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Mark Ries (mtmnmark) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale IOWAHHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!
About Me Im to old to fat and out of shape but I sure like hiking and fishing in the wind river range Im transitioning closer to ultra light but still lightweight at best but 35lbs from skin out is alot better than the old 60
CityDavenport
StateIowa
Countryusa

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Re: Does this Mid make my vent look big?
Nice mid Ben. I really like the large vent but wonder how much weight a triangular flap on the inside of the vent would add, attached across the bottom and zippered up the sides. I would think that...

In Make Your Own Gear » Does this Mid make my vent look big?
December 17, 9:18pm

Elio Motors
Any thoughts on the Elio motors vehicle, it looks a kinda interesting. Sorry I'm not up on how to do a link

In Chaff » Elio Motors
December 14, 8:19pm

Re: Backpacking in Missouri in November?
OK I just got back from the Irish wilderness area and thought I'd give an up date since I had recommended the place. Due to lack of maintaince and little use the trail is very hard to find and...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Backpacking in Missouri in November?
November 30, 9:53pm

Re: What do you use to eat with in the backcountry?
I just eat right out of the zip lock bag that way I don't have to do any dishes... Sorry I couldn't resist, the thread was starting to remind me of the Monty python skit spam spam spam spam...

In GEAR » What do you use to eat with in the backcountry?
November 24, 9:17pm

Re: FS - arcteryx Hyllus Hoody
Hey Jen I really like it could you hold it for me till I lose 100 lbs?

In Gear Swap » FS - arcteryx Hyllus Hoody
November 13, 8:47pm

Re: Re: Baffles
And just what is the flowgate systems? I called montbell and really couldn't find anyone who knew what it was or how to explain it to me. I had one montbell bag that had down migrate out of th...

In GEAR » New Feathered Friends Quilt
November 12, 7:24am

Re: Backpacking in Missouri in November?
the Whites Creek Trail in the Irish wilderness area would be a good idea in southern Missouri it is a loop trail 18 miles and from what I've found Its as nice as Missouri gets I'm thinking ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Backpacking in Missouri in November?
November 04, 8:30am

Re: Snow Peak 700
I gave it away with the traveling hikers box but I believe the gram weenie worked very well with this pot if you can find one I don't think they're made anymore

In GEAR » Snow Peak 700
November 03, 6:19am

Re: LEAVE NO TRACE
A quote from the book Baron Von Mabels Backpacking written and illustrated by Sheridan Anderson. "Thou Shalt Not Wreck The Place". I would be a hypocrite if I said I followed perfect LNT ...

In Philosophy & Technique » LEAVE NO TRACE
October 13, 7:13pm

Re: best pillow is no pillow
+1

In GEAR » Best pillow for stomach sleepers?
October 06, 9:14am

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