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Roger B (rogerb) - BPL Lifetime Member

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About Me Mathematics and Teacher Educator been walking, on and off-track in many countries. My interest is in appreciating the outdoors, wherever I may be.
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All Forum Posts by Roger B

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Re: Re: Photos
Thanks Jeremy The elastics are only really an issue if you overload the pockets (as I did) reducing the weight in the pockets improves the carry, though perhaps an overide "cable tie" ...

In GEAR » Aarn Mountain Magic 44
September 19, 2:58am

Re: Photos?
My review of a 10 day trip to Lapland is here. However, note that Aarn suggests that the Mountain Magic 55 is a 3 to 5 day pack and I used it for a 10 day trip with Lightweight gear, next year I in...

In GEAR » Aarn Mountain Magic 44
September 16, 11:21am

Re: Aarn Mountain Magic 44: weight is on shoulders
Aarn Uk is at the Complete Outdoors

In GEAR » Aarn Mountain Magic 44
September 16, 4:33am

Re: Re: Re: Re: FS: Gossamer Gear Murmur Hyperlight Pack
Michael It appears that you have not got PM set up so I am unable to contact you. By the way there is only one size, see Gossamer Gear Murmur

In Gear Swap » FS: Gossamer Gear Murmur Hyperlight Pack
September 06, 1:12pm

Re: Re: FS: Gossamer Gear Murmur Hyperlight Pack
I have a new and unused silnylon GG Murmur to sell, PM me if interested.

In Gear Swap » FS: Gossamer Gear Murmur Hyperlight Pack
September 05, 1:57am

Re: A Cure for the Slithering Hiker
Sounds like a large flat tarp in Spinnaker, what is the dimensions?

In Make Your Own Gear » A Cure for the Slithering Hiker
August 29, 1:22pm

Re: Re: bug net
Travis, your insights into a bug shelter inside the Trailstar are very helpful, as I intend to use mine next summer in high bug season and am looking for the best option, it appears to me that the ...

In GEAR » Bug protection for MLD trail star
August 26, 12:32pm

Re: Bug protection for MLD trail star
This thread tells you about an engagement but also shows a nett inner for the Trailstar

In GEAR » Bug protection for MLD trail star
August 25, 1:13pm

Re: Re: re: I've got a Flat!
I think Newton actually intended this thread Nice pack BTW well done

In Make Your Own Gear » I've got a Flat!
August 18, 12:57pm

Re: roger
Hi Isaac I am talking about the blue elastic and the shoulder straps, in the wet the elastic slips and as Dont Wantto has stated they elastics seem a bit superfluous. I have tied knots in mine t...

In GEAR » Question for Aarn users
July 14, 11:03am

All Reader Reviews by Roger B

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Backpacking Light Ti Esbit stove
It took me a while to start using the stove but now it is the only stove I will use when traveling light. Its light weight coupled with the ability to use with many different pots makes this a stand o...

In Stoves - Other
September 19, 12:45pm

PossumDown Gloves (BPL Gear Shop)
In fact these gloves are so good I always "baby" them a bit, even though it is unnecessary. The gloves work well in cooler and wet weather and I use them with trekking poles in cooler condit...

In Clothing - Headwear, Handwear
January 25, 10:31am

Mountain Laurel Designs Grace Solo .97 Spinntex
This tarp is an example of the MLD teams great workmanship coupled with excellent design. Kevin has already described the tarp correctly, so all it is left for me to say is that it is a great piece...

In Shelters - Tarps & Floorless
January 25, 9:58am
When it came to the need to change the delivery address from local to international for an impending delivery, there was no fuss. After a couple of emails the address was changed and the products arri...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
July 16, 12:50pm

C and C Outdoors
Yes I had hoped for a great deal on their Integral designs equipment, but in the end I gave up and went elsehwere (and paid more). I wanted the gear, not the stories,

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
January 24, 4:27pm

Pentax Optio WP
The Optio WP is always in my pocket on a trip. Its lightweight and reliability ensures that I get every photo I want. Coupled with a gorilla pod it enables me to extend the range of light in which I c...

In Photography - Hiking & Backpacking Cameras
January 17, 6:45pm

Jolt Gum
For me the taste is non descript, maybe my taste buds have suffered from the coffee I drink in the Bodegas in NY. I use jolt in the afternoons when I am beginning to lose concentration, and am begi...

In Foods - Energy Bars, Gels, and Drinks
December 12, 6:56pm

Patagonia Micro Puff Pullover
My micropuff is my go to Pullover and coupled with my possum fur vest has provided me with warmth and comfort into the teens. Additionally it packs small.

In Clothing - Insulating - Synthetic (Polarguard, Primaloft, etc.)
December 09, 7:02pm

Rainy Pass (Gear Repair)
Whilst many of the readers of the site are very adept at repairing and making their own gear there are some who are not. I am one of them. As a consequence I have used Rainy Pass on 2 occasions, one t...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
December 01, 7:36pm

IBEX Wool Liner Gloves
Light, warm and solid. These are the gloves I use when it is cold and windy, they are ideally suited for use with trekking poles and even when they are damp, they help to keep your hands warm. In s...

In Clothing - Headwear, Handwear
December 01, 7:16pm