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Mark Ries (mtmnmark) - BPL Premium Member

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About Me Im to old to fat and out of shape but I sure like hiking and fishing in the wind river range Im transitioning closer to ultra light but still lightweight at best but 35lbs from skin out is alot better than the old 60

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Re: Ruffwear Dog Pack
My old pup Laddie (RIP) carried one of these and didn't mind it a bit. He didn't complain about weight either. If the pack was on that meant we were hiking and hiking was good

In Gear Swap » Ruffwear Dog Pack
February 21, 9:14am

Re: Re: RE: Tyvek tarp (Low-tech alternative)
Do you want the house wrap? Do you know anybuilders or framers? I have a 5' roll of the tyvek house wrap? How much do you need?

In GEAR » Tyvek tarp
February 19, 3:43pm

I'm on the fence May1 is my grand daughters 14th birthday. Most likely if I stayed home that weekend she would not want to do anything anyway. But I will have to talk with her

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » MN BPLers
February 17, 6:30am

I dont want to keep this thread going but...
Stephen M. Good post, the very best. I was almost going to pm Stephen as to not help keep this thread alive. Stephen M. that guy has got class. There has been sometimes on here that I've jumped...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Gear weight vs safety and preparedness
February 16, 5:31pm

Re: WTB: 1/1.5 person tent
I would add a lightheart solo to your list. I've made it work with a girlfriend before and it really wasn't to bad. My grand daughter shared it with a friend last year also. I think they ar...

In Gear Swap » WTB: 1/1.5 person tent
February 08, 8:30pm

Re: MSR Whisperlite Universal flame control question (Roger Caffin please read)
You asked Roger to read maybe you could ask him to respond :)

In GEAR » MSR Whisperlite Universal flame control question (Roger Caffin please read)
February 08, 9:39am

Re: Folding kayaks this most likely would not work for the op but kinda neat

In Packrafting » Ocean Packrafting?
February 06, 11:46pm

Re: Ultralight water-resistant seal rigid plastic containers?
I know that you asked for hard plastic containers and you didnt spec what kinda tinder but I use the ziplock mini pill pouches for my tinderquicks and in sure they would work for a lot of other tin...

In GEAR » Ultralight water-resistant seal rigid plastic containers?
February 05, 6:38am

Re: Re: Uhhhhhh
Travis we talk about you here from time to time, how you left and started a normal life and are making it with out BPL. I think you should run. Get the hell out of here b4 you post again. Don't...

In Chaff » Are YOU a Condescending Jerk Online?
February 04, 7:08am

Re: Are YOU a Condescending Jerk Online?
I think we all now have proof that Franco is really Dr. Seuss

In Chaff » Are YOU a Condescending Jerk Online?
January 31, 7:50am

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