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$$ sent
Thanks Anthony, can't wait!

In Gear Swap » world's lightest down pants
January 23, 10:17pm

payment sent...
for Cierzo 18. Thanks!

In Gear Swap » FS Arcteryx Cierzo 18 Liter Black Back Pack and Camelbak H.A.W.G. Bag Black New with tags
January 21, 4:30pm

$100 Tenkara deal!
Not only can you get an Iwana from TenkaraUSA for a cool crisp benjamin, but Tenkara will also donate $50 of that $100 to protect fish habitat. Seems like a win-win situation if anyone is looking t...

In Gear Deals » $100 Tenkara deal!
December 05, 4:25pm

thread disappeared
not sure, but suspect the recent SPAM here on BPL - hoping this bump will revive it as I don't want to re-post

In Post-Trip Reports » TR in Lee Metcalf Wilderness/Spanish Peaks, MT
October 19, 7:40pm

TR in Lee Metcalf Wilderness/Spanish Peaks, MT
I just posted a rundown on some gear and the likes on a quick sub 24 hour trip here in my neck of the woods. Here's some pics that showcase the excursion: : Yard Sale: run-do...

In Post-Trip Reports » TR in Lee Metcalf Wilderness/Spanish Peaks, MT
October 18, 7:57pm

re:WTB: Solo tent
I have a HS TarpTent Rainbow for sale if you are still looking. PM sent.

In Gear Swap » WTB: Solo tent
October 09, 7:44am

No flame
Love my jetboil SOL Ti- both for climbing and for UL backpacking. Best in class IMO. Speed and efficiency = muy bueno. I haven't used any better to date. Keep em coming!

In GEAR » Flame on
October 08, 9:31pm

re: forum and Kilian Jornet
'There really needs to be a sub-forum for ultramarathon, FKT, speed ascents/traverses, fastpacking, etc........ yeah?' Yup. You got it nailed Eugene. IMO, an important and extremely rele...

In Other Activities » Anton Krupicka and Kilian Jornet run up Grand Teton summit.
October 08, 8:34pm

WM Summerlite sale
Carl - not trying to steal your thunder, but I also have a LZ 6' WM Summerlite that I'd be willing to part with. Gently used one season, sleeping layers used always. It's going to be wi...

In Gear Swap » FS - Western Mountaineering Summerlite (reg)
October 01, 10:26pm

Montbell Mirage Parka
If this has already been addressed, please forgive me: Montbell Mirage Parka Looking like it is tres expensive, but also very warm for its weight. ~41.41% down to weight ratio! Ala a custom G...

In GEAR » Montbell Mirage Parka
September 12, 10:58pm

All Reader Reviews by Nick Truax

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Montbell Extremely Light Down Jacket
MB just barely missed the mark w/this one. What is nearly a perfect rendition of the UL jacket, is missing some sort of waist hem retention. Whether it is an UL drawcord hem or elastic (like on the ...

In Clothing - Insulating - Down
July 19, 10:37pm

GoLite GoLite customer service
I've had better.. Long story, but Golite did eventually (kind-of) resolve the issue, after much prodding on my part.

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
July 01, 7:30pm

WL Gore & Associates WL Gore & Associates
Similar to Patrick's prior experience with WL Gore's CS, I too have been the beneficiary of new gear thanks to their prompt and courteous service. No complaints here on two occasions. Good...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
July 01, 7:25pm

Pro Lite Gear customer service
I have been a long-time customer and can say nothing but good things about the customer service at ProLite Gear. I am posting this in thanks to them and their excellent service.

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
July 01, 7:16pm

Mammut Lucido TXLite
4.5/5 This would be my actual rating due to its unregulated nature, but I'll bump it up since most headlamps of its kind fall into this category. Super bright and long lasting with 3AAA'...

In Lights - Flashlights & Headlamps
January 28, 9:00pm

ULA Circuit
Pretty much amazing. I've carried this pack through multiple states and its a champion. A bit heavier than some other ul packs but carries like a champ from 15 to 25ish lbs. Volume may be a b...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
September 18, 10:02pm

Probar Energy Bar
I'd truly give a 4.5/5 just due to the high price. Well, they say you get what you pay for. And this is true with probar. They've been my staple (Art's OG, Superfood, and Berry) for a ...

In Foods - Energy Bars, Gels, and Drinks
September 17, 5:29pm

MSR Mini Titan Cookset
Been using the titan 1.5L w/out its partnered 1 L for about 6 months now on dozens of trips w/out a complaint. Its cooks for two just fine as well as being large enough for melting snow. The 1.5L ...

In Cookware - Titanium
September 17, 5:11pm