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Re: Review?
Hi B No overnighters carrying a pack yet, but my feet like them so far Will report back after this weekend (first bp using them)

In GEAR » looking for good, light trailrunners
May 17, 6:42am

Re: Jacks R Better Quilts
This review included JRB... unconventional sleep systems

In GEAR » Jacks R Better Quilts
May 15, 7:10pm

Was searching for info about dehydrating mangos and got this hit... "My name is Mango!" Character played by Chris Kattan on Saturday Night Live

In Chaff » Macho man
May 11, 4:18pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: sale
The tie is on the NS I got last month

In Gear Deals » sale
May 11, 1:27pm

dehydration: mangos
edit: I've started and will document the effort. Anyone ever dehydrated fresh mangos? If so, what's good process to follow? 1) wash 2) remove the skin and seed 3) slice into very t...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » dehydration: mangos
May 11, 11:49am

alcohol stove can weight can approach zero, but...
From the references posted above, I believe the general rule of thumb is... The alcohol stove's weight can approach zero, but because its fuel is less efficient than gas, its "cuteness&...

In GEAR » Alcohol Stove Users, Need Your Help
May 11, 6:21am

fuel efficiency link is fantastic

In GEAR » Alcohol Stove Users, Need Your Help
May 10, 4:31pm

fuel efficiency info links on BPL
Please consider perusing the following...

In GEAR » Alcohol Stove Users, Need Your Help
May 10, 2:27pm

Re: Jerky life
I humbly stand corrected. After reading all of the info, I found that it was related to ground beef type jerky made with a jerky gun accessory. I don't want that kind. I'm going to follo...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » How long will jerky stay OK to eat?
May 08, 10:06am xl houdini $70 patagonia houdini men's only XL yellow i did not like the color i'm right between L and XL for about 1/2 price, yellow looks good to me : )

In Gear Deals » xl houdini $70
May 08, 6:11am

All Reader Reviews by George Matthews

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Backpacking Light Thorofare Trekking Pant
Backpacking Light Thorofare Trekking Pant Size L (my scale 4.1 oz) I'm 5'11" and 185 lb Very comfortable fit for me. Snaps on pant bottom (two settings gives flexibility) The p...

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - SYNTHETIC
December 30, 4:28pm

Rocky Rocky GTX Socks
I use trailrunners (Inov8 Terrocs) and bought the Rocky GTX socks for cold, really messy weather. I gave them a few good tests this fall. I wore them over Smartwool socks (medium thickness). Fortun...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
December 30, 3:46pm

White Box Alcohol Stove
Got one in July for when I want to use alcohol stove for 2 - 3 hikers. Bought the combo from BPL Shop. T...

In Stoves - Alcohol
December 28, 12:21pm

Trail Designs Caldera Stove
Really nice system. All you need is the Mug. I usually boil 1.5 cups of water using about 3/4 oz (12 drams) or a bit less of denatured alcohol depending on the water's coldness. A secondary ben...

In Stoves - Alcohol
December 21, 1:14pm

Mountain Laurel Designs MLD 2Thirds XP Quilt
Per MLD: Shell Fabric: Momentum Mini Ripstop (Aegean Blue) Lining Fabric: Momentum Taffeta (Black) Insulation: ClimaShield XP 2.5oz/sq/yd 8.9 oz ClimaShield XP 2.5oz/sq/yd Top Width 43”, ...

In Sleeping Bags - Quilts & Top Bags
December 20, 4:36pm

Frogg Toggs Rain Suit
I know these have been around for a while, but I was itching to get something with the Print-Issue-RIP coupon. I tried them during a good rain on a cool day. They are comfy and kept me dry. Howe...

In Clothing - Raingear
December 20, 4:05pm

Backpacking Light Merino UL Pants
The pants are light and comfortable. I like to wear them under running shorts. I plan to integrate them into my clothing system for cool through cold weather. They were also nice under Precip pants...

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - WOOL
December 20, 3:59pm

FireLite Trapper's Mug
FireLite 475ml Titanium Trapper's Mug Trapper's Mug Absolute simplicity! ...

In Cookware - Titanium
December 20, 2:50pm

BPL Beartooth Merino Wool Hoody
The Backpacking Light Beartooth Merino Wool Hoody The need for a single, functional, highly versatile garment that minimized layering changes during the Arctic 1000 expedition inspired Ryan Jordan ...

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - WOOL
December 06, 1:52pm

Liqumins Electrolyte Stamina Power Pak OrangeBlast
I picked up a box of Liqumins Electrolyte Stamina Power Pak (Orange Blast) at Vitamin Shoppe. The product claims: "feel the difference or your money back". I thought, why not try it. Typi...

In Foods - Energy Bars, Gels, and Drinks
June 11, 6:14am