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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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I bought a pack from this man
Wish I would have had him sign it

In Editor's Roundtable » Traversing the Adirondacks by Foot and Packraft
November 15, 7:52am

Re: Exped
John that's the problem I had with the original synmat it was a delamination problem and I was lucky that it was under warranty I hope yours is also but I fear not. I'm trying hard to like ...

In GEAR » Results of comparing r-value, cost and weight to Downmat vs. Synmat
November 14, 10:03pm

Re: wow
Thanks everyone. The physical addiction from nicotine is over in a week. The mental addiction and cravings can go on months and even years. I carried nicotine patches in my wallet for years in case...

In Chaff » twenty five years ago today
November 14, 2:48pm

twenty five years ago today
I drank my last drink and did my last drug. In August 92 I quit a three pack per day minimum smoking habit. Shortly after that backpacking began.

In Chaff » twenty five years ago today
November 14, 9:45am

Re: Synmat
Kevin what do you mean by insulation works both ways

In GEAR » Results of comparing r-value, cost and weight to Downmat vs. Synmat
November 12, 10:15pm

Re: points to consider
I had a synmat the non ul with pump go flat on me on a sept trip to the winds with my first night being in the low to mid teens I had to blow it up 2-3 times per night. And its a lot of fun trying...

In GEAR » Results of comparing r-value, cost and weight to Downmat vs. Synmat
November 12, 7:56pm

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

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