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Tony Wong (Valshar) - BPL Lifetime Member

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All Forum Posts by Tony Wong

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Re: Ventana- No Stoves Permited
Yeah, I was shocked about what the Ranger said, but he confirmed it multiple times to me. No stoves of any sort. Anyway, so I am shifting over to Henry Coe State Park, which is less than 2 ho...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » June Road Trip
May 22, 1:09pm

Ventana- No Stoves Permited
I was just planning on going to Ventana this weekend and called the Monterey Ranger's Station in the area. Permits are not needed to hike in, but a fire permit is needed and is free online. ...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » June Road Trip
May 22, 11:07am

Re: All around Day Pack
Another option, but not at REI: http://www.tortugabackpacks.com/products/tortuga-packable-daypack Tortuga is focused on Urban Travel....minimalist/lightweight. A bit pricey, but might be b...

In GEAR » All around Day Pack
May 15, 3:19pm

Re: Relax-A-Fire Firestarters Lightweight, Quick, and Safe
Ken, Kudos to you for taking the time to work up a quick review and to offer positive feedback to the seller. I agree with you...neat product, but the ultralight/lightweight backpacking demog...

In Gear Deals » Relax-A-Fire Firestarters Lightweight, Quick, and Safe
May 12, 10:25am

BPL not the same as it used to be
Michael, Welcome back and I know what you mean. The BPL forums have changed quite a bit and are not as friendly as they used to be. Not sure if there has become something mean spirited or ...

In GEAR » Never buying from REI again
May 09, 12:17pm

Please Move to Chaff
Admins...please move to Chaff.

In GEAR » Gentrified?
May 07, 2:48pm

REI's Good Intentions Abused Too Much
This is a good example of why REI has and should get rid of their lifetime guarantee. If you have ever been to a used gear sale at REI, you can be shocked and amazed at what sort of things have ...

In GEAR » Never buying from REI again
May 07, 12:13pm

Re: Adventures in the land of insurance
Molly, Great to hear that you are getting the coverage that you deserve without the unreasonable requirement for showing receipts. My guess is that they will send you an inventory list for yo...

In Gear Swap » WTB! all my gear was stolen, looking for replacements
April 29, 1:27am

Re: WTB! all my gear was stolen, looking for replacements
+1 on the lameless if the company will only accept receipts. Molly, Will they accept photos as proof of ownership? Maybe you have photos of past trips that documents your gear? I used t...

In Gear Swap » WTB! all my gear was stolen, looking for replacements
April 27, 6:27pm

Re: GGG #8 School question.
I believe that they are only out for the one day....not the whole week. Any other juice bits of information from the survey that you can share? Tony

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » GGG #8 Planning Survey
April 22, 4:42pm

All Reader Reviews by Tony Wong

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Platypus Hoser 1.8 Liter Reservoir
For those of us who enjoy the convenience of of having a sip of water on demand, this is an easy way to save some weight with few negatives. The only negatives for me is the bite valve that comes w...

In Hydration - Water Storage Containers
June 29, 6:09pm

Marmot Helium (long)
I have the 2007 Model of the Marmot Helium EQ, which differs from the regular Helium in two ways. It has a full length zipper and the shell is waterproof. Weight is listed as 2 lbs 2 oz vs. 1 lb...

In Sleeping Bags - Mummy & Other
June 29, 5:29pm

Sunday Afternoon Adventure hat
How can I count the ways that I love this hat? I have been using this hat for 7 years from completely re-landscaping my yard for 2.5 yrs as well as for backpacking trips. I love that it provides...

In Clothing - Headwear, Handwear
June 29, 5:12pm

Mountain Laurel Designs Soul Bivy Side Zip (eVent Top)
Mountain Laurel Designs Soul Bivy Side Zip with eVent top, Silnylon 2.0 bottom, built in hoop wire, regular size, but in the wide option, which allows for a sleeping pad thicker than 1". Weig...

In Shelters - Bivy Sacks
June 01, 10:39pm

Sawyer In-Line Filter
Pros: Light Weight, Field Cleanable by backwashing, No Chemicals, No Pumping Cons: Setup time longer than traditional filter. Speed of filtration can vary based on conditions. Like traditional filt...

In Hydration - Water Treatment
February 07, 11:20pm