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Larry Dyer (veriest1) - BPL Forum Member

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About Me Born 1984; raised in the sticks; grew up hiking, riding bikes, and camping; decided to combine them in 2009.
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What I'm sitting on
I pretty much keep my gear paired down to only what I use and research research research before buying anything. This is what I have that I've never used or only used a couple of times: MLD ...

In Chaff » Never Used Gear
February 12, 5:10am

My current setup is a 700ml pot from and a Supercat. If you're going to be boiling 500ml or more I'd guess you're doing more than boil-in-a-bag meals. For those I'...

In Make Your Own Gear » Super Cat stoves
February 12, 4:53am

Half Pyramid
I'm a fan of the pitch Ken showed but with a second pole pulling the roof up and out. It's quite cozy but a bit more room can be achieved for us tall guys by pitching foot end into the wind...

In GEAR » What is your favorite pitch for a 5x8 tarp with bivy?
February 08, 12:42am

Tarping Technique
IIRC much of your Sea to Sea hike was done with a poncho tarp. I hope you go over your poncho tarping experiences. Such as how you've handled difficult situations and when you've had them f...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Skurka Gear Book
February 07, 4:43am

Re: Re: saving a pound
"I am a bit confused by Nixing the teapot. In this set of gear I don't take a pot to cook in, only the teapot to boil water. I add the boiling water to either my mug or my bowl for tea or ...

In Gear Lists » First time I ever weighed my gear!
February 07, 4:35am

Save a pound
I think you can save some serious weight by simply doing more with less. Nix: Teapot 203 (Use a mesh container of some sort or skim the leaves off the top and make the tea in your regular pot) ...

In Gear Lists » First time I ever weighed my gear!
February 07, 3:22am

David got it! Just send me your address and I'll get 'em headed your way.

In Gear Swap » Early Bird Gets the PIF
February 07, 1:30am

Nice list. I've been wondering what you were carrying for a while now. The only thing I really see where you could trim some weight without spending significant money for gear that performs ...

In Gear Lists » Finally got the kit to 100% and weighed.
February 07, 12:36am

Early Bird Gets the PIF
Or a night owl might.... Even though it's not much I waited until now to post these because of how many items I've missed because I generally sleep during the day. I'll cover shipping o...

In Gear Swap » Early Bird Gets the PIF
February 07, 12:18am

I have a mountain hardware scrambled (1st gen) that has been lightened up a bit and comes in around 10 ounces without the foam backpanel. These did not sell with a hipbelt though. It has a smal...

In Gear Swap » WTB - Cheap SUL Pack - MYOG ok
February 06, 6:08pm

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