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Fred eric (Fre49) - BPL Lifetime Member

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nail stakes
My wife and i used an MSR twin sisters ( 824g with added linelocs for easier pitch and plastic clips allowing to roll the lower flaps for more ventilation )for all our hikes in Iceland. In my opin...

In GEAR » Which tent for Iceland trek
June 10, 7:10am

I was very satisfied the 2 or 3 times i bought from him. His international shipping rates are low too :)

In GEAR » Anyone doing business with ZPacks?
June 09, 1:38pm

Re: Re: 8 Days of Wrath on the Cape Wrath Trail
Yes definitly one of the best hikes worldwide. To give an idea, i enjoyed it more than the Torres del Paine in Chile, Arctic circle trail in Greenland, Laugavégur in Iceland, any GR i did in Fran...

In Post-Trip Reports » 8 Days of Wrath on the Cape Wrath Trail
June 09, 3:32am

I had the same weather, in the same area in 2009, but even with rain its gorgeous. I didnt get as far as you sonext year if i get in TGO 2012 ill probably start at Dornie or Shiel bridge to see th...

In Post-Trip Reports » 8 Days of Wrath on the Cape Wrath Trail
June 09, 12:35am

I have used silk sold for painting to do a light trouser for sleeping. weight was 0.59 oz/square yard for 4 usd

In Make Your Own Gear » Microlight fabric that does not cost an arm and a leg ??
June 07, 1:24pm

My internet provider (Orange) just choosed this moment to have the mail service unavailable !!!! After 2-3 fail message i logged my yahoo account but probably too late :p Next time if there is on...

In Gear Swap » Backpacking Light Used Gear Sale
June 07, 12:39pm

visor buff here too.
I bought one for greenland i wanted the visor to keep my mosquitoe net out of my face. The bad : i didnt put permethrin on my net and the mosquitoe were able to bite me through the nanoseeum + t...

In GEAR » Find me some 1oz baseball hat competition...
June 07, 9:10am

got 22, one of the alphamid nano.

In Gear Swap » Backpacking Light Used Gear Sale
June 06, 2:10pm

i bought some 21g/m2 silk and did the baggiest pants ever, they are long enough and sewed at the bottom so my feets are in too. Weight is 39g ie about 1.4 oz. for the torso i use the shirt i hike...

In GEAR » Sleeping clothes
June 04, 11:50am

i had a similar idea
31g 1.1 oz I did this one in spinntex 1.1 oz, but not as a main pack , we were hiking in Greenland, with up to 2 weeks food carried in an exos 58. I was using it for my sleeping bag or for day h...

In Make Your Own Gear » MYOG Tyvek bandolier pack
June 01, 12:16am

All Reader Reviews by Fred eric

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Mountain Laurel Design FS exodus
After a few overnight with this pack ( he was too big , but i wanted to try it asap, planning for 2013 TGO ), i just did my first one week snowshoeing hike with it. - first as i have complained on ...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
March 03, 3:09am

Black Rock Gear Hadron
I ordered an XL Hadron, because the previous blackrock hat i had was a slightly tight fit in L. Evan questionned me by mail to check if i really needed an XL. I ended with a slightly larger than nor...

In Clothing - Headwear, Handwear
September 15, 12:30pm

MLD Trailstar
After some week end uses ill give it a 5 as a 2 adults plus 4 year old son shelter. With a ground cloth and stakes i am at about 550+150+100= 800g for 2 1/2 people. I like the simplicity , no ve...

In Shelters - Tarps & Floorless
September 04, 8:03am
I wanted some dry bags for packrafting and to try shipito I bought 2 POE pneumo ltw 50l the last model with rounded bottom They sent me the 2009 model with square bottom that was on sale on their w...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
October 13, 12:52am

PHD minimus down socks
sizing is strange, my wife feet are 5/38 so i ordered Small in fact i can use them and my feets are 10 /44. The loft is impressing, but due to the construction you have a lot below the feet and b...

In Clothing - Insulating - Down
April 01, 6:18am

Watchful Eye Designs Aloksak
i usualy use a ziploc for my money, visa card and id card while hiking this time when i left for 3 weeks in Greenland i decided to use the small aloksak that was given me with some other purchase o...

In Miscellaneous Products
August 09, 2:16pm
Had after thought and sent a mail to change order. 30 min after it i recieved answer and refund so i could redo order : Hello Frederic- No problem at all with regards to the order changes. I&#...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
March 10, 2:01pm

TarpTent Double Rainbow
DR in the snow! Its a great lightweight 2 persons tent. First i like the headroom and 2 larges entries . My wife and i...

In Shelters - Single Wall Tents
February 20, 9:36am

Garmin eTrex Legend
I bought one and only use it for snow hiking out of trails. Otherwise as i cannot hike close to my home, i dont hike often in the same place, so i wouldnt buy a 100€ map for only 5-6 days of use. ...

In Navigation Gear & Accessories
December 11, 11:40pm