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Derek Cox (derekcox) - BPL Forum Member

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3 Season UL Comfort
Here is an UL list (in profile) that I think is a great combination of lightweight gear that also doesn't sacrifice comfort/safety. It includes a full protection shelter, full length sleeping ...

In Gear Lists » 3 Season UL Comfort
April 04, 6:49pm

neoair pictures
can we get some pictures up from anyone who has received theirs already?

In GEAR » Therm-a-Rest NeoAir Pads
April 04, 3:03pm

dollar poncho
seems like you might as well just buy a one dollar emergency poncho if you are trying to get as light as possible and arent going to be using it as a tarp... i don't know what those weigh but t...

In GEAR » Lightest Poncho?
April 04, 3:01pm

Thanks guys, appreciate it.

In GEAR » The One - Laying space
March 16, 4:33pm

Re: The One - Laying space

In GEAR » The One - Laying space
March 16, 9:42am

The One - Laying space
I was just wondering if anyone with a Gossamer Gear The One could post a photo of them laying inside so I can better picture how much space is available height-wise. I am mainly interested in whet...

In GEAR » The One - Laying space
March 06, 3:09pm

Re: Torsolite and Staying Warm
I'm not sure how the thermarest is considered fragile... i have had mine for years and had not any problems with durability until a hole got burned in it by someone borrowing it. I have never ...

In GEAR » Torsolite and Staying Warm
March 06, 2:59pm

Re: 12oz 1950 ci tnf
I like it. Looks kind of like a cross between a golite ion and several mld/gg/smd/rei flash kind of packs. Is this new or has anyone had any experience with this pack?

In GEAR » 12oz 1950 ci tnf
February 24, 12:59pm

UL 60
I would say the 60 is only good to about 50 degrees or so. It's pretty minimal and if you think you are going to be pushing it's probably are. I would use it for summer when ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » BPL ul60 and ul90 quilts
February 06, 11:27pm

Re: re: MYOG 5 yards to SUL tarp -- bug proofing
I would not suggest using velcro as it can be fussy and annoying, at least in my opinion. check out the bug bivy from mld if you havent seen it already. There are quite a few out there and if you...

In Editor's Roundtable » Make Your Own Gear: 5 Yards to SUL, Part 3 - Tarp
January 09, 12:32pm

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