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b willi jones (mrjones) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale NZ,,, 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"
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mld spirit38 as an U/Q
does anyone out there use one of these as an under quilt? or would i be better to get a purpose made hammock u/q, maybe in 3/4 length? the thing is, i have katabatic top bag, and an mld spirit38...

In Hammocks » mld spirit38 as an U/Q
October 14, 4:10am

Re: Re: Merino
it would seem the only person that knows about YOUR PARTICULAR shirt is you. what brand is? how many microns is the wool fibre? etc

In GEAR » merino more itchy over time?
October 13, 3:42am

quilt 101 maybe this will help

October 11, 3:21pm

drom bags
i have a dromedary bag and it sure is tuff. the thing i dont like... the way it taints your water. i havnt been able to get rid of that taste. i really prefer the platypus, never had one blow ou...

In GEAR » Dromedary Hydration
October 11, 2:27am

Re: Re: where to buy stuff for less shipping?
yep, ive had some issues with shipping costs... living in New Zealand doesnt help though. i got a price for an item to be sent over from the US, and was told the cost for shipping was US$40, which ...

In GEAR » where to buy stuff for less shipping?
September 06, 4:34pm

Re: RAB Momentum replacement
have you had a look at Montane?

In GEAR » RAB Momentum replacement
September 03, 1:29pm

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

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