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Scott Ireland (WinterWarlock) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Western NY
About Me Grew up in South Jersey, and hiked and backpacked in the Pine Barrens, and in the Pennsylvania stretches of the AT. Went away to college, got married, and stopped all outdoor activity for many years. Six years ago I was 'reborn' (aka divorced), and ended up marrying a woman from the Adirondacks, who introduced me to my new home away from home, and got me back into serious hiking. Am now working on my ADK 46 and Cat3500...

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Nice grab Mark
Best winter pants ever!

In Gear Swap » FS: REI Mistral Soft shell Pants, Men's 38x32, Black
November 28, 9:09am

Re: Golite SL3/tarp issues
I have an SL3 as well, and have used it in some pretty cold camps, but not in snow yet. However, the one time I tried pitching the walls lower to keep it warmer inside, it ended up soaking wet insi...

In Winter Hiking » Golite SL3/tarp issues
November 24, 11:44am

I was under the impression that VBLs were most beneficial when the temps dropped below 0F...sounds to me like the system is either too complicated, or too thick and tight. I wear my standard hik...

In Winter Hiking » My snowshoe footwear system
November 24, 11:31am

I have them
and use them in the them. But I have the 25s, and am 200+ pounds, so closer to 240 with gear. You might be OK with the 22s.

In Winter Hiking » msr snowshoes -- evo vs lightning
November 21, 1:05pm

WTB Montbell UL Super Spiral Down Hugger EXP, long
Looking to buy a lightly to moderately used winter bag, and hate the majority of the tight mummy styles, so this one is high on the target list. I do know that Moontrail has them on closeout now, s...

In Gear Swap » WTB Montbell UL Super Spiral Down Hugger EXP, long
November 18, 9:19am

Thanks...that helps. Now to find a gently used quilt- or make one of the RayWay kits!

In GEAR » Sleeping bag + Quilt
October 07, 8:40am

Re: Previous thread
Wow - that's a very complicated discussion! (I didn't know you were over here, too - thanks for the link!) OK - so in technical terms, it seems that it may not be a great idea under spec...

In GEAR » Sleeping bag + Quilt
October 07, 7:09am

Sleeping bag + Quilt
Hi all - I currently have a Montbell UL Super Spiral #1, which is good theoretically to around 15F. I am planning some winter outings, and need something warmer - but I also need a summer bag, ...

In GEAR » Sleeping bag + Quilt
October 07, 6:12am

Interested in Osprey
any idea of shipping cost to zip 14618? Slow as possible is fine...

In Gear Swap » FS: 4 Brand New Items
August 20, 1:44pm

I got excited to see the Montbell #3 on there, until I saw your very honest condition of it...wish I had caught the first one. If for some reason it falls through, I'd be interested.

In Gear Swap » FS: Gear for sale
August 06, 12:27pm

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