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Richard Reno (scubahhh) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale White Mountains, mostly.
About Me The older I get, the better I used to be.

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powdered breakfast mix options
Myoplex? 2.7 oz. foil packets have 300 cal.: 6 g. fat, 21 g. carbs (3 g. fiber, 1 g. sugars), 42 g. protein (mostly whey). Mixes with water pretty easily although you really have to shake it ...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » powdered breakfast mix options
April 14, 6:14am

0 degree Zpacks bag?
I didn't know they made a o degree bag and don't see it on their web site. The XXL, XW 10 degree bag says 20 oz. of down. Is that yours, with 2 ozs. of overfill? Zipper or no?

In Gear Swap » zpacks winter sleeping bag, 22 oz of down fill, 3.75 baffle height
April 13, 10:41am

Feet: not dry, but warm"
Non waterproof shoes that drain well and thick wool sox work!for me- usually old fashioned ragg sox or REI expedition weight. The sox get and stay wet, but not cold; and since they're already w...

In GEAR » Feet: not dry, but warm
April 11, 4:03pm

Re: cheap synthetic pants Don't know if these qualify as "cheap,"but they're great!

In GEAR » Cheap decent synthetic pants?
April 09, 12:00pm

powdered breakfast mix options
Sounds pretty good- I'll give it a shot. Chocolate milk with flour added. I'm just not real clear on what he point of the flour is, though... is it s'posed to be good for you? Make i...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » powdered breakfast mix options
April 07, 12:31pm

Re: Adding weight to increase efficiency. Thoughts?
Three Zpacks roll=top "blast" dry bags for me. Each is liters/40 grams. One holds my quilt and hammock and goes in the bottom. Another holds my kitchen and goes on top (it hangs at night)...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Adding weight to increase efficiency. Thoughts?
April 07, 12:28pm

Re: Crazy Party Shirt
Brand new... worn a few times... Never washed... Hmmm... This thread could get out of hand in a hurry, eh?

In Gear Swap » FS: Brand New Ultra lightweight XL Long Sleave Polyester Crazy Party Shirt 25$
April 07, 5:05am

Re Trekking poles/blisters
2 thoughts. First, and I'm really surprised no one has mentioned this- is it the straps or the poles themselves causing the blisters? I used to get them from the straps, and just got rid of ...

In GEAR » Trekking poles/blisters
April 06, 1:18pm

Re: SD Tensegrity...
Question: Anybody who's actually used one on these things have anything to say about it? I know it's still "pre-season" (at least here in Vermont), but it's also big-box...

In GEAR » Sierra Designs Tensegrity 2 Elite
April 02, 6:34am

Re": Etowah 8X10 tarp
If that sale falls through I'd be happy to take it. Thanks!

In Gear Swap » Etowah 8x10 Tarp
April 01, 5:59am

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