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Ron W (Miles2go) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale White River National Forest
About Me I'm out there a lot, both solo & with the wife & dog. Walking, Hiking, Backpacking, Running, Bike Touring. A recently retired Veteran. Happy trails.
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Re: Plush Pad
Hey Mary: So do you know anything about the BA pad I mentioned? It's supposed to be insulated and is 3.5 thick. I'm indeed looking to use one of our 20% opportunities if possible. I&#...

In GEAR » Seaking a Plush Pad
March 28, 8:03pm

Re: RE: Nemo Astro/Cosmo Pad
Thanks the Astro looks like it's about 1" thinner than the Q-Core but lighter so I'll consider Nemo. The Exped Synmat UL 7 looks interesting too. About 3" thick and only 15.2...

In GEAR » Seaking a Plush Pad
March 28, 6:39pm

Seeking a Plush Pad
My SO is a few months out from having a hip operation to repair torn cartilage. We have a pretty big trip planned before that operation and I want to buy her the one of the most plush sleeping pad...

In GEAR » Seaking a Plush Pad
March 28, 6:18pm

Re: Re: opinions on different types of shelters.
To expand on Chad's last few lines about not likely finding your "perfect shelter" right on the first go around; buying used isn't a bad idea. People are always selling stuff the...

In GEAR » opinions on different types of shelters.
March 28, 6:09pm

Re: opinions on different types of shelters.
There are only a handful (perhaps a few more than that) truly free-standing tents which are useable without employing a single guy-line. I have one of them but it's not a lightweight. The ni...

In GEAR » opinions on different types of shelters.
March 28, 6:05pm

Re: lots of BS.
Right! Buyer be frightened. Unfortunately, there are positive reviews of these tents on Backpack Gear Test and in other places that will lead people to the product site, unaware of the great ...

In GEAR » Big Sky Update
March 27, 2:02pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Tents for Tall People - Here's a real player that hasn't been mentioned.
At the same time? That makes my night with a rootbeer float seem a little tame. ...though my beer fridge is currently stocked with over a dozen choices. :) On topic: Mountain Hardwear Drifte...

In GEAR » Tents for Tall People
March 26, 11:26pm

Re: WTB: Golite SL3 Flysheet
P to the M to the you.

In Gear Swap » WTB: Golite SL3 Flysheet
March 26, 10:21pm

Re: Re: Tents for Tall People - Here's a real player that hasn't been mentioned.
Right David. Same review I linked to at the bottom of my post. :) I'll add: The MSR Hoop looks like it could be lightened up pretty easily. In example, it can go without the two small pol...

In GEAR » Tents for Tall People
March 26, 10:12pm

Tents for Tall People - Here's a real player that hasn't been mentioned.
MSR HOOP I was killing time in an outdoor store in a distant town today while my gal was at a doctor's appointment. While digging around their large collection of tents which weren'...

In GEAR » Tents for Tall People
March 26, 9:31pm

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