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Ian B. (IDBLOOM) - BPL Lifetime Member

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All Forum Posts by Ian B.

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Re: Re: Lightweight bear bag for long trips
I use the S2S eVac bag as my food bag. It's a nice compromise of being lightweight and durable although I did poke a hole on it on the Wonderland by being careless. I do notice that it gets d...

In GEAR » Lightweight bear bag for long trips
October 27, 8:34am

Re: Re: Since we're transitioning from silly to serious
Couple other interesting quotes from that article: "You cut down their forest, you build orchards, where are they going to go? To the orchards. And these bats are carrying everything from t...

In Chaff » Ebola?
October 27, 8:16am

Re: The TP issue
"No, my issue is with people who don't do it simply because they think it is "gross".... Who cares about other people." Yes the human waste is nasty and litter unsightly ...

In Philosophy & Technique » LEAVE NO TRACE
October 27, 7:32am

Re: Re: Re: The TP issue
In Panama, the monkeys would poop in their hands and throw them at soldiers on patrol. One of my buddies from my platoon smelled like monkey $%!+ for a few days. Not kidding. Which leads me ...

In Philosophy & Technique » LEAVE NO TRACE
October 26, 9:44pm

Re: Adirondacks High Peaks, Brief TR with Photos
I'm really itching to get back to NY... and I'm 87% sure it's not my fish allergy acting up. Beautiful pictures and great effort.

In Post-Trip Reports » Adirondacks High Peaks, Brief TR with Photos
October 26, 9:36pm

Since we're transitioning from silly to serious
This "The world has to learn from this Ebola outbreak, because it will happen again on a bigger scale, and possibly with a more deadly virus, for which the United States is not properly pr...

In Chaff » Ebola?
October 26, 6:19pm

Re: ULA and ZPacks
My daughter is 5'6", slender, and likes the ULA Ohm 2.0 Size Small with S curve straps.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » good lightweight womens pack
October 25, 4:54pm

Re: First Light purchase—sleeping bag/quilt or shelter?
In my opinion, the sleeping bag deserves attention first. Buy the best/lightest one you can afford. I ended up getting my Montbell Bag in like new condition off of www.geartrade.com for a good pr...

In GEAR » First Light purchase—sleeping bag/quilt or shelter?
October 25, 3:53pm

Re: Re: closed cell foam
I'm 6'3 and huge. I have and like the synmat because the outside baffles are slightly larger and seem to corral my limbs onto the pad at night. My go-to pad is a torso sized prolite. ...

In GEAR » Pad Help - Uncomfortable nights
October 25, 3:16pm

Re: Llama rescued!
That is good news!

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Llama rescue?
October 25, 11:27am

All Reader Reviews by Ian B.

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Lawson Equipment Customer Service
I've made a few purchases from Lawson. His glow-wire and ti stakes are my personal favorites in their class. The price has always been fair, shipping has been free, and delivery timely. Yesterd...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
June 24, 10:34am

ULA Equipment
I ordered a ULA Ohm 2.0 with standard options ~ 4/2013. Chris was very quick to respond to my emails. I had originally ordered a CDT and he was quick to modify my order. Backpack arrived within a f...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
June 13, 11:55am

zpacks Company
Well Z Packs continues to live up to their stellar reputation. I ordered a Hexamid Twin a few weeks ago. The posted delivery times were 5-7 weeks on their website. I suspected that spring is a hect...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
May 30, 11:31pm