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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
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Some Ideas
Well it looks like one company making ultralight kids packs is out of business. I'd look at the Osprey Jib 35 or the Deuter Fox 40 if they aren't to expensive. Both of them are adjustable...

In GEAR » Kids pack suggestions??
November 28, 7:07am

Kids packs
There are a couple of kids packs on the market. they tend to be a bit heavier but they're cheap and tough. The good thing is these packs have an adjustable torso length so you can change it a...

In GEAR » Kids pack suggestions??
November 28, 6:24am

Ladies pack
I'm not a lady but here's my 2 cents. My mom really likes the Osprey Exos 46. Its about 2 pounds, if you need more space in the pack the Exos 58 is a tad heavier. My mom loves the way th...

In GEAR » Ladies advice - transition pack
November 28, 6:08am

Re Re Re Slippery Slope
The problem with this is not that social services got involved but their justification for getting involved was so poorly stated. You'd think you could get a doctors note or something to the e...

In Chaff » ‘Severely obese’ Cleveland boy taken from family, placed in foster care
November 28, 5:57am

Dana Designs and other ideas
A friend of mine used a Dana Designs pack to carry about 90 pounds if I recall when he was taking doing special treks at Philemont (apparently they took out some steaks wrapped in dry ice or someth...

In GEAR » Looking for a good expedition pack
November 27, 9:37pm

Re Slippery Slope
My thoughts exactly. If the justification is that parent's behavior "might" cause feature problems that opens all kinds possiblities for selective enforcement of overly vague law...

In Chaff » ‘Severely obese’ Cleveland boy taken from family, placed in foster care
November 27, 9:30pm

Cool Pack
Looks very nice and neatly sewn together. Very impressive.

In Make Your Own Gear » MYOG-SUL Backpack
November 26, 2:35pm

Re Eugene
Eugene I editted my post a bit while you were putting yours up. Basically I'd draw a distinction between a guys outdoor skills in general and his backpacking skills. I get the impression Mark...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Survival expert can't figure out how to pitch a tarp...
November 26, 2:16pm

Re Re Survival expert can't figure out how to pitch a tarp
Here's what bugs me. Tarps aren't always ideal, I can agree with that. But to try one once and than make a blanket statement that tarps are useless displays either complete ignorance of a...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Survival expert can't figure out how to pitch a tarp...
November 26, 2:00pm

Re Re Re Dougles
That is why I am glad BPL is the way it is and I hope it stays that way.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Survival expert can't figure out how to pitch a tarp...
November 26, 10:49am

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