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Mark Roberts (redwedge) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Lapland
About Me Visual artist. Photographer. Writer / Scriptwriter. Backpacker. Homebrewer. Not necessarily in that order. Subject to change at any time.
CityRovaniemi
StateLapland
CountryFinland
My Website URLhttp://www.backpackingnorth.com
My PDF Gear ListHalti Gear List

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Nice video and articles, Ryan. You should really come over to Lapland sometime – there are tons of really nice free, open cabins. I tend to head towards them even if I feel like pitching a &#...

In Editor's Roundtable » Winter Cabineering - Part 1: Video Essay
January 31, 2:58pm

Re: Finnish Thousand Meters Round
Great route and one I've not seen (or heard of) before. It's also nice that you avoid the Halti Highway for most of the route. Definitely on the cards for next year. Also, it's excel...

In Editor's Roundtable » Finnish Thousand Meters Round
October 02, 11:27am

WickiUp 3 SUL shelter: Shangri-La for Europeans?
I reviewed the Eureka! / Nigor WickiUp 3, a version of the GoLite SL3 made for the European market that GoLite pulled out of. Perhaps more interesting is the addendum about materials, seam-seali...

In GEAR » WickiUp 3 SUL shelter: Shangri-La for Europeans?
August 23, 12:22am

Re: Re: Backpacking North
Cheers, Stuart. Backpacker does tend to grate after a while. Not enough Pam Ayres in their articles, imo :)

In On the Web » Backpacking North
October 04, 11:07am

Re: Re: Backpacking North
Thanks Erik!

In On the Web » Backpacking North
October 04, 11:04am

Backpacking North
I know some might already be familiar with Backpacking North, but just in case you missed it, I have an ongoing series at the moment under the title "Ultralight Makeover", which might be ...

In On the Web » Backpacking North
October 03, 3:00pm

Re: Norwegian conditions
"> Hi, I've been trying to find a lightweight tent that I can use in Norwegian > conditions. A lot of the tarp/tent makers seem to be from places in the US and > cater to hike...

In GEAR » Lightweight tent for Norwegian conditions
July 28, 1:17pm

DuoMid / Akto
I use a DuoMid w/OookNest in Lapland, summer and winter. I've yet to encounter winds strong enough to knock it down, but I believe it does have an upper limit beyond which you really shouldn...

In GEAR » Lightweight tent for Norwegian conditions
July 28, 7:26am

Re: claustrophobic bivys
I don't really like wearing headnets for long periods, and I'm talking about real mosquito hell. Even in a headnet, there are still hands, ankles, areas where where they bite through (shoul...

In GEAR » MLD Duomid Recommendations
July 27, 1:41pm

Video added!
I also added a video to the end - an experiment with a GoPro

In Post-Trip Reports » Käsivarsi Wilderness Area, Finland
July 27, 11:46am

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