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Ron D (dillonr) - BPL Lifetime Member

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All Forum Posts by Ron D

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FS: Winter Gear Integral Designs (SOLD)
I am selling winter gear that I haven't used in a while, and now that I am spending winters in Arizona it's unlikely I'll ever use any of it again. SOLD Integral Designs Sleeping ...

In Gear Swap » FS: Winter Gear Integral Designs
May 08, 2:26pm

Re: WTB...One GG LT4 pole
Hi David - I have a one if you are interested, I'd like $40 for it. Ron

In Gear Swap » WTB...One GG LT4 pole
April 22, 8:02pm

Re: Thinking of Places to Move to - Colorado, Utah, Oregon,...?
Hi John - I live in Colorado Springs and it's a great location for hiking. I live in the foothills area and can access extensive hiking trail networks with a 5 minute walk from my porch. Easy...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Thinking of Places to Move to - Colorado, Utah, Oregon,...?
December 30, 4:14pm

Re: Quilt similar to Katabatic Gear
I have both Katabatic and Nunatak quilts and both are high quality. Ron

In GEAR » Quilt similar to Katabatic Gear
May 08, 12:10pm

Re: Simple canister stoves in borderline temps
A few months ago I saw the mountaineering film "Cold" about the first winter ascent of Gasherbrum II, an 8,000 meter peak in Pakistan. They had temps of -50F and you can see see them us...

In GEAR » Simple canister stoves in borderline temps
May 08, 7:57am

Re: Aluminized Cuben
Nathan - That's great and we appreciate you taking this on. Do you know the weight and do you know if there is any difference in the bonding process as a result of it being aluminized cuben? ...

In GEAR » Aluminized Cuben – Third Time is a Charm?
March 17, 4:46pm

Re: Hiking 3,800 km through Southern Europe in winter
Sounds like a great trip, you always have such impressive hikes. Ron

In Post-Trip Reports » Hiking 3,800 km through Southern Europe in winter
February 16, 10:52am

Re: Re: Re: Gear swap practices
Hi Justin - I certainly applaud when people have been generous to others in need. I just don't feel these type of instances are the same as expecting people to offer an item for less than thei...

In GEAR » Gear Swap practices
January 27, 4:27pm

Re: Gear swap practices
When people start offering to pay more for an item to prevent someone from taking too much of a loss I'll be more impressed with the "community" argument. Until then it just seems li...

In GEAR » Gear Swap practices
January 26, 8:19pm

Re: Re: Re: re: "Lighter pack or better frame with bad back?"
I have 20+ years of living with lower back disc problems and gone through a lot of gear in learning to deal with it when backpacking. The structure of a frame really makes a difference for me, if ...

In GEAR » Lighter pack or better frame with bad back?
January 22, 9:37am

All Reader Reviews by Ron D

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Crux Storm Tent
I recently purchase a Crux mountaineering tent from BPL in their used gear sale. The tent had several minor missing parts. I contacted Crux and they stretched their warranty to cover the lost items ...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
April 25, 3:08pm

TravelCountry.com
My experience is with their actual brick and mortar store. Their personnel have been knowledgeable and their sales outstanding. Last year I picked up a Patagonia Houdini jacket for $30 and a full zi...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
February 13, 5:44pm