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ben wood (benwood) - BPL Guest

My Locale flatlands of MO
About Me i am 30, a husband and father of 2 girls. i am currently a stay at home dad. i have been backpacking for about a year as of this writing. if you want to anything more, just let me know.
CityLexington
StateMO
CountryUSA
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All Forum Posts by ben wood

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Re: Trailstar
"There's some real variation in the gear styles in this pic. One guys appears to have the Zpacks Cloud Cape on (~2.6oz) as his rain jacket, while the guy on the right in a what appears to ...

In GEAR » MLD Home Page
August 22, 6:24pm

Re: MLD Home Page
As many of you know Eugene is my brother-in-law. He is an excellent photographer! His pics are always the best and its another plus to have him along on the trip for that very reason. He is also ve...

In GEAR » MLD Home Page
August 22, 9:56am

Re: URGENT: Final LOT of BPL Gear Shop Liquidation Sale in Bozeman Available to Ship
matt, i'll split the $2500 with you cause I want ALL 48 of the titanium spoons!

In Gear Swap » URGENT: Final LOT of BPL Gear Shop Liquidation Sale in Bozeman Available to Ship
August 19, 1:45pm

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In Gear Swap » FS: granite gear nimbus latitude short torso
August 17, 9:44pm

Re: Re: pee in bottle?
Craig! Dude! that"s awful! not even his own pee. hahaha my climber buddy has a square nalgene so that exact thing doesn't happen. round=drink it down, square=don't dare

In GEAR » Nalgene bottles, worth their weight
August 16, 1:40pm

pee in bottle?
i'm not proud to say this but.... Last winter on a very cold trip I had to pee in the middle of the night. i was in a golite SL2 that is floorless, so the risk was low. I peed into my trusty...

In GEAR » Nalgene bottles, worth their weight
August 16, 12:50pm

FS: granite gear nimbus latitude short torso
Up for sale is one granite gear nimbus latitude short torso. It has men's medium straps and hipbelt. It does not come with the internal lid. This pack is used and is about 3 years old. It h...

In Gear Swap » FS: granite gear nimbus latitude short torso
August 16, 8:37am

Re: Sleep Mat
I generally use a z-lite or a suluk46 pad. I've found that the longer the trip the better I sleep. The first day is generally not so great, and it keeps getting better. The biggest improvemen...

In GEAR » Sleep Mat
August 16, 8:22am

Re: 2011 Exodus-S and Newt
That looks like your air frame Thom!

In GEAR » 2011 Exodus-S and Newt
August 08, 4:52pm

Long live the old multifuel stove-
So today had an interesting turn of events. In rural Missouri we had a large storm that knocked out the power at our house for a few hours. Our whole house is electric, so no stove. Well, I pulled ...

In GEAR » Long live the old multifuel stove-
August 07, 8:55pm

All Reader Reviews by ben wood

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MLD Super Prophet
well, i purchased this pack used from another BPL member. It looked brand new. upon first receiving it i was amazed at the craftsmanship and quality involved in construction. this is my first pack fro...

In Backpacks - Frameless
August 20, 1:05pm

patagonia down sweater
i bought this sweater %50 off on sale for $100 and have been very happy with it. pros: very comfy and warm, somewhat water resistant outer shell, pretty light, price cons: sewn through construction...

In Clothing - Insulating - Down
June 15, 11:28am

Granite Gear company
i have purched one pack and a few stuff sacks from Granite gear. i have been extremely happy with their products. good customer service as well. you can read my review of that in another thread. the s...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
March 01, 3:26pm

Granite Gear Customer Service (???)
i read other had bad customer service. well i purchased a nimbus latitude and it came with a womens hipbelt that didn't fit. i was leaving for a trip in a week. what was i to do? well i called gr...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
March 01, 3:21pm

REI Sub-Kilo 20 degree
i got mine on sale for like $160. it has kept me warm at 10-15 deg. it is a slender fit, which i prefer as i am only 5'9". on the scale it is about 1lb.14oz. and well worth the money spent. t...

In Sleeping Bags - Mummy & Other
January 30, 10:45am

trangia mini
great stove, comes with cookset which includes a stove with simmer ring, potstand/windscreen, pot, frypan/lid, and pot gripper. the whole thing weighs in at 11oz. and is quite tough. i have used in 1...

In Stoves - Alcohol
January 30, 10:41am