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Richard Matthews (food) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale Colorado Rockies
About Me Orienteering 25+ years.

Xski and done 20+ hut trips

Hiked Colorado Trail and now adopter.

Hiked Wonderland Trail

Summitted 29 14'ers.

40+ nights below the rim in the Grand Canyon. Linked trips to walk from Cameron to Elves Chasm.
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StateColorado

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All Forum Posts by Richard Matthews

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Re: Walking is like sex...
Neither is made better by speed.

In Chaff » Walking is like sex...
December 02, 1:27pm

Re: Best Unlined Windshirt Under $50?
My favorite windshirt is the Brawny from right hear at BPL. I like the option of layering under the winshirt. Zippers add weight and are something that can fail. My GoLite Ether pullover is no...

In GEAR » Best Unlined Windshirt Under $50?
November 20, 10:19am

Re: Caldera Cone in single digit temps?
Keep your alcohol fuel bottle in an inside pocket until you use it. Enjoy, it will be up to the task.

In GEAR » Caldera Cone in single digit temps?
November 17, 11:34am

Re: Feather and Mountain: The Backpacking Light ICON
I see a dream catcher.

In Philosophy & Technique » Feather and Mountain: The Backpacking Light ICON
November 17, 3:37am

Re: Grand Canyon Water
AquaMira or UV treatment works best in the Canyon.

In GEAR » Grand Canyon Water
November 07, 2:57pm

Re: If you were seperated from your pack...
CLASSIC COMMANDMENTS OF MOUNTAINEERING by Gerry Roach 1. Never get separated from your lunch. 2. Never get separated from your sleeping bag. 3. Never get separated from your primal urge...

In Philosophy & Technique » If you were seperated from your pack...
October 31, 8:16am

Re: Re: Naked guy in a watering hole
Is hippy still the code word for they do not shave?

In Gear Swap » Warmlite-Price TEST ONLY
October 23, 10:33am

Re: This has to be made into the longest topic on this forum.
I have nothing to add. I am just trying to boost my ranking. Where are emoticons when I need them? My personal standards for selling items to our community are: 1. If it is a POS then I ...

In Gear Swap » Warmlite-Price TEST ONLY
October 21, 5:01pm

Re: Ti Cooking Pot Size?
I use the Evernew 600 ml with a Caldera Cone stove. It has a handle and lid. Unless I want to fry then it is the mini Trangia. AL FOIL BASE 0.1 BACKPACKINGLIGHT FOLDING SPORK 0.5 BAND...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Ti Cooking Pot Size?
October 09, 3:12pm

Re: Re: Re: lightest widemouth bottle
Huzefa, I have drilled holes in Gatorade and PET softdrink bottles that is about the same size as my filter output hose. Insert the filter output hose and you have a hands free system to filter.

In GEAR » lightest widemouth bottle
October 08, 7:33am

All Reader Reviews by Richard Matthews

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Trail Designs Customer Service
Rand provides better customer service that we have a right to expect. The Caldera Cones are the most fuel efficient that I have used.

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
November 26, 3:48pm

zpacks Company
I have purchased packs and pouches and had Joe do some custom sewing. The quality is excellent and the delivery time is great. I mailed him a G4 for some modifications and received it back in 8 da...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
February 04, 8:23am

Zpacks Blast 32
Blast 32 by Zpack Options and additions: Webbing belt, Sternum strap, Daisy chain on shoulder straps, Base shock cord loops, One shoulder pouch, Shockcord and cordlock water bottle holder on ...

In Backpacks - Frameless
December 26, 9:08am

Equinox Silnylon Poncho
I use the extended version sold through Campmor. Recently I did a rainy week long hike with my 74 year old friend. We wore our ponchos at some time every day for a week. When we were coming out we ...

In Clothing - Raingear
January 04, 9:54am

Jacks R Better No Sniveller quilt
I got the No Sniveller and Nest together to use with my hammock. When wearing expedition weight long underwear the quilts will keep me warm to 30 degrees in the hammock. I also use the NS on the g...

In Sleeping Bags - Quilts & Top Bags
January 03, 3:23pm

Hennessy Hammock Asym
I have used the Hennessy as my primary shelter for 4 years now. The A-Sym design allows a poncho to be used as the fly. The bottom entry allows the fly to be set very close to the hammock. This...

In Shelters - Hammocks & Accessories
January 03, 3:09pm

Gatorade Bottle
I use a cozy made out of CCF pad so that I can shake my hot beverages. The mouth is just wide enough to allow drink mixes to be added without spilling. They fit in a normal bike bottle holster. ...

In Hydration - Water Storage Containers
January 03, 2:37pm

Trangia 28-5 Mini Aluminum Cook Pot
The lid from the AntiGravityGear 3 cup pot fits pretty well on the pot. Pour in a bag meals become monotonous quickly. This set gives me the ability to fry. The skillet works well with the alco...

In Cookware - Other
January 03, 2:27pm

Mary Jane's Farm Sante Fe Pasta
Don't forget Nick's Couch Potatoes, Red Pesto Pasta and Mac & Cheese. Lots of olive oil with all of them. I generally add chopped turkey pepperoni or bacon crumbles.

In Foods - Prepackaged Meals & Side Dishes
August 04, 7:18am

Six Moon Designs Lunar Solo
This tent brings together many of the superior design features from other light weight tents. The basic design is similar to the Dancing Light Gear Tacoma Solo Shelter. The Lunar solo has a very g...

In Shelters - Single Wall Tents
August 04, 7:08am