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Louis Giusto (lgiusto) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale South East
About Me I started backpacking in 2006 and haven't slowed down since. Backpacking Light was my main resource when deciding on which equipment and style of backpacking I would later adapt. Hence, I have always been a lightweight hiker. Since then I have averaged around 500 miles a year and I try to get out at least twice a month. My favorite activity is introducing the benefits and ethics of backpacking light to everyone I meet.
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All Forum Posts by Louis Giusto

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50 % off Mountain Hardwear Synchro Ski Jacket - Men's
Great deal just picked one up!

In Gear Deals » 50 % off Mountain Hardwear Synchro Ski Jacket - Men's
May 08, 10:39am

I swear by the REI Mistral pants. They are a great soft shell pant that breaths well and sheds light rain or mist. The fit is also more akin to what you find in jeans so you feel more styling on th...

In GEAR » I need a couple new pairs of Pants for this Spring & Summer...
May 08, 10:32am

go long...
I am 5'8" and I have a regular. I would suggest the long because although the regular might fit you I enjoy having the option of pulling the bag over my nose and mouth when it's really...

In GEAR » Golite Ultra 20 quilt sizing (reg or long?)
May 08, 10:18am

Smaller pack...
I have been using an REI Flash30 for the past three treks and love it so far. Although it's a technical day pack I find it perfect for an overnight or possibly a three day outing. 1,830 cubic i...

In GEAR » Should i get a smaller pack if so which one?
May 08, 10:14am

All Reader Reviews by Louis Giusto

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GoLite Jam2
The Golite Jam2 pack has been my constant porter for the past 3 years. I find it is the perfect balance between comfort and lightweight construction. The Dyneema material, although weighing more than ...

In Backpacks - Frameless
May 08, 10:00am

Golite Ultra 20
I have used this bag almost exclusively for the past year. After receiving it last March I found it held it's own during the South East's hot and humid spring and summer months. With just the ...

In Sleeping Bags - Quilts & Top Bags
May 08, 9:43am