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Luke Schmidt (Cameron) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale The WOODS
About Me Pursuing Christ, relationships, and adventure in that order. Nicknamed "Chief" because I grew up with a tribe of vegetarian cannibals on a small island off the coast of Iowa.
CityMidland TX
StateTexas
CountryUnited States
My Website URLhttp://westtexasmountainman.wordpress.com/

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Re Custom
Yeah we'll see. There's no major hikes on the immediate horizon so I can wait a bit. I'm switching careers and next fall I might be in a position to spend a bit more money. I'm s...

In GEAR » I need a new pack
February 08, 8:28pm

No Stoving
I had some problems with boil in a bag meals at high elevations. The boiling point was so low that my food wasn't cooked very well. Besides that I didn't like my meals that much anyway. ...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » Ditching the stove and my new SUL gear list
February 08, 6:29pm

Re Re Cilo
If they've improved on it that might be the perfect answer than. From the review it sounded like the pack put most of the weight on the shoulders and the hipbelt didn't do much. There was...

In GEAR » I need a new pack
February 08, 3:07pm

Re Mike
Thanks Mike, yes I know I'm asking a lot, maybe more than I'll get without going the custom route. I'll take a look at a Crown when they show up. It might do the trick if the fabric...

In GEAR » I need a new pack
February 08, 6:01am

Re zpacks
No I'm not against 2 packs but 3 or 4 is a bit much for my closet space and its probably not the best use of funds. I'm going to keep a SUL pack around because I'm often doing weekend ...

In GEAR » I need a new pack
February 07, 9:09pm

Cilogear
Hum thats something to think about Dave. I wasn't sure about Cilogear though. Their frames didn't look like they mated to the hipbelt real well so I was assuming they would be limited to ...

In GEAR » I need a new pack
February 07, 8:56pm

Weight
Ken you make a good point about not noticing an extra pound or two with a really heavy load. The dilema is I want a frame if I'm carry more than 20 pounds for any length of time. I figure if ...

In GEAR » I need a new pack
February 07, 8:32pm

Hauling 50 pounds
Well actually it would be a tight fit and I normally am nowhere near that. Occasionally I've added capacity to a pack by strapping a large stuff sack to the top. It would probably be water an...

In GEAR » I need a new pack
February 07, 7:28pm

I need a new pack
Hello ya'll. Well I'm looking for the perfect pack and interested in your input. Heres my current pack line up. 1. BPL Absaroka Pack 2. MYOG Pack (frameless about 2000 cubic inches) ...

In GEAR » I need a new pack
February 07, 6:59pm

Prototyping
You said you'll make a silnylon version before you make a cuban version. May I suggest another idea? I hate sewing silnylon with a passion because its so slippery and packs are complicated. ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Paper Bag Prototyping
February 07, 6:06pm

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