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Tony Wong (Valshar) - BPL Lifetime Member

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Re: Vendors at GGG #8
Danny, What about Jon from Flat Cat Gear??? He came out for the #6 GGG and has been at one or two of the So Call GGGs. Tony

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » GGG #8 Planning Survey
November 06, 3:24pm

Photo Essay vs. BPL Article
Ken, To be fair, the photo essays that I have created are ridiculously long and nothing close to a magazine article. It would be nice to be able to create an proper article for BPL members to...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » GGG #8 Planning Survey
November 05, 6:28pm

Re: Report?
Roger, Short of alien abduction or family emergency, I will be at the 2016 GGG and taking photos. Once I get home, I will make a point of putting up a ton of photos to document the event. ...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » GGG #8 Planning Survey
November 05, 3:06pm

Jetboil Mini Mo vs. Pocket Rocket & MSR Titan Kettle Saw this great deal on the Mini Mo and was tempted to buy....still might. Mini Mo has two things that I see going for it: Fast Boil Times & Fue...

In GEAR » Jetboil Mini Mo vs. Pocket Rocket & MSR Titan Kettle
November 04, 4:20pm

Massdrop MiniMo $84.99 + $5.99 Shipping

In Gear Deals » Massdrop MiniMo $84.99 + $5.99 Shipping
November 04, 4:06pm

Re: GGG #8 Planning/ Which Vendors?
Ken, Can you do the give away on Saturday afternoon? I will be attending from Saturday to Sunday. I want to make sure that I get photos of Dan's stoves and the lucky winners. Tony

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » GGG #8 Planning Survey
October 19, 3:26pm

Re: Sun protective gloves
Hand sweaty hands. Worked for me on the JMT using hiking poles the whole time. Dorky for sure, but allows for full ventilation and ...

In GEAR » Sun protective gloves
October 08, 1:31pm

Re: Cook pot cleaning
I use esbit fuel, so I generally have a sticky layer of soot on the bottom of my MSR Titan Kettle. I find that spraying the exterior/bottom of my Kettle with oven cleaner and letting it sit for ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Cook pot cleaning
October 06, 3:37pm

Re: Another Solution for Shoulder Injury
Steven, It is all good....I just appreciate that you could let us know about this new pack. Always nice to see the innovation going on in the cottage manufacture market. Gear porn....ummmm...

In Editor's Roundtable » Flash Reviews No. 14
September 03, 12:01pm

Re: JMT 2015
Megan, Wow....amazing shots. I have the Sony RX100 version 1.0 and your night shots are hands above what I have been able to do. I am 2011 JMT shots were on a Canon pocket ca...

In Post-Trip Reports » JMT 2015
August 31, 8:09pm

All Reader Reviews by Tony Wong

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Platypus Hoser 1.8 Liter Reservoir
For those of us who enjoy the convenience of of having a sip of water on demand, this is an easy way to save some weight with few negatives. The only negatives for me is the bite valve that comes w...

In Hydration - Water Storage Containers
June 29, 6:09pm

Marmot Helium (long)
I have the 2007 Model of the Marmot Helium EQ, which differs from the regular Helium in two ways. It has a full length zipper and the shell is waterproof. Weight is listed as 2 lbs 2 oz vs. 1 lb...

In Sleeping Bags - Mummy & Other
June 29, 5:29pm

Sunday Afternoon Adventure hat
How can I count the ways that I love this hat? I have been using this hat for 7 years from completely re-landscaping my yard for 2.5 yrs as well as for backpacking trips. I love that it provides...

In Clothing - Headwear, Handwear
June 29, 5:12pm

Mountain Laurel Designs Soul Bivy Side Zip (eVent Top)
Mountain Laurel Designs Soul Bivy Side Zip with eVent top, Silnylon 2.0 bottom, built in hoop wire, regular size, but in the wide option, which allows for a sleeping pad thicker than 1". Weig...

In Shelters - Bivy Sacks
June 01, 10:39pm

Sawyer In-Line Filter
Pros: Light Weight, Field Cleanable by backwashing, No Chemicals, No Pumping Cons: Setup time longer than traditional filter. Speed of filtration can vary based on conditions. Like traditional filt...

In Hydration - Water Treatment
February 07, 11:20pm