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Christian Edstrom (bjorn240) - BPL Forum Member

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I got a Rogen. A friend wanted to sell one before moving and offered me one at half the new price. How could I resist? I don't really need a Rogen, but it'll be nice to have two 2p tents...

In GEAR » Hilleberg Tent thread
August 28, 10:37am

I backpack a lot in the Adirondacks, Catskills, and Green Mountains and for winter camping, I use a Hilleberg Nammatj 2. Mine is ten years old and has probably 80-100 nights on it, and I am except...

In GEAR » Tent - lightweight two person double walled tent suitable for cold wet winter weather in northeast
August 28, 10:24am

Re: process
Joe A - do you find much benefit to having both a Grace Duo and a Grace Solo? I have a cuben Grace Duo which I am besotted with, but I don't know if getting a Solo just to save two ounces make...

In GEAR » bivy noob
August 24, 6:18pm

Sent you an email on the Bivy.

In Gear Swap » MLD Superlight Bivy, ZPacks Solo+ Cuben groundsheet/poncho
August 24, 5:36pm

Flash 22
Does the flash 22 have a tab for a blinkie light at the bottom? I could use a new bag for the bike commute...

In Gear Swap » FS - REI Flash 22, Patagonia (cap 4, R1)
August 23, 6:51am

Cuben 2-person tarp
I use a cuben Grace Duo tarp even when I go solo. It weighs 8 oz and is the size of a carport! Don't need a bivy.

In GEAR » Tarp and Bivy Users (Past and Present)
August 22, 7:51pm

Mostly Mammut
Marmot Scree when it's 20d or lower. Mammut Courmayeur all other times. My first pair lasted 9 years of abuse.

In GEAR » What'are your top 5 hiking pants?
August 21, 6:31pm

1997 called
Somebody on was trying to fob off a pair of Spinaci a few weeks ago. I don't think they had any takers at $25. You should look there. No speed holes in the original ones tho.

In Gear Swap » Calling All UK Backpackers
July 20, 1:55pm

Not my experience
My 2005 Summerlite and 2011 Apache are bang on spec.

In GEAR » What's with Western Mountaineering weights?
June 29, 7:03am

Summer gear
For Summer: Shelter: MLD Cuben Grace Duo Pack: MLD Exodus Sleep System: WM Summerlite/Thermarest NeoAir XLite Cooking System: Snowpeak Giga Power manual and 700ml Ti pot/lid I could...

In GEAR » The basic 4 if $$ were not a concern
June 09, 9:52pm

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