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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: 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

Re: WTB Wind/Rain Jacket
I have an original Golite Virga (Orange and Black) used for 10 nights and now sitting in a cupboard, no stains, tears or other damage. I am in Denmark and if you are interested PM me (or email me...

In Gear Swap » WTB Wind/Rain Jacket
April 14, 11:25am

Re: GoLite Shangri-La 3 Sage
I have a Sage Green Shangri La 3 which I have only used for 4 nights photos are available here Sage Green Shangri La

In Gear Swap » GoLite Shangri-La 3 Sage
March 24, 3:00pm

Re: Re: Water Bottle Purifier?
Ben, in my view you cannot go past the Aquastar. Firstly, it works and more importantly it is robust. I have dropped mine a few times and it is still working. The light is also useful but probably ...

In GEAR » Water Bottle Purifier?
March 24, 12:51pm

Re: Roger Brown
Thanks for the close up Ken, a job for the coming days.

In GEAR » Hey Ion Fans
March 22, 12:43am

Re: Hey Ion Fans
Thanks for your post Ken, I don't have bear problems where I am but really appreciate the pictures. It seems that with the Ion "fully packed" you will have a very comfortable and ligh...

In GEAR » Hey Ion Fans
March 21, 11:37am

Re: Neo Air vs Ether Thermo 6
I find this conversation interesting, especially as Chris Townsend (scroll down to the 2nd entry) stated in his blog that "The Therm-A-Rest Prolite 3 Short has been my first choice in mats for...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Neo Air vs Ether Thermo 6
March 13, 11:36am

Re: SMD Net Tent, MLD Bug Bivy and MORE
Hi Scott Sorry to hear the Bug Bivy did not work for you. Sounds like I need some Berber carpet in my apartment. Roger

In Gear Swap » SMD Net Tent, MLD Bug Bivy and MORE
March 03, 10:16am

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