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Mark Roberts (redwedge) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Lapland
About Me Visual artist. Photographer. Writer / Scriptwriter. Backpacker. Homebrewer. Not necessarily in that order. Subject to change at any time.
CityRovaniemi
StateLapland
CountryFinland
My Website URLhttp://www.backpackingnorth.com
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Bottle water filters vs. gravity filters
Would anyone like to offer some insight into which is better (and give some reasoning) - bottle filters or UL gravity filters? I'm thinking in particular about these: Frontier Sport: http:...

In GEAR » Bottle water filters vs. gravity filters
June 02, 3:43pm

Travel Tap
Has anyone used the Travel Tap: http://www.backpackinglight.co.uk/product353.asp?PageID=40 It seems to me to be a great UL solution - drink water straight from the bottle, then just boil cookin...

In GEAR » Do you filter your water?
June 02, 8:39am

Re: windpro
It does seem to be an unusual design flaw by Primus - to build a stove suitable for inverted canisters, and then putting the valve in an inaccessible position. Still, no doubt they will release ...

In GEAR » Primus express spider
May 14, 7:42am

Re: Re: Duomid
"(and we in minnesota KNOW bugs)" Tell me about it! Although I've not seen anything like the true horror I experienced one July in Lapland. I was wondering why nobody hiked in July...

In GEAR » Shelter Recommendation
May 13, 9:26am

Thanks!
Great report and photos Matt. I'm planning to do something up there in the next few weeks, and the BRT was on my list, along with the Pow-Wow Trail. I did the Sioux-Hustler last year - a...

In Post-Trip Reports » SHT and the Border Route Trail, MN
May 13, 9:13am

DuoMid?
How about a MLD DuoMid - I just ordered one with some bug netting around the perimeter. I'm also in Minnesota (Minneapolis), and it seemed like the wise thing to do for up north.

In GEAR » Shelter Recommendation
May 13, 8:31am

Re: Re: I'd go for yellow.
"But once you get into large tracts of state and federal lands, you will find very few restrictions." - Just out of curiosity, and as a foreigner living in the US often bewildered by...

In GEAR » MLD Duomid or Trailstar
May 12, 8:30am

Soto
The Soto micro regulator just got an editor's award in Backpacker: http://www.backpacker.com/editors-choice-2010-soto-micro-regulator-stove/videos/119 They seem to like it, and I admit I ...

In GEAR » Most efficient/lightest current pocket canister stoves
February 26, 3:47pm

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