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Fred eric (Fre49) - BPL Lifetime Member

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OR show
I found very little web coverage this year. A few short previews , TGO magazine, gear junkie ,and i just had a look at adventure journal listed above on this thread. Only the new neo air and pa...

In GEAR » Where's BPL's coverage of the summer OR show?
August 06, 11:36pm

i always carry a map but i carried a few times a gps and it was a serious help : in areas with no map. for exemple in Greenland only some large scale maps of key area exists, if you go elsewher...

In GEAR » GPS , topo maps or both? What do you bring?
July 15, 12:13pm

Another bearpaw satisfied customer here, he made me a custom 3 people 12 oz / 340g inner for my shangri la 5 for a decent price : ...

In GEAR » Bear Paw Tents Pyra tent
June 27, 12:56pm

at sierra trading post they are heavier : Weight: 10.8 oz. pr so ill keep my feelmax kuusaa :

In GEAR » Patagonia Advocate ultralight camp shoe?
June 23, 2:02am

And whats the thickness of the kydex ? I was thinking of buying some 1/32 " kydex for my wm1 and was wondering if was thick enough.

In GEAR » UL knife kit
June 22, 9:55pm

The wood stove i have used the most for the last 3 years is my bushbuddy, but for snow melting in winter under tree level i prefer a nimblewill titanium clone, its lighter and can be feeded larger ...

In Editor's Roundtable » Lightweight Wood-Burning Camp Stoves - State of the Market Report 2011
June 21, 2:48pm

BPL sale
Alphamid nano and nano bivy arrived this morning. Thanks Sam for saving me shipping cost by sending them together :)

In Gear Swap » Backpacking Light Used Gear Sale
June 17, 12:07pm

I have the same issue with silkbody boxers, so i dont use them hiking anymore, they were tight the first day and way oversized from day 2. But for Tshirt this isnt an issue so i prefer them to mer...

In GEAR » lightest baselayer to wear under down jacket and pants
June 14, 11:58am

canon s95
+1 on canon s95, one of the best P/S and lighter than the few others in the same league. i would love to find a decent waterproof P/S but they lag far behind.

In GEAR » Calling all Photographers
June 11, 11:55am

not on my feet
I dont keep wet socks on my feet during the night , i prefer having my feet dry when possible to avoid skin problems. I prefer drying them under my top base layer, on my chest during the night an...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » How to dry out wet socks in the backcountry?
June 11, 4:01am

All Reader Reviews by Fred eric

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Mountain Laurel Design FS exodus
After a few overnight with this pack ( he was too big , but i wanted to try it asap, planning for 2013 TGO ), i just did my first one week snowshoeing hike with it. - first as i have complained on ...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
March 03, 3:09am

Black Rock Gear Hadron
I ordered an XL Hadron, because the previous blackrock hat i had was a slightly tight fit in L. Evan questionned me by mail to check if i really needed an XL. I ended with a slightly larger than nor...

In Clothing - Headwear, Handwear
September 15, 12:30pm

MLD Trailstar
After some week end uses ill give it a 5 as a 2 adults plus 4 year old son shelter. With a ground cloth and stakes i am at about 550+150+100= 800g for 2 1/2 people. I like the simplicity , no ve...

In Shelters - Tarps & Floorless
September 04, 8:03am
I wanted some dry bags for packrafting and to try shipito I bought 2 POE pneumo ltw 50l the last model with rounded bottom They sent me the 2009 model with square bottom that was on sale on their w...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
October 13, 12:52am

PHD minimus down socks
sizing is strange, my wife feet are 5/38 so i ordered Small in fact i can use them and my feets are 10 /44. The loft is impressing, but due to the construction you have a lot below the feet and b...

In Clothing - Insulating - Down
April 01, 6:18am

Watchful Eye Designs Aloksak
i usualy use a ziploc for my money, visa card and id card while hiking this time when i left for 3 weeks in Greenland i decided to use the small aloksak that was given me with some other purchase o...

In Miscellaneous Products
August 09, 2:16pm
Had after thought and sent a mail to change order. 30 min after it i recieved answer and refund so i could redo order : Hello Frederic- No problem at all with regards to the order changes. I&#...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
March 10, 2:01pm

TarpTent Double Rainbow
DR in the snow! Its a great lightweight 2 persons tent. First i like the headroom and 2 larges entries . My wife and i...

In Shelters - Single Wall Tents
February 20, 9:36am

Garmin eTrex Legend
I bought one and only use it for snow hiking out of trails. Otherwise as i cannot hike close to my home, i dont hike often in the same place, so i wouldnt buy a 100€ map for only 5-6 days of use. ...

In Navigation Gear & Accessories
December 11, 11:40pm