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Bruce Kolkebeck (cjcanoe) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale Uhwarrie National Forest
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I just posted a reply to a two year old article. Still a very helpful article. BK

In Editor's Roundtable » How Packs Work
April 02, 1:48pm

UL packs
My advice to folks who are starting out buy UL equipment first and then buy the UL pack. Heavy loads will kill you with a UL pack. Backpacking on my own with my Jam70 is great. At Philmont Scout Ra...

In Editor's Roundtable » How Packs Work
April 02, 1:46pm

Kelty Trekker
I have a Kelty Trekker 65 pack that was too small for me. I used it one weekend and never put it on again. For all intents and purposes its brand new.

In Gear Swap » WTB - 50-65L pack
March 10, 8:26am

Philmont tarp/tent
Makes sense on the ultralite. You may want to make sure that the tent meets Philmont's requirements. They had a problem with tarptents folks brought last year. Never heard why. But my Six Moon ...

In Gear Swap » WTB Lite weight 20 degree small sleeping bag and free standing lite weight tent for Philmont
February 20, 12:39pm

Philmont tent
Philmont provides tents at no charge to all that have paid for a trek. Save your money and use what they have. BK

In Gear Swap » WTB Lite weight 20 degree small sleeping bag and free standing lite weight tent for Philmont
February 20, 10:39am

Mont Bell UL Thermawrap
Is that a down parka?

In Gear Swap » FS: MontBell U.L. Thermawrap Parka size Large
February 10, 8:44am

Montbell UL Down Parka
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In Gear Swap » FS Montbell ul Down Parka xl
February 04, 9:43am

solvigas patches
I've lost count. How many more you got?

In Gear Swap » FS: "Solvitas Perambulum" sew-on patches
December 05, 12:50pm

pack
Sorry Dave! I miss-read the article. I read it again and now understand how you achieved the fit. I'm going to try that. Thanks. Great article. BK

In Editor's Roundtable » MYOG: Contoured Side Panels for Improved Load Carry in Frameless Packs
October 16, 2:26pm

Panels
What are you making the panels out of? Thanks, BK

In Editor's Roundtable » MYOG: Contoured Side Panels for Improved Load Carry in Frameless Packs
October 16, 2:14pm

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