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ben wood (benwood) - BPL Guest

My Locale flatlands of MO
About Me i am 30, a husband and father of 2 girls. i am currently a stay at home dad. i have been backpacking for about a year as of this writing. if you want to anything more, just let me know.
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All Forum Posts by ben wood

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Re: bump
bump..... maybe if ryan jordan or andrew skurka had used it once upon a time.....

In Gear Swap » FS: JRB hudson river and VFF bikilas
December 01, 8:16am

Re: GG LT4, Caldera Sidewinder, jetboil sol ti, Katabatic Bristlecone, Montbell, MLD mitts, Thorofare Pants
Why are you selling your sol Ti if you are buying a sol advanced? Just curious...

In Gear Swap » GG LT4, Caldera Sidewinder, jetboil sol ti, Katabatic Bristlecone, Montbell, MLD mitts, Thorofare Pants
November 30, 6:23pm

I've had a feathered friends comforter for about 3 years now. Its awesome. The cover sucks cause it doesn't have any loops to keep it in place. I just use it w/o the cover. Its white, soft ...

In GEAR » Home Down Comforter
November 29, 1:27pm

Re: are you kidding me..
patrick, I have to agree with you about seam sealing. "Here's a shelter that won't keep you dry......yet" what?! I mean its not the end of the world, but i don't buy a backp...

In GEAR » Dear Santa...
November 29, 8:41am

Re: The doldrums
Ike, man i gotta tell my story here. I moved from NM to Missouri to go to school. I haven't seen a real mountain since summer, and I still didn't get to go "in" the mountains. M...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » The doldrums
November 29, 8:36am

bump and price drop

In Gear Swap » FS: JRB hudson river and VFF bikilas
November 29, 8:29am

darn tough
I have one pair of darn tough that i have had for about a year (i think), they still look brand new. I wear them at least once a week. That said i do prefer smart wool as they are softer and they s...

In GEAR » Darn Tough Socks
November 29, 8:17am

Re: Injinji
yeah, i have some for use with VFF as well. I like them, but hate the effort to put them on. They are really comfy though.

In GEAR » Injinji Socks
November 29, 8:11am

Re: Dear Santa...
i'll keep it real easy i just want to go to the mountains!

In GEAR » Dear Santa...
November 28, 10:13am

FS: JRB hudson river and VFF bikilas
quilt no longer for sale.... I also have a pair of VFF Bikilas in 43 that have a couple hundred miles on them. I find i prefer my VFF classics more. These bikilas are a little dirty and I wi...

In Gear Swap » FS: JRB hudson river and VFF bikilas
November 28, 9:31am

All Reader Reviews by ben wood

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MLD Super Prophet
well, i purchased this pack used from another BPL member. It looked brand new. upon first receiving it i was amazed at the craftsmanship and quality involved in construction. this is my first pack fro...

In Backpacks - Frameless
August 20, 1:05pm

patagonia down sweater
i bought this sweater %50 off on sale for $100 and have been very happy with it. pros: very comfy and warm, somewhat water resistant outer shell, pretty light, price cons: sewn through construction...

In Clothing - Insulating - Down
June 15, 11:28am

Granite Gear company
i have purched one pack and a few stuff sacks from Granite gear. i have been extremely happy with their products. good customer service as well. you can read my review of that in another thread. the s...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
March 01, 3:26pm

Granite Gear Customer Service (???)
i read other had bad customer service. well i purchased a nimbus latitude and it came with a womens hipbelt that didn't fit. i was leaving for a trip in a week. what was i to do? well i called gr...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
March 01, 3:21pm

REI Sub-Kilo 20 degree
i got mine on sale for like $160. it has kept me warm at 10-15 deg. it is a slender fit, which i prefer as i am only 5'9". on the scale it is about 1lb.14oz. and well worth the money spent. t...

In Sleeping Bags - Mummy & Other
January 30, 10:45am

trangia mini
great stove, comes with cookset which includes a stove with simmer ring, potstand/windscreen, pot, frypan/lid, and pot gripper. the whole thing weighs in at 11oz. and is quite tough. i have used in 1...

In Stoves - Alcohol
January 30, 10:41am