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Roger B (rogerb) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Here and there
About Me Mathematics and Teacher Educator been walking, on and off-track in many countries. My interest is in appreciating the outdoors, wherever I may be.
My Website URLhttp://www.nielsenbrownoutdoors.com/

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All Forum Posts by Roger B

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Re: WTB: Gossamer Gear Gorilla
Hi Tom I assume you received my PM Roger

In Gear Swap » WTB: Gossamer Gear Gorilla
October 14, 12:59pm

Re: Backpacking in Europe
Maybe you should consider joining Youth Hostels (YHA) or the equivalent in the USA try Youth Hostel International this will give you cheaper access to many places in Europe. By the way what do you...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Backpacking in Europe
October 09, 10:55am

Re: ORICASOFU mag cup
Nice, a milk carton is always easy to find. Many thanks Yukio

In Make Your Own Gear » ultralight cup and bowl
October 05, 1:39pm

Re: Neo Air Compatible Bivy On The Way
My medium Neo Air fitted inside my BPL Vapor Bivy very well on a recent trip. I have experimented with the Neo Air (but not camped in) with the ID Unishelter and the ID all event Bivy and it seemed...

In GEAR » Neo Air Compatible Bivy On The Way
October 05, 11:20am

Re: Blank Screen
Works fine on both Safari and Firefox 3.5.3 on a Mac. Andy does read the BPL forums so maybe he will comment at some stage.

In GEAR » Duomid Guyline Setup
October 03, 8:15am

Re: Trangia-like Titanium Stove
According to Ryan's blog he was testing one in mid September.

In GEAR » New Trangia-like Titanium EtOH Stove
October 02, 1:19pm

Re: Which WP Bivy?
Great video, now you need to try Quoddy's snow and Tarptent Sublite test, found here The thicker pads may challenge some bivy's, that is why when I am looking at a bivy I always look at...

In GEAR » Which WP Bivy Should I buy
October 01, 2:19pm

Re: using nunatak quilts
A while back (I cannot find the thread) a person mentioned about having removable straps on the quilt so that it could be closed up fully with male and female clips on each side, or the strap could...

In GEAR » using nunatak quilts
September 01, 12:31am

Re: Re : MLD Patrol q.
Great pictures Mike, very helpful for those of us considering the Duo Mid. Also Fred your set up looks ideal for the lowlands I often find myself in.

In GEAR » mld patrol q
August 21, 3:41am

Re: soul/tarp
Hi Julian Being in Euroland and buying in the USA is only pretty good if you do not pay import duties ... (I am in Denmark) However, I have a MLD Grace Solo Tarp in Spinntex that I do not use...

In GEAR » mld patrol q
August 20, 2:27pm

All Reader Reviews by Roger B

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Backpacking Light Ti Esbit stove
It took me a while to start using the stove but now it is the only stove I will use when traveling light. Its light weight coupled with the ability to use with many different pots makes this a stand o...

In Stoves - Other
September 19, 12:45pm

PossumDown Gloves (BPL Gear Shop)
In fact these gloves are so good I always "baby" them a bit, even though it is unnecessary. The gloves work well in cooler and wet weather and I use them with trekking poles in cooler condit...

In Clothing - Headwear, Handwear
January 25, 10:31am

Mountain Laurel Designs Grace Solo .97 Spinntex
This tarp is an example of the MLD teams great workmanship coupled with excellent design. Kevin has already described the tarp correctly, so all it is left for me to say is that it is a great piece...

In Shelters - Tarps & Floorless
January 25, 9:58am

BackpackingLight.com
When it came to the need to change the delivery address from local to international for an impending delivery, there was no fuss. After a couple of emails the address was changed and the products arri...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
July 16, 12:50pm

C and C Outdoors
Yes I had hoped for a great deal on their Integral designs equipment, but in the end I gave up and went elsehwere (and paid more). I wanted the gear, not the stories,

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
January 24, 4:27pm

Pentax Optio WP
The Optio WP is always in my pocket on a trip. Its lightweight and reliability ensures that I get every photo I want. Coupled with a gorilla pod it enables me to extend the range of light in which I c...

In Photography - Hiking & Backpacking Cameras
January 17, 6:45pm

Jolt Gum
For me the taste is non descript, maybe my taste buds have suffered from the coffee I drink in the Bodegas in NY. I use jolt in the afternoons when I am beginning to lose concentration, and am begi...

In Foods - Energy Bars, Gels, and Drinks
December 12, 6:56pm

Patagonia Micro Puff Pullover
My micropuff is my go to Pullover and coupled with my possum fur vest has provided me with warmth and comfort into the teens. Additionally it packs small.

In Clothing - Insulating - Synthetic (Polarguard, Primaloft, etc.)
December 09, 7:02pm

Rainy Pass (Gear Repair)
Whilst many of the readers of the site are very adept at repairing and making their own gear there are some who are not. I am one of them. As a consequence I have used Rainy Pass on 2 occasions, one t...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
December 01, 7:36pm

IBEX Wool Liner Gloves
Light, warm and solid. These are the gloves I use when it is cold and windy, they are ideally suited for use with trekking poles and even when they are damp, they help to keep your hands warm. In s...

In Clothing - Headwear, Handwear
December 01, 7:16pm