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Kent C. (kent) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale High Sierra
About Me Old days: about 50 lbs.
New, UL days: 11.3 lbs.
UL is keeping me in the mountains!

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RailRiders Sale - 20%
20% off all items. Use code RRCW or RR4D. Good through Christmas. (own one RR shirt; otherwise not affiliated with company)

In Gear Deals » RailRiders Sale - 20%
December 22, 3:10am

I don't like hiking.
While I’m still not in it for the sake of hiking (I’m in the destination/sights group), I don’t mind it anymore. The grind of the hike, (with my old, traditional weight), nearly drove me fro...

In Chaff » I don't like hiking.
December 10, 11:26pm

Stumped on MB UL down inner - got help, Thanks!
I took the plunge and bought the Down Inner (under the rationalization that it's my Christmas present!) Already itching for it to arrive so I can play with it! This is a good community of w...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Please help. Stumped on MB UL down inner
December 07, 1:44am

Montbell U.L. Down Inner Parka"
Hi Roger, I'm actually interested in a jacket, but do you mind telling me how much your parka weighs? Thanks, Kent

In Gear Swap » For Sale: 2010 Montbell U.L. Down Inner Parka
November 30, 11:40pm

...Stumped on MB UL down's XL weighs?
Thank you to all for taking a couple minutes to help me out. It sounds like the jacket will be just enough to meet my needs. If I do get cold, I'll just have to hit the sack a bit earlier. ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Please help. Stumped on MB UL down inner
November 30, 11:36pm

Please help. Stumped on MB UL down inner
Bottom line: Buy the MB UL Down Inner or not? It will save me ~8oz in my pack, but will I be warm enough in camp? I DON'T want to be cold! I think I run avg. to slightly cold. (I estimate us...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Please help. Stumped on MB UL down inner
November 30, 12:25am

transcendent hoody vs MB Alpine light
I have an '08 Alpine Light jacket (same 4oz of 800 fill as current models). It is quite warm. I think you'd have no problems staying warm when idle in camp. Specifically, I've used i...

In GEAR » Down Insulation: OR transcendent hoody vs MB Alpine light
November 03, 8:38pm

Pillow and Groundsheet
I have loved my pillow from the beginning. It's been stored in the garage at prob. 120+ degree heat (Calif - Central Valley)every summer and has lasted ~15 yrs and never leaked a bit. http:...

In Make Your Own Gear » Pillow and Groundsheet
October 19, 10:30pm

no-cook breakfast ideas
Big Sur bars are great. Definitely *not* a typical trail bar - very tasty - IMO. Depending on your tastes you can get it plain ("original" flavor), or go a bit sweet ("white ze...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » no-cook breakfast ideas
July 25, 3:13pm

Driducks Rainsuit - Where to order?
Cabela's? $40 + $14 USPS shipping:

In GEAR » Driducks Rainsuit - Where to order?
July 12, 10:46pm

All Reader Reviews by Kent C.

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Mt. Williamson Motel; Independence, CA above & beyond
We had a reservation for several rooms, but on the day of our arrival - unbeknownst to me - my brother cancelled for another place in a nearby town. I had already arranged to leave a box of after-hik...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
June 22, 9:46pm

Gossamer Gear
In Nov. 2008 I first ordered from GG. Delivery guy tried to be helpful and put package over our fence & out of sight; he didn't notice we have dogs. They welcomed the box and had a taste. A...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
February 20, 4:58am