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ALL SOLD Contrail, zpacks rainskirt and cloudcape, BA pumphouse,
SOLD 2007 Contrail - $100, including shipping - with pole and 6 ti stakes, stuff sack (not the original one), seam sealed, no holes, never used near campfire, one nickel-sized splotch of sap on bot...

In Gear Swap » FS: Contrail, zpacks rainskirt and cloudcape, BA pumphouse,
November 16, 3:38pm

clothing v. ice cream
Jim - thanks for your explanation! I'll practice it a few times, and next time I see her, I'll try to recite it. I doubt it will change her mind, though. She can be really rabid about he...

In Philosophy & Technique » debunking the no-layers myth
November 14, 4:32pm

debunking the no-layers myth
Here's a theory I heard a few weeks ago that might explain why you're cold at night, with or without clothing. A hiking friend told me she is convinced that as we hike during the day we pe...

In Philosophy & Technique » debunking the no-layers myth
November 14, 3:34pm

one old recipe
I've got everything but the lemon. Shoot. I'll have to wait a few more days until we get down off thia mountain to try it. I'm wondering if it would work with craisins instead of r...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » one old recipe
November 11, 5:43pm

cuben fiber strength
I just got my zpacks hexamid solo a few hours ago and have it spread out on the floor. Go for it. This thing is a dream I hope never to wake from. My previous experience with cuben is Joe'...

In GEAR » first contact with cuben fiber material: holy smokes!
November 07, 3:27pm

Question about Gear Swap forum rules...
Michael - I was confused about that rule, too, thinking it meant you couldn't post something for sale on BPL and on another site. I mean, that's what "Items posted for sale here canno...

In Website & Forum Admin/Support » Question about Gear Swap forum rules...
November 06, 5:48pm

Avalanche Trancievers?
1. I do 2. I do 3. Several times Mr. B and I own and use Trackers. We figure by using them it will be easier to find our bodies. Hey! It's snowing out the window right now!

In Winter Hiking » Avalanche Trancievers?
October 28, 5:06pm

SUL and advancing age
Sob. I just got my Medicare card. Even worse, the "Welcome to Medicare" brochure was in large print! I won't be 65 until February, but I guess the feds send them early to ease you ...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » SUL and advancing age
October 28, 2:58pm

What do you do for a living?
Retired paralegal. A few years ago in a thread here people started including their Myers/Briggs scores. A lot of them were INTJ's. I'm an ISTJ, a/k/a an uncreative nerd.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » What do you do for a living?
October 21, 7:33pm

Instant Lentil Soup Mix
I found some at a health food store. The store itself had packaged the soups into 1 pound bags for about $7 per pound. They also had the black bean soup and corn chowder. So the health food stor...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Instant Lentil Soup Mix ???
September 29, 5:44pm

All Reader Reviews by Kathleen B

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Botach Tactical Customer Service
I had a similar experience to David's. They sent the inferior space blankets, rather than the correct order, took forever to send a return UPS shipping label, and only yesterday admitted to recei...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
January 07, 5:35pm

Boomer's Guide to Lightweight Backpacking by Carol Corbridge
I was very disappointed in this book. Luckily, I didn't buy it but had checked it out from the library. For starters, the book is in major need of copy editing. There are lots of awkward sent...

In Books and Media
May 28, 2:04pm

Backpacking Light Merino UL Pants
These do everything BPL promised - provide comfortable warmth without being bulky. I've worn them under non-winter hiking pants all winter, and they've extended the comfort range down to 7 de...

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - WOOL
March 25, 10:55am Company
I just discovered this website that is based in Oregon. It seems to be a distributor of some of our favorite brands - SixMoonDesigns, Tarptent, Montbell, GraniteGear, and Western Mountaineering. No ...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
August 22, 9:39am vegetables and beans
I just received my second order of dehydrated food from Harmony House. First I bought the vegetable pantry stuffer - 16 different quart-sized containers of various dehydrated vegetables, and then a we...

In Foods - Prepackaged Meals & Side Dishes
July 25, 9:08pm

Golite Paradox pants
I'm not sure whether to review these in raingear or softshell clothing, because they're both. They are all-day pants, rather than rain pants to pull on over hiking pants and are made of a fab...

In Clothing - Raingear
July 10, 1:11pm

Sealskinz gloves
I had the same experience as Brett. My non-waterproof gloves absorbed less water than these.

In Clothing - Wind & Soft Shell
July 10, 12:51pm

ULA Circuit
This pack was on backorder, but it came sooner than Brian said it would. I gave it a 2-day test this last weekend on a short backpacking trip in the Cascades. I was pleased that it was as comfortabl...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
March 06, 1:29pm