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Frank Perkins (fperkins) - BPL Guest

My Locale North East
About Me Click on my website to my gear list: http://www.fperkins.com/backpacking/my-ultralight-backpacking-gear-list.php
StateConnecticut
CountryUSA
My Website URLhttp://tinyurl.com/67xjoa
My PDF Gear List3 season gear list.

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All Forum Posts by Frank Perkins

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Re: NorthEast Hike?
I was thinking VT or NH which obviously includes a lot of options. Anyone have suggestions which would work? Obviously it should include options for a few overnight stays that are not in shelters...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » NorthEast Hike?
May 29, 1:04pm

Re: TOO light!
Too light? Those words should be banned from BPL. If there is a 5.8 ounce rainjacket available, then the consensus should be anything over 6.0 ounces is considered heavy.

In GEAR » North Face 5.4oz waterproof w/hood
May 28, 5:54pm

Re: Re: triumph anorak any new updates?
why isn't there more chatter about this jacket? It's as ground breaking as the neoair (and as pricey!) I'm surpised there hasn't been a bpl review

In GEAR » North Face 5.4oz waterproof w/hood
May 26, 6:31pm

Re: triumph anorak any new updates?
So any more updates on this jacket? It sounds like the lightest jacket you can buy without going down the throwaway category of driducks.

In GEAR » North Face 5.4oz waterproof w/hood
May 26, 10:10am

Re: Cuben / Down Quilt
Very cool guys. So now I'm trying to figure out what the true weight savings are. The closest quilt that matches this would be the Arc Edge, size Large with 2oz overfill: http://www.nunatakus...

In Make Your Own Gear » Cuben / Down Quilt
May 26, 8:18am

NorthEast Hike?
Any fellow BPL'ers want to group up for a 2-3 day trip this Summer/Fall? Let me know if anyone is interested and we'll try to pick a date and place to show off techniques, equipment and, o...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » NorthEast Hike?
May 25, 6:32pm

Re: Gear List - Most Economical way to reduce
That backpack has to go. 5lbs!!!

In Gear Lists » Gear List - Most Economical way to reduce
May 20, 6:46pm

gear list for overnighter: mount mansfield
http://spreadsheets.google.com/ccc?key=rzAF_QcJe1by29sv7T84QOA

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Always can't find one piece of gear..
May 12, 12:34pm

Always can't find one piece of gear..
.. this time it's my coveted R1 Hoodie. That thing is always misplaced. I'm excited for a small overnight trip to Mount Mansfield in VT. Any NE'ers with any tips?

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Always can't find one piece of gear..
May 11, 5:36pm

LOL
LOL! I love it. Good job guys

In Editor's Roundtable » FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: BACKPACKING LIGHT SEEKS PARTNERSHIP WITH OHV/ORV COMMUNITY TO PROMOTE MULTI-USE HARMONY IN AMERICAN WILDERNESS
April 01, 5:09pm

All Reader Reviews by Frank Perkins

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Patagonia
My R1 hoody stitching started to fall apart and they took back the old one and sent me a brand new one. I also had a rip in my micropuff vest when my waist cinch cord ripped out. Again, no proble...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
January 15, 7:53pm

Backcountry.com
Never had an issue with them so they get a 5

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
January 08, 1:08pm

Taco Bell Spork
I recently used the TacoHell spork on a recent 3 person trip. I had titanium spoon, but my brother and cousin did not and this was a free and light alternative. Unfortunately, two of the sporks brok...

In Cookware - Other
January 08, 12:41pm