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Matthew Robinson (mcjhrobinson) - BPL Forum Member

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re: long sleeves during summer
my icebreaker wool keeps me cool when its hot and warm when its cold. i always wear long sleeves for my baselayer.

In GEAR » Long sleeves during summer time?
April 18, 2:59pm

WTB Jay Ham Style Pack (or small day pack)
hey guys i move around too much to buy a sewing machine for MYOG projects and i really need a lightweight daypack. the jay ham pack looks perfect. so if anyone has any models just sitting around ...

In Gear Swap » WTB Jay Ham Style Pack (or small day pack)
April 14, 9:56pm

re: light nail clippers
hi just wanted to add my 2 cents...i usually lance my blisters with my sterilized needle. i found i only cut my fingernails every 10 days so anything shorter than that i dont bring nail clippers a...

In GEAR » Light nail clippers?
April 11, 10:02am

re: Throw away your Nalgene waterbottle!
i never keep water in my nalgene for more than a few hours. id be more worried about the food i eat than the plastic in my nalgene. thats just me. aloha!

In GEAR » Throw away your Nalgene waterbottle!
April 09, 10:11pm

re: Sub 1 lb...lets end this thread
anything is all depends on the conditions and the person. aloha!

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Sub 1 lb. XUL : Possible or BS?
April 09, 10:07pm

re: bivy for grand canyon
kevin i just did the canyon around the middle of last month (same route as yours minus the possible north rim exit). i used a ID silponcho and my generic Hi-Tek (yes the shoe maker) synthetic slee...

In GEAR » Equinox bivy enough for Grand Canyon precip?
April 03, 5:14pm

re: affluenza
this book looks like a real good read, id really like to read some of the facts. ive been going light after college. i loved computers (still do but not fanatic) and really wanted to get into n...

In Editor's Roundtable » Affluenza: Fact-Heavy Book Carries a Lightweight Message
April 02, 11:31am

re: long underwear
if the weather is going to be below 35F i bring my long johns. i only wear them when i go to sleep though as part of my sleeping system. but then sometimes i'll wear them like sweat pants if ...

In Gear Lists » Long Underwear
March 31, 12:17pm

re: south utah
thanks for the input guys! it looks like i'll be there in about 3-4 days. unfortunately i don't have a 4WD but i might just end up hiking the unpaved roads part of the way. i'll post...

In Post-Trip Reports » South Utah National Parks
March 31, 12:06pm

South Utah National Parks
im going to be hitting up all the 5 national parks in southern utah in the next 2 weeks or so. i will only have 2-3 nights at each park. im used to hiking 20+ miles a day. so, my question to all...

In Post-Trip Reports » South Utah National Parks
March 30, 10:34am

All Reader Reviews by Matthew Robinson

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Leki Ultralight Ti
ive used these poles for 100+mi and have zero complaints other than slippage. If you need a 3 piece use these poles.

In Trekking Poles
March 16, 11:05pm

GossamerGear Mariposa
The GG Mariposa is one sweet pack. It's super light, has a frame (I got a bad back), and has room for the kitchen sink. I'm currently using it on my car-trip from San Jose to the Keys and ba...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
March 13, 6:38pm