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Richard Reno (scubahhh) - BPL Premium Member

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Re: NEMO pad
Looks like a great pad and a good deal, but not for me because it's not as long or wide as I'm looking for, for in the hammock. Ought to be great n the ground, though!

In Hammocks » Xtherm with a WB XLC?
April 08, 7:56am

Re: hammockforums
"i'd take reviews on that website with a grain of salt. they get very protective of their cottage guys..." Ditto BPL, eh?

In GEAR » HG burrow or EE enigma
April 07, 4:36pm

Xtherm with a WB XLC?
I have 1.7 DL WB XLC and Yeti UQ. The hammock ROCKS, but I have a couple minor issues with the quilt. Messing around with extra insulation-scraps of CCF, a cut-up Z-Lite- for where the quilt ends a...

In Hammocks » Xtherm with a WB XLC?
April 07, 4:18pm

Thank you, Dale!
On behalf of about 3/4 of the residents of Vermont, thanks for promoting the use of maple syrup in ultralight backpacking. Two great assets you forgot to mention: maple syrup poured over your pack ...

In GEAR » wow moment (pack cover)
April 07, 3:21am

Vasque Pendulum?
I've been happy with my 2 pairs. 4 mm. drop, nice wide toe box, and the uppers outlast the soles. I'm a big guy (6'4", 220#) and get close to 500 miles in the NH White Mountains, w...

In GEAR » Trail Runner Recommendations: generous toe box, midfoot not too narrow, preferably low drop, good cushion and grip
April 06, 2:42pm

Check it out. Great site; great recipes; and not just for on-the-trail.

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Vegetarian Recipes Website Rec?
April 05, 4:57am

Hammock Forum
You might want to visit Hammock Forum: https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/forumdisplay.php?87-Top-Insulation They have a section on top insulation with LOTS of threads about both HG and EE. ...

In GEAR » HG burrow or EE enigma
April 04, 9:07am

"temporary" repair?!?
I know it's mostly thought of as just a stopgap measure, but I have some down stuff that Ipatched "temporarily" with duct tape or tenacious tape years ago, and have noever got around ...

In GEAR » Need advice on how to properly patch my down jacket.
April 04, 5:28am

Hmmm... now I'm more confused than ever
I apologize for offending anyone by asking about the upside of straps, but my question is still unanswered. When I used straps on my poles it wasn’t really a conscious decision; it was more li...

In Philosophy & Technique » How to use your trekking pole strap
April 03, 7:20am

Re: re: no straps for me
Mitchell- good point. Hadn't thought of that, though I suppose me wrists do get a little tired at the end of a long day. Michael- thanks for sharing te Pacer Pole link. I've seen them b...

In Philosophy & Technique » How to use your trekking pole strap
April 02, 9:16am

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