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Jon Rhoderick (hotrhoddudeguy) - BPL Professional Member

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All Forum Posts by Jon Rhoderick

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Re: Bears scared by highway flares?
well fire is what stopped those darn sabre toothed tiger stealing our meat many moons ago so I spose that would make perfect sense, and if you had two you could throw one.

In Multiple Use Gear » Esbit fuel tabs
October 26, 5:59pm

Another idea
Moutain hardwear actually has something called the hooded compresser, with 100g of primaloft one, at 19 oz and $175, if the soft primaloft is more your kinda thing that continuous fill can be. htt...

In GEAR » Patagonia DAS vs hooded Micro Puff
October 25, 6:31pm

Re: Re: BPL Pro 90 Quilt
I think they used to say 500 cubic inches per 16 oz of cocoon gear

In GEAR » BPL Pro 90 Quilt
October 25, 6:07pm

Re: America's Cup
I think it was 1992, before they were beaten by the Italians

In Make Your Own Gear » Cuben Fiber Corp Acquired by North Sails
October 24, 12:47pm

Re: Re: Re: Interesting
What are the two guitars your selling......

In GEAR » Patagonia DAS vs hooded Micro Puff
October 24, 12:42pm

Re: Re: BPL Pro 90 Quilt
Is the footbox wide enough to accommodate a bag inside and use it as an overquilt? Also does anyone know the exact loft?

In GEAR » BPL Pro 90 Quilt
October 24, 10:46am

Re: No Updates Today?
Yea I always get excited and I immediately noticed this morning

In Website & Forum Admin/Support » No Updates Today?
October 24, 10:39am

Other options
Has anyone tried the new montbell flatiron parka? It has 120 g insulation, and it looks like a trim cut, the great thing is that its only 22 ounces and 170 bucks. It seems like the perfect fit in...

In GEAR » Patagonia DAS vs hooded Micro Puff
October 24, 10:34am

Re: Half-Bag on Rainier?
Are you expecting 32* weather? I think the DAS loft (1.4 single layer) is a little bit too little, according to the BPL statement on bag ratings, you need about .85 inches of single loft more, whi...

In GEAR » Half-Bag on Rainier?
October 19, 1:27pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Ultralight Winter Gear
Looking back a day later What is the list of everything you'd wear on a -50 night?

In Gear Lists » Ultralight Winter Gear
October 18, 3:17pm

All Reader Reviews by Jon Rhoderick

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Smartwool Midweight Lomgsleeve Zip
This thing is absolutely phenomenal. Between rolling the sleeves up and the zip, I'm comfy hiking from 80 to about 40 with just the base layer, and down to about 30 or 25 with a rain jacket. Use...

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - WOOL
December 08, 12:55am

Patagonia Micro Puff Pullover
This, an OR Celestial jacket, smartwool mid pullover, and balaclava kept me tolerably warm down to 10* in the canyons of Utah. Packs well, feels great against your skin, and it doesn't seem to ha...

In Clothing - Insulating - Synthetic (Polarguard, Primaloft, etc.)
December 08, 12:48am

Allen and Mike's Backcountry Ski Book
This book is rad. Took it on a NOLS backcountry ski course and pretty much found that we did virtually all the cool tips in this book for 12 days and were not even close to getting uncomfortable. I ...

In Books and Media
December 08, 12:39am

Petzl Meteor III Climbing Helmet
This thing looks like its not going to last long for those who climb really head bangerlike routes. Luckily have yet to test its strength, but what I like most is its fit. I haven't gone and tri...

In Climbing Gear & Accessories
December 08, 12:29am

Trango Superfly Screwlock Carabiner
Used these on Wind River multipitches, after a belay biner or two these are awesome for filling in a bunch of lockers for security and not actually worrying about the weight. Great grippy screw, spin...

In Climbing Gear & Accessories
December 08, 12:22am

Mountain Hardwear 2-3 year old windshell
Simple halfzip, green nylon windshell that stuffs into its pocket. Lined collar drawcord hem and clip for carabiner. The nylon is a ripstop that is very comfortable on the skin, this and a base laye...

In Clothing - Wind & Soft Shell
March 17, 1:33pm

Outdoor Research Celestial
I just picked this jacket up from a closeout, still pricey at $150, but its a high quality jacket. It uses GoreTex paclite, which has average breathability but the weight is not bad at all, 10.5 oz f...

In Clothing - Raingear
March 17, 1:26pm

Golite Trail Fly and Tail Spike
I've heard they fixed some problems but the pair I had didn't last more than 1 day hike along with about 3 months as using them as my go to shoes. I got them in September and come December I ...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
January 24, 3:05pm

Outdoor Research Sequence Base Layers
For the price I think that it would be very hard to find better base layers than the Outdoor Research Sequence long sleeve or short sleeve tops. They are a mix of wool and polyester, and having owned...

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - WOOL
January 24, 2:57pm

Montbell Thermawrap Action
This is a very interesting garment, Golite made a similar model a while ago, that features a 50g synthetic insulation body with 15 denier nylon along with stretch fleece sides. The fleece adds to the...

In Clothing - Insulating - Synthetic (Polarguard, Primaloft, etc.)
January 24, 2:48pm