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ROBERT TANGEN (RobertM2S) - BPL Premium Member

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All Forum Posts by ROBERT TANGEN

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Morality
PJ, there you go again. First you offer to help out a young man with a BPL membership, then you have the audacity to actually praise cottage industries that provide generous help to their customers...

In Gear Lists » Gear List for a Mid-January AT Start
November 22, 1:10pm

Re: Bias in writing
PJ, under that gruff Viking exterior, you are just a sweet, sweet soul. And sweetness like that just makes me want to puke. (No, cancel that, that's just my sick, sick mind burping again. Ignore th...

In GEAR » Bias in writing
November 22, 8:33am

Bearitos
Speaking of bearitos, my grandfather tells this story: "I was UL packing in Alaska when I came around a corner, and there was a huge grizzly, AAARRRGHH! standing on his hind legs. I'm afraid I p...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Trail Etiquette ?
November 21, 7:50pm

Sick thoughts
PJ: you may be the only person who will understand why all my kids will get this for Christmas: "Epileptic Elmo." You just press the soft spot on top of his head, and he goes into a seizure, comple...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Trail Etiquette ?
November 21, 2:08pm

Re: Death jokes
Thanks, PJ. Weird thoughts often pop out of my sick mind that I find funny at the time, but no one else does. Which is OK, I just don't want to contribute to trail violence.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Trail Etiquette ?
November 21, 10:25am

Re: Killing bikers
When I referenced "The Godfather" in a previous post, I was 100% joking. I don't believe in violence, except when my life or another's is in imminent danger. It's better to harrass the appropriate...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Trail Etiquette ?
November 21, 8:47am

Re: UL Everest boots
Re: "Ah, so we should still all be wearing leather boots": Here are the ingredients for the Oly Mons: "Breathable Cordura® (upper part)/Kevlar anti-perforation fabric (lower part)/Riri Storm® zip...

In Mountaineering & Alpinism » UL 8000meters BOOTS
November 21, 8:14am

Re: Trail etiquette
Re: "After all, the hacksaw solution isn't going to work with horses." It did in "The Godfather." What have we become, effete nattering nabobs?

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Trail Etiquette ?
November 20, 5:40pm

Re: UL Everst boots
If you're serious, Fillippo, then good luck. Are you aware that Koflach used to use alveolite foam in some of their inner boots. The idea was to use a heavier inner boot lower on the mountain, the...

In Mountaineering & Alpinism » UL 8000meters BOOTS
November 20, 1:23pm

Re: UL Everest boots
Mr. Douglas Ray: In My Arrogant Opinion (IMAO), the only kind of opinion I ever have, you are making a noble and valiant effort in a hopeless situation. Anyone who says he will be doing Everest in...

In Mountaineering & Alpinism » UL 8000meters BOOTS
November 20, 8:41am

All Reader Reviews by ROBERT TANGEN

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Zpacks Arc Blast 60 liter
I received my Zpacks Arc Blast, the large 60 liter, 17.0 oz. size for winter loads, and love it. If you are worried about getting poked, don’t worry, the stays terminate at the bottom end BEHIND the ...

In Backpacks - External Frame
September 13, 6:24pm

Rab Boreas extremely thin soft shell
1. David Chenault: “I'm a huge fan. It's been a great layer for BC skiing thus far. I expect it to be fairly bug proof too.” 2. Noted mountain climber Nils Nielsen: “The last month I’ve be...

In Clothing - Wind & Soft Shell
March 06, 3:44pm

WalMart / "Starter" compression shorts
(Others have written that they like these, and I agree.) The WalMart / “Starter” compression shorts are: 1. Long enough to prevent abrasion, even if you have massively muscled, Greek God-like thighs...

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - SYNTHETIC
May 02, 1:12pm

MLD 2009 Revelation
Five Stars! I love the new 2009 Revelation from Mountain Laurel Designs! I haven’t wrung it out like Ryan Jordan did for the pack he recently reviewed, so I don’t have his detailed data base, but th...

In Backpacks - Frameless
May 21, 6:12pm