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Chris Benson (roguenode) - BPL Forum Member

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900, but going to try smaller
I use the Evernew 900 for solo freezer bag cooking. It's overkill for solo, particularly for fbc, but allows me to have boiled water for coffee the same time as my meal. While that is conven...

In GEAR » pot size
November 16, 4:49am

It's okay
For me, it's been pretty good, but not great. The hip belt is a bit high on me and I do still get some bounce/movement of the pack. I've been looking at the Nathan x-treme. It does not h...

In GEAR » Osprey Talon 22 for running
November 12, 8:41am

Where's the dead bird logo?
Some of the Arcteryx gear is really good, albeit high priced. Some is not. This being an egregious example, as is this new office clothing line in general. Previous BPL discussion on this here:...

In GEAR » Gore-Tux Formal Wear
November 11, 3:38pm

Yep, that helps
Thanks. My small waist long inseam combo is a tough fit.

In Gear Swap » Marmot Cargo Pant
November 11, 8:16am

several inches..
Hi Brian, bit of a reach here, but would these work for a 34" inseam?

In Gear Swap » Marmot Cargo Pant
November 11, 7:51am

Sounds like long hikes are easily handled on the 60 with log to external memory. I plan on having extra batteries in my food drops to save a bit on weight. No doubt the 60 series isn't light...

In Post-Trip Reports » JMT 2010 - 30 Day Itinerary, GPS, + Fly Fishing notes
November 10, 12:05pm

save to card & batteries
Mike, thanks for the tip. That's actually what I meant when I said save to sd card. I should have said "write to...". When logging to sd, there is a limit, but it's that 86,400 po...

In Post-Trip Reports » JMT 2010 - 30 Day Itinerary, GPS, + Fly Fishing notes
November 10, 9:40am

"real backpacker will run away from you in fear of being contaminated with yupiness ..." I had never considered what may make a "real" backpacker. Thanks for clearing that up.

In GEAR » REI Flash 18
November 09, 1:03pm

Another BP deal
This one still may be usable. $2.99/yr up to 2 yrs.

In Gear Deals » backpacker magazine for $3/year
November 09, 6:54am

re: thanks
"Got my bathroom reading set for the next three years! ;-)" Same here. If only it were printed on more absorbent stock so it was multi-use.

In Gear Deals » backpacker magazine for $3/year
November 08, 8:54pm

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