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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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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 inner...men'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: http://www.cabelas.com/cabelas/en/templates/links/link.jsp?id=0082452982644a&type=product&cmCat=SEARCH_all&returnPage=search-results1.jsp&...

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

What Dehydrator should I buy?...a suggestion
This was rated as 5/5 here on BPL. I thought I had the URL for the review, but I don't, sorry. http://www.amazon.com/Nesco-American-FD-75PR-700-Watt-Dehydrator/dp/B000FFVJ3C/ref=sr_1_1?ie...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » What Dehydrator should I buy?
June 06, 7:05pm

Trip Report Index
This is such a useful tool! Thanks so much, Chris! I've already read a few reports that I probably would have never found or read before your creation. Thanks for spending all that time ...

In Post-Trip Reports » Trip Report Index
May 11, 12:25am

Efficiency with water tablets...or...
-Nate: If you don't find a satisfactory solution for the tablets you may want to try a mini dropper bottle of bleach (very fast to apply, no trash left over, very lightweight.) Please kee...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Efficiency with water tablets
April 07, 9:49pm

All Reader Reviews by Kent C.

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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