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Richard Matthews (food) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale Colorado Rockies
About Me Orienteering 25+ years.

Xski and done 20+ hut trips

Hiked Colorado Trail and now adopter.

Hiked Wonderland Trail

Summitted 29 14'ers.

40+ nights below the rim in the Grand Canyon. Linked trips to walk from Cameron to Elves Chasm.
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All Forum Posts by Richard Matthews

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Re: Re: Little weight "sins"
Tony, Do you have a pattern for Sally? When I watched Stepford Wives I never could get over the idea that if you had the pattern for Katherine Ross why would you make other models?

In GEAR » Little weight "sins"
May 11, 2:17pm

Re: Extra Caldera Cone?
It fits a Brasslite 600 ml pot. If I sold it I would want to sell the pot with the stove. $45 bucks including shipping to the lower 48?

In GEAR » Little weight "sins"
May 11, 2:12pm

Re: Little weight "sins"
Father Eric, it has been three days since my last confession. I sleep in a hammock. I sleep better than at home. I cook on a Caldera Cone stove. I eat almost as good as home. I carry my ...

In GEAR » Little weight "sins"
May 11, 8:12am

Re: Cost of Hammocking
Nate, With a double bottom hammock you can use you existing self-inflating or ccf pad.

In GEAR » how to hammock camp?
May 01, 7:16am

Re: poncho vs rainsuit and packcover
I use a poncho in mild weather and a rain jacket in cold weather. I carry a 5." webbing belt for my poncho and put finger loops on the side. No problems in the wind an mostly keeps my arms...

In GEAR » poncho vs rainsuit and packcover
April 30, 5:40am

Re: sleeping cold..need help
When I get cold the likely casues are: Bottom insulation, Head insulation, Foot insulation, or Hand insulation. I am guessing that you are using an Insulated Air Core. The rating on...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » sleeping cold..need help
April 26, 12:31pm

Re: Going to ground - what pad?
I started using a hammock in 2003 and for several years was worried about what to do if I had to go to the ground. I have never had an unplanned night on the ground. There are more places to ha...

In GEAR » how to hammock camp?
April 26, 9:19am

Re: Whats your weight for the big 3+1
Warbonnet BlackBird hammock 30.0 poncho rainfly and pitchkit 14.4 zpack Blast 32 6.6 hip belt with z pack pouches 2.3 Reflextic frame and insulation 8.8 3/8" pad for ex...

In GEAR » Whats your weight for the big 3+1
April 20, 8:52am

Re: Re: lost creek
Dondo, Where is that picture? My guess is between Rock Creek and Black Canyon.

In GEAR » Leg Layering for Spring in Rockies
April 20, 8:31am

Re: Leg Layering
Peter, I would be very surprised if you can get over Kenosha Ridge starting at about mile 5 of Segment 4. The west facing slope dropping into Long Gulch might be a bit of a problem, but is pass...

In GEAR » Leg Layering for Spring in Rockies
April 19, 1:17pm

All Reader Reviews by Richard Matthews

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Trail Designs Customer Service
Rand provides better customer service that we have a right to expect. The Caldera Cones are the most fuel efficient that I have used.

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
November 26, 3:48pm

zpacks Company
I have purchased packs and pouches and had Joe do some custom sewing. The quality is excellent and the delivery time is great. I mailed him a G4 for some modifications and received it back in 8 da...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
February 04, 8:23am

Zpacks Blast 32
Blast 32 by Zpack Options and additions: Webbing belt, Sternum strap, Daisy chain on shoulder straps, Base shock cord loops, One shoulder pouch, Shockcord and cordlock water bottle holder on ...

In Backpacks - Frameless
December 26, 9:08am

Equinox Silnylon Poncho
I use the extended version sold through Campmor. Recently I did a rainy week long hike with my 74 year old friend. We wore our ponchos at some time every day for a week. When we were coming out we ...

In Clothing - Raingear
January 04, 9:54am

Jacks R Better No Sniveller quilt
I got the No Sniveller and Nest together to use with my hammock. When wearing expedition weight long underwear the quilts will keep me warm to 30 degrees in the hammock. I also use the NS on the g...

In Sleeping Bags - Quilts & Top Bags
January 03, 3:23pm

Hennessy Hammock Asym
I have used the Hennessy as my primary shelter for 4 years now. The A-Sym design allows a poncho to be used as the fly. The bottom entry allows the fly to be set very close to the hammock. This...

In Shelters - Hammocks & Accessories
January 03, 3:09pm

Gatorade Bottle
I use a cozy made out of CCF pad so that I can shake my hot beverages. The mouth is just wide enough to allow drink mixes to be added without spilling. They fit in a normal bike bottle holster. ...

In Hydration - Water Storage Containers
January 03, 2:37pm

Trangia 28-5 Mini Aluminum Cook Pot
The lid from the AntiGravityGear 3 cup pot fits pretty well on the pot. Pour in a bag meals become monotonous quickly. This set gives me the ability to fry. The skillet works well with the alco...

In Cookware - Other
January 03, 2:27pm

Mary Jane's Farm Sante Fe Pasta
Don't forget Nick's Couch Potatoes, Red Pesto Pasta and Mac & Cheese. Lots of olive oil with all of them. I generally add chopped turkey pepperoni or bacon crumbles.

In Foods - Prepackaged Meals & Side Dishes
August 04, 7:18am

Six Moon Designs Lunar Solo
This tent brings together many of the superior design features from other light weight tents. The basic design is similar to the Dancing Light Gear Tacoma Solo Shelter. The Lunar solo has a very g...

In Shelters - Single Wall Tents
August 04, 7:08am