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b willi jones (mrjones) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale best place in the world !?
About Me kia ora, i was born in '74 in the 'shadow of Aoraki' (Mt Cook) in a town called Twizel, in the South Island of New Zealand. i havnt lived there for quite some time, but i still call it home. im not getting any younger, but i love getting outdoors and acting the goat.

favorite quote - "less is more, more or less"
My PDF Gear List3 season NZ

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All Forum Posts by b willi jones

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Re: t shirt
ive been through a few fabric types. ive had helly hansen synthetic that started to stink up after half a day, icebreaker merino that are good for several days, but at the moment im liking the rab ...

In GEAR » Quest for T shirt
August 22, 12:01am

my gear
GEAR LIST FOR 2-3 SEASON SOLO HIKING IN NEW ZEALAND from the mountains to the sea, the terrain found in New Zealand is varied and can change as quickly as the weather. the following gear items are...

In Gear Lists » my gear
July 14, 5:37am

Re: Re: Where is Hendrik?
i think he is too busy out climbing pebbles with all that new gear you guys helped him buy

In Website & Forum Admin/Support » Where's Hendrik?
July 07, 1:44pm

words to hike by
just do it - the swoosh

In Philosophy & Technique » Words to hike by
June 24, 3:45am

above the trees
the south of the South Island, NZ

In Photo Gallery » Above Treeline
June 23, 1:48am

sharing trees
south coast of the South Island, NZ

In Photo Gallery » Share Your Trees
June 23, 1:22am

just re bumping this - an oldie but a goodie

In Gear Lists » Suggested GEAR LIST ETIQUETTE
May 27, 6:30pm

speaking of which... after recently splitting from my wife, a friend told me that if i didnt use mine, it would fall off. now i aint no looser, so can someone out there look that up for me, thanks

In Chaff » Do birds pee ?
May 22, 5:22am

Re: My 1st SUL trip
cool man... is there a trip report link?

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » My 1st SUL trip
March 20, 2:39am

pack size for that gear
i use some similar gear to what you have listed. i have an MLD super prophet with a large size torso. all up with ext collar, i think its around 40/45L. could go smaller if you wanted to compres...

In GEAR » What pack do you recommend for this gear?
March 06, 10:22pm

All Reader Reviews by b willi jones

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Mountain Laurel Designs Spirit Quilt 30
i have the MLD Spirit 38 and find it to be a very versatile bit of equipment. the weather here in NZ can get a tad wet and having a synthetic quilt can be a good option. i also have a down quilt, but ...

In Sleeping Bags - Quilts & Top Bags
July 15, 5:13am

Mountain Laurel Designs SoloMid Cuben
another fantastic product from MLD. ive had a 2 person tunnel tent from fairydown, and an MSR Hubba, but this cuben Solomid from MLD is something else... i use hiking poles from Leki, so didnt see...

In Shelters - Tarps & Floorless
July 15, 4:41am

MLD Super Prophet
getting a new pack was a tough decision for me. being in NZ, you dont get a lot of choice at the local outdoor stores, and getting one made from MLD was going to take time and money, so it had to be r...

In Backpacks - Frameless
July 15, 4:06am