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Mark Ries (mtmnmark) - BPL Premium Member

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About Me Im to old to fat and out of shape but I sure like hiking and fishing in the wind river range Im transitioning closer to ultra light but still lightweight at best but 35lbs from skin out is alot better than the old 60

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Re: Re: Big agnes scout ul2
Its not a big interest to me either but I was quite critical of the first model and I see alot of improvement in this new model. Sometimes I wonder if the designers actually use the stuff they buil...

In GEAR » Big agnes scout ul2
November 12, 12:49pm

Re: Interesting concept/product: Foldable Origami Kayak
Cool and great weight for a kayak now we need the UL model

In GEAR » Interesting concept/product: Foldable Origami Kayak
November 11, 6:20pm

Big agnes scout ul2
I couldn't play the video on prolites site but it looks like they made some improvements to the scout like a beak or vestibule and screen on the door

In GEAR » Big agnes scout ul2
November 11, 9:43am

Re: Free MLD Gear
I think that is a stupid thing to do and at this moment I feel a little bit like when G.W. announced that when he is elected we will all get our stimulus check. One big difference is that five minu...

In Gear Deals » Free MLD Gear
November 06, 10:39am

staked footprint
I don't get the purpose of the small staked footprint a little extra cord gets you around objects like trees and rocks which work to stake and guy out the tent also. I can appreciate a small ...

In GEAR » Tent/shelter system with small staked footprint under 1 lb. total possible?
November 06, 8:40am

Re: Re: Re: SS over Ti?
I have an old sigg pot that's black coated aluminum outside SS inside with a SS lid/frypan its 3 quarts I believe and weighs like 13 oz. Lid included. Then you added a outback oven ul and a 19...

In Gear Deals » Montbell pots
November 06, 6:06am

Re: Re: Southbound CDT Thru
Thanks for sharing that.

In Post-Trip Reports » Southbound CDT Thru
November 05, 6:47pm

Re: Re: Backpacking With A Thermometer
I question laying the thermometer on the ground could that not effect the reading if the ground temp is different from the air temp

In Editor's Roundtable » Backpacking With A Thermometer
October 30, 7:47am

Re: Re: 2000 chevy tracker economical! 4x4! cheap and reliable!
Is that shipped conus?

In Gear Swap » 2000 chevy tracker economical! 4x4! cheap and reliable!
October 22, 6:38pm

trader joes maple sugar
I do not live by a trader joes so i had a friend pick me up some maple sugar. A clerk told her that they will no longer be handling this product so she bought like 8 bags for me. It expires in Apri...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Pancakes
October 21, 3:35pm

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