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b willi jones (mrjones) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale best place in the world !?
About Me kia ora, i was born in '74 in the 'shadow of Aoraki' (Mt Cook) in a town called Twizel, in the South Island of New Zealand. i havnt lived there for quite some time, but i still call it home. im not getting any younger, but i love getting outdoors and acting the goat.

favorite quote - "less is more, more or less"
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event jacket
kia ora, maybe check out Macpac Traverse Jacket, 3 layer ripstop event, dont know the weight though but it could be worth a look. its got a hood though, but im sure you have scissors

In GEAR » Looking for an all eVent Jacket
January 16, 2:25am

labrum tear
kia ora, just wondering how things are goin? i need this operation done also, so was wanting a bit of insight. regards BWJ

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Hip Labrum Tear Repair
November 17, 5:37pm

icebreaker weight
i think you will get better use out of the 150 weight also. i usually do early morning day walks, its spring over here, so it can be a bit unpredictable & chilly. i use 150 short sleeve (atlas...

In GEAR » Icebreakers wool weight question
November 09, 3:28am

NZ stove fuel
you can get most brand butane/propane cannisters over here, coleman, primus, msr, kovea, jetboil. most of the sports stores have them, even some hardwear stores in the small towns, so it shouldnt b...

In GEAR » New Zealand stove fuel?
November 09, 2:53am

best undies
im from NZ, so maybe im a bit one-sided, but go the Icebreaker. ive got quite a bit of their stuff, undies, 3/4 leggings, 150,200 & 260 weight tops, hat & socks, its all good. the merino do...

In GEAR » Best Undies?
November 09, 2:43am

All Reader Reviews by b willi jones

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Mountain Laurel Designs Spirit Quilt 30
i have the MLD Spirit 38 and find it to be a very versatile bit of equipment. the weather here in NZ can get a tad wet and having a synthetic quilt can be a good option. i also have a down quilt, but ...

In Sleeping Bags - Quilts & Top Bags
July 15, 5:13am

Mountain Laurel Designs SoloMid Cuben
another fantastic product from MLD. ive had a 2 person tunnel tent from fairydown, and an MSR Hubba, but this cuben Solomid from MLD is something else... i use hiking poles from Leki, so didnt see...

In Shelters - Tarps & Floorless
July 15, 4:41am

MLD Super Prophet
getting a new pack was a tough decision for me. being in NZ, you dont get a lot of choice at the local outdoor stores, and getting one made from MLD was going to take time and money, so it had to be r...

In Backpacks - Frameless
July 15, 4:06am