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Mark Ries (mtmnmark) - BPL Premium Member

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About Me Im to old to fat and out of shape but I sure like hiking and fishing in the wind river range Im transitioning closer to ultra light but still lightweight at best but 35lbs from skin out is alot better than the old 60

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Re: Re: Re: Mn BPLers GGGG
RJ had only told me who had RSVPed yes. Steve Climber was not there last year either. That's the thing about the PGGGG (P is for Private) some one gets left off the invite or feelings are hurt ...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » MN BPLers
March 07, 6:13am

Re: Mn BPLers GGGG
Since the heading of this thread says nothing about a GGGG do you think maybe we should start a new thread with an official invite or not. Not everyone in the Midwest may see this thread

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » MN BPLers
March 06, 8:13pm

Well I was close to backing out. You all may not know this but there is another GGGG going on the weekend of May1 and I got an personal invite from Ryan Jordan It looks like Andy Skurka, Mike Clell...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » MN BPLers
March 06, 5:40pm

Re: Shelter opinions?
Another vote for the lightheart solo great for hot buggy nights great star gazing great view and if it starts to rain it switches very fast to storm mode. Not a great pick for much over 6 foot 1 or...

In GEAR » Shelter opinions?
March 06, 4:41pm

Re: dry mouth
+1 on the pebble it works for me

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Dry Mouth?
March 04, 10:04pm

When I look at any shelter, especially a single wall I like to see where all the condensation is gonna end up as I dont like wiping down walls and ceilings I like it running down sloped walls and d...

In GEAR » Sierra Designs Tensegrity 2 Elite
March 01, 12:49pm

Re: Mn BPLers
I don't know, its getting complicated, I'm so confused. I don't even do tenkara, what if everyone makes fun of me beats me up and breaks my flyrod. Id feel like a sheepherder at a cattl...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » MN BPLers
February 27, 8:03am

Not to tell you what you want but a prolite xs is bigger and lighter not sure on the r- factor though. Also it would have a lifetime warrenty.

February 23, 9:19pm


In Gear Swap » WTB Tarptent Moment DW
February 22, 10:17am

Re: Life Lesson #4,217
You need to strap pillows to the bottom of the snow shoes (to simulate stepping in snow) then put two treadmills side by side. And now to keep the snarky thing going. There was that so hard you big...

In Chaff » Life Lesson #4,217
February 21, 10:20am

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