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Roman Ryder (RomanLA) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale Southwest Louisiana
About Me I'm an avid backpacker and whitewater kayaker, so I spend most of my free time in the mountains.
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Sounds good!
Thanks for the quick replies. I'll start with a ziploc and swap it out when I wear out a platy. Thanks!

In Philosophy & Technique » Filling Platypus
December 11, 1:23pm

Filling Platypus
I've been using a filter, but I'm swapping to an Aquamira Frontier Pro. I was thinking about using my cooking pot to fill my Platypus. Anyone have a better idea?

In Philosophy & Technique » Filling Platypus
December 11, 10:32am

"I bought a pair a few years ago for the same reason, they work great and are comfortable, but as my pack weight came down, they were just too heavy to bring along" Yeah...I was surpri...

In GEAR » Crocs
December 10, 11:28pm

I wanted to get something to use for camp shoes and river crossings. I picked up a pair of Crocs Off Roads tonight. I figured the closed toes and velcro on the heels would be good for river crossin...

In GEAR » Crocs
December 10, 10:31pm

I wish I could....
"That is one of the reasons why I encourage people to lay down and sit up inside a tent on top of their chosen mat before they decide." I got my contrail this afternoon and it's ra...

In GEAR » Actual Tent Area
December 09, 7:25pm

"You can easily get it under a pound with a razor blade and scissors." That would be down around 7 pounds...nice! :)

In GEAR » Jam2
December 08, 10:59am

Zipper Failure
Roman, The Jam2 will be updated for Spring 2009. It will weigh 4 more ounces than the current model. The main difference will be some more support added to the back foam, and the waterproof zi...

In GEAR » Jam2
December 08, 3:27am

I was thinking about picking up a Jam2, before they make the changes adding 4 ounces to the pack. They're going to be putting a normal zipper with a cover over it (due to failures of the waterp...

In GEAR » Jam2
December 07, 9:09pm

Nice Trip Report
I was thinking about heading that way in a couple of weeks. I'll be doing one of my insane long weekend trips though. I'll leave after work on Thursday night and have to be back to work Mon...

In Gear Lists » Newbie Guadalupe peak Tarp\bivy or Tent
December 06, 7:56am

Taco Bell
I just ate lunch there and was thinking...I wonder how much these sporks weigh? 0.1 oz :)

In Gear Lists » My little baggie of important dinky stuff
December 05, 12:54pm

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