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Cas Berentsen (P9QX) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Cas Berentsen hasn't told us about their geographical region yet.
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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All Forum Posts by Cas Berentsen

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another OZO update
Well, after 2.5 seasons of moderate use my Ozo definitely became permeable to water somewhere around the zipper. Maybe bad luck, but anyhow disappointing. Some other paclite jackets (of Salewa ...

In Editor's Roundtable » Ultralight Waterproof Breathable Jackets: 2012 State of the Market Report
September 01, 3:08pm

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. I acquired it for 10...

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

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