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John Reichle (mammoman) - BPL Premium Member

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All Forum Posts by John Reichle

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LOL.....when we do family hikes, my daughter is always the one who is up there with Daddy and NEVER complaining. And she ain't the oldest. Anyone who reads Wired or Rockin's blogs shoul...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Women of BPL, Help a Brother Out
August 27, 9:37am

Great Advice ITT
@Piper LOL I don't whine :) She doesn't either, in fact she will suck it up when it's bad, but I don't want her to be in that position in the first place...we both find that whe...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Women of BPL, Help a Brother Out
August 26, 5:28pm

fleece
"For your upper body nothing beats synthetic layers, and/or fleece" Fleece excels in this setting IMHO. I have also found the old Marmot DriClime shirt to be useful in slushy precipit...

In GEAR » Gear for freezing rain
August 25, 10:57am

Her Wants
Time together away from everything, a good outdoors experience, perhaps a recharging of batteries.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Women of BPL, Help a Brother Out
August 25, 8:37am

Tips
Thanks for the reminder on frequent breaks, not pushing the pace etc. We're looking at 10 mile days and she's done them before with small kids in tow. The warm washcloth is a great idea...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Women of BPL, Help a Brother Out
August 25, 5:35am

Women of BPL, Help a Brother Out
My wife loves the outdoors, and we've done plenty of 1-2 night backpacking trips together over the years, including some epic journeys in the North Cascades and Olympics, but in the last few ye...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Women of BPL, Help a Brother Out
August 24, 4:42pm

Portfolio
ZimmerBuilt: My pack for week-long trips. Love it. Carries beautifully up to 32 lbs., which is as much as I've had to carry. BPL Absaroka: My weekend pack. I still really like it too. ...

In GEAR » Backpack portfolios
August 24, 9:30am

Ursack
Where I hike in the Southeast, bears aren't usually an issue, but mice, chipmunks etc. are. I once had a carnivorous mouse chew through a Ziploc bag containing beef jerky! The past few years,...

In GEAR » Bear bag system for Oregon/SW Washington areas
August 23, 8:31pm

Singles
Thanks guys. Sarah, I will go that route for lunch Day #1 on my hike next month, but Lori, I will look at Costco next time I or a family member heads that way.

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Cream Cheese Singles
August 17, 4:51pm

Cream Cheese Singles
Minimus.biz is out of those shelf-stable cream cheese cups. Does anybody know where else you can find those? Alternatively, can the Philadelphia cream cheese packets stay "good" for a d...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Cream Cheese Singles
August 13, 5:21pm

All Reader Reviews by John Reichle

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BPL Absaroka
I just used my new Absaroka pack on a 3 day 2 night outing in N. Alabama on a particularly cold weekend. Temps ranged from 14-40, and I encountered both snow and cold drizzle on the trip. Ryan Jor...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
December 30, 6:28pm

Hermits Hut
My Christmas present to myself was a WM Flight Jacket, which I ordered from Hermit's Hut. It was wrapped by the kids before I got to see it, and as luck would have it, it was the one present I wa...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
December 24, 8:13pm