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Re: Ohm
Well, since the Ohm has a suspension hoop, it should make for a more comfortable ride with heavier loads. This pack seems just right for me as I am looking for a fairly durable pack that would be ...

January 31, 1:21pm

Re: Re: "Updated/new threads" page
If that could be implemented, it would be fricken awesome. I spend more time on the BPL forum than on any other place on the web and this would make browsing much easier and more enjoyable. Thoug...

In Website & Forum Admin/Support » forum reorganization suggestions.
January 29, 7:39pm

Re: Re: forum reorganization suggestion
Yes, there is a shortcut for posting images but that doesn't help w/ posting hyperlinks. It gets annoying having to copy and paste url's from a post into the address bar.

In Website & Forum Admin/Support » forum reorganization suggestions.
January 29, 3:41pm

Re: pad
I bet the Dyneema packs made by MLD, ULA, and SMD would stand up pretty well to overgrown trails.

In GEAR » Question for people with ultralight packs
January 27, 4:42pm

Re: Re. Bears
Yeah, I think I was mistaken. I did a little research and the only references I could find that the bear spray wasn't as effective against black bears was from forum posters (i guess other ill...

In Philosophy & Technique » Black Bears and fighting back
January 26, 2:39pm

Re: New Member Introduction
While in the community section of the website, just look on the right sidebar. Under "Community @ BPL" you should see a link titled "Community Gear Lists." Once you click on t...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » New Member Introduction
January 26, 12:42pm

Re: Re: Black bears
From what I understand, although bear spray is extremely effective against brown/grizzly bears, it does not work very well against black bears (something about how the mace doesn't irritate the...

In Philosophy & Technique » Black Bears and fighting back
January 26, 12:40pm

Re: Camp time
when out solo: look through photos, take new photos, check out exactly where i traveled during the day on the map, plan where i will be heading the next day on the map (i luv maps), nap, read, eat...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » What Is Your Favorite Thing To Do In Camp At The End Of The Day
January 25, 12:35pm

Re: Winter in Cairngorms National Park, Scotland
Wow, gorgeous photos. You are lucky to be near such amazing terrain.

In Editor's Roundtable » Winter in Cairngorms National Park, Scotland
January 22, 3:45pm

Re: "Lightweight Testimony: Lighter, Farther, Faster"
I'm gonna have to disagree with you here, Evan. First, if you use your pad as a virtual frame it would be a pain in the ass to have to take it out to sit on at rest breaks and then have to fit...

In Editor's Roundtable » Lightweight Testimony: Lighter, Farther, Faster
January 22, 1:46pm

All Reader Reviews by Joe Westing

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After having a problem with my BPL print subscription (totally my bad), Karen quickly (within a day) and kindly fixed everything. Couldn't ask for anything more.

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
June 11, 5:09pm

Gossamer Gear Nightlight Torso
This is a great pad. It is fairly comfortable, although it gets less comfortable with use. I would give it five stars if it maintained its initially level of comfort. Still, it doesn't wear dow...

In Sleeping Pads - Foam
July 19, 12:18pm

Leki Ultralight Ti
Had these poles for a few years and they've performed very well. Only had one time when the poles slipped and that was quickly fixed by cleaning the poles. These titanium poles are fairly light ...

In Trekking Poles
June 29, 11:01am