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Eugene Smith (Eugeneius) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Nuevo Mexico
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CityLas Cruces
StateNew Mexico
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All Forum Posts by Eugene Smith

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Re: Re: PPWD
Wow, Ian, you've really let yourself go. The first year of marriage is hard on the waistline. ;-) Not a bad find there. Cheap lightweight puffies are the way to go; still lighter than...

In Gear Deals » This year's Costco down jacket
October 07, 4:03pm

Re: Re: Re: 3rd Annual BPL Spring Run -Zion Training Thread
Perhaps not the the sort of inspiration you were looking for Greg, but if can't help but share this. So I figure ill kickstart this thread with a dose of humorous and vile reality. So last w...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » 3rd Annual BPL Spring Run -Zion Training Thread
October 07, 9:56am

Re: Blue Mtn 30k
^ Solid Mike! Sounds like you're making the best of the fall season right now.

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » 3rd annual BPL Spring Run Adventure
October 06, 6:16pm

Re: Classic Backcountry Coffee System Revived!
Definitely not the lightest solution for coffee, but other than Cowboy coffee and Via packets, most backcountry coffee solutions that yield more than a decent cup or two aren't light by BPL sta...

In GEAR » Classic Backcountry Coffee System Revived!
October 06, 10:23am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Z30
Thanks David. An inch or two in variance seems substantial, but not a deal breaker at the price. I'm hoping I get a 58" version. ;-) Rick, as long as that weight discrepancy isn'...

In GEAR » Golite z30 quilt- Experience? Love it? Hate it?
October 03, 3:14pm

Re: Z30
Thanks for the input John, that helps quite a bit. There's very little out there on the web for the z30 and the Golite chat was a mixed bag. I asked them to measure the shoulder width from ...

In GEAR » Golite z30 quilt- Experience? Love it? Hate it?
October 03, 2:26pm

Golite z30 quilt- Experience? Love it? Hate it?
I grabbed a Golite z30 while it's still on discount. Does anyone have experience with it? The size long dimensions show it has a 57" shoulder dimension which is perfect for my broade...

In GEAR » Golite z30 quilt- Experience? Love it? Hate it?
October 03, 11:56am

Re: Winter Shelters: MSR Twin Sisters?
Not what you asked, but have you looked at the Golite ShangriLa 2? Same coverage/sq ft at less weight and cost. Equally as capable as the MSR Twin Sisters.

In GEAR » Winter Shelters: MSR Twin Sisters?
October 03, 10:35am

Re: UD soft bottles
How do these upcoming UD soft style bottles work with water and electrolyte type liquids? I know the soft sided Hydraflask works great for more viscous fueling supplements like Perpetuem and gels....

In GEAR » Ultimate Directions AK "Race" pack
October 03, 9:54am

Re: Re: Baffle repairs! Any recommendations?
Spoke with a feisty receptionist at WM who said I need to clean and ship the bag before they can say whether it's repairable or not. Understandable. Rainy Pass can do an estimate without me...

In GEAR » Baffle repairs! Any recommendations?
October 02, 2:37pm

All Reader Reviews by Eugene Smith

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Mountain Laurel Designs
Ron had my MLD Spinnaker Monk tarp repaired and improved upon free of charge with reinforced tieouts in 1 week, from shipping to Rons' shop, sewn, and shipped back to me, one week! This would nev...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
June 10, 9:43pm

Golite Shangri La 1
I have owned the Golite Shangri La 1 for several months now and have used it on about 3 trips so far in the desert southwest with variable weather conditions in the mountains and lower regions. F...

In Shelters - Tarps & Floorless
May 16, 7:20am

Western Mountaineering Megalite
I recently used the WM Megalite on a 5 day trip through the Gila with temps at night ranging from the mid 20's to the lower 40's. Light wind was present each evening and the bag and draft tub...

In Sleeping Bags - Mummy & Other
April 13, 10:00pm