November 20, 2015 8:16 PM MST - Subscription purchasing, account maintenance, forum profile maintenance, new account registration, and forum posting have been disabled
as we prepare our databases for the final migration to our new server next week. Stay tuned here for more details.
Subscribe Contribute Advertise Facebook Twitter Instagram Forums Newsletter

BPL Community Profile

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.
My PDF Gear ListGila NF may 2010

You cannot send this user a personal message (PM) because they have not specified a PM email address yet.

All Forum Posts by ben wood

Showing 121 - 130 of 595 | Page: 1 ...4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 ...60


Forum » Thread

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

Showing 1 - 6 of 6 | Page: 1



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