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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: 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

Re: Hut Hiking in Norway
Daniel I am just back from a hiking trip to Jotunheimen and another member here recently returned from Hardangervidda whilst I am aware of a third group who just returned from Rondane, so there are...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Hut Hiking in Norway
July 14, 12:47pm

Re: Injinji fans
Maybe not thin but I use Darntough Merino Boot Sock Cushion with my Salomon shoes and boots.

In GEAR » Injinji fans
June 28, 9:21am

Re: Longest Avatar!
How do you define long?

In Chaff » Longest Avatar!
June 09, 2:14pm

Re: 2-3 day hikes in Sweden
Brian there are many hiking trails in Sweden. I have spent a lot of time in Skåne in Southern Sweden, which is possibly a bit far south for your visit. The Sörmlandsleden maybe of interest ...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » 2-3 day hikes in Sweden
May 20, 4:16pm

Re: Re: I have them ready
The page http://www.trailcooking.com/store/cozies-and-accessories works for me

In GEAR » Our Lightest Cozy Yet
May 13, 11:48am

Re: Scotland cape wrath trail ( south part )
Well done on completing the trip in such conditions. Thanks also for the quick gear round up, always useful. I like the photo captioned this should be a trail ... Look forward to more photos.

In Photo Gallery » Scotland cape wrath trail ( south part )
May 11, 9:01am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Our Lightest Cozy Yet
Thanks Dan for the clarification. So then I wonder, can a cozy on the lid help even further?

In GEAR » Our Lightest Cozy Yet
May 09, 1:24pm

Re: Re: Re: Our Lightest Cozy Yet
Well done Dan Your results certainly highlight the importance of a lid as well as a lid cozy. I will continue to use a cozy, but will ensure that the lid has a cozy as well. Thanks

In GEAR » Our Lightest Cozy Yet
May 09, 11:17am

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