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Brendan Swihart (brendans) - BPL Lifetime Member

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"Trail runners with Vibram (or similar) soles?"
Yeah Inov-8's sticky rubber beats any soles I've ever had for traction, especially on slippery surfaces. I think vibram makes some softer rubber soles now as well but I'm not sure on w...

In GEAR » Trail runners with Vibram (or similar) soles?
April 21, 4:04pm

"sock liners - necessary?"
I wear them sometimes as my hiking socks...nice and cool.

In GEAR » sock liners - necessary?
April 21, 4:00pm

montbell
I'd look into Montbell as well. I have the Rain Trekker and it's an awesome jacket and a great value. Their Breeze Dry Tec is definitely more breathable than what you have listed. Not qu...

In GEAR » Best rain jacket for under $150?
April 21, 10:30am

Durable trail shoes?
I've found La Sportivas to be very durable. I've only used the Fireblades, but they definitely last longer than anything else I've used.

In GEAR » Durable trail shoes?
April 20, 6:42pm

2 yds of .74 oz cuben
2 yards (72") x 54" wide CT2k.08 olive drab color. $45 shipped. PM if interested.

In Gear Swap » 2 yds of .74 oz cuben
April 20, 9:01am

keg vs ti
I like using the kegs for woodburning or esbit because when they get all sooty they're easy to replace. I don't mind replacing 'em ;)

In GEAR » long term beer keg vs Ti pots
April 20, 8:54am

windshirts
I'd also consider a windshirt one of my favorite layers. I made a hooded one from M90 with a liberty ridge pattern and love it. Cheap, easy project with a final weight under 2.5 oz. I find i...

In GEAR » Windshirts and warmth
April 13, 9:45pm

hose length
My experience has been that having longer hose above the filter improves flow rate but hose length below the filter does not. When I use a gravity filter I only have a couple inches of tubing belo...

In Make Your Own Gear » Gravity filter/ hose length
April 12, 10:48pm

"A new pack - I know what I want, but don't know what to get."
Between the Gorilla, Ohm, and Prophet, the Gorilla will have the cooler back with some 3D mesh and the eggcrate CCF. I have a Gorilla and a MYOG pack made of Dyneema X and the Gorilla is a bit coo...

In GEAR » A new pack - I know what I want, but don't know what to get.
April 12, 9:28pm

gorilla straps
I'm pretty small (about the same as Tyler) and love the gorilla straps. I find them very comfortable. I think it has to do more with body/shoulder/neck shape than large or skinny or whatever.

In GEAR » A new pack - I know what I want, but don't know what to get.
April 12, 1:24pm

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