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Roger B (rogerb) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Here and there
About Me Mathematics and Teacher Educator been walking, on and off-track in many countries. My interest is in appreciating the outdoors, wherever I may be.
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All Forum Posts by Roger B

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Bushbuddy Ultra and BPL 900 pot
SOLD thanks for looking

In Gear Swap » Bushbuddy Ultra and BPL 900 pot
November 23, 11:14am

Nunatak Skaha Vest
Sold, thanks for looking

In Gear Swap » Nunatak Skaha Vest
November 23, 10:49am

Re: update
But with a speedmid you have more diagonal space, as well as storage space. In the end of course it depends on your needs, and the locale for planned trips.

In GEAR » Pyramid tarp for 6'1" person?
November 20, 11:43am

Re: speedmid vs. duomid
And the size is the reason why I prefer the speedmid. I also like the BD Megalight, goes up in a flash and its weight on my scales is 710 grams. Not including pole or pegs.

In GEAR » Pyramid tarp for 6'1" person?
November 16, 10:08am

Re: Re: Uh, what?
@Miguel and that is why I prefer my Moment over the Notch, more space inside, but less space outside.

In GEAR » Tarptent Moment or?
November 07, 12:32pm

Re: 24 Hours: Packrafting the Grande Ronde River
Yet another excellent article Ryan, which provides lots of information. What weight of cuben is your shelter, .51 oz/sqyd or heavier? I assume your are still using your ID event bivy. It seems th...

In Editor's Roundtable » 24 Hours: Packrafting the Grande Ronde River
November 02, 12:57pm

Re: Jim wood test
I find that my evac sacs are so compressed in my pack that they do not "inhale" until they are removed. But admittedly if they have room to breathe they will. It depends on your needs, I ...

In GEAR » Best Truly Waterproof lightweight Dry Bags (relatively durable)--Sea to Summit Lightweight Drysacks?
October 14, 12:55pm

Re: Best Truly Waterproof lightweight Dry Bags (relatively durable)--Sea to Summit Lightweight Drysacks?
I would prefer to carry one "good" waterproof dry sack which may weigh a bit more than carry several drysacks that are lighter but may not be as water-resistant. I have tried the Granite ...

In GEAR » Best Truly Waterproof lightweight Dry Bags (relatively durable)--Sea to Summit Lightweight Drysacks?
October 14, 11:43am

Re: Anaconda-Pintler Wilderness: Photo Essay
Thanks really enjoyed this post with its wonderful photos, the gear list makes for informative reading as well. @Mike great looking fish there.

In Editor's Roundtable » Anaconda-Pintler Wilderness: Photo Essay
October 10, 12:05am

Re: Looking for old BPL Titanium Short-Handled Spoon
I have one, but being in Denmark, shipping will be expensive. If you do not get one elsewhere send me a PM.

In Gear Swap » Looking for old BPL Titanium Short-Handled Spoon
October 06, 12:10pm

All Reader Reviews by Roger B

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Backpacking Light Ti Esbit stove
It took me a while to start using the stove but now it is the only stove I will use when traveling light. Its light weight coupled with the ability to use with many different pots makes this a stand o...

In Stoves - Other
September 19, 12:45pm

PossumDown Gloves (BPL Gear Shop)
In fact these gloves are so good I always "baby" them a bit, even though it is unnecessary. The gloves work well in cooler and wet weather and I use them with trekking poles in cooler condit...

In Clothing - Headwear, Handwear
January 25, 10:31am

Mountain Laurel Designs Grace Solo .97 Spinntex
This tarp is an example of the MLD teams great workmanship coupled with excellent design. Kevin has already described the tarp correctly, so all it is left for me to say is that it is a great piece...

In Shelters - Tarps & Floorless
January 25, 9:58am
When it came to the need to change the delivery address from local to international for an impending delivery, there was no fuss. After a couple of emails the address was changed and the products arri...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
July 16, 12:50pm

C and C Outdoors
Yes I had hoped for a great deal on their Integral designs equipment, but in the end I gave up and went elsehwere (and paid more). I wanted the gear, not the stories,

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
January 24, 4:27pm

Pentax Optio WP
The Optio WP is always in my pocket on a trip. Its lightweight and reliability ensures that I get every photo I want. Coupled with a gorilla pod it enables me to extend the range of light in which I c...

In Photography - Hiking & Backpacking Cameras
January 17, 6:45pm

Jolt Gum
For me the taste is non descript, maybe my taste buds have suffered from the coffee I drink in the Bodegas in NY. I use jolt in the afternoons when I am beginning to lose concentration, and am begi...

In Foods - Energy Bars, Gels, and Drinks
December 12, 6:56pm

Patagonia Micro Puff Pullover
My micropuff is my go to Pullover and coupled with my possum fur vest has provided me with warmth and comfort into the teens. Additionally it packs small.

In Clothing - Insulating - Synthetic (Polarguard, Primaloft, etc.)
December 09, 7:02pm

Rainy Pass (Gear Repair)
Whilst many of the readers of the site are very adept at repairing and making their own gear there are some who are not. I am one of them. As a consequence I have used Rainy Pass on 2 occasions, one t...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
December 01, 7:36pm

IBEX Wool Liner Gloves
Light, warm and solid. These are the gloves I use when it is cold and windy, they are ideally suited for use with trekking poles and even when they are damp, they help to keep your hands warm. In s...

In Clothing - Headwear, Handwear
December 01, 7:16pm