera (see the EXIF info of each of the photo's). The sharpness further tells us that he must hav...

In Editor's Roundtable » Photo Essay: Spanish Peaks, Lee Metcalf Wilderness, Montana
February 01, 6:21am

re: Modified Notch?
@Henry Oops. Of course I could argue that the width/length aspect ratio of my modification is much closer to the Notch than to the Stratospire 1 resulting in a reduced weight etc. To be hones...

In GEAR » Tarptent Notch vs Lightheart solo vs SMD skyscape trekker
May 11, 5:31pm

Modified Notch?
Hurricane proof modified Notch? Oops .... Take a (slim) stratospire 1 (see post below)

In GEAR » Tarptent Notch vs Lightheart solo vs SMD skyscape trekker
May 11, 4:33pm

Laser Comp / Laser Photon vs Notch
Although not the original topic some humans have discussed these 2 tents I own both the Laser Competition and the Tarptent Notch. The TN LC I own for several years and I have used it on many...

In GEAR » Tarptent Notch vs Lightheart solo vs SMD skyscape trekker
May 10, 11:17am

may get slippery
I've been using these poles now more than a year and I'm very pleased with them. Only the handgrips are rather slim and they get rather slippery in hot weather.

In Editor's Roundtable » Fizan Compact Trekking Poles Review
August 15, 4:51pm

cheaper alternative
As a cheaper slightly heavier alternative one might consider the Fizan compact ultralite trekking poles made out of light 7001 alloy. Telescopic 3 parts, 158g per pole, pole length 58-132cm startin...

In Editor's Roundtable » Black Diamond Ultra Distance Trekking Pole Review
February 17, 5:21pm

tents & weights
According to Sackundpack (german outdoor shop) the moment weighs 830g, the scarp 1 with solid inner weighs 1442g and the scarp 2 1750g. If those measurements are accurate the Scarps are far less at...

In Editor's Roundtable » Vaude Power Lizard UL Tent Review
October 28, 5:04pm

head lamp
The lamp mentioned by Ken is known in The Netherlands as the favourlight supercompact e.g.http://www.bever.nl/verlichten/hoofdlampen/5674.favourlight-light-super-compact I acquired it for 10...

In GEAR » Headlamp question
September 20, 4:10pm

hi roger lol, yes 15kg of body water loss doesn't sound healthy I corrected typo

In Editor's Roundtable » Lightweight Internal Frame Packs: a State of the Market Report - Part 1C: Main Bag & Comfort
September 19, 2:52am

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