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Patricia Combee (Trailfrog) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale Northeast/Southeast your call
About Me Recent hammock hanger, AT sectionist and WV explorer.

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"Sunshine in the Deep South"
All I know is that the two of you will have the treasure of your trail adventures together for the rest of your lives. You will laugh about stuff only that only the two of you will know why it is ...

In Editor's Roundtable » Sunshine in the Deep South
July 19, 5:17pm

"how many of you do solo trips?
I most generally go on about 80% of my trips solo. The dog goes most times, but usually not on holiday weekends (she does not like other dogs much). I have done up to 9 day trips solo. Most of my ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » how many of you do solo trips?
July 04, 6:22pm

"Help with wife's gear."
I have seen a lot of women using ULA packs. I use the Ohm and friend of mine likes the circuit. Try the S-straps though, they are friendlier to the female form. I am currently using a hammock, but...

In Gear Lists » Help with wife's gear.
July 04, 6:11pm

"smallest pot you would consider for one person?
If I am going to actually cook on a trip, I take my MSR Titan kettle, 800 ml. It has plenty of room for doing a meal for one. I can put on plenty of water to make a big cup of coffee and then add...

In GEAR » smallest pot you would consider for one person?
June 20, 5:02pm

RE: Personal Persective on the Philosphy of LIghtweight Travel
Good article. You bring to light that every hiker is different. Heck, every trip each hiker takes is different. I can take a SUL trip if that is my goal for that trip; I have also carried a pan,...

In Editor's Roundtable » Personal Perspectives on the Philosophy of Lightweight Travel
June 20, 4:53pm

RE: The perils of certainty
I ain't laughing. I was hunting a squirrels several years ago in my "home woods". I came to the road I was expecting, but I knew I had meandered a bit, so I took a look at my compass...

In Editor's Roundtable » The Perils of Certainty
April 25, 4:59pm

What are your favority pieces of SUL Gear (links wanted)
The Rollover Stove from Smokeeater 908. It weighs 6 grams and burns hot. Does not need a pot stand. It is made for the 24 ounce beer can pots. Link to site below: http://www.outdoortrailgear....

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » What are your favorite pieces of SUL Gear? (Links Wanted)
March 02, 12:39pm

Re: wow
Actually I think (I might be wrong), but BPL gave the original SPoT unit a not recommended,

In Editor's Roundtable » CAMP Xenon 4 Pole Review
November 06, 3:43pm

RE: UL hammocks
Try They do have a pretty light hammock; per their site, the their U-L hammock weighs under 7 ounces including the suspension and in the stuff sack. It is 48 inches wide x 108 i...

In Hammocks » UL hammock makers? Who?
November 01, 3:00pm

RE: Hammock help
Side sleeping in a hammock is not only possible, but it is my preferred way to sleep. Asymmetrical is not necessary; just go with a wide hammock. Most folks prefer 60 inches wide at least; mine i...

In Hammocks » Super Hammock Newb - help!
September 05, 5:57pm

All Reader Reviews by Patricia Combee

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MLD SilNylon DuoMid
This is my initial impression and I will review after I have given this shelter the field test. Duomid arrived within the time frame given. It was exactly as ordered. The design is well thought o...

In Shelters - Tarps & Floorless
March 01, 6:04pm

Thermarest Neo-Air
Purchased 66 inch (13 oz weight by Thermarest; I have not weighed it yet) Initial out-of-the-box impression: Wow, can't believe they got in that tiny box. Actual 1 night usage: Used in local w...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
April 26, 7:33pm

GlobalStar SPOT Satellite Personal Tracker
This is a follow up review. Have had my SPOT unit for nearly a year now. The unit seems to not work very well in mountain areas, in most cased less than 20% send rate. (Alleghenys of WV). It did wor...

In Miscellaneous Products
January 11, 6:38pm

Montbell U.L. 90 Sleeping Pad U.L. 90
The pad is reasonably comfortable for its length, pretty non-skid and compresses well. I roll around a bit, so the width is nice at 20 inches. I combine mine with a 1/8 inch GG insulating pad cut down...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
July 21, 7:53am

The REI ULs are pretty light and compact. A little tricky to adjust the length on, but I have no slippage once adjusted and I have put all my weight on them a few times and really needed them to hold...

In Trekking Poles
April 04, 5:35pm