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Trinity Alps: Caribou Lake
October 9th to October 12th 3.5 Days and 17 Miles: 8.5 Miles to Caribou Lake, Point In and Out Daytime Temperatures: 70F to 78F Evening Temperatures: 40F to 45F Trail Head: Big Flat via...

In Photo Gallery » Trinity Alps: Caribou Lake
October 19, 11:55pm

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In User Test Forum » Test
October 18, 2:43pm

Re: Caribou Lake, Oct.2014 BPLr fall trip.
Doug, Don't be jealous. He has a Solo Mid XL.....what do you have? Tony

In Post-Trip Reports » Caribou Lake
October 13, 5:29pm

Re: Caribou Lake, Oct.2014 BPLr fall trip.
Ken, Thanks for pulling off a relaxing trip. Two days of kicking back, leisurely day hikes with grand views, refreshing dives into freezing water, making new friends around late night campfir...

In Post-Trip Reports » Caribou Lake
October 13, 4:32pm

Re: Backpacking Light's News Digest: No. 1
I think that it is smart to be able to leverage the knowledge/information from other websites and using BPL as a hub to pass along the information. As I said, BPL should strive to be the best UL...

In Editor's Roundtable » Backpacking Light's News Digest: No. 1
October 08, 11:30am

Re: Need better gloves, Need help finding the right pair.
Black Rock Gear makes some down gloves, but I would not consider them durable for use while using hiking poles on the trail. Standing around camp....might be a good option. http://www.blackro...

In GEAR » Need better gloves, Need help finding the right pair.
October 06, 5:51pm

Re: Dumbest thing you ever carried
5 lbs of peanut butter from the student co-op I was living at in college, with a 2 burner coleman car camping stove, one gallon of fuel...maybe one gallon of water too with all of my borrowed gear ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Dumbest thing you ever carried
October 06, 3:39pm

Re: What is your most used piece of gear?
+1 On Hiking Poles. They go on every trip I take...hot or cold weather, rain or shine. They are in my hands 8 hours a day or more. I use them at night as poles for my tarp. And I can us...

In GEAR » What is your most used piece of gear?
October 05, 1:54pm

Re: Where have all the Close Cell Foam Pads Gone?
Jim, Okay....I am officially an idiot...I mean more than the usual "male" idiot. I did not realize that ALL of Gossamer Gear's Pad are now lumped together in the category of &qu...

In GEAR » Where have all the Close Cell Foam Pads Gone?
October 03, 6:25pm

Re: Where have all the Close Cell Foam Pads Gone?
Bily, I was thinking that the ones at REI might be heavier and bulker than the Gossamer Gear one that I am trying to replace. I know, I know....crazy BPL people! Tony

In GEAR » Where have all the Close Cell Foam Pads Gone?
October 03, 2:26pm

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