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Ian B. (IDBLOOM) - BPL Lifetime Member

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All Forum Posts by Ian B.

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Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re
"That's because he hammocks!!!" True. That's one area where I plan to add weight to my pack this year. Just need to update my suspension and get a better tarp for it. Al...

In GEAR » Hey, this is about us
October 18, 12:11pm

Re: Re: Re: Re
No JP I was talking about the blogger.

In GEAR » Hey, this is about us
October 18, 12:05pm

Re: Re: Re: Re
He rocks indeed. She/he who had the greatest enjoyment while not destroying the wilderness for others wins. Weight and distance comes down to personal preference and there is no right or wrong...

In GEAR » Hey, this is about us
October 18, 12:04pm

But I don't think this article has anything to do with UL
Again, I think his argument is more against fastpacking than it is with UL.

In GEAR » Hey, this is about us
October 18, 11:59am

Re: Re
"What is often missed is that a good number of people first go down as light as possible and then reintroduce the things that make a trip more enjoyable without going back to being heavy."...

In GEAR » Hey, this is about us
October 18, 11:55am

Re: Re: Re: Re: wad
"Yes.. but doing without those comforts and suffering a bit is worth it to be able to tell people on the trail I'm out for 8 days with 20lbs and see them turn green with envy. :) Being ...

In GEAR » Hey, this is about us
October 18, 11:43am

Re: Re: Hey, this is about us
"Nowhere in the article I read did the author advocate heavier backpacking" No he said: "Such trips give people a sense of accomplishment and the ability to brag about themselv...

In GEAR » Hey, this is about us
October 18, 11:23am

Re: pee bottle
Meth addicts recycle their pee to get the meth out of it. Apparently they also feel compelled to buy sleeping bags that will keep them comfortable down to -273.15*c. Not sure if they are know...

In GEAR » UL deep winter bag... stuffed with 16 lbs of down
October 16, 9:02pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: But we suck...Re: Common Core is the Devil. Or is it?
Ryan, Agreed. From what I can tell, this new (technically old) way of doing math does indeed seem to be easier for me to work out in my head than how I've traditionally done it. For exampl...

In Chaff » Common Core is the Devil. Or is it?
October 16, 5:54pm

You got your religion in my science!
I don't have a problem with faith based beliefs when they aren't imposed on the world at large. Feel free to believe in creation, just don't try to bully our schools into removing the ...

In Chaff » The death of blackholes and Big bang theory?
October 16, 4:41pm

All Reader Reviews by Ian B.

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Lawson Equipment Customer Service
I've made a few purchases from Lawson. His glow-wire and ti stakes are my personal favorites in their class. The price has always been fair, shipping has been free, and delivery timely. Yesterd...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
June 24, 10:34am

ULA Equipment
I ordered a ULA Ohm 2.0 with standard options ~ 4/2013. Chris was very quick to respond to my emails. I had originally ordered a CDT and he was quick to modify my order. Backpack arrived within a f...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
June 13, 11:55am

zpacks Company
Well Z Packs continues to live up to their stellar reputation. I ordered a Hexamid Twin a few weeks ago. The posted delivery times were 5-7 weeks on their website. I suspected that spring is a hect...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
May 30, 11:31pm