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Konrad . (Konrad1013) - BPL Lifetime Member

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About Me Originally from Huntington Beach, CA. Currently residing in Boston, MA. I enjoy backpacking, car camping, and mountaineering. My style is ultralight (sub-10lb) while remaining extremely comfortable.

JMT - Sept 2011
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Wait, I think I just realized that we are talking about 2 different things. I was refering to the z30 quilt and not the z30 sleeping bag. My bad. Any idea how much fill the quilt has?

In GEAR » New 2013 Golite Gear
February 25, 2:00pm


In GEAR » New 2013 Golite Gear
February 25, 1:54pm

FS: Golite Lite-Speed Backpack -- Men's Medium -- Ultralight Panel Loader
SOLD SOLD SOLD SOLD SOLD SOLD SOLD Hi guys, I'm selling a lightly used golite lite-speed. Completely unmodified, so no trimmed straps, etc. Even the aluminum stays haven't been bent ...

In Gear Swap » FS: Golite Lite-Speed Backpack -- Men's Medium -- Ultralight Panel Loader
February 25, 10:03am

Max, I've learned not to take any of this personally. On BPL, you'll notice that general smug/jackass-ness comes in cycles...it's winter and people become grouchy (myself included). ...

In GEAR » Should I be carrying more Dead Birds?
February 24, 12:56pm

I am much much more interested in this article than another typical review of a 2-3lb mass produced backpack. Trained k-9s?? a controlled setting? Awesome!!!

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » How safe is your food? Investigating the effectiveness of odor-proof bags
February 24, 12:52pm

normal wear and tear
"Normal wear like brushing up against thornbushes, scraping on rocks, going through the washing machine, and getting hit with water for weeks will do a lot less to an Arcteryx piece than a bar...

In GEAR » Should I be carrying more Dead Birds?
February 24, 12:16pm

Rei packs
Stephen, some of the REIs carry granite gear. You'll likely find them to be the most light weight packs that can carry 40-50 lbs at a rei. Look for the framed granite gears (e.g. Nimbus, s...

In GEAR » Packs @REI recommendations
February 24, 10:29am

Re: titanium vs...
Agree with Brendan and Peter. I only use titanium when I'll be out for a long time and would be SOL if my cup/pot breaks. For a non-essential like a coffee mug, just get plastic or cheap alumin...

In GEAR » Coffee - carry a mug?
February 21, 4:22pm

Rusty, Just a headsup, I had the buck smidgen, which is the hartsook but with different steel. I was not a fan. The handle was tiny and uncomfortable. The blade length was also too small...overa...

In GEAR » Anyone have the Buck Hartsook Ultralight....or Boker Grasshopper knife?
February 21, 3:40pm

loving the nobul
Awesome quilt! What weight cuben did you use for your baffles? I'm about to make a very similar quilt myself. Nobul1 shell and liner, 6 ounces of down and .34 cuben baffles. Colin & D...

In Make Your Own Gear » My latest ultralight quilt (Virga Outdoors)!
February 21, 3:11pm

All Reader Reviews by Konrad .

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Sunnysports Sunnysports.com
I've had about 3 orders with sunnysports. I can sum up my experiences by saying they are an excellent retailer with jaw dropping prices on previous season gear. There was a small mistake with my ...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
April 09, 10:59am