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Matt Keenan (MLKeenan) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale In the Mountains in the coulds
About Me Thru hiked JMT in 2013 hope to do more long distance hiking in the future
StateCalifornia
My Website URLhttp://www.mattlkeenan.com
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RE: Want to make Underquilt
I just made a full length syn quilt out of argon and two layers of 3 oz primaloft gold Primaloft has a higher Clo .92 than climasheild .82 so it is higher warmth to weight ratio and found primaloft...

In Make Your Own Gear » Want to make an Underquilt
August 31, 4:01pm

Re: Tall Persons Support Thread
So I am 6'3 and totally agree only marginally tall and happy for that.As my brother is 6' 7 so I know what a pain it can be Big people small world type of deal haha. I have never mountainee...

In GEAR » Tall person's support thread
August 23, 11:46am

Righteous
Really awesome mod, one of the joys and curse of MYOG is your always trying to improve your designs. Looks good as always I'm impressed and inspired (gotta finish my quilt before I make another...

In Make Your Own Gear » MYOG X-Pac backpack v 1.1
August 22, 11:36pm

A Bivy
I have no experience with either Norway or cuben but, if your worried a bivy would be a great and light (no need for any thing over 185 grams) insurance plan. I have used a SMD gatewood cape and MY...

In GEAR » norway september
August 17, 6:33pm

RE:Beginner Tarp Size
First off pat your self on the back for even consider getting into tarping ( defiantly one of my favorite techniques adopted). As far as size of flat tarp I would think that the 9 by 9 would be ver...

In GEAR » Beginner Tarp Size for Two/Borahgami?
August 17, 2:36am

RE: Clo question
Thanks for the explanation Jerry and for finding and posting that article lots of good stuff in there.

In Make Your Own Gear » Climasheild ratings
August 15, 2:06pm

Clo value questions
So what is clo? How is it measured and what is the formula for calculating warmth rating from the clo value. I have seen that pirmaloft gold has a clo of .92 what does this mean that it would be wa...

In Make Your Own Gear » Climasheild ratings
August 14, 8:19pm

Waterproofing a panel loader
Picked up an Mei Voyageur on ebay in preparation for a New Zealand trip. As it is rather wet over there I was wondering if you guys had any suggestions on dealing with the rain with a panel loader ...

In GEAR » Waterproofing a panel loader
July 18, 12:51pm

WTB te-wa Underquilt
One more time

In Gear Swap » WTB Underquilt
July 15, 5:31pm

WTB te-wa Underquilt
Still looking :)

In Gear Swap » WTB Underquilt
July 14, 1:17pm

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