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Nathan V (Junk) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale The Great Lake State
About Me I have been backpacking for about 8 1/2 years, although I thought about trying it for a few years before that. I wish that i would have started earlier, I've had a lot of fun doing it.
CityColumbus
StateMichigan
CountryUnited States

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Cuben gear isn't just for cats
My dog loves to lay on my gear too, any time he can.

In Chaff » No Need to Pussy Foot Around This Problem
December 10, 5:26pm

Re: iHike book by Lawton "Disco" Grinter
+1 on everything Michael said. It's a very good book, I just wish it would have been longer. Maybe there will be an iHike 2.0

In On the Web » iHike by Lawton "Disco" Grinter
December 03, 4:49pm

Re: Re: Question for Gossamer Gear 2012 Pack Owners
I have noticed slipping with my 2012 Murmur hipbelt. Since it is removable, I'm probably going to try replacing it with standard webbing.

In GEAR » Question for Gossamer Gear 2012 Pack Owners
July 08, 5:32am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Low Cost Freezer Bag Meals
Samuel, I don't have the recipe, I think it's in Mike's book. I just did the Pad Thai recipe without it.

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Low Cost Freezer Bag Meals
June 14, 5:38pm

Re: Re: Low Cost Freezer Bag Meals
The trail food section on Erik the Black's blog has some good ideas that I use : http://blackwoodspress.com/blog/topics/trail-food/ Also I just tried this super simple recipe from Stick&#...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Low Cost Freezer Bag Meals
June 13, 5:58pm

Re: Re: Re: How far is "too far" for an overnighter?
I have to drive about 3 hours to the nearest trailhead and about 4 1/2 to the nearest "good" trails. I wish it wasn't so far, but it is.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » How far is "too far" for an overnighter?
May 12, 5:37pm

Re: Ohm vs. Circuit
My Circuit, a medium size torso and small size hipbelt, with a little bit of strap trimming and without any of the removable features on it, is about 29 oz. It's a great pack.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Pack Advice
April 02, 3:49pm

visa card
Matthew, I've had the REI Visa for years and have never paid one penny in interest, by doing exactly what you said ( I pay it off every month ). I use it for almost everything that I buy, not j...

In Gear Deals » REI Dividend?
March 13, 7:32pm

Re: Re: Flip Flop Flippin Appalachian Trail theatrical premier in Portland, Oregon
Excellent movie, I ordered it from Squatch the day it was available to order and got it a couple days later. +1 on his "Walk" series too, all are very well done.

In On the Web » "Flip Flop Flippin" Appalachian Trail theatrical premier in Portland, Oregon
March 06, 2:56pm

FS - TNF Diad rain jacket and Inov-8 Roclite 370 -- Price Drop --
Prices now $60 for the jacket and $40 for the shoes.

In Gear Swap » FS - TNF Diad rain jacket and Inov-8 Roclite 370
March 05, 3:40pm

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