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Roman Ryder (RomanLA) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale Southwest Louisiana
About Me I'm an avid backpacker and whitewater kayaker, so I spend most of my free time in the mountains.
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I received an email from them announcing their Grand Opening sale. They are giving a 20% discount off the ENTIRE order with coupon code TRAILS20.

In Gear Deals »
November 21, 10:18am

Re: krazy glue and grievous wounds
"I think this stuff was originally developed for medical purposes" I found this explanation about how it was originally used for medical purposes. It sounds like the medical stuff is t...

In GEAR » Krazy Glue
November 20, 10:10pm

Krazy Glue
I was looking for super glue for my first aid kit tonight and noticed this pack of single use tubes of Krazy Glue. They come in a little plastic case, so that would probably eliminate the chances o...

In GEAR » Krazy Glue
November 20, 7:49pm

Great Choices
Those are all solid choices. I considered a Jam2, but decided to go with a Granite Gear Vapor Trail for my first pack. I was concerned that I wouldn't be able to get my load small/light enough ...

In Gear Lists » Starting with the Basics
November 20, 3:47pm

Book and DVD's
I bought the book and put the Season 1 and 2 DVD's at the top of my Blockbuster Online queue. At least I'll have something to do until I can get back out on a trail or river! lol

In Chaff » Less Stroud is so tough...
November 17, 10:20pm

I saw that the other day in a store. It looked pretty decent at a glance. The comment about the Bear Grylls bivy sack was funny! lol I had my DVR set to record Man vs. Wild, so I've seen most o...

In Chaff » Less Stroud is so tough...
November 17, 7:21pm

Great Design!
I'm glad to find out that it's new. I noticed it the other day and thought I had been looking at it all this time without realizing it was a feather and a mountain. I was really glad when I...

In Philosophy & Technique » Feather and Mountain: The Backpacking Light ICON
November 17, 7:12pm

Dead Space?
I just got the synthetic version of the same bag and used it in the 30's with no base layer and I was warm. My only guess is that it could be because of all of the dead space. There's a dra...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Cold 12 year old
November 17, 7:07pm

The Montbell Super Stretch line is pretty nice. They have elastic stitching in the baffles, so the bag will stretch out as you move around and pull back in to minimize dead air space. There's a...

In Gear Swap » WTB Feathered Friends Bag
November 16, 10:46am

First Aid Kit
I got it down to 1.0 oz, including the 4x7 craft plastic bag. I ended up stealing a bunch of sample size stuff out of various first aid kits. :) (I'm going to wrap some duct tape around someth...

In Gear Lists » My 15lb Gear List
November 15, 1:43pm

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