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Matt Lutz (citystuckhiker) - BPL Forum Member

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About Me Hiker-turned-ultramarathon runner. Sorry backpack, I've neglected you.
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All Forum Posts by Matt Lutz

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Re: BPL Beartooth Hoody vs Patagonia R1 Hoody
R1 is King in winter. King.

In GEAR » BPL Beartooth Hoody vs Patagonia R1 Hoody
September 02, 6:50pm

Re: Re: Any suggestions on a lightweight large volume backpack ??
I'd go with the GG Vapor Trail. Bags on the bottom, tent on the outside vertically and pads on top outside. Everything else goes inside on top of the bags. Your weight range is pushing it, but ...

In GEAR » Any suggestions on a lightweight large volume backpack ??
September 01, 2:34pm

Re: Re: Thermawrap (jacket vs parka)
Chris is correct with the insulation weights. I have the syn Parka and love it.

In GEAR » New MEC Primaloft Jacket
September 01, 8:48am

Re: FS: Montbell UL Wind Pants
Actual weight?

In Gear Swap » FS: Montbell UL Wind Pants
August 30, 1:40pm

Re: Re: RE:
Like many others, I keep the following on my person at all times, especially when hiking solo: ID Health/Dental ins cards $20 bill Credit Card Car Key Knife Cell The idea is that should...

In Gear Lists » Things Noone Else Packs?
August 30, 12:15pm

Re: Silnylon GG Murmur
Couldn't tell you anything without chatting /w Grant @ GG. Shoot him an e-mail.

In GEAR » Silnylon GG Murmur
August 29, 4:55pm

Re: Golite Website
I'm scrolling through their thumbnails on the bottom, and are finding only two wp/b pants - at 11 oz and 17 oz. New items all around. What did the original reeds come in at? 5 oz? I'm stick...

In GEAR » Golite Website
August 29, 7:22am

Re: Maybe Im Too Wishful
With a bag, you may be getting too wishful. With a quilt, not so much. Take MLD's quilts. Their 7.5oz XP quilt comes in at 26 oz, and it has been successfully used in very cold conditions (WT3 ...

In GEAR » What is the Best Synthetic/Primaloft Sleeping Bag on the Market?
August 27, 6:17am

Re: Pain
Zack +1.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Lower Leg Injury Help Needed
August 27, 6:05am

Re: GoPro Wide Helmet Cam Review
Nice shots - I really miss rapids.

In Editor's Roundtable » GoPro Wide Helmet Cam Review
August 25, 7:08pm

All Reader Reviews by Matt Lutz

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Marmot Scree (softshell pants)
There is so much to love about these pants, but the little details kill any possibility of a 5 rating. So 4 it is. The good: The pants are made of Marmot's proprietary M3 fabric, which is a ...

In Clothing - Wind & Soft Shell
October 20, 9:50am

Zpacks Z1
I bought my Z1 from a BPL forum member. It had a webbing waist belt and a removable sternum strap. I have since removed the waistbelt (via scissors) and removed the sternum strap, which was attached t...

In Backpacks - Frameless
October 03, 10:22am

Montbell UL Down Inner Parka
I have a 2008 MB Inner down Parka, and I wish I would have waited until the 2009 models were released before hitting "submit order." I have a size small, which weighs in at 7.2 oz. The ja...

In Clothing - Insulating - Down
October 03, 9:24am

Black Diamond Windweight (formerly Jetstream)
I have owned two pairs of BD wind-proof liner gloves - an older pair of Jetstreams and the new model, their Windweights. Both used Polartec Windbloc fabric. These gloves are excellent next-to-skin...

In Clothing - Headwear, Handwear
October 03, 9:15am

Black Diamond Powerstretch (now Midweights)
These are my go-to liner gloves for all seasons. In three-season wear, they are are breathable and not too warm when the temperature dips. In cold and wet weather, I use them under a pair of MLD eVent...

In Clothing - Headwear, Handwear
October 03, 8:50am