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b willi jones (mrjones) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale best place in the world !?
About Me kia ora, i was born in '74 in the 'shadow of Aoraki' (Mt Cook) in a town called Twizel, in the South Island of New Zealand. i havnt lived there for quite some time, but i still call it home. im not getting any younger, but i love getting outdoors and acting the goat.

favorite quote - "less is more, more or less"
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Re: Gloves, liners, gauntlets, mitts, muffs, etc. What are you wearing and when?
hey Eugene, if you are doin wood burning you may be better off with a wool liner glove, i think wool itself is naturally semi fire proof/ harder to catch fire. maybe check out some silkbody liner g...

In GEAR » Gloves, liners, gauntlets, mitts, muffs, etc. What are you wearing and when?
January 09, 4:45pm

about 6am christmas morning
merry christmas everyone. my wife and i just got back from our christmas morning walk at Sandfly Bay on the Otago Peninsula. we got up at 4.45am, didnt see santa though. still tryn to get some phot...

In Post-Trip Reports » about 6am christmas morning
December 24, 3:57pm

trail designs sidewinder - wood burner
does anyone have any feedback, reviews or details on the trail designs sidewinder when burning wood? i plan on using the 600ml evernew pot. thanks for any input

In GEAR » trail designs sidewinder - wood burner
December 19, 8:40pm

Re: Advice from 1974
hey, i was born in '74. maybe it was dads bib overalls & turtleneck sweater that caught mums eye on the trail. next thing you knows, hes cooking her up a dehydrated breakfast... i dont thin...

In GEAR » Advice from 1974
December 06, 4:50pm

Re: Re: Done with WM
what kind of soap/washing stuff did you use? did you dry it in a dryer with a couple of tennis balls to help break up the down?

In GEAR » Done with WM
December 04, 8:58pm

WM reg vs long
kia ora, i just picked up a WM bag in regular for my wife, which i also planned on using for some colder solo trips. im around 183cm tall & 90kg, and the bag is a little on the small side. if t...

In GEAR » WM Regular vs. Long
November 03, 3:11am

try end 2 end trail suppy, sweet to deal with, should have some stock by the looks of it, may not be the model you are after though

In GEAR » Oware Question & Tarp Question
August 31, 6:48pm

u l fone
right on Rich S, i agree. w t f? no one do smoke signals any more? wts th wrld cmn 2?

In GEAR » UL Cell Phone
August 03, 3:53am

they both weigh sweet f.a so i carry both. the firesteel along with a swiss army classic knife, photon torch & fox 40 whistle i carry on lanyard, the mini bic goes in with my cook set. just cov...

In GEAR » Bic: The lighter lighter
July 23, 1:17am

anyone??? Fastwalker? i have read & seen a photo on an earlier post, i think it will give me enough coverage, but are there any practical issues when using the Hexamid with longer sleeping bags...

In GEAR » hexamid for 6 ft 6
July 22, 11:33pm

All Reader Reviews by b willi jones

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Mountain Laurel Designs Spirit Quilt 30
i have the MLD Spirit 38 and find it to be a very versatile bit of equipment. the weather here in NZ can get a tad wet and having a synthetic quilt can be a good option. i also have a down quilt, but ...

In Sleeping Bags - Quilts & Top Bags
July 15, 5:13am

Mountain Laurel Designs SoloMid Cuben
another fantastic product from MLD. ive had a 2 person tunnel tent from fairydown, and an MSR Hubba, but this cuben Solomid from MLD is something else... i use hiking poles from Leki, so didnt see...

In Shelters - Tarps & Floorless
July 15, 4:41am

MLD Super Prophet
getting a new pack was a tough decision for me. being in NZ, you dont get a lot of choice at the local outdoor stores, and getting one made from MLD was going to take time and money, so it had to be r...

In Backpacks - Frameless
July 15, 4:06am