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Kathleen B (rosierabbit) - BPL Premium Member

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Where does everyone buy good stiff blue foam
Gossamergear.com It's grey.

In GEAR » How does a BA aircore work with an SMD comet?
May 29, 2:59pm

Vancouver residents
Brian James lives in Vancouver. Try sending him a PM to wake him up.

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Backpacking Around Vancouver and Victoria Island
May 29, 1:22pm

Camera on sub 5 lb trip
James - what brand and model is your 3.35 oz camera?

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » My first sub 5 lb trip!
May 29, 1:12pm

Real tomato powder
If you're having a hard time finding tomato powder, check out harmonyhousefoods.com. They sell it, and it's very good. They're a great company to buy from - very responsive and helpfu...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Tomato Powder Substitute
May 24, 7:15pm

Alcohol Stoves
My favorite stove from Minibulldesign is the Mini Sith. It is particularly good in cold weather (snow!) where some of the others just putz and fizzle. I've even tried it without the little sc...

In GEAR » RECOMMEND AN ALCOHOL STOVE?
May 24, 7:08pm

Red GSI bowl
Sarah - The red looks cool. Or anything but orange. If you get several colors, I may spring for 2 in different colors. Mr B's birthday is coming up, and I would be willing to spring a few bu...

In GEAR » GSI Outdoors Cascadian Cup SPOTLITE REVIEW
May 23, 9:58am

GSI Cascadian cup and bowl
A well-known outdoor retailer is selling these in multiples of 4, with cups, bowls, and plates. However, I'd rather wait to see if Sarah will stock them on her freezerbagcooking.com site. For...

In GEAR » GSI Outdoors Cascadian Cup SPOTLITE REVIEW
May 22, 1:02pm

Successful spring snow camp
I just did a Friday to Saturday overnighter with a friend to what I call Amoeba Lake, near Murphy Lakes off Highway 2. Even though the avalanche danger was high because of the exceptionally warm w...

In GEAR » Spring Snow Camping
May 18, 11:36am

Good PJ News
Those of you looking for PJ, check out the reader product reviews. He recently posted several reviews about flashlights and headlamps. He's back! Maybe he was never gone! Hooray!

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Good PJ News
May 12, 9:44am

Spring Snow Camping
Regarding condensation - that's what my bandanna is for when I'm not sweeping out the dirt. I regard condensation as a fact of life and not a problem that needs solving. It's not that...

In GEAR » Spring Snow Camping
May 09, 1:05pm

All Reader Reviews by Kathleen B

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Botach Tactical Customer Service
I had a similar experience to David's. They sent the inferior space blankets, rather than the correct order, took forever to send a return UPS shipping label, and only yesterday admitted to recei...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
January 07, 5:35pm

Boomer's Guide to Lightweight Backpacking by Carol Corbridge
I was very disappointed in this book. Luckily, I didn't buy it but had checked it out from the library. For starters, the book is in major need of copy editing. There are lots of awkward sent...

In Books and Media
May 28, 2:04pm

Backpacking Light Merino UL Pants
These do everything BPL promised - provide comfortable warmth without being bulky. I've worn them under non-winter hiking pants all winter, and they've extended the comfort range down to 7 de...

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - WOOL
March 25, 10:55am

Hikelight.com Company
I just discovered this website that is based in Oregon. It seems to be a distributor of some of our favorite brands - SixMoonDesigns, Tarptent, Montbell, GraniteGear, and Western Mountaineering. No ...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
August 22, 9:39am

HarmonyHouseFoods.com vegetables and beans
I just received my second order of dehydrated food from Harmony House. First I bought the vegetable pantry stuffer - 16 different quart-sized containers of various dehydrated vegetables, and then a we...

In Foods - Prepackaged Meals & Side Dishes
July 25, 9:08pm

Golite Paradox pants
I'm not sure whether to review these in raingear or softshell clothing, because they're both. They are all-day pants, rather than rain pants to pull on over hiking pants and are made of a fab...

In Clothing - Raingear
July 10, 1:11pm

Sealskinz gloves
I had the same experience as Brett. My non-waterproof gloves absorbed less water than these.

In Clothing - Wind & Soft Shell
July 10, 12:51pm

ULA Circuit
This pack was on backorder, but it came sooner than Brian said it would. I gave it a 2-day test this last weekend on a short backpacking trip in the Cascades. I was pleased that it was as comfortabl...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
March 06, 1:29pm