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railriders eco-mesh shirt
Don't forget about Railriders Eco-mesh shirt. Plenty written about it. Not perfect, but tough to beat.

In GEAR » Long sleeves during summer time?
April 20, 8:01am

bag condensation
I bet if you weigh your sleeping bag before and after a few nights in a bivy sack you'll find the condensate. Probably doesn't matter for a weekend but for longer treks, the condensate may ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Condensation inside bivy bags
March 01, 7:44am

Re: Important Lesson's You've Learned the Hard Way
10 pounds on the gut equals 20 pounds on the back.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Important Lesson's You've Learned the Hard Way
October 28, 2:41pm

sticky?
A sponge bath with rubbing alcohol works wonders.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Anyone else hate sleeping sticky?
July 31, 8:50am

Re: Vegan?
Try http://www.freezerbagcooking.com/ In addition to some vegan recipes at Sarbar's website, there are good ideas about dehydrating your own meals.

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Vegan?
April 21, 8:09am

Re: The Long Trail
Maybe I'll see you on the trail... I'm planning a late July or early August thru hike. I completed a thru hike in 2000 and am looking forward to a repeat. Your gear list looks OK to me e...

In Gear Lists » The Long Trail
April 14, 12:00pm

Re: Re: 24 Hour White Mountain Hut Traverse
Hut to hut in one day... have fun. I'd consider a proper headlamp rather than the Arc clipped to your hat. If (when) it gets real windy you might be grateful for being able to put the headla...

In Gear Lists » 24 Hour White Mountain Hut Traverse
April 14, 6:09am

Re: Mirror Compass
I carry this one. Less than an ounce with mirror. http://www.thecompassstore.com/landmark.html I couldn't find this model on Silva's website, so it may be discontinued.

In Multiple Use Gear » Is this Multi-Use
March 26, 12:52pm

Keep it simple
I prefer simple text. Plain text is certainly consistent with BPL's philosophy of simple, lightweight, multiuse, and universal. Please keep it simple.

In Website & Forum Admin/Support » HTML newsletter, please!
March 03, 6:19am

Re: Re: Golite Cave 1 vs. MLD Grace Tarp
Before buying a GoLite Cave 1 measure the actual length with and without the beaks. The last versions sold by GoLite were too short. Someone at GoLite told me that Jardine's original plans were...

In GEAR » Golite Cave 1 vs. MLD Grace Tarp
February 09, 3:20pm

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