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Derrick White (miku) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Newfoundland & Labrador, Canada
About Me Expedition kayaking, canoeing, hiking & snowshoeing in northern Canada.
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What are the dimensions?
Need some sizes please. Thanks Derrick

In Gear Swap » FS: All cuben Bearpaw Pyranet 1 inner net for Zpacks Hexamid solo
August 19, 7:06pm

Why Compromise?
Terry, You can have light, comfort and load carrying capacity in one bag: the HMG Porter 4400. I carry 50-70lbs in mine regularly with no issues in either comfort or pack tolerance and integri...

In GEAR » "Light" weight backpack to carry 40-50 lbs
August 12, 3:13pm

Miles
I have about 300 backcountry Canadian boreal forest and tundra miles on mine. It is rough country. The load carried on those miles was never less than 45 pounds and sometimes as much as 65 -70. I...

In GEAR » HMG Porter 4400 for most uses?
August 09, 9:27am

HMG Ultamid 2 with ZPack HexaNet Bug Shelter inside
Has anyone tried this combo? I am 6"1, use a 2.5" pad (Exped UL7 DM) with a 6'6 bag or quilt and I am wondering if I could be comfortable here without touching the sides. Thanks...

In GEAR » HMG Ultamid 2 with ZPack HexaNet Bug Shelter inside
August 07, 10:24am

+1 on Porter 4400
Like John, its the only pack I use whether 1 night, 10 nights, summer, winter, land trips, water trips, mixed trips, it doesn't matter, its the pack that always makes sense. I can't say en...

In GEAR » HMG Porter 4400 for most uses?
August 06, 3:40pm

Stick Ons
When I bought my tent, I asked for attachment points. HMG sent 6 circular (2 inch) diameter stickons with tiny D rings. Will post picture if you like. They are a little neater and cleaner lookin...

In GEAR » HMG Ultamid 2 BPWD custom inner
July 23, 7:57pm

Cuben Floors
Thanks Victor. I too am concerned about cuben floors. I am in the midst of designing an inner for my Ultamid 2 and have been struggling for months with the floor material choice. Derrick

In GEAR » HMG Ultamid 2 BPWD custom inner
July 23, 8:35am

Frame Packs
Eric, Agree. Assuming a pack carries well and meets the weight objective, the addition of a frame would undoubtedly enhance the ability to attach external gear more securely. Derrick

In GEAR » Winter Pack recomendations
July 23, 7:25am

Cuben Floor
Victor - Did you go with a cuben floor? Thanks Derrick

In GEAR » HMG Ultamid 2 BPWD custom inner
July 22, 11:46am

HMG Porter 4400
My backpacking is usually self-sustained long distance, 4 seasons and offtrail\wilderness. I regularly carry 60 plus pounds in this pack. With about 500 miles logged, it is worn, but showing no s...

In GEAR » Winter Pack recomendations
July 22, 11:42am

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