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Matthew Robinson (mcjhrobinson) - BPL Forum Member

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re: pee bottle
I have gotten up early to start the stove, and then been handed a nalgene bottle full of urine plenty of times by a tent mate, and had him say: "Just rinse that out and fill it with coffee. Th...

In Philosophy & Technique » Dont wear your day clothes to bed-myth?
April 12, 12:17pm

Ever blown a seam on an ultralight pack?
i took my gossamergear mariposa plus all over with me (from cali to the keys and all in between). ive loaded it to the gills and its never busted a seam or failed me in anyway. i must add tho...

In GEAR » Ever blown a seam on an ultralight pack?
April 12, 12:02pm

dogs and lnt
dogs should be allowed on trails, bad owners shouldnt be. i also say if you encounter someones dog doing something you know is wrong and you dont do or say anything then youre adding to the prob...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Dogs and Leave no trace?
December 14, 12:59am

music and backpacking
learn to play the harmonica, lightweight, packable, hard to break. no tuning. i got a sansa 1gb i have no clue how much it weighs but its weight to potential energy ratio is tops

In Philosophy & Technique » Music and Backpacking
December 14, 12:45am

beer cans
this seems to be a circular post. -we all know beer cans have toxic linings -we all know we interact with toxins everyday is using a beer can as a pot safe? -its safer than a lead bucket ...

In GEAR » Beer Cans being used as cooking pots.
December 14, 12:39am

re: what knife
if knowledge is the key why not learn how to use a good fixed blade? in hawaii all i need is a sturdy fixed blade, the clothes on my back and a firesteel. thats a sub 2lbs "pack weight"...

In GEAR » What knife do you carry backpacking?
November 20, 9:38am

re fixed blade
ill add my 2cents. ive been looking for a good fixed blade too...i wanted one i can always carry and a bigger one for sort of a "camp tool". i agree with Febbo. i currently own a hand...

In GEAR » Good lightweight fixed blade knife + sheath, preferably straight + serrated blade
November 20, 12:45am

lite crampons
i like the microspikes idea. i have some cheap pair i bought at the grand canyon, same design lesser quality compared to the microspikes (the ones i bought were like $20). Huzefa - i have nev...

In GEAR » lightest Crampons On The Market
November 16, 11:13am

re: UL knives comparisons
i think moras are the way to go. ive read lots of these posts saying how you usually never need a knife. im interested to know what your plan is when you really DO need a knife? also with these ti...

In Editor's Roundtable » Ultralight Knives and Other Sharp Things
October 19, 12:32pm

backpacking knife
if by backpacking you mean out in the land numerous days i would get a mora (4"). all it comes down to is what kind of job youll be doing most and use the corresponding tool. for survival pu...

In GEAR » What knife do you carry backpacking?
October 09, 1:27am

All Reader Reviews by Matthew Robinson

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Leki Ultralight Ti
ive used these poles for 100+mi and have zero complaints other than slippage. If you need a 3 piece use these poles.

In Trekking Poles
March 16, 11:05pm

GossamerGear Mariposa
The GG Mariposa is one sweet pack. It's super light, has a frame (I got a bad back), and has room for the kitchen sink. I'm currently using it on my car-trip from San Jose to the Keys and ba...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
March 13, 6:38pm