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Black rock gear
I have a pair of the BRG liner mitts and they are great! Well worth the wait.

In GEAR » Recommend a good down mitten
January 06, 9:08pm

true dat
You're probably right Dan; My weights are probably at the ends of the spectrum. I primarily do day hikes, LW backpacking and backpack archery hunting. For the first 2 activities my base weigh...

In GEAR » A McHale demo pack arrived today
July 13, 9:25pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Happy mchale customer
Many sweet spots. Neither of my packs were any where near $1000 ($500 to $700 IIRC). I have carried loads approaching 100 lbs in my LBP with as much comfort as can be expected, or hoped for, gi...

In GEAR » A McHale demo pack arrived today
July 13, 8:56pm

Happy mchale customer
Very happy with my McHale Bump and LBP. I generally use one of them on a weekly basis and after a couple years, in the case of the LBP, still marvel at how comfortable and durable they are. Since...

In GEAR » A McHale demo pack arrived today
July 13, 6:23pm

Yep, great company
Earlier this year my original Neoair would not remain inflated over night. I did my best to find the hole but couldn't. Sent it in to see if TAR could work some magic on it. A week later a new ...

In GEAR » Kudos to MSR/Cascade Designs
June 06, 4:56pm

Good experiences
Craig I've purchased a number of times from PLG with good experiences. Only one time have I needed customer service. I ordered a pair of Integral Designs rain pants and while the packaging ...

In GEAR » From the owner of - What traits do BPL members consider important in an online gear shop???
January 30, 9:04pm

Thanks Douglas for your write-up. This jacket has been on my "radar" since reading about it earlier this year. I've been a fan of eVent since purchasing an Integral Designs Thru-Hik...

In GEAR » Westcomb Focus LT hoody - initial impressions
December 15, 11:15pm

mchale / kifaru
If you're looking for something you can beat up I would go with something made with Cordura, HT nylon or the like. The Kifaru KU packs are well made and light, but are still made out of silnyl...

In GEAR » Light Pack for Heavy Loads
July 30, 9:14pm

GG Gorilla
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In Gear Swap » WTB Two Gossamer Gear Gorilla pack
June 09, 9:38pm

yep the good ol akto
That video and my own experience is why my Akto stays in the gear rotation. I'm not sure there is a better extreme weather one man tent. Heavy? YES Expensive? YES Nearly bombproof? YES

In GEAR » Hilleberg Akto in the Wind (Extreme)
September 19, 10:30am

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