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Eric Fredricksen (efredricksen) - BPL Lifetime Member

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Re: Re: framless for travel
Agreed - I don't don't use a frame backpacking with around 15 lbs and I'll be under 5 according to my plan. I even have one of these bag which I've considered using, but I think I n...

In Gear Lists » Traveling light in civilization
September 29, 5:40pm

Re: Re: Traveling light in civilization
Thanks, Mark, for reviewing my list and for the feedback (including the useful info on your site). I've been having trouble finding suitable pants that don't look technical. I went to RE...

In Gear Lists » Traveling light in civilization
September 29, 3:21pm

Crusty backpacking
Incidentally, when I think of the giant pack I carried backpacking through Europe in my younger days, it's horrifying. Every time I arrived in a new city I'd have a stressful slog to find a...

In Gear Lists » Traveling light in civilization
September 24, 12:30am

Re: credit card
Thanks, Ben, for the pointer to the Insport shorts. That's probably a better idea. And the nice thing about planning something like this is that the onebag guy suddenly seems badly weighed d...

In Gear Lists » Traveling light in civilization
September 23, 11:28pm

Re: too light?
Well, I'm counting the Speedo's as underwear. If instead I were to bring trunks to use as shorts, I'd bring a spare pair. (Idea is to wash one each evening of course.) It's true ...

In Gear Lists » Traveling light in civilization
September 23, 6:28pm

Traveling light in civilization
I don't know if anyone's posted something like this (or what was done to them) but I've started thinking about taking my lightweight aesthetic along with me in foreign travels. Staying ...

In Gear Lists » Traveling light in civilization
September 23, 4:21pm

Looks a lot like my kit
That's pretty close to my current list (not the list on my profile, which isn't current). Most of my lightweight backpacking is armchair style; I'm fairly well informed by this site but...

In Gear Lists » 8 pound base weight
September 19, 9:53pm

Re: Re: Re: duct tape?
"So put one less ounce of water in it." Well, an ounce less water is an ounce less water. The purpose of those things is to hold water. But I'm just saying it seems a little overbu...

In GEAR » steripen compatible container
September 17, 10:27am

Re: duct tape?
I don't think there is a grommet you can buy the exact weird shape of the Adventurer. I wish they made one. And I'm not sure about the Gatorade bottle, but the Vitamin Water bottle I was...

In GEAR » steripen compatible container
September 16, 11:32pm

Having watched some of his videos now, I can immediately see some improvements I think he could make: - Microweight wool T-shirts rather than (his sponsors') synthetic to better deal with od...

In Other Activities » BPW 0.0
September 13, 12:21pm

All Reader Reviews by Eric Fredricksen

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Montbell UL Down Inner Jacket
Fit is a bit loose around the body for a large, I think; other than that the amount of warmth it provides for so little weight is lovely. (And there I am wearing it in my avatar picture.)

In Clothing - Insulating - Down
August 07, 1:06pm