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Robin B (beckcommar) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale NorCal
About Me Mostly I'm behind a screen, but every now and then...I hike.
CityOakland
StateCA
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Re: Was UL a phase for you?
I've found that I spend a LOT less time thinking about pack weight and gear than I used to when I first go into lightweight/ultralight...but mostly because I now have my setup pretty well diale...

In Philosophy & Technique » Was UL a phase for you?
August 03, 12:21pm

Re: Personal Locator Beacons? Do I need one?
I'm generally a fan of PLBs for any remote travel where you're unlikely to encounter other people for extended periods of time. I own one and I use it regularly in remote or difficult to ac...

In GEAR » Personal Locator Beacons? Do I need one?
June 22, 7:05pm

Re: Enlightened Equipment EE Epiphany Cuben 10* Quilt
What size is the quilt?

In Gear Swap » Enlightened Equipment EE Epiphany Cuben 10* Quilt
May 31, 8:34pm

Rubber tips
Rubber tips won't help at all. The issue is in the connection between the sections. The one and only thing that's worked for me is to try replacing the bottom section with an aluminum secti...

In GEAR » Locus Gear Trekking Poles
May 31, 8:33pm

size
I also have too many packs, but over time I find I'm narrowing in on really using just two packs: 1. A ~40L pack for general three-season use plus winter day and overnight hut trips on skis....

In GEAR » how large is your pack?
May 08, 10:45am

sierra summer
Well, we're all different and I run a bit warmer than some others, but I'll share my experience on the JMT. I typically take layers similar to yours but with a few modifications. Basica...

In Gear Lists » JMT First-Timer Clothing List
May 04, 12:36am

the rattle
I want to chime in and clarify a couple things about the rattling. It is not just that all carbon things rattle. I have a set of these poles and one has a very significant rattle while the other do...

In GEAR » Locus Gear Trekking Poles
April 24, 11:08am

ursack
I'm interested in the ursack, just sent you a PM.

In Gear Swap » MLD Spirit 28 XL (New), Marmot Precip Pants XL, Ursack S29, Brooks Range UL Solo Tarp, Stuff Sacks/ Compression Sacks
April 21, 12:41pm

Pm
Sent you a PM. Very interested if it hasn't sold yet?

In Gear Swap » FS SMD Haven Cuben Fiber Tarp and Haven Net Tent
July 13, 11:16am

Golite
Greg, sent you a PM back. I'll take it.

In Gear Swap » WTB: Golite or other poncho tarp
June 29, 10:48pm

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