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Matt Lutz (citystuckhiker) - BPL Forum Member

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About Me Hiker-turned-ultramarathon runner. Sorry backpack, I've neglected you.
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All Forum Posts by Matt Lutz

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Re: 24 Hour Winter Trip
Do you have any other pants - softshells perhaps? Unless you have cold hands, I think you have too many hand layers. You've liner, 2x gloves, mitts and insulated mitts. I'd lose the midd...

In Gear Lists » 24 Hour Winter Trip
February 25, 6:18pm

Re: Minnesota winters
I'll be out two or three nights (Fri + Sat and/or Mon). There is plenty of space in my bags to keep the can warm at night, and I'll melt water in the afternoon when the temps should be nort...

In Gear Lists » Minnesota winters
February 25, 6:08pm

XUL is sub-5 lb full skin out weight i.e. everything you are carrying and wearing.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » So, What's an UL Weight? SUL?
February 25, 4:07pm

Re: Minnesota winters
Weather this weekend is going to similar to that on the Parcour 2009 (highs in the mid 30s, lows in the teens to potential high single digits). My gear list has changed slightly to accommodate the ...

In Gear Lists » Minnesota winters
February 24, 9:03pm

Re: "tarp for the beginner tarp camper"
+1 big, cheap 8x10 silnylon tarp. Jardine is/was right.

In GEAR » tarp for the beginner tarp camper
February 23, 7:53pm

Re: How much down in a RM Sniveller? 15 oz for reg; 17 oz for long.

In GEAR » How much down in a RM Sniveller?
February 23, 5:24pm

Re: Received my Gram Weenie!
FYI - George also sent me a SGW. I boiled 16 oz of tap water in ~8 minutes in an MSR TiKettle in my kitchen (the pot is perfect width for the flame) and the stove had plenty of alcohol left in it f...

In GEAR » Suggestions for alcohol stove for Snow Peak 450 mug
February 22, 10:41am

Re: I cant stay warm in my Golite Ultra 20
What did you have for supper and how hydrated were you?

In Philosophy & Technique » I cant stay warm in my Golite Ultra 20
February 18, 7:06pm

Re: HiLite or FirstLight?
Firstlight for the win. It is a proven clean design: see Bibler I-Tent, ID MK1 Light and MK1XL.

In GEAR » BD to use Nanotech in upcoming tents
February 18, 7:01pm

Re: Re: Question about Ethics and Gear Swap Forum
The law student/future lawyer in me will not weigh on the implications of this thread.

In Chaff » Question about Ethics and Gear Swap Forum
February 17, 3:55pm

All Reader Reviews by Matt Lutz

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Marmot Scree (softshell pants)
There is so much to love about these pants, but the little details kill any possibility of a 5 rating. So 4 it is. The good: The pants are made of Marmot's proprietary M3 fabric, which is a ...

In Clothing - Wind & Soft Shell
October 20, 9:50am

Zpacks Z1
I bought my Z1 from a BPL forum member. It had a webbing waist belt and a removable sternum strap. I have since removed the waistbelt (via scissors) and removed the sternum strap, which was attached t...

In Backpacks - Frameless
October 03, 10:22am

Montbell UL Down Inner Parka
I have a 2008 MB Inner down Parka, and I wish I would have waited until the 2009 models were released before hitting "submit order." I have a size small, which weighs in at 7.2 oz. The ja...

In Clothing - Insulating - Down
October 03, 9:24am

Black Diamond Windweight (formerly Jetstream)
I have owned two pairs of BD wind-proof liner gloves - an older pair of Jetstreams and the new model, their Windweights. Both used Polartec Windbloc fabric. These gloves are excellent next-to-skin...

In Clothing - Headwear, Handwear
October 03, 9:15am

Black Diamond Powerstretch (now Midweights)
These are my go-to liner gloves for all seasons. In three-season wear, they are are breathable and not too warm when the temperature dips. In cold and wet weather, I use them under a pair of MLD eVent...

In Clothing - Headwear, Handwear
October 03, 8:50am