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if it's any help
Hi I've owned an 05 Propel for ages. In summer it's fine on it's own. 2 season is ok wearing base layers & in bivy. Winter I had a Rab Top Bag inside, fleece base layers, hat and balaclave, ...

In GEAR » The North Face Propel Loft
November 03, 6:07am

talk to Montane
I'm sure Montane would like to trade with the US. Just start emailing them telling them what you'd like them to do as a company, and potentially mention they might revise their patterns to be a be...

In GEAR » Montane Featherlite H2O
November 03, 5:17am

another folding spork
Buy one here Brunton My-Ti Folding Titanium Spork 17 g Ryan, could a collapsible spork, spoon etc be made that was lighter? Two pieces that snap together in such a way that gravity helps kee...

In GEAR » REI TiWare Spoon = BPL long handled spoon?
November 02, 11:41am

Hi I'm sure BPL staff are aware of this but we desperately need more features for the forums, unless I'm missing something. How can I track my posts and any replies directed at me? Could use...

In Website & Forum Admin/Support » REQUEST MORE FEATURES
September 20, 6:35am

Hi I'm sure it's way too late to reply now. I wish BPL had more sofisticated Forums, so I could easily find my posts and replies. I've never owned the Moonstone bag. I think all bag temp ra...

In GEAR » Best light synthetic 15-25F sleeping bags
September 20, 6:19am

actual hardware
Hi No one's actually suggesting any real hardware. How about: 1. Fujitsu-Siemens Loox T830 £420 WLAN BTv2 2MP 416MHz 2.4in240x240 190g SirfStarIII.GPS 3G+GSM qwerty WinMob5.Phone USB1ho...

In GEAR » The Holy Grail: An All-Purpose Electronic Device
September 20, 6:06am

Slightly silly comment but I keep thinking about how to use Air Core pads like Big Agnes and Insul Mat to transport gear and body across lakes etc. This would be hella funny to ride on water.

In GEAR » "new insulation idea"
September 15, 5:54am

New Euro Light Weigh Jackets
Check out the first 2 Here 1. Haglöfs OZ Pullover, GoreTex Paclite & 175 grams (6.17 oz) size Large. 2. Klättermusen LIV Downsweater, 290 grams (10.23 oz) size M & Box Wall construct...

In GEAR » New Euro Light Weighs
September 15, 5:39am

cut up a platy
I have some Orikaso Bowls which I like but the bottom cut off and old Platypus reservoir is much lighter & more packable.

In GEAR » Does anyone ORIKASO?
August 05, 3:21pm

Hi More importantly to me than the rating system would be a simple summary and conclusion when I don't have time to read pages of technical literature. I find some of the reviews on BPL excessi...

In Editor's Roundtable » Integral Designs eVENT Unishelter SPOTLITE REVIEW
August 05, 2:36pm

All Reader Reviews by Sebastian Ventris

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Petzyl Myo XP
I owned one of these but had to send it back as the electronics developed a fault - kept flashing. Still preferred it to my Black Diamond Icon headlamp. But a new 30% brighter & longer battery...

In Lights - Flashlights & Headlamps
February 13, 3:18am

MSR Titan Kettle
You can always just rest the lid on top of the pan while cooking if the stiffness is an issue.

In Cookware - Titanium
January 29, 3:15pm

Sport EYZ ultralight sunglasses
Sorry to cast a downer on this but the plastic pot it comes in is too small. Incredibly hard to get it back in. And if you can it wraps too tight and after not too long creases and then cracks the l...

In Clothing - Headwear, Handwear
December 19, 1:09pm

Rab Carrington Quantum Elite Top Bag
I've had one of these for years and although the quality and price were good I always felt Rab / O.D. made a mistake by just leaving a sleeping pad shaped uninsulated patch in the base. To put ...

In Sleeping Bags - Quilts & Top Bags
November 14, 6:39am

The North Face Propel
I have the 05 version white-ish, now yellow-ish after my girlfriend washed it. It's seen a hell of a lot of use, not sure if it's lost some loft over time but I don't consider it warm e...

In Sleeping Bags - Mummy & Other
August 29, 2:12pm

Aloksak O.P 12.5 x 20"
I almost dispise Aloksaks for their lack of durability. Why pay so much for something that hardly lasts more than a few uses!

In Miscellaneous Products
August 29, 2:04pm

Big Agnes Insulated Air Core Pad
First pad was a bit slippery, too slippery for my girlfriend. Much better design than POE Max Thermo as has proper chamber walls rather than just top welded to bottom. Not had trouble with leaks...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
August 29, 1:59pm

Marmot Ion
I generally like Marmot but don't believe in everything they do. I loved my Chinook, extremely breathable, fast drying & lightweight. Liked the hood for extra sun protection but annoying w...

In Clothing - Wind & Soft Shell
July 04, 5:39am

Montbell Thermawrap Vest
I know there's a fashion for 1/2 length zips but I like the full length one on this. The insulation could have been stitched in place through the lining only and it could be warmer but some how I...

In Clothing - Insulating - Synthetic (Polarguard, Primaloft, etc.)
December 27, 1:45pm

Teva X-1 Shoe
I had high hopes for these. Confirm they are very light and airy. But too tight across the toes for me. Why do some shoes look like pointed pebble s at the toe?? My feet don't look like that. ...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
November 15, 7:08am