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b willi jones (mrjones) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale NZ,,, best place in the world !?
About Me kia ora, i was born in '74 in the 'shadow of Aoraki' (Mt Cook) in a town called Twizel, in the South Island of New Zealand. i havnt lived there for quite some time, but i still call it home. im not getting any younger, but i love getting outdoors and acting the goat.

favorite quote - "less is more, more or less"
My PDF Gear List3 season NZ

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All Forum Posts by b willi jones

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above the trees
the south of the South Island, NZ

In Photo Gallery » Above Treeline
June 23, 1:48am

sharing trees
south coast of the South Island, NZ

In Photo Gallery » Share Your Trees
June 23, 1:22am

just re bumping this - an oldie but a goodie

In Gear Lists » Suggested GEAR LIST ETIQUETTE
May 27, 6:30pm

speaking of which... after recently splitting from my wife, a friend told me that if i didnt use mine, it would fall off. now i aint no looser, so can someone out there look that up for me, thanks

In Chaff » Do birds pee ?
May 22, 5:22am

Re: My 1st SUL trip
cool man... is there a trip report link?

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » My 1st SUL trip
March 20, 2:39am

pack size for that gear
i use some similar gear to what you have listed. i have an MLD super prophet with a large size torso. all up with ext collar, i think its around 40/45L. could go smaller if you wanted to compres...

In GEAR » What pack do you recommend for this gear?
March 06, 10:22pm

Re: Seam
if you were using it as an A-frame set up, and the 'ridge-line' was going to be the main guy-out point through the middle of a panel, then i would probably make a seam. not a seam as such t...

In GEAR » Center seam on cuben tarp necessary?
February 09, 11:58pm

Re: Not enough info.
you seemed to have enough info to write this negative report

In GEAR » A brief negative review of the Brooks PureDrift
January 30, 1:14am

invite them all
invite them all, let them make the call as to weather its to expensive or to far

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Who would you invite?
October 08, 3:33am

my birthday bash
my birthday bash the aim... get to Jubilee Hut and back. Jubilee Hut (built in 2007, sleeps 10+) is situated in the Silver Peaks scenic reserve just outside Dunedin, New Zealand. i have been on ...

In Post-Trip Reports » my birthday bash
September 19, 6:37am

All Reader Reviews by b willi jones

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Mountain Laurel Designs Spirit Quilt 30
i have the MLD Spirit 38 and find it to be a very versatile bit of equipment. the weather here in NZ can get a tad wet and having a synthetic quilt can be a good option. i also have a down quilt, but ...

In Sleeping Bags - Quilts & Top Bags
July 15, 5:13am

Mountain Laurel Designs SoloMid Cuben
another fantastic product from MLD. ive had a 2 person tunnel tent from fairydown, and an MSR Hubba, but this cuben Solomid from MLD is something else... i use hiking poles from Leki, so didnt see...

In Shelters - Tarps & Floorless
July 15, 4:41am

MLD Super Prophet
getting a new pack was a tough decision for me. being in NZ, you dont get a lot of choice at the local outdoor stores, and getting one made from MLD was going to take time and money, so it had to be r...

In Backpacks - Frameless
July 15, 4:06am