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b willi jones (mrjones) - BPL Forum Member

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About Me kia ora, i was born in '74 in the 'shadow of Aoraki' (Mt Cook) in a town called Twizel, in the South Island of New Zealand. i havnt lived there for quite some time, but i still call it home. im not getting any younger, but i love getting outdoors and acting the goat.


favorite quote - "less is more, more or less"
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All Forum Posts by b willi jones

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cuben solomid sizing
im looking into getting a new shelter, fully enclosed rather than a more open style tarp (NZ can be pretty wet). i am around 184cm tall and use (at the moment) a marmot hydrogen bag, the long versi...

In GEAR » cuben solomid sizing
March 05, 7:44pm

Re: Critical Skills for PCT?
this is a great thread guys, keep it comin

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Critical Skills for PCT?
March 03, 3:24am

Re: Bacon beer
nice one T-Funk, ill take your word for it, cheers

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Upcoming trip to Australia--offering to be a pack mule
March 03, 2:01am

Re: Marmots and Vegans
mmm, chicken flavored beer... mmm, beer flavored chicken do they have that in Australia?

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Upcoming trip to Australia--offering to be a pack mule
March 02, 8:40pm

marmite
i think marmite is way better than vegemite. you need to try a marmite n cheese samwidge. just remember though... a little bit is enough i have friend who has the nickname marmite, for that very...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Upcoming trip to Australia--offering to be a pack mule
March 02, 5:16pm

Re: Looking into a backpacking guitar...
freak some people out... get a banjo

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Looking into a backpacking guitar...
February 08, 12:22pm

Re: Is all weight equal? - Trekking Poles ...
i love the way you people never over-think stuff, my puny little mind wouldnt be able to handle it

In GEAR » Is all weight equal? - Trekking Poles ...
February 03, 12:41pm

Re: Ditch the pillow
great list... but the dudes right, ditch that pillow. what are the keys for? i dont see anything on that list that needs unlocked but i would take some superlight leg wear. cold legs and knee...

In Gear Lists » 2012 JMT Fastpack Gearlist
February 01, 3:49am

Re: Re: Re: deuter futura pro 42
the o/p was back in 2009, hopefully the dude has it sorted by now, but... you never know

In GEAR » deuter futura pro 42
January 18, 2:03am

Re: Hike Against Cancer
kia ora Evan. good on you & your bro for doin this. i hope the community here chips in. pancreatic cancer, as with all cancers are nasty things, so every bit helps, not just the money for resea...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Hike Against Cancer
January 18, 12:21am

All Reader Reviews by b willi jones

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Mountain Laurel Designs Spirit Quilt 30
i have the MLD Spirit 38 and find it to be a very versatile bit of equipment. the weather here in NZ can get a tad wet and having a synthetic quilt can be a good option. i also have a down quilt, but ...

In Sleeping Bags - Quilts & Top Bags
July 15, 5:13am

Mountain Laurel Designs SoloMid Cuben
another fantastic product from MLD. ive had a 2 person tunnel tent from fairydown, and an MSR Hubba, but this cuben Solomid from MLD is something else... i use hiking poles from Leki, so didnt see...

In Shelters - Tarps & Floorless
July 15, 4:41am

MLD Super Prophet
getting a new pack was a tough decision for me. being in NZ, you dont get a lot of choice at the local outdoor stores, and getting one made from MLD was going to take time and money, so it had to be r...

In Backpacks - Frameless
July 15, 4:06am