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Rog Tallbloke (tallbloke) - BPL Forum Member

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About Me Backpacking since 11 years old. :-)
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Re: Fishermen like their shelters to be spatious and tough
Nice stove! To be fair, the tipis made by Ti Goat aren't really comparable, because the sides slope a lot to the apex. This anglers hut will allow sleeping pads much closer to the perimeter ...

In GEAR » Fishermen like their shelters to be spatious and tough
August 23, 2:08am

Re: Re: Bivy
"I loathe the idea of going back to a tent and having to set it up every night for bug protection as the primary function." The Hex 3 with toggled-in bugtent/groundsheet takes around 9...

In GEAR » Tarp and Bivy Users (Past and Present)
August 23, 12:24am

Tarps etc
I still use my Golite Hut 1 'shaped tarp' in all seasons up high with a parcel-tape 'n' tyvek bathtub groundsheet. I've never felt the need for a bivy. For valley camping in ske...

In GEAR » Tarp and Bivy Users (Past and Present)
August 22, 5:06pm

Re: "you will hardly have space for one for sleeping"
Hi Franco, My "zero man" boiler room will be arriving in a few days and I have a bunch of old standard size sleeping pads so we'll be able to get photographic confirmation of how m...

In GEAR » Fishermen like their shelters to be spatious and tough
August 22, 4:22pm

Hats
I wear my Italian fur felt crusher when it's hot. (I wear it when it's cold too). Sound counter-intuitive, but it works for me. I just dip it in any available stream or water butt, and s...

In GEAR » Montbell Cool Hoodie?
August 22, 2:17pm

Re: Re: Fishermen like their shelters to be spatious and tough
Jennifer, Yes, anglers do glamping in style obviously. Pretty fat looking sleeping bag on top of it too!. John, more an option for wilderness group camping where ultralight shelter failure isn&...

In GEAR » Fishermen like their shelters to be spatious and tough
August 22, 12:30pm

Fishermen like their shelters to be spatious and tough
Look at the specs for this "one man" shelter. 16mm alloy poles 90" x 114" x 54" high. 210 D 5000 HH cloth £80 (!) Are you reading this Hilleberg owners? Th...

In GEAR » Fishermen like their shelters to be spatious and tough
August 22, 7:11am

Re: Tarp
Lovely tarp. Do you think putting cat curves in the bottom edges would work as well as it does in the ridgeline?

In Make Your Own Gear » 5.5oz Cuben tarp with carbon tieouts
August 21, 3:56pm

Re: Re: New zpacks tent
So it's freestanding, apart from the stakes used in all the photos? http://www.zpacks.com/shelter/duplex-flex.shtml I guess it would stand up in flat calm weather without them, but anything...

In GEAR » New zpacks tent
August 21, 2:43pm

Re: Ultralight Life
I lived on a boat for 7 years and in a converted ambulance for 18 months. You learn not to keep too much stuff... Fridge from a caravan runs on 12V/propane : A good sized solar panel with leisur...

In GEAR » Ultralight Furniture/Appliances?
August 16, 2:36pm

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