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James Byrnes (backfeets1) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale Midwest.... Missouri
About Me Major gram weenie. I have a 10 lb base wt. Includes ice ax, camera, tarptent. 20 deg. night range. At present I'm in the process of adding duel use items, looking for durability, ect.
CityLee's Summit
StateMO
CountryUSA

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Re: Upper Midwest GGGG
I have no picture of the "Key" and no time for a thousand words.

In Post-Trip Reports » UPPER MIDWEST GGGG
May 13, 10:53pm

Re: TGO Challenge 2012 - Kit List
Nice kit. I would try to reduce the number and weight of the stuff sacks and plastic bags you carry.

In Gear Lists » TGO Challenge 2012 - Kit List
May 01, 11:27pm

Re: thin socks
Defeet wool-e-ator cycling socks. Anyone know the weight of these socks?

In GEAR » Really thin socks
April 23, 11:16pm

alcohol stove wind screen
Has any explanation been proposed as to why an air barrier, in the base of a wind screen, speeds up boil times? I found this info on youtube.

In GEAR » alcohol stove wind screen
April 18, 3:20am

Re: Multi Tool questions? Lighten my load
On two occasions I have lent my multi-tool to others to repair a faulty sleeping bag zipper. (pliers) Also used the pliers to grip a heavy duty needle to repair a strap on my pack, and to sew the s...

In GEAR » Multi Tool questions? Lighten my load
February 24, 3:30am

WM bags..
I have both bags. I noticed cool spots in mid 30's temperatures with the Highlite. The Summerlite has 1 more oz of fill and 2 extra oz of zipper and draft tube. In my opinion it is more comfor...

In GEAR » Two questions about Western Mountaineering bags
February 09, 12:53am

Hoodies....
I have both. This BPL. So my main concern was the weight. (M) R1 10.99 oz. (M) melanzana 9.465 oz, after replacing the draw cord elastic. Love the pocket on the Mel, and the versatile hood configu...

In GEAR » R1 vs Melanzana micro grid hoody
January 26, 3:23am

stove legs...
Without the weight of the pot on the stove (anchoring) the simmer control is hard to work with out moving or flipping the stove.

In GEAR » The FeatherFire Alcohol Stove
January 23, 3:35am

point and shoot camera weight
I need ideas on cameras that weight less than 5 ozs. With battery and sd or sim card included in weight. Standard 10-12 meg etc. wide angle would be nice.

In GEAR » point and shoot camera weight
January 07, 2:11am

poles
anyone with experience with zpacks carbon tent poles (rigidity, flex etc)

In GEAR » poles
December 31, 11:15pm

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