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Derek Cox (derekcox) - BPL Forum Member

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Re: Re: 2009 Coastal Trail Trip Report
Great report. Looked like a really cool hike and I appreciate all the pictures of gear being used that you posted. Thanks a bunch.

In Post-Trip Reports » 2009 Coastal Trail Trip Report
May 21, 9:01pm

Re: New Containers for, anything...
cool idea. good thinking. i'll have to give that a shot.

In Make Your Own Gear » New Containers for, anything...
April 25, 8:06pm

Re: But cut it down
ah i see... that's much better.

In Make Your Own Gear » Has anyone tried....Mattress Encasement Cover....
April 20, 12:16pm

Re: Re: Jardine's suggestions on uphill sleeping
In regards to having your feet uphill... I specifically make sure not to do this because I always wake up with a huge headache after sleeping this way (head downhill and feet uphill). Perhaps mere...

In Philosophy & Technique » Ray Jardine's Suggestions
April 20, 12:14pm

Re: Has anyone tried....Mattress Encasement Cover....
2 lbs... eh... i think if nobody has tried it that would probably be the reason...

In Make Your Own Gear » Has anyone tried....Mattress Encasement Cover....
April 17, 1:15pm

Re: Comfort
I don't have the chaps and you are right that the quark may not cover. That I would have to explore more. I also have driduck pants I could sub in for a little extra weight but more breathabi...

In Gear Lists » 3 Season UL Comfort
April 15, 4:36pm

Re: Re: BPL's NeoAir review?
If a review was "wrapped up" then why 2-4 weeks until it gets put up? and why are we just now getting reviews for gear that has been out for over a year? i am no longer a member because...

In Editor's Roundtable » Stoves, Tents and Carbon Monoxide - Deadly or not? Supplement 4: Jetboil Helios
April 15, 12:45pm

Re: Re: Video: Packraft Wet Reentry
I've never been packrafting, but I have done a lot of kayaking and canoeing as well as climbing onto inflatable rafts... which brings me to my point... maybe it's just me, but is this video...

In Editor's Roundtable » Video: Packraft Wet Reentry
April 12, 9:42pm

Re: 3 Season UL Comfort
Since there was such a good response the first go around I figured I would give it another shot... bump...

In Gear Lists » 3 Season UL Comfort
April 07, 4:35pm

Re: Trouble staying organized with UL pack...
There are UL packs with things such as mesh pockets that can help in organization, however I don't feel like there is generally too much stuff to organize... Sleeping bag and clothing go in a ...

In GEAR » Trouble staying organized with UL pack...
April 06, 4:22pm

All Reader Reviews by Derek Cox

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Jetboil Personal Cooking System
Easy to use. Lighter can be easily fixed if you read the troubleshooting guide. Boils water fast and uses very little fuel. Insulated and takes up relatively little space. on the heavier side, but ...

In Stoves - Canister
February 24, 9:18pm

Therm-A-Rest Pro Lite 3
Had it for a few years now. Never had any problems with leaking or holes. Comfy 1" of padding. Plenty wide and long, but a little on the heavier side.

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
February 24, 9:12pm

MSR Hubba
Outstanding rain protection. Plenty of room to sit up and move around a bit. Full mesh allows you to see the stars clearly on clear nights. Lightweight and perfect for nastier conditions when a tar...

In Shelters - Double Wall Tents
February 24, 9:07pm

Montbell UL Down Inner Jacket
Packs small. Very light. Fits great. Soft material. Keeps me warm down to about 40 degrees over just a t-shirt. Full zip is very handy and pockets are a great touch. Absolutely nothing but good th...

In Clothing - Insulating - Down
February 24, 8:57pm

Osprey Atmos 50
Like others have said, what really separates this pack from others is the airspeed suspension. This pack molds perfectly to my hips and shoulders since it does not contact my back air can flow freely...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
February 24, 8:53pm

Mountain Laurel Designs Zip
Much tougher pack for just a few ounces more. Tough Mesh on back and sides is great for holding a myriad of items. Shoulder straps are comfortable and it carries a load very well. Great craftsmansh...

In Backpacks - Frameless
February 24, 8:45pm

walmart is great for those cheap generic items needed for each trip. i.e. snacks, travel toiletries, odds and ends. who cares where the money goes or how wealthy Walmart is? i get what i need at a g...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
June 12, 8:10pm