Subscribe Contribute Advertise Facebook Twitter Instagram Forums Newsletter

BPL Community Profile

George Matthews (gmatthews) - BPL Professional Member

My Locale George Matthews hasn't told us about their geographical region yet.
About Me George Matthews has not added a biography yet.

You cannot send this user a personal message (PM) because they have not specified a PM email address yet.

All Forum Posts by George Matthews

Showing 1631 - 1640 of 1731 | Page: 1 ...155 156 157 158 159 160 161 162 163 164 165 166 167 168 169 170 171 172 173 174


Forum » Thread

Re: Trail Runners?
Hi Brian, >> G: What did you wind up purchasing? Inov-8 TerRoc 330 Indigo/Slate Size Men's 11, Width Medium Fortunately, Paul and Brett comments were valid for my feet. Heel a...

In GEAR » looking for good, light trailrunners
April 26, 12:20pm

simplicity as means to feed our souls
>> Because of this simplicity, I rarely hesitate to use them to enhance my backcountry experiences. And while these items certainly do just that-enhance the experience-they do not become the ...

In Editor's Roundtable » Why I Go Light
April 25, 11:08am

superb report
Your report was not only both informative and enjoyable, but quite inspirational. It encouraged me to add a long distance hike in Europe to My (& Wife's) Life List of Things To Do. I ...

In Editor's Roundtable » Lightweight Gear for Long Distance Hiking: Four Months in Europe
April 23, 6:22am

Re: cook-in-bag cookbook
"Freezer Bag Cooking: Trail Food Made Simple" cookbook. Over 160 recipes It is an excellent cookbook. Easy to prepare meals. Well done!

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » My new UL bag cozy
April 17, 8:29am

Re: bushbuddy and a 1 gallon pot
> My null hypothesis was that the bushbuddy was no better than a campfire in this application. By campfire, do you mean the technique you used (pot on coals with flame fire on windward side o...

In GEAR » Bushbuddy
April 15, 8:16am

Re: General gear recommendations needed
> I am new to the world of ultralite backpacking. I am trying to assemble a respectable gear list using the lightest products I can afford. I'm just past the new stage. What helped me tre...

In GEAR » General gear recommendations needed
April 15, 8:04am

Re: Training your ankles
>> So, in short, is it possible to work out your ankles to prevent sprains and strains in the future? << For me, definitely yes. 'Beyond Backpacking' was also my inspiration ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Training your ankles
April 14, 8:55am

Re: BLP?
Blackened Light Pot : )

In GEAR » Bushbuddy
April 14, 6:34am

Re: 2 gardners and their 7 week UL trek in hell
=> mmm..., spider meat. <= but that means eight drumsticks then will check to see if there is a recipe : )

In Philosophy & Technique » 2 gardners and their 7 week UL trek in hell
April 13, 8:07pm

Re: Golite Sun Dragon shoes
Interesting review. Might have to try them. Your 'hiking with baby pics' are fantastic.

In GEAR » looking for good, light trailrunners
April 13, 7:56pm

All Reader Reviews by George Matthews

Showing 1 - 10 of 52 | Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6



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