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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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Have any of you actually SEEN these jackets?
I haven't, so I wouldn't presume to review them. I can say, though, that the Ibex wool jackets are nice. Real nice.

In GEAR » 'MerinoLOFT' from Icebreaker
April 09, 5:19pm

Re: Re: Underground Quilts...
"That's just sweet. Runs April 7-15, and I ordered a 50F quilt on 4-7 :) Now I know..thanks!" If you call 'emI bet they'll give you,the discount. Sat what you will abo...

In Gear Deals » Underground Quilts...
April 09, 5:17pm

Sous vide?
Couldn't you Pre-mix all the chocolate ingredients at home and seal them in a vacuum bag, then just toss the bag into boiling water for a while?

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Need BPL's help with fondue
April 09, 5:12pm

Underground Quilts...
are having a 10% off sale, 13% if you spend >$600. Just FYIO; I don't work for them or even own any of hteir gear. I just saw the notice and htought it might interest someone here. htt...

In Gear Deals » Underground Quilts...
April 09, 11:48am

Re: Vasque Pendulum, La Sportiva Helios & Raptor, Scarpa Spark, Altra - any others?
Hi EJ- You asked about sizing for the Vasque Pendulum shoe. Normally size 13 Ds are a pretty tight fit on me, and both pairs of Pendulums are size 14, regular width. They fit fine with a pair o...

In GEAR » Trail Runner Recommendations: generous toe box, midfoot not too narrow, preferably low drop, good cushion and grip
April 09, 9:40am

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

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