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Roger B (rogerb) - BPL Lifetime Member

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About Me Mathematics and Teacher Educator been walking, on and off-track in many countries. My interest is in appreciating the outdoors, wherever I may be.
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PM me, however, the cost is only about $15 before shipping and in my view it is worth the investment. Roger

In Gear Swap » wtb: BPL UK Tarp DVD
January 02, 12:57pm

Australians ... let us rejoice?
July and Melbourne and I could be there

In GEAR » Australians ... let us rejoice?
January 02, 12:09pm

Maybe you should take a look at the BPL UK DVD that can be found here BPL UK Tarp DVD

In GEAR » Confession of a non-tarper
December 29, 12:48pm

Re More Sil Dome pics
Thanks Franco. I notice that you have used the longer Easton pegs in your second set up, but the sildome is provided with the shorter (blue) Easton pegs. It seems that the longer pegs may provid...

In GEAR » ID Sil Dome pics
December 27, 2:31pm

Rain Gear Compromise
for me it would be the OR Zealot, if I am not wearing my Montane Litespeed

In GEAR » Looking for a rain gear compromise
December 27, 12:34pm

Ben asked
Ben Asked about the Double Rainbow video link, here is the BPL link to the previous thread can be found here

In GEAR » 2008 Golite Shelters @
December 20, 1:48pm

Perma Gaiters
Prolight Gear have size medium and small Perma Gaiters, they may have others if you contact them. And try Mountain Plus

In GEAR » eVent gaiters
December 15, 4:01am

No he has a contrail, and therefore does not need a Soulo

In GEAR » Hilleberg Soulo
December 12, 3:39pm

My top 3
1. Inov8 Roclite 390 GTX, most comfortable boots/shoes ever worn 2. MLD Grace Solo Tarp always goes up as tight as a drum. 3. BPL Long Handled Ti Spoon. A close fourth BPL ti pots and wing...

In Editor's Roundtable » 2007 Backpacking Light Staff Picks
December 06, 12:12pm

390 gtx
I have a pair of Inov-8 390 GTX boots which can get warm in temperate conditions, however, once the temperature drops to around 40 F or below then they are fine. I am holding out for the non GTX In...

In GEAR » Winter footwear advice?
November 29, 12:34pm

All Reader Reviews by Roger B

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Backpacking Light Ti Esbit stove
It took me a while to start using the stove but now it is the only stove I will use when traveling light. Its light weight coupled with the ability to use with many different pots makes this a stand o...

In Stoves - Other
September 19, 12:45pm

PossumDown Gloves (BPL Gear Shop)
In fact these gloves are so good I always "baby" them a bit, even though it is unnecessary. The gloves work well in cooler and wet weather and I use them with trekking poles in cooler condit...

In Clothing - Headwear, Handwear
January 25, 10:31am

Mountain Laurel Designs Grace Solo .97 Spinntex
This tarp is an example of the MLD teams great workmanship coupled with excellent design. Kevin has already described the tarp correctly, so all it is left for me to say is that it is a great piece...

In Shelters - Tarps & Floorless
January 25, 9:58am
When it came to the need to change the delivery address from local to international for an impending delivery, there was no fuss. After a couple of emails the address was changed and the products arri...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
July 16, 12:50pm

C and C Outdoors
Yes I had hoped for a great deal on their Integral designs equipment, but in the end I gave up and went elsehwere (and paid more). I wanted the gear, not the stories,

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
January 24, 4:27pm

Pentax Optio WP
The Optio WP is always in my pocket on a trip. Its lightweight and reliability ensures that I get every photo I want. Coupled with a gorilla pod it enables me to extend the range of light in which I c...

In Photography - Hiking & Backpacking Cameras
January 17, 6:45pm

Jolt Gum
For me the taste is non descript, maybe my taste buds have suffered from the coffee I drink in the Bodegas in NY. I use jolt in the afternoons when I am beginning to lose concentration, and am begi...

In Foods - Energy Bars, Gels, and Drinks
December 12, 6:56pm

Patagonia Micro Puff Pullover
My micropuff is my go to Pullover and coupled with my possum fur vest has provided me with warmth and comfort into the teens. Additionally it packs small.

In Clothing - Insulating - Synthetic (Polarguard, Primaloft, etc.)
December 09, 7:02pm

Rainy Pass (Gear Repair)
Whilst many of the readers of the site are very adept at repairing and making their own gear there are some who are not. I am one of them. As a consequence I have used Rainy Pass on 2 occasions, one t...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
December 01, 7:36pm

IBEX Wool Liner Gloves
Light, warm and solid. These are the gloves I use when it is cold and windy, they are ideally suited for use with trekking poles and even when they are damp, they help to keep your hands warm. In s...

In Clothing - Headwear, Handwear
December 01, 7:16pm