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Erik G (fox212) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale THE Bay Area :)
About Me I've been backpacking a long time, and started trying to go ultralight over the past year or so. I'm always trying to refine my gear list to improve comfort and enjoyment while also reducing weight, volume, and number of items carried. I love the simplicity of a minimal kit. I also enjoy making and modifying my own gear.
My PDF Gear List3-Season Gear list as of 09-2013

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Re: re: I want to vote!
Lol, thanks Larry. Everyone else was making it sound so easy, I figured that might be the case...Or I was missing something *really* obvious. Since that is the case, GOOD LUCK! I would love to s...

In Chaff » My Survivorman Contest Entry
April 02, 2:03pm

New S2S pads vs UL7 LW
If you're only trying to shave weight, I'd say keep the UL7 LW. Super comfy, worth the extra few ounces IMO. I've personally had a few failures of Exped pads, so I sleep on a NeoAir XTh...

In GEAR » Sea to Summit UL sleeping pad???
April 02, 12:08pm

I want to vote!
...But I can't figure out how. I feel old. ;) Can someone spell it out for me, real simple-like? Cheers

In Chaff » My Survivorman Contest Entry
April 02, 11:52am

Good read
Thanks for (re)posting that, Craig. I'd never seen it before. I definitely fall into RJ's camp of preferring to share backpacking trips, and the experiences therein, with others. I love ...

In Philosophy & Technique » Solo.
April 02, 11:42am

WTB: Bug Shelter
Hey all, I'm looking to buy an inner net or bug bivy for an MLD Cricket tarp. Ideally, I'd love to pick up the Solo Innernet made for the Cricket (with the m90 strip across the front)...

In Gear Swap » WTB: Bug Shelter
April 02, 11:03am

Cuben Duomid - next in line
I'll take the Cuben Duomid if the Andrew B. decides to pass on it! Email sent.

In Gear Swap » MLD Duomid
March 30, 1:30pm

Yet another unique and excellent trip
You and James are an inspiration! I've done a few trips based on your trip reports, and they've been great. My wife and I are hiking the BSL this June (clockwise FWIW). THANK YOU for the...

In Post-Trip Reports » A Diablo Loop Hike: 58 parks in 11 Days
March 20, 3:04pm

Wow is right!
Those are great photos! Some happy bees for sure :)

In Photo Gallery » One week ago, Lower Upper Kings River, Kings Caanon NP
March 13, 11:11am

Whistle lid
That 3D printed whistling lid is really slick. Way to go, Fred!

In Make Your Own Gear » Beer can pot ribs
March 05, 5:51pm

Many thanks for sharing this, Doug. A bittersweet story indeed, but beautiful nonetheless. You are a talented writer. Losing a loved one, be it human or animal, is one of the most painful and di...

In Chaff » Trip report - John P. Saylor Trail, PA, and a bit of memory lane
March 05, 4:53pm

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