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Rog Tallbloke (tallbloke) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale DON'T LOOK DOWN!!
About Me Backpacking since 11 years old. :-)
CityLeeds
StateGods own County
CountryBritain
My Website URLhttp://www.tallbloke.net

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Re: compass
You had every reason to be extremely fatigued. Night hiking is hard, when familiar skylines and closer crests blur into confusion. When I'm lost I usually sit down, brew up, and re-assess. I fi...

In Speed Hiking and Fastpacking » Following Ralph and Allen's JMT FKT attempt
August 04, 2:37pm

Re: WTB: mont-bell U.L. Spiral Down Hugger Thermal Sheet or similar
There's one on UK ebay finishing in a couple of hours. Could be bargain of the week for you. http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Mont-bell-Spiral-Down-Hugger-Thermal-Sheet-Sleeping-Bag-Ultralight-NWT-/1...

In Gear Swap » WTB: mont-bell U.L. Spiral Down Hugger Thermal Sheet or similar
August 04, 2:12pm

Re: #5
No problem. FYI It has a 3/4 length (left) zip so you can open it out apart from the footbox.

In Gear Swap » WTB: mont-bell U.L. Spiral Down Hugger Thermal Sheet or similar
August 04, 8:41am

Re: WTB: mont-bell U.L. Spiral Down Hugger Thermal Sheet or similar
I'm in UK and have a long #5 spiral down hugger which will be surplus very soon, as I have a quilt coming from Tim Marshall. Email me at rog (at) tallbloke (dot) net Cheers

In Gear Swap » WTB: mont-bell U.L. Spiral Down Hugger Thermal Sheet or similar
August 04, 7:11am

Re: Still processing...CPU crash...
" I couldn't get my bearings and had no idea which direction I was heading or if I was even on the right trail anymore" A 5g button compass can be a reassuring and useful device, e...

In Speed Hiking and Fastpacking » Following Ralph and Allen's JMT FKT attempt
August 04, 4:05am

Re: Extra Wide Zrest style pads
Don't know about extra wide but these items located in south Korea advertised on UK ebay are are 21.6" wide. item 261244219595 ebay.co.uk

In GEAR » Extra Wide Zrest style pads
August 03, 3:19pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Hear hear
Wow. Pricey. My £3 down vest from the charity shop is looking good value. Only 6oz too.

In GEAR » Ultralight synthetic jacket
August 03, 3:12pm

Re: Golite Part 2 Begging for Money
I own several Golite products which have served me very well. * Hex 3 tent * Hut 1 tent (x2) * Ion Pack * Dome Umbrella * 3oz windshirt I do like the functionality of these items, as well...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Golite Part 2 Begging for Money
August 03, 12:47am

Re: Re: Golite Part 2 Begging for Money
“GoLite on the Planet” "being able to: present the complete brand, holistically; tell the lightweight and sustainability stories with integrity" Maybe all that emphasis on sustaina...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Golite Part 2 Begging for Money
August 02, 4:08pm

Re: Re: Re: Backpacking binoculars
Another option to consider is a digital camera with (say) 30x zoom capability. The Sony HX50 I have only weighs around 9.5oz and takes some great images at long distance. E.g. . You can us...

In GEAR » Backpacking binoculars
August 02, 7:43am

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