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Matt Lutz (citystuckhiker) - BPL Forum Member

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About Me Hiker-turned-ultramarathon runner. Sorry backpack, I've neglected you.
CityMankato
StateMinnesota
CountryUSA
My Website URLhttp://crazyrunnerguy.blogspot.com
My PDF Gear ListWinter 2011-12

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All Forum Posts by Matt Lutz

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Re: Re: Dri-Ducks
The trees care not what you look like...

In GEAR » Anyone Tried the REI Kimtah eVENT Jacket?
February 16, 8:19pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: sizing
The '08 had a thin fleece liner behind the zipper. It's great.

In GEAR » Anyone Tried the REI Kimtah eVENT Jacket?
February 16, 5:24pm

Re: Pricing used items
I like the color, but I like bright colors on outdoor items. I had an option to get my MK1 in green or yellow. I went yellow on the off chance I need to be found. Nice find.

In GEAR » Goodwill Score!
February 16, 4:29pm

Re: Re: sizing
Ben: I have a 2008 Drillium in Medium. I have a 37" chest. It is true to size. I also bought it in medium (I also generally wear a small from most manufacturers.) to make sure it would fit ove...

In GEAR » Anyone Tried the REI Kimtah eVENT Jacket?
February 16, 4:24pm

Re: Re: My plan for warmth at -10
At -15F I'm in a full-on winter parka, puffy vest and/or puffy jacket and puffy pants. Along with big dumb mitts and mukluks. Have you ever been camping at -15F? What were you wearing then?

In GEAR » Warmth of jackets
February 15, 8:37pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Winter shelters
What about throwing in a silnylon 8x10 or 5.5x8.5 ft tarp (maybe the former) as porch-like shelter? I'm thinking specifically of the Denali Light expeditions where the 8x10 siltarp was used as ...

In Gear Lists » Alaska-Yukon Expedition: 4,700 miles and 7 months; start in 4 weeks
February 15, 8:27pm

Re: "Black Diamond"
It could be from Black Diamond Sportswear.

In Gear Deals » Rockywoods - softshell Black Diamond
February 15, 7:56pm

Re: Power Stretch Hoody
Also throwing it out there: R1 Hoody. Everything here looks like it is based on it. I used the R1 alone or with a Patagonia Capilene 1 SS and/or LS underneath.

In GEAR » Power Stretch Hoody
February 15, 6:40pm

Re: Re: Email received back from Montbell
Same e-mail response is posted on Montbell's US website, last checked 2.15.10 at 6:53 pm central time (-6 GMT).

In Chaff » What's Going on with MontBell Site? Anyone Knows Japanese?
February 15, 5:53pm

Re: Winter shelters
A little while ago I entertained the thought of picking up an all-season bivy (a la ID Microbivy, all eVent Overbag, or MLD 2010 Alpine Bivy). Having the little bivy experience that I do, the condi...

In Gear Lists » Alaska-Yukon Expedition: 4,700 miles and 7 months; start in 4 weeks
February 15, 5:48pm

All Reader Reviews by Matt Lutz

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Marmot Scree (softshell pants)
There is so much to love about these pants, but the little details kill any possibility of a 5 rating. So 4 it is. The good: The pants are made of Marmot's proprietary M3 fabric, which is a ...

In Clothing - Wind & Soft Shell
October 20, 9:50am

Zpacks Z1
I bought my Z1 from a BPL forum member. It had a webbing waist belt and a removable sternum strap. I have since removed the waistbelt (via scissors) and removed the sternum strap, which was attached t...

In Backpacks - Frameless
October 03, 10:22am

Montbell UL Down Inner Parka
I have a 2008 MB Inner down Parka, and I wish I would have waited until the 2009 models were released before hitting "submit order." I have a size small, which weighs in at 7.2 oz. The ja...

In Clothing - Insulating - Down
October 03, 9:24am

Black Diamond Windweight (formerly Jetstream)
I have owned two pairs of BD wind-proof liner gloves - an older pair of Jetstreams and the new model, their Windweights. Both used Polartec Windbloc fabric. These gloves are excellent next-to-skin...

In Clothing - Headwear, Handwear
October 03, 9:15am

Black Diamond Powerstretch (now Midweights)
These are my go-to liner gloves for all seasons. In three-season wear, they are are breathable and not too warm when the temperature dips. In cold and wet weather, I use them under a pair of MLD eVent...

In Clothing - Headwear, Handwear
October 03, 8:50am