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Will Rietveld (WilliWabbit) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Southwest Colorado
About Me Will Rietveld Ph.D, Senior Editor for Gear and Apparel, joined the BPL staff in April 2004. In his former career, Will was a research scientist, project manager, and R&D program administrator. Now retired, he lives in southern Colorado where he takes up a new career of backpacking year-round in the mountains and canyon country of the Southwest. During the summer months Will and his wife Janet are volunteer wilderness rangers in the Weminuche Wilderness. He has been a lightweight backpacker for 52 years and an ultralight backpacker for 13 years.
CityDurango
StateColorado
CountryUSA
My Website URLhttp://home.bresnan.net/~swultralight/

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All Forum Posts by Will Rietveld

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Re: FS: Elemental Horizons Aquilo Backpack, Size M
Pack is still available, price reduced to $100 plus shipping. No PMs, email me at willi_wabbit at bresnan.net

In Gear Swap » FS: Elemental Designs Aquilo Backpack, Size M
May 06, 5:58pm

FS: Equinox Silnylon Chaps, New - SOLD
Sold

In Gear Swap » FS: Equinox Silnylon Chaps, New
May 02, 8:47pm

Re: FS: Equinox Silnylon Chaps, New
Chaps are still available.

In Gear Swap » FS: Equinox Silnylon Chaps, New
May 02, 6:44pm

Re: FS: Hyperlite Mountain Gear Echo 1 Shelter System
Shelter is still available, reduced to $350 plus shipping. email me at willi_wabbit@bresnan.net

In Gear Swap » FS: Hyperlite Mountain Gear Echo 1 Shelter System
May 02, 6:42pm

Re: FS: Gossamer Gear Gorilla Backpack, Size Large - SOLD
Pack is still available, price reduced to $115 plus shipping.

In Gear Swap » FS: Gossamer Gear Gorilla Backpack, Size Large
May 02, 6:39pm

FS: MLD Ultralight Pack Lid, Regular Size, New, 2 ounces--SOLD!!
Pack Lid fits MLD's larger packs, like the Arc and Exodus. Weight is 2.65 ounces. Cost new is $35, sell for $25 shipped within CONUS. No PM's, please email me direct at willi_wabbit@bresnan...

In Gear Swap » FS: MLD Ultralight Pack Lid, Regular Size, New, 2 ounces
April 30, 3:57pm

Re: FS: Elemental Horizons Aquilo Backpack, Size M
Pack is still available. Do not send a PM, email me direct at willi_wabbit at Bresnan.net

In Gear Swap » FS: Elemental Designs Aquilo Backpack, Size M
April 26, 7:35pm

Re: FS: GoLite Jam2 Pack, Large
Pack still for sale, photo added.

In Gear Swap » FS: GoLite Jam Pack, Large
April 20, 12:27pm

FS: Gossamer Gear Gorilla Backpack, Size Large - SOLD
2009-2011 model, size Large with size Medium hipbelt (fits 30-38" waist). Body is 210d PU coated ripstop nylon and 30d silnylon, weight is 24.5 ounces (same as the current model). Includes rem...

In Gear Swap » FS: Gossamer Gear Gorilla Backpack, Size Large
April 20, 12:07pm

Re: FS: BPL TORSOLITE SLEEPING PAD
Pad still for sale, photos added.

In Gear Swap » FS: BPL TORSOLITE SLEEPING PAD
April 20, 11:49am

All Reader Reviews by Will Rietveld

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Integral Designs eVENT Shortie Gaiters
I have used these gaiters a lot and really like them. I don't mind their zipperless/Velcroless design, its lighter and simpler. I have size L. For me, they fit very well over mid or full height boo...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
April 23, 8:09am

Six Moon Designs Comet
The new Comet backpack has removeable aluminum stays which allow it to be used as either a frameless or internal frame pack. Without stays it weighs 22 oz and with stays it weighs 27 oz. The Comet ...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
August 03, 7:50pm

Lighten Up! by Don Ladigin
I just got this book and its superb! As I paged through the book, I kept saying yes, right on, perfect, exactly! Don presents the UL gospel clearly and concisely, and the illustrations by Mike Clellan...

In Books and Media
August 03, 7:36pm

Gossamer Gear Fire-fly
The Fire-fly is a real lightweight stove made by mo-go-gear and sold by Gossamer Gear. The whole kit weighs 1.5 ounces and includes the burner, pot stand, windscreen, and heat reflector. The open j...

In Stoves - Alcohol
August 03, 7:24pm