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Thomas Trebisky (trebisky) - BPL Guest

My Locale Southern Arizona
About Me Backpacking since the late 1960's (yes that makes me over 50 years old!) Studied geology, but now working writing computer software. New to the backpacking light business, but absolutely sold on the idea.
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I can't resist posting to this 1.5 year old thread
Well, I have been busy backpacking rather than honing my gear and missed this great article when it first came out. Not that the article is all that great, but it is a key player in the ULB commun...

In Editor's Roundtable » Cottage Stagnation and Recent Gems
January 04, 7:14am

Why mids?
I like the MLD gear that I have, and I presume this would be just as well made. But I have been down the road and back again with mids and don't ever intend to go there again. Their one an...

In Editor's Roundtable » MLD SuperMid SpotLite Review
March 07, 11:03am

Mister Practical
Funny that Andrew should call attention to the word "practical". I was ready to add a note that I sometimes label myself "Mr. Practical". So, I am eager all the more to ge...

In Editor's Roundtable » Andrew Skurka's The Ultimate Hiker's Gear Guide: Book Review
February 29, 11:20am

Valuable review
When I first saw this, I thought "Oh heavens, another UL backpacking book - sigh". After reading the review I am now thinking that this is a book I should get, so thanks for the review!...

In Editor's Roundtable » Andrew Skurka's The Ultimate Hiker's Gear Guide: Book Review
February 29, 9:32am

Well done
I enjoy what you way about folks thinking you are day-hikers. I have a favorite memory about meeting some fellow with a huge pack, chatting with him, then telling him I had spent the night at a ...

In GEAR » My first ultralight backpacking trip (kinda)
July 11, 5:14pm

I don't know why you would want a waist belt on any UL pack. But I REALLY don't know why you would want one on the murmur!!

In GEAR » Putting a GGG Gorilla waist belt on a GG Murmur?
July 08, 4:00pm

Great tip, great book
I have been enjoying these tips online so much, I finally got busy and bought the book. A great book, I can't say enough good things about it. This particular tip "be here now" as...

In Editor's Roundtable » Ultralight Tip of the Week
July 06, 1:20pm

Plantar Fasciitis cure
Yeah, you sound like you are overdoing the running. I got bit by the Plantar Fasciitis thing and it was a long time shaking it. It was running hills and trails and doing too much too soon that na...

In GEAR » Injured list...
June 24, 10:31pm

Bivy first, tarp second
The places I go, I can do with just a bivy most of the time. That is because in reality I am not likely to get rain. Now if I really expect to be in the rain a few days I would want a tarp also. ...

In GEAR » Injured list...
June 24, 10:27pm

LNT (Leave No Trace)
Great Article. I'm just chiming in about LNT - I would rate this as much more important than was done by the writer of the article. I hate seeing fire-scarred spots and that is once of the ...

In Editor's Roundtable » Lightweight Wood-Burning Camp Stoves - State of the Market Report 2011
June 22, 2:48pm

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