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Matthew Elam (slashpastor) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale Colorado now!!!
About Me Hiking since I was too young to remember. Lightweight backpacking since before it was called that. Just found ultralight and have fallen in love.

I rarely hike solo. I often hike with family or a partner.
I'm preparing for a thru hike on the Appalachian Trail.
CityColorado Springs
StateColorado
CountryUnited States
My Website URLhttp://mythruhike.wordpress.com
My PDF Gear ListAT Thru-hike Gear List

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All Forum Posts by Matthew Elam

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Not following Ideology...
Roger, I get what your saying. Shortly after writing the original post I ran across the Montbell Cresent 2 weighing 2 lbs 9 oz. It is a tent! I might be better investing in that rather than tryin...

In GEAR » Couples Tarping... Questions!
April 25, 5:49pm

Couples Tarping... Questions!
I want to get my wife into tarp camping. I have done it solo but never with someone else. My gear at the moment is a solo tarp and bivy. I don't care what the weather is I never leave with o...

In GEAR » Couples Tarping... Questions!
April 25, 1:46pm

The ARK, Updated ZIP
I just have to say that any pack named the ARK had better be GY-NORMOUS!!!!!!! and waterproof. On another note: Ron, I love your stuff! Your Grace solo tarp has served me well!!! Thanks! ...

In GEAR » New Pack Name Help
April 24, 1:07pm

That's really cool!
I really dig the simple lines used complexely! I also like the smooth surface. Less stuff to get snagged! I'm a fan! -Passionphish

In Make Your Own Gear » Framed backpack 18.5 oz
April 04, 8:53pm

ULA, the number 6, and crap...
Well, disaster missed! I have a pack! I went with a circuit. Brian got it to me fast as lightening! I love the way this thing wears!!!!!!!! I mean what the duce!?! For a few ounces this thin...

In GEAR » Oh Crap...
March 20, 5:03pm

Hey...
Russell: I checked your pack out. Great pack! But I think the Circuit is what I really need. Thank you. I hope someone buys it fast! To Everyone: I just got back from REI. I took my still...

In GEAR » Oh Crap...
March 19, 2:05pm

ULA Circuit...
So what I'm hearing is the ULA packs are kinda okay? hehehehe... I will call brian tomorrow and talk to him. I can always have it shipped to Neels Gap. Thanks guys! With Sunday being ...

In GEAR » Oh Crap...
March 18, 7:18pm

Wider shoulders...
Thanks Ryan! I am really glad to hear from someone who has wide shoulders. How does it hold up to abuse?

In GEAR » Oh Crap...
March 18, 6:33pm

Thanks!
Thanks Don! I will! I was perusing the forums (Is perusing spelled right?) and have noticed that this is a recurring theme. I guess I should have done my homework better.

In GEAR » Oh Crap...
March 18, 5:23pm

Let me add this...
I'm looking at a Six Moons Starlite, the ULA Circuit, the REI UL 60, and... Well, that's about it. Fully loaded I never maxed out the GoLite pinnacle's volume. I don't even think...

In GEAR » Oh Crap...
March 18, 5:22pm

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