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Mark Ries (mtmnmark) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale IOWAHHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!
About Me Im to old to fat and out of shape but I sure like hiking and fishing in the wind river range Im transitioning closer to ultra light but still lightweight at best but 35lbs from skin out is alot better than the old 60

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fishing in the winds
Id be interested in a possible ? 10day ? trip i wonder if we are thinking the same areas I will send a PM

In Pre-Trip Planning » Winds 2012 Hardcore Fishing
January 03, 10:06am

Thanks Douglas
You are right as always bad choice of words. David, sorry if I offended you.

In GEAR » Kudos to Judy @ Lightheart Gear - SoLong 6
December 16, 11:40pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Weird
If a person was really concerned about it they could drill a hole thru the spreader bar/ pex ridge pole and tie cords through the hole then to the trekking poles to hold them together. But I will s...

In GEAR » Kudos to Judy @ Lightheart Gear - SoLong 6
December 16, 12:39am

nice pack
I have one of these as well as two other brands and this one is my favorite and of my dogs it was the favorite of two out of three dogs. It may look similar but the sherpa is much nicer than the k...

In Gear Swap » FS- Kelty Sherpa Medium dog pack
November 18, 9:01pm

Wind river route
Hi Kris Ive done six trips in the northern and central area of the winds so I know enough about the area to get lost. Do you have a map of the area yet if so Id be glad to talk you through a route....

In Pre-Trip Planning » 2012: Wind River Range
November 08, 7:56pm

10lbs may feel the same as 10.5 lbs but then 11 will feel the same as 10.5 until Im carrying 50+ lbs again and btw I never carry anything as light as 10lbs but was starting at your example. 25-30lb...

In Philosophy & Technique » When is it just a fetish?
November 05, 10:19am

Actually that is not that bad of a weight I still have a couple of 1" thick thermarest that weigh 28 oz from 20 yrs back and those were light at the time. I used to have similar air mats when ...

In GEAR » Relic of a inflatable sleeping pad.
October 28, 8:56am

BC thermowrap
I would like to see a picture of the wear/damage if possible and has this been washed and how much?

In GEAR » Jackets like the BC Montbell thermawrap?
October 22, 5:16pm

Backpacking in MO
Getting a little bit out there but I used to go to paddy creek by Ft lenardwood. What I liked the best down there was the Irish Wilderness area,which is more by popular bluff. Both of these areas a...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Backpacking in Eastern MO
October 12, 7:39am

Pillow attachment points
Mine has none, didnt know is was supposed to

In GEAR » My exped sun at ul7 is missing pillow tie-out points?
October 11, 7:54am

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