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Mike Gunderloy (ffmike) - BPL Premium Member

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About Me Hiking since childhood, currently heavily involved with Boy Scouts/Girl Scouts. Not ultralight yet but slowly heading in that direction.
CityEvansville
StateIndiana

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Re: UL is a gateway
"Scout may have a place, it may introduce some kids to the idea that being outside, in wilderness is a good thing. That preserving wilderness is an important component of our civic life. But t...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Millennials and the Backcountry
July 25, 6:20am

Re: Do you take along a musical instrument?
I bring a harmonica from time to time. This may be why I end up hiking solo...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Do you take along a musical instrument?
July 23, 11:17am

Re: New Hammock Company, Made in USA, 5.2oz Single Hammock
The soft link carabiners looks similar to Soft Shackles.

In GEAR » New Hammock Company, Made in USA, 5.2oz Single Hammock
July 22, 1:16pm

Hammocks/Tents/Dogs
A fully-enclosed hammock tarp (like the one with doors from Zpacks is enough like a tent that my dog, at least, wouldn't know the difference. Of course she's not the brightest pup on the bl...

In Philosophy & Technique » People who don't enjoy camping
July 21, 8:22pm

Re: Costco Men's Down Vests $25
"I do not believe you have to be a member to order online." You don't, but $2 surcharge if you're not a member.

In Gear Deals » Costco Men's Down Vests $25
July 21, 12:22am

Re: Re: Chocolate
You can get the Ghirardelli "Midnight Reverie" 86% at your local Walmart for $2.50 a bar. Not bad on the trail, especially with peanut butter.

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Chocolate
July 19, 5:51am

Re: Re: Unconnected
"Where the hell are you guys backpacking where you can download netflix and text people???? Central Park????" It's hard to find a hike in Indiana where you're more than five mi...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Connected on the trail
July 18, 9:40am

Cheap Alternative
I've had reasonable success with the Ultrapod II by using its ability to velcro to larger objects for stability. Around here that usually means a tree trunk or downed limb.

In Photography » MeFOTO daytripper tripod
July 18, 6:27am

Sleeping Bag
Maybe they're trying to dominate the cold-weather sack race competitions.

In GEAR » "Haglöfs wins design award for sleeping bag"
July 16, 3:42pm

Re: RE: 10 "Essentials"
"OP said every HIKE" Wasn't ME :) The current BSA Handbook language is "The Scout Basic Essentials are items to take whenever you go to the backcountry." This puts ...

In GEAR » 10 "Essentials"
July 16, 10:41am

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