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Conner D (cdipaolo) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale SoCal
About Me My big hike(s) so far is the High Sierra Trail. I hike a bunch of short 2 nighters and overnights, though. Looking to lighten my pack.
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Re: NeverWet superhydrophobic spray on coating
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YqGkC5uJ0yM I think that's what he was trying to share

In GEAR » NeverWet superhydrophobic spray on coating
November 24, 12:01am

Re: TrailLite Designs "CloudVest"
Awesome idea. I like the idea of maximizing it's weight in a sleeping system by using it like a quilt. -Conner

In GEAR » TrailLite Designs "CloudVest"
November 23, 11:47pm

Re: What size of daypack is everyone using?
+1 on the REI Flash 18. great design, and weighs about 9 oz. 18 L is more than enough for me do carry all I need for a day hike.

In GEAR » What size of daypack is everyone using?
November 22, 11:00pm

stuffsacks
If you can sew stuff sacks are very easy to make. I don't usually but them but sea to summit makes pretty nice silnylon (I think) dry bags. Granite gear makes tons of different types of stuff s...

In GEAR » stuff sacks
November 19, 1:55pm

Re: Rethinking clothing system
You could just use a DriDucks or similar rain jacket. It weighs 5.9 oz for a medium jacket. You would get full waterproofness for .6 oz of weight penalty (and a 15$ cost for jacket+pants). Another ...

In GEAR » Rethinking clothing system
November 05, 6:20pm

going with the swift
Thanks for the input. I think that I will go with the swift. The swift should be plenty enough for my purposes and has some features that I like (mesh pockets, pad pocket, removable hip belt, etc.)...

In GEAR » Golite Jam vs. SMD Swift
November 02, 9:06am

Golite Jam vs. SMD Swift
I am getting a new pack to replace my 80 oz Alps Mountaineering Zion (horrible buy) for my birthday (early december). I have narrowed down my options to the Six Mood Designs Swift and the GoLite Ja...

In GEAR » Golite Jam vs. SMD Swift
November 01, 10:54pm

Re: ULA Ohm
I love the ULA packs for their look and designs, but they cost a lot of money (although the Ohm costs 25$ more than the Jam). The Ohm and Catalyst were one of my main choices but for now I have set...

In Gear Lists » Trying to get lighter
September 22, 8:24am

subscribed
btw I just subscribed thanks to you guys. Don't think I'll regret it.

In Gear Lists » Trying to get lighter
September 21, 9:48pm

Re: Trying to get lighter
I do actually travel in the desert or hot chaparral quite often because it is the closest thing to where I live. When I say 35 lbs I carry that very little and usually on the first day of a trip an...

In Gear Lists » Trying to get lighter
September 21, 9:32pm

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