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Rob E (eatSleepFish) - BPL Guest

My Locale Canada
About Me Fly fisherman turned ultra-lighter to access remote lakes and streams.
StateOntario
CountryCanada

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Re: Gear Confessions
I took toilet paper on my last 7 day trip, and returned home with at least 1/4 roll remaining. For shame.

In GEAR » Gear Confessions
May 23, 5:58pm

Re Protein
Dan, I'm no doctor, nutritionist, or anything like that, just my own experience with endurance sports, but here is my take: I would suspect a combination of dehydration, electrolyte imbalanc...

In Philosophy & Technique » The Hype of Dehydration and Heatstroke
April 11, 7:53am

Re: "odor-proof" bags vs ziplocks
Stephen, the difference between the ziplocks and the odour proof bag has to do with absolute detection levels and dilution. Close enough the scent density coming from both bags is higher than the ...

In Editor's Roundtable » How Safe Is Your Food? Investigating the effectiveness of odor-proof bags
April 10, 12:22pm

distance+wind
If a bear is a few feet from food in an odour proof bag I have no doubt that it will zero in pretty quickly. To me the value of the odour proof bags are when the bear is a few hundred meters awa...

In Editor's Roundtable » How Safe Is Your Food? Investigating the effectiveness of odor-proof bags
April 10, 10:32am

Re: Small update
Cesar, that's a nice looking bit of kit. How do you find the sizing of the Borah cuben bivy with the fully inflated Neo Air? Is it easy to roll around without feeling constricted, and/or ar...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » Tarp and bivy vs. hybrid tent debate 2013
March 23, 11:00am

Re: Re: re
Dave, Since it seems like you use NeoAirs a fair bit, can you comment on the frequency of leaks or their all-around robustness in your experience? Cheers, Rob

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Thanks! The Lighter Side
March 22, 4:39pm

declination scale vs. adjustable
I used to only be interested in compasses with adjustable declinations, but now that I've used the declination scale on a few, it's quite easy, and I prefer it in some instances. For examp...

In GEAR » question on compass
March 22, 4:04pm

Re: Thanks! The Lighter Side
It's great that you're finding ways to bring down your weight. There is nothing wrong with car camping, I think everyone here probably does a fair bit of that as well as self propelled tri...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Thanks! The Lighter Side
March 22, 12:40pm

Re: Thinking about making/selling UL bike gear...
If you search around there is a huge bike packing/touring community, and there is definitely interest in gear. So do your market research... just like the UL cottage industry, there are quite a f...

In Bikepacking & Bicycle Touring » Thinking about making/selling UL bike gear...
March 21, 1:16pm

Big agnes insulated air core
https://www.bigagnes.com/Products/Detail/Pad/InsulatedAirCore I find these big agnes insulated air core pads extremely warm and comfortable, and while not cheap, not outrageously priced (~$80-$9...

In GEAR » Comfortable sleeping pads?
February 25, 3:04pm

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