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Roman Ryder (RomanLA) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale Southwest Louisiana
About Me I'm an avid backpacker and whitewater kayaker, so I spend most of my free time in the mountains.
My Website URLhttp://www.riverlesspaddled.com
My PDF Gear List3+ Season Gear List

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Power Stretch
I like the Power Stretch gloves by The North Face. They're a light weight glove made out of Polartec. They weight 1.6 ounces and so far they're all I've needed. I haven't looked int...

In GEAR » Ultralight gloves recommendation
December 14, 6:08pm

I can't wait!
Nice...I'm putting in for a permit for next August (and JMT Happy Isles to Bishop as a backup). I'll have to look into the off-trail permits. If you're still looking for gaiters, these ...

In Editor's Roundtable » Lightweight in Wonderland
December 14, 11:36am

Ion
Where have you seen the Ion for 30 bucks? The only place I saw them this cheap sold out a week or two back.

In GEAR » MLD 2009 Prophet
December 14, 10:48am

8lbs
I'm right at 8lbs too, if you want to compare lists. http://www.backpackinglight.com/backpackinglight/forums/gear_lists/7920f9c1a74502d0247666405fe1a62e.pdf

In Gear Lists » Updated Summer List, 3 day 2 night, No rain weather
December 13, 5:38pm

SOG Seal Pup
"I recently bought the seal pup knife by SOG. It is a smaller version of the knife used by navy seals. It is straight + serrated, blade length 4 3/4 inches and weighs in at 5 1/2 ounces."...

In GEAR » Good lightweight fixed blade knife + sheath, preferably straight + serrated blade
December 12, 6:17am

MSR Hyperflow
This filter is already pretty light, but I never realized before tonight just how light you could make it. If you carry just the filter cylinder and leave off the suction line, it only weighs 5.5 o...

In GEAR » MSR Hyperflow
December 11, 9:48pm

Gravity Filter System
"a bag holds the water which you can dip into the stream. the frontier is connected to the bottom of that bag, then a tube comes off the the filter. you just let gravity fill your platy."...

In Philosophy & Technique » Filling Platypus
December 11, 9:36pm

Marmot PreCip
I just picked up the Marmot PreCip jacket and pants. I plan on wearing them as my outer layer during the winter. They're not as light as some of the brands mentioned, but they should be more du...

In GEAR » UL Wind/rain pants - which would you choose?
December 11, 3:51pm

Community Gear List
I'm still waiting for my Jam2 to show up, but it looks like I'm going to be right around 8lbs. I posted my gear in the community gear lists. I called it a 3+ season gear list, because it...

In Gear Lists » My 15lb Gear List
December 11, 1:48pm

Fishing
I've been watching way too much Survivorman lately, so I've been working on my survival kit. I picked up some #4 hooks, various weights, and some 10# string today. I was thinking about sett...

In Philosophy & Technique » Fishing
December 11, 1:26pm

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