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Victor Karpenko (Viktor) - BPL Lifetime Member

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Beyond Fleece
One of my friends is 6'8", needless to say he has some issues with normal clothing. He is very happy with the quality and service rom Beyond Fleece.

In GEAR » Tall floks - Where to get gear?
September 20, 11:39am

Oware pyramid in winter
Hi Brian, One of the guys in the picture is in his mid-70's and he still skis and goes on extensive backpacking trips. He is quite the mountaineer. He also has a three digit REI number. ...

In Winter Hiking » Best lightweight winter tent?
September 17, 11:49pm

Oware pyramid in winter
I have used in for the past 5 years. I have not used it above treeline, but it has been a few good windy storms that dumped up to 2 feet of snow. If was pretty bullet proof. The only thing we di...

In Winter Hiking » Best lightweight winter tent?
September 16, 8:21pm

VAT not included
I agree, normally VAT included in the price. Below is the quote from their website. “All prices are shown in pound sterling (£) and are exclusive of UK VAT. VAT will be charged at the preva...

In GEAR » A groundbreaking new filter
September 14, 9:54am

Don't forget the VAT
Don't forget the VAT, for those in the UK they have the pleasure of a 17.5% VAT added to the price of the purchase. That brings it to... $453 Here is the web site for the filter. They say ...

In GEAR » A groundbreaking new filter
September 12, 11:12pm

Emigrant Wilderness
I agree with the above comment. I go on a trip here at least once a year. Here are a few photos...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » one last summer hike, but where to go?
August 27, 7:09pm

Half Dome
Sitting on the edge of Half Dome Yosemite with about 5000 feet of exposure.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Your Avatar
August 15, 10:01pm

It works for me!
Now I don't need reading glasses!!!!

In Website & Forum Admin/Support » Bug Report - Large Font Size
August 13, 11:22pm

Leki Makalu Service
I too have had great service from them. I have the anti-shock poles. I crossed a deep stream and used them for stability. When I got home I noticed the anti-shock feature was frozen. I called t...

In GEAR » Trekking pole newbie questions what makes 1 better than another, solid/adjustable,why? Recommendations
June 27, 12:26am

Re: For sale:Tarp/net tent
If no one else has expressed interest in it, I'll take it. How would you like the payment. Thanks Vic

In Gear Swap » For sale:Tarp/net tent
June 04, 8:59pm

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