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Matt Lutz (citystuckhiker) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale Midwest
About Me Hiker-turned-ultramarathon runner. Sorry backpack, I've neglected you.
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All Forum Posts by Matt Lutz

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Re: Re: did you see the price on that thing?
Uh, what's regulation mean in this context?

In Editor's Roundtable » Petzl Tikka XP2 and Tikka Plus2 LED Headlamp Reviews
February 04, 5:10pm

Re: Golite 2010 site up now take a look
They're making luggage. I rest my case.

In GEAR » Golite 2010 site up now take a look
February 03, 9:17am

Re: Re: How to stormproof a Lunar Duo
Dan Cunningham at BPL wraps the guy-outs on the tent's ends with sturdy sticks (a la the Jardine two-stick tarp method) and then stakes those guys out. It improves deflection noticeably.

In GEAR » How to stormproof a Lunar Duo
February 01, 12:14pm

Re: Re: R1 hoody at
R1 Hoody +1. It is the most versatile piece of gear I own for use when the 3+ season use.

In Gear Deals » R1 hoody at
January 27, 8:02am

Re: Be Prepared, Not Equipped
<--card-carrying Eagle Scout. So true, so true. I learned a while ago that being prepared does not equal being equipped. Ray Jardine and BPL gets credit for much of that realization.

In Editor's Roundtable » Be Prepared, Not Equipped
January 26, 6:03pm

Re: Considering buying a winter setup, would love opinions.
I can't comment on the mid/stove/bivy setup, but the Oware Double Dixon bivy is fantastic for two people. The Pertex on top is for all purposes waterproof, and the sil on the bottom is waterpro...

In Winter Hiking » Considering buying a winter setup, would love opinions.
January 26, 4:36pm

Re: Re: At what pack weight would you wear boots?
Roger +1.

In GEAR » At what pack weight would you wear boots?
January 25, 7:51pm

Re: My "storm" camp
Great story. Photos?

In Winter Hiking » My "storm" camp
January 24, 2:59pm

Re: FS: Inov-8 Roclite 390 GTX, Size 10
+1 Great boots!

In Gear Swap » FS: Inov-8 Roclite 390 GTX, Size 10
January 22, 4:52pm

Re: Re: Multi-use photo thread
@Johann: it only really works when you can solidly secure the foamer. Otherwise, it won't work.

In Multiple Use Gear » Multi-use photo thread
January 21, 7:35pm

All Reader Reviews by Matt Lutz

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Marmot Scree (softshell pants)
There is so much to love about these pants, but the little details kill any possibility of a 5 rating. So 4 it is. The good: The pants are made of Marmot's proprietary M3 fabric, which is a ...

In Clothing - Wind & Soft Shell
October 20, 9:50am

Zpacks Z1
I bought my Z1 from a BPL forum member. It had a webbing waist belt and a removable sternum strap. I have since removed the waistbelt (via scissors) and removed the sternum strap, which was attached t...

In Backpacks - Frameless
October 03, 10:22am

Montbell UL Down Inner Parka
I have a 2008 MB Inner down Parka, and I wish I would have waited until the 2009 models were released before hitting "submit order." I have a size small, which weighs in at 7.2 oz. The ja...

In Clothing - Insulating - Down
October 03, 9:24am

Black Diamond Windweight (formerly Jetstream)
I have owned two pairs of BD wind-proof liner gloves - an older pair of Jetstreams and the new model, their Windweights. Both used Polartec Windbloc fabric. These gloves are excellent next-to-skin...

In Clothing - Headwear, Handwear
October 03, 9:15am

Black Diamond Powerstretch (now Midweights)
These are my go-to liner gloves for all seasons. In three-season wear, they are are breathable and not too warm when the temperature dips. In cold and wet weather, I use them under a pair of MLD eVent...

In Clothing - Headwear, Handwear
October 03, 8:50am