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Whatever ...
I remember when BPL was first starting out, the excitement of a whole new philosophy of backpacking, people going out of their way to help each other out, Bill Forshell and others driving innovativ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Outside Mag calls an urban vancouver trail "most dangerous" top 10 hikes in the world
August 17, 4:28pm

Get real
I do get tired of the "your perspective is so wrong" and the dehumanizing "you're such a bad person, self righteous, you're such an idiot" lecturing tone from many of th...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Outside Mag calls an urban vancouver trail "most dangerous" top 10 hikes in the world
August 17, 7:26am

Re: ML
It adds so many options to go light ..... I was on an AT section hike a month ago with a good friend. My pack was 21 lbs, his was 40. He wasn't doing so well,, the years and sitting behin...

In GEAR » "Medium Light"
August 17, 6:45am

Re: re
May sound strange, but mountain house blueberry granola or a home made variant.

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Anyone recommend two simple, no-cook lunches?
August 17, 5:08am

Re: Re: Re: access
Try clearing your cookies

In On the Web » Hammock Forum down. Moderators quit.
August 17, 4:55am

AT thru hike gear .... SUL principals?
Great info so far ....lots of food for thought

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » What would YOUR SUL thru-hike gear list look like?
August 08, 10:49am

Re: Re: What would YOUR SUL thru-hike gear list look like?
Good to hear from you Bill!

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » What would YOUR SUL thru-hike gear list look like?
August 08, 10:45am

Thanks
Thanks for the link and thanks for the replies .... wealth of info ...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » What would YOUR SUL thru-hike gear list look like?
August 01, 11:51am

What would YOUR SUL thru-hike gear list look like?
I just returned from a week long section hike on the AT with an 8 lb base weight (12 oz dedicated to electronics and batteries) I met a number of through hikers with 40 lb packs plodding g up th...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » What would YOUR SUL thru-hike gear list look like?
July 31, 7:28am

Quilt hooks
They make underquilt hooks that you can sew to the sides of the hammock ..... Way better than snaps. Dutch ware makes them from TI.

In Hammocks » Underquilt or Pad?
July 30, 6:36pm

All Reader Reviews by mark henley

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Snow Peak 600
This cup is big enough to cook in for a solo person, a huge cup of java, or it's great for just boiling water. I use a piece of simple foil for a lid and it works amazingly well on a Snowpeak Giga...

In Cookware - Titanium
February 22, 8:34am

Thru-hiker Liberty Ridge Shell
I have made a few sewing projects, several quilts, and about a zillion stuff sacks, but this was the first time I attempted a piece of clothing. The pattern that AYCE provides is very well thought ...

In Clothing - Wind & Soft Shell
February 22, 8:29am

White Box Alcohol Stove
This little stove ROCKS! I'm in agreement that it needs a primer pan, but other than that, I actually melted my windscreen when it got too close to the cup. It's like firing up a blowto...

In Stoves - Alcohol
February 22, 8:23am

Muscle Milk Cookies and Cream
For years I've heard hikers talk about carrying a protein suplement along on trips to ensure that they don't sacrifice muscle while hiking. Most people who have ever tried a protein powdere...

In Foods - Energy Bars, Gels, and Drinks
February 21, 2:51pm

Pacific Outdoor Products Insul Mat Max-Thermo
15 ounces of pure, 2.5 inch thick, heavenly sleeping bliss. I have a Max Compact, several thermarests, a Full length Max thermo, and several types of closed cell pads in my gear closet. This is withou...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
February 21, 2:41pm

Gregory G pack
I bought two of these packs, one for myself and one for my wife. After two years of use the packs have held up well, but we have both found that the load rating is VERY optimistic ... The pack beco...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
January 03, 2:27pm

Montbell Super Stretch Down Hugger #3
I've been backpacking seriously for about 4 years now, not including my Scouting days of yesteryear. This is my first Down bag as I've always used synthetics in the past. I've used the bag...

In Sleeping Bags - Mummy & Other
January 03, 2:21pm

Sawyer In-Line Filter
This Filter weighs in at 2 oz and once installed it has a very small impact on flow rate from the hydration tube/bite valve. I'm using it in conjunction with a Platypus hydration setup and you get...

In Hydration - Water Treatment
January 03, 2:12pm

Ray Way quilt one person - standard
Fantastic instructions ... I had never used a sewing machine before. I ordered the Ray Way stow bag kit and made it as my first project. The Quilt was a great second project. The instructions were ...

In Sleeping Bags - Quilts & Top Bags
January 04, 3:09pm