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Rob E (eatSleepFish) - BPL Guest

My Locale Canada
About Me Fly fisherman turned ultra-lighter to access remote lakes and streams.
StateOntario
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Re: so many options!
I agree with Travis. In my one season with the Yak, I haven't been disappointed with the flat water speed at all. Sure, it's slower than our canoe, and nothing compared to glass ocean kay...

In GEAR » Alapacka packraft for great lake use, recommendations?
January 30, 4:26pm

A good BPL thread on packraft choosing
Also, this BPL thread has some excellent thought process and analysis for choosing a particular packraft model, though, much of the conversation focuses on whitewater http://www.backpackinglight...

In GEAR » Alapacka packraft for great lake use, recommendations?
January 30, 1:11pm

Yukon Yaks are middle of the ground
Veronique, I picked up a packraft last year and love it. I am 5'10, 32" inseam, and settled on the 2012 Alpacka Yukon Yak with the old-style removable cruiser spray deck, and 4 piece Sawy...

In GEAR » Alapacka packraft for great lake use, recommendations?
January 30, 11:32am

Re: NeoAir Mini Pump
That looks pretty neat. I've often wondered why an electric fan pump for inflatables in this size didn't exist, as all of the small electric pumps I've seen weigh a ton and seem to tak...

In GEAR » NeoAir Mini Pump
January 30, 4:27am

WTB: inflatable packrafting PFD
Hello, I'm looking to get a lightweight packable packrafting PFD, preferably something manually inflatable. PM me and let me know what you have and we can go from there. Cheers.

In Gear Swap » WTB: inflatable packrafting PFD
January 28, 12:41pm

swimming vs wading
I will just chime in to say that wading/standing/bobbing in cold water is vastly different from swimming. Having your entire body submerged while doing hard muscular/cardiovascular activity forces...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Safe swimming-distance from lake-outflux?
January 18, 2:24pm

Re: Delorme InReach or Other???
I have a Spot GPS messenger (the smaller second revision), and I haven't used the Delorme or Spot connect. I made the choice to go with the Spot messenger because I didn't want one that pa...

In GEAR » Delorme InReach or Other???
January 11, 8:35am

Re: Re: Re: New stove and cookset for a new guy
"Canister stoves simply for their versatility, and because I hear alcohol takes forever to boil and aren't practical in the winter...unless you guys can talk me out of that. I'm not af...

In GEAR » New stove and cookset for a new guy
January 10, 12:00pm

Re: Using Straps Correctly
Just a comment: I "used" the straps with trekking poles for years, and read how to use them correctly, but in hindsight, I was not using them optimally. It was not until I spent a season...

In GEAR » Trekking Poles and Forefoot Strike
January 07, 6:10pm

I'm a Hubba Hubba fan
I'm a Hubba Hubba fan and would love to have it in my gear closet. I'm waiting for the 9 pound 3 person department store tent I use car camping to wear out, unfortunately I don't think...

In GEAR » Any Hubba Hubba Fans Left Out There?
January 06, 11:38am

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