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Frank Perkins (fperkins) - BPL Guest

My Locale North East
About Me Click on my website to my gear list: http://www.fperkins.com/backpacking/my-ultralight-backpacking-gear-list.php
StateConnecticut
CountryUSA
My Website URLhttp://tinyurl.com/67xjoa
My PDF Gear List3 season gear list.

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All Forum Posts by Frank Perkins

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great idea!
That's a pretty sweet idea. I still struggle with a good pillow setup. I use a Thermarest reversible stuff sack pillow but there are a few issues: * It moves around at night * I don't b...

In Make Your Own Gear » Combined dry sack and pillow
September 23, 9:01am

Re: Trail Mix Recipes
I thought everyone sucked on tubes of emulsified pringles mixed with almond butter. This is my fave: Mostly - shelled pistachio nuts - raisins - mini snicker type bars Sprinkled with - ...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Trail Mix Recipes
October 26, 4:30pm

Patagonia Houdini - What happened to it?
Did Patagonia stop making the Houdini? Did it get replaced by something else?

In GEAR » Patagonia Houdini - What happened to it?
October 25, 4:43pm

BPL Summer backpacking course
For anyone interested in taking a BPL course, I posted some pictures and info about my experience for the week long summer backpacking class. here is my blog post. I posted my gear list, snacks...

In Post-Trip Reports » BPL Summer backpacking course
October 03, 4:07pm

Re: Hiking pants
I have been using REI Sahara pants, but I wouldn't consider my size XLx32 at 14.7 ounces lite weight. I wear patagonia boxer briefs underneath I was thinking of switching to something light...

In GEAR » Hiking pants
September 03, 9:43am

Re: Collapsable Hiking Poles on Plane
Thanks, I'm going to ship them just in case.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Collapsable Hiking Poles on Plane
September 01, 11:38am

Collapsable Hiking Poles on Plane
Has anyone ever traveled with the collapsable hiking poles via carry on? TSA website says no ski poles, but since these are collapsible, I was thinking they might pass. http://titaniumgoat.co...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Collapsable Hiking Poles on Plane
September 01, 9:05am

Re: Camp shoes - slip-on, substantial, light
Delete every user who contributed on this thread. Except me because I'm just being a sarcastic tool ;-)

In GEAR » Camp shoes - slip-on, substantial, light
August 24, 6:17pm

Re: help pick my synthetic jacket
What about BPL jackets?

In GEAR » help pick my synthetic jacket
August 24, 5:57pm

Re: Nunatak
It does hurt your pocket, but if you want the lightest possible quilt, then you're going to have to pay the price. Alternatively, you can look at JRB quilts which are a little cheaper. I bo...

In GEAR » Nunatak
August 19, 12:14pm

All Reader Reviews by Frank Perkins

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Patagonia
My R1 hoody stitching started to fall apart and they took back the old one and sent me a brand new one. I also had a rip in my micropuff vest when my waist cinch cord ripped out. Again, no proble...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
January 15, 7:53pm

Backcountry.com
Never had an issue with them so they get a 5

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
January 08, 1:08pm

Taco Bell Spork
I recently used the TacoHell spork on a recent 3 person trip. I had titanium spoon, but my brother and cousin did not and this was a free and light alternative. Unfortunately, two of the sporks brok...

In Cookware - Other
January 08, 12:41pm