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Brian Peck (brianpeck) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale North America
About Me Long time hiker, runner, touring cyclist, triathlete, and traveller. Collect mountaineering and adventure books.

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Bikes or no bikes
David, Thanks, a great read and interesting 'Hellbiking' exposure. Light hiking and biking are great on their own, and I enjoy both, but backpacking a bike when there are other choices wou...

In Editor's Roundtable » Lightweight Bikepacking: An Introduction
June 12, 10:42am

Long inseam rain pants
Hi Jeffrey, Re your query, I'm in the same boat, in my case 6'4" and an inseam of 36" on pants. With hiking pants though, you'd normally not want them dragging, so I'd l...

In Editor's Roundtable » Rain Pants State of the Market Report
June 11, 7:33pm

Horses for courses
Hi, Great to see detailed reviews, I love the stats and appraisals. Although this is an airmat review I still shy away from inflatables for long remote trips. In these situations I like the Therm...

In Editor's Roundtable » Lightweight Inflatable Sleeping Airmats - State of the Market Report 2011
Part 1: Important Factors When Choosing an Airmat

August 13, 1:08am

ID vs Rab
I bought an ID Thru Hiker jacket several years ago while preparing for a hike of the Snowman Trek, and it was an absolutely stunning solution to those cold and damp conditions. It was also great so...

In Editor's Roundtable » Integral Designs eVent Pullover Review
April 16, 3:26am

Today and also tomorrow?
I enjoyed the article, though I question if China's advantages are sustainable. Inexpensive labour will be less of an advantage as local costs rise, while greater automation outside China may o...

In Editor's Roundtable » Made in China - A State of the Market Report
September 11, 11:54pm

Intersting article
Chris, An interesting article and great quotes. I still recall reading your own long distance hiking exploits from my early days hiking, which were inspiring as well. Someday I'll indulge in a...

In Editor's Roundtable » John Muir's Birthplace - a Photo Essay
April 24, 10:26pm

This too will fade
No disrespect to folks who are serious hiking goal seekers , but I've never been terribly interested in stories by or about folks whose records were based on time. Hiking is not about mph. I su...

In Editor's Roundtable » Uncovering the Truth: Underground Doping in the Long Distance Hiking Community
April 05, 8:02am

Everest and altitude
Hi, Thanks for the story, good to get a contrarian monsoon trek perspective. Re altitude, the best thing to do is read the small, take-along 'Altitude illness: Prevention & Treatment' ...

In Editor's Roundtable » Tea House Trekking: Lightweight to Everest Base Camp
January 26, 8:39pm

All Reader Reviews by Brian Peck

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Arcteryx Customer service
I had two waist drawcords delaminate on two different Beta SL's (mine and my wife's) at exactly the same time (yes, very unusual, maybe something with the dryer). Dropped them with Arc in Vanc...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
December 20, 7:24am

Integral Designs eVENT Rain Jacket
I have a Thru Hiker but will add comments here rather than on a new review. I 'm 6'4", require 37" sleeves and weigh 190 pounds. I bought a Large in Yellow and had it customized wi...

In Clothing - Raingear
November 21, 12:25am