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Steve B (geokite) - BPL Forum Member

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Thanks for the comments! The tarp is holding up well, just finished 2 weeks on the JMT. It was really only testing a couple of nights, and it did fine. Most of the trip I didn't need to pitc...

In Make Your Own Gear » 5.5oz Cuben tarp with carbon tieouts
August 18, 6:54pm

Not to put anyone else's work down, but it's hard to spend $80+ dollars on this when Flyweight knives are less than half that. Steve

In Gear Deals » The Kestrel Knives Ti Backpacker
June 21, 10:11pm

I was using a Neoair, short at the time. Steve

In GEAR » Katabatic Quilt user question
June 11, 12:15pm

Odd man out
I'll be the odd man out on this one. When I had a palisade I found the clip method very frustrating. The strings around your pad had to be placed the right distance apart, and at the right lo...

In GEAR » Katabatic Quilt user question
June 11, 11:39am

They learn
Yes, they learn. With a proper bear can, they learn they can't get in it. And they ignore it. One of the best reasons to use a canister is to let them waste their time with it while you sl...

In Philosophy & Technique » Where to Put Bear Canister at Night
June 09, 9:45am

IMHO, part of making your own gear is going through the process of getting it right. Dealing with set backs, coming up with solutions, innovating. I'm not saying I've never gotten inspira...

In GEAR » Seeking pictures of Black Rock hat
May 29, 8:39pm

Sold pending payment
Sold pending payment, thanks for looking. Great community here Steve

In Gear Swap » FS: Olicamp Ion stove
May 25, 10:43am

FS: Olicamp Ion stove
Used one time in the kitchen, $25 shipped CONUS. Includes small bag. Steve EDIT: Sold

In Gear Swap » FS: Olicamp Ion stove
May 24, 5:30pm

I bit
I bit on this one. Course, will be a long time before I see any rain here in socal... Steve

In GEAR » Rab Flashpoint: 6oz 3-layer rain jacket
May 22, 9:50pm

Back pocket
After using this pack a couple more times, I'm really liking the back pocket. Maps, windshirt, pant legs, sit pad, etc all go in there, with room to spare. But, the convenience of the poc...

In GEAR » Katabatic backbacks
May 19, 11:55am

All Reader Reviews by Steve B

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Katabatic Customer Service
I have ordered two items in the past with no issues; a Palisade quilt and a Helios 55 backpack. Both were shipped quickly and arrived without issue. Quality on both is impeccable. But that is for a...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
January 12, 10:17am

Mountain Laurel Designs eVent Rain Mitts
Have used these a couple of times, in southern California rain. So not really cold, but cold enough that some gloves are helpfull. Positive: They go OVER your sleeves, so when used with hiking...

In Clothing - Raingear
April 18, 12:15pm

Mountain Laurel Designs
Have ordered stuff in the past with no problem, in terms of quality and timeliness. My last order had a 5-8 week wait notice, but took over 11 weeks to get shipped. Ordered a half fabric/net doo...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
July 09, 3:11pm