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Martin Clark (Marty_Mcfly) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale Southeast US
About Me 1/2 the AT in '08;
PCT thru hike in '13
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Cameron McNeish Podcast
I think this is the best podcast BPL has done to date, both in terms of content and in terms of sound quality. The podcast with Andy Skurka on finishing the Great Western Loop was of particularly b...

In Editor's Roundtable » Podcast: Cameron McNeish and the Emotional Value of Wilderness Hiking
March 09, 7:55pm

Foothills Trail
I have camped in that area its incredible. March would be a good time to do it because It won't be too hot yet. It might be wet. The only resources I know of to point you to are the purebound.c...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Foothills Trail in March- Recommendations?
March 08, 9:57pm

Tim I'm not so sure that the 2mm line has enough bite. I think the reason that all the MLD tarps come with 3mm line on the perimeter tie outs is because the 2mm line doesn't have enough ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Dacron Guylines
March 08, 9:49pm

Dacron Guylines
I'm looking for a good material for making my own guylines for my tarp. I don't care for spectra and I am currently using triptease and I'm not particularly fond of it, or its breaking ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Dacron Guylines
February 28, 8:35pm

Cocoon Pullover
Seth, Thanks for the info, it definitely helps. Did you get the pullover in cobalt blue? If so how would you describe the color?

In GEAR » Cocoon Pullover vs. Thermawrap
February 26, 7:51pm

Cocoon Pullover vs. Thermawrap
I am wondering if there is a big difference as far as insulation goes between the thermawrap jacket (or the parka) vs. the cocoon pullover. I plan on using this as my primary insulation layer down ...

In GEAR » Cocoon Pullover vs. Thermawrap
February 26, 3:36pm

Bug Bivy/Tarps
I was in the same boat as you a few months ago. I ended up buying an etowah outfitters 6x10 silnylon tarp for $80.00, and even with it being my first tarp and having no previous tarp experience I c...

In GEAR » Need Advice on Bivy/Tarp Combo
February 23, 8:29pm

F.S. Osprey & Asolo Gear
For sale: Osprey Aether 70 Size Large Color Green Barely Used. Pictures Available upon request. $150.00 Also for sale: Asolo Fugitive GTX Size 12, Pictures available upon request. Barel...

In Gear Swap » F.S. Osprey & Asolo Gear
February 21, 7:21pm

Osprey Aether 70 & Asolo Boots
I have a pair of Asolo Fugitive GTX's size 12, only worn 3 or 4 times. Willing to sell for $75 or B.O. . I've only worn them 4 or 5 times, 2 of which were hiking. The other two were around ...

In Gear Swap » Osprey Aether 70 & Asolo Boots
February 04, 7:36pm

Lightweight, breathable, waterproof jacket.
If your looking for something like standard rain-gear, Golite apparently has a jacket called the Virga that comes in somewhere around about 9 ounces which should be good. Also look into the Frogg T...

In GEAR » ?Jacket = Breathability, Waterproof, durable, lightweight, inexpensive
February 01, 7:28pm

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