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Will Rietveld (WilliWabbit) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Southwest Colorado
About Me Will Rietveld Ph.D, Senior Editor for Gear and Apparel, joined the BPL staff in April 2004. In his former career, Will was a research scientist, project manager, and R&D program administrator. Now retired, he lives in southern Colorado where he takes up a new career of backpacking year-round in the mountains and canyon country of the Southwest. During the summer months Will and his wife Janet are volunteer wilderness rangers in the Weminuche Wilderness. He has been a lightweight backpacker for 52 years and an ultralight backpacker for 13 years.
CityDurango
StateColorado
CountryUSA
My Website URLhttp://home.bresnan.net/~swultralight/

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All Forum Posts by Will Rietveld

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FS: Montbell Down Hugger 900 #2 Long Sleeping Bag
Bag has been used only a couple of times and is in like-new condition. Comes with stuff sack and storage bag. 900 fill power down, 26.7 ounces, 25F. Size Long fits to 6'6". Cost new is ...

In Gear Swap » FS: Montbell Down Hugger 900 #2 Long Sleeping Bag
September 04, 12:21pm

FS: Six Moon Designs Lunar Solo Tent--SOLD!!
Tent is like new. Already neatly seam sealed, so that saves some work and expense. Color is green, weight is 23 ounces. Sets up with trekking pole. Stuff sack and directions included but no stakes....

In Gear Swap » FS: Six Moon Designs Lunar Solo Tent
September 04, 12:13pm

FS: REI Dash 2 (2-person, double-wall, two doors)
Tent is lightly used and in excellent condition. $349 new, sell for $250 plus shipping. email me direct at willi_wabbit at bresnan dot net and include your zip code to calculate shipping. Review...

In Gear Swap » FS: REI Dash 2 (2-person, double-wall, two doors)
August 27, 6:02pm

Re: WTB: Gatewood cape
Hi Bruce, I have one that I am willing to sell. Its grey and is already seam sealed. Excellent condition. $100 shipped. email me at willi_wabbit at bresnan dot net. Thanks, Will.

In Gear Swap » WTB: Gatewood cape
August 01, 2:49pm

Re: FS: Terra-Nova Laser Ultra 1 Double Wall Cuben Fiber Tent, 20 oz
Price reduced to $525 plus shipping.

In Gear Swap » FS: Terra-Nova Laser Ultra 1 Double Wall Cuben Fiber Tent, 20 oz
July 31, 4:41pm

FS: MSR Pocket Rocket Canister Stove--SOLD!!
Stove is lightly used, works fine. With plastic carry case. Weight is 3 oz. MSRP is $40, sell for $25 plus shipping. email me direct at willi_wabbit at bresnan dot net and include your zip code...

In Gear Swap » FS: MSR Pocket Rocket Canister Stove
July 26, 7:23pm

FS: Terra-Nova Laser Ultra 1 Double Wall Cuben Fiber Tent, 20 oz
This is the lightest one person double wall tent in the world. Trail weight is 19.7 ounces. Used only a few times, excellent condition. MSRP is now $830, sell for $550 plus shipping. Email me direc...

In Gear Swap » FS: Terra-Nova Laser Ultra 1 Double Wall Cuben Fiber Tent, 20 oz
July 26, 7:15pm

Re: FS: New Sierra Designs Cloud Puffy Hooded Jacket, Men's Large, $125
Price reduced.

In Gear Swap » FS: New Sierra Designs Clous Puffy Hooded Jacket, Men's Large
June 22, 3:28pm

FS: New Sierra Designs Cloud Puffy Hooded Jacket, Men's Large, $125
New Sierra Designs Cloud Puffy Hooded Jacket, 800 Fill DriDown, Men’s Large Includes tags and stuff sack. Condition: Like-new, no stains, snags, or smells. From a smoke free and pet free ho...

In Gear Swap » FS: New Sierra Designs Clous Puffy Hooded Jacket, Men's Large
June 21, 4:46pm

FS: Westcomb Focus LT Hoody Rain Jacket, Size Large, eVent DVL
Made of eVent DVL fabric, the most breathable yet. Jacket has been worn a few times and is in excellent condition, some light discoloration inside in the neck area. Color is orange. Full height fro...

In Gear Swap » FS: Westcomb Focus LT Hoody Rain Jacket, Size Large, eVent DVL
June 21, 3:17pm

All Reader Reviews by Will Rietveld

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Integral Designs eVENT Shortie Gaiters
I have used these gaiters a lot and really like them. I don't mind their zipperless/Velcroless design, its lighter and simpler. I have size L. For me, they fit very well over mid or full height boo...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
April 23, 8:09am

Six Moon Designs Comet
The new Comet backpack has removeable aluminum stays which allow it to be used as either a frameless or internal frame pack. Without stays it weighs 22 oz and with stays it weighs 27 oz. The Comet ...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
August 03, 7:50pm

Lighten Up! by Don Ladigin
I just got this book and its superb! As I paged through the book, I kept saying yes, right on, perfect, exactly! Don presents the UL gospel clearly and concisely, and the illustrations by Mike Clellan...

In Books and Media
August 03, 7:36pm

Gossamer Gear Fire-fly
The Fire-fly is a real lightweight stove made by mo-go-gear and sold by Gossamer Gear. The whole kit weighs 1.5 ounces and includes the burner, pot stand, windscreen, and heat reflector. The open j...

In Stoves - Alcohol
August 03, 7:24pm