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Robert Perkins (rp3957) - BPL Guest

My Locale The Sierras
About Me I usually plan 2- 3 weekend trips in the Sierras a year and try to do one 'long' hike a year. I really like the Central part of the Sierras.
CitySparks
StateNevada
CountryUS

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All Forum Posts by Robert Perkins

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Bivy Condensation
I prefer to not use a tarp at all unless rain is threatening. I really enjoy sleeping under the stars! You are correct though, when I am under the tarp in normal conditions, I don't get the biv...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Bivy Condensation
November 19, 9:11pm

"Sierra Lakes & Tranquility"

In Photo Gallery » Sierra Lakes & Tranquility
November 19, 8:54pm

Bivy Condensation
You are thinking along the same lines as me Bill. I had a little success with leaving my bivy opened up for the first few hours to allow some ventilation, then zipping it up for the last few hours ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Bivy Condensation
November 19, 8:06pm

Bivy Condensation
I have got to the point where I really prefer cowboy camping over being in a tarp or tent. I pack a Hexamid Solo with an extended beak for storms, but usually just set up in my MLD Superlight bivy ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Bivy Condensation
November 19, 7:01pm

FS or Trade: SMD Starlight Pack
Pack SOLD and Shipped.

In Gear Swap » FS: Marmot, Helium 15 Degree Sleeping Bag and SMD Starlight Pack
November 19, 6:17pm

"FS: Nunatak Alpinist 20deg Mummy Bag, long"
PM sent with some questions. Temp rating, stuff sack included etc? Edit- Duh-oh..I guess it would help if I read the title! 20 degree mummy bag Long.

In Gear Swap » FS: Nunatak Alpinist 20deg Mummy Bag, long
November 18, 9:57pm

FS SMD Starlight Pack
Bump.

In Gear Swap » FS: Marmot, Helium 15 Degree Sleeping Bag and SMD Starlight Pack
November 18, 8:55pm

Marmot
Marmot Bag sold and shipped. SMD Starlight still available.

In Gear Swap » FS: Marmot, Helium 15 Degree Sleeping Bag and SMD Starlight Pack
November 17, 6:32pm

FS: Marmot, Helium 15 Degree Sleeping Bag and SMD Starlight Pack
Bump.

In Gear Swap » FS: Marmot, Helium 15 Degree Sleeping Bag and SMD Starlight Pack
November 17, 9:32am

FS Golite Ultra 20 Quilt
PM'ed you Joshua on some photos and additional questions.

In Gear Swap » FS Golite Ultra 20 Quilt
November 16, 9:22pm

All Reader Reviews by Robert Perkins

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Zimmerbuilt Half-Dome, modified
I have owned many packs with some features I liked and dis-liked on each one, so I decided to give the custom order pack method a shot. After a less than pleasant experience with Kooka bay, I went int...

In Backpacks - Frameless
June 24, 9:53pm

Osprey Talon 44
I picked up this pack with my REI dividend and have been taking it for a lot of 'test-runs' in the hills and have come to really love it's fit. I have switched between trying out a SMD Swi...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
April 24, 11:23pm

Six Moons Designs 2011 Swift
I have had a chance to do a quick test run of my new Swift pack with pocket hipbelt, and no stays. I am really impressed with how this pack rides! I loaded it up with about 20 pounds and took it for a...

In Backpacks - Frameless
February 09, 8:15pm

KookaBay air mattress
Edit - If I could, I would do two seperate ratings here. The pad would rate a 4, but customer sevice and response time would be a 1. I'll give it an average of 2.5. I got the pad and overall it...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
February 05, 1:12pm

MSR Mountain Safety Research HyperFlow microfilter
At first I just loved this filter, it had all of the qualities of a good filter; fast pumping, compact, and light. I used it in the Sierra's, in clear water, following the backflushing instruction...

In Hydration - Water Treatment
October 26, 10:32pm