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Will Rietveld (WilliWabbit) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Southwest Colorado
About Me Will Rietveld Ph.D, Senior Editor for Gear and Apparel, joined the BPL staff in April 2004. In his former career, Will was a research scientist, project manager, and R&D program administrator. Now retired, he lives in southern Colorado where he takes up a new career of backpacking year-round in the mountains and canyon country of the Southwest. During the summer months Will and his wife Janet are volunteer wilderness rangers in the Weminuche Wilderness. He has been a lightweight backpacker for 52 years and an ultralight backpacker for 13 years.
CityDurango
StateColorado
CountryUSA
My Website URLhttp://home.bresnan.net/~swultralight/

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All Forum Posts by Will Rietveld

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Re: FS: BPL TORSOLITE SLEEPING PAD
Pad still for sale, photos added.

In Gear Swap » FS: BPL TORSOLITE SLEEPING PAD
April 20, 11:49am

Re: FS: Integral Designs eVent Rain Jacket, Large
Jacket still available, photos added.

In Gear Swap » FS: Integral Designs eVent Rain Jacket, Large
April 20, 11:35am

FS: GoLite Peak Pack, Large--SOLD!
Pack is used and in excellent condition. Color is black, volume is 38 Liters/2320 ci. $125 new, sell for $50 plus shipping. PP gift.

In Gear Swap » FS: GoLite Peak Pack, Large
April 17, 12:32pm

FS: Equinox Silnylon Chaps, Used - SOLD
Chaps have been used a few time and are in good condition. Color is blue. Weight is 2.55 ounces. No stuff sack or elastic waist cord. Hold the tops up with a belt through one of the top loops, or s...

In Gear Swap » FS: Equinox Silnylon Chaps, Used
April 17, 12:06pm

FS: MLD Exodus Frameless Backpack, Large--SOLD!
Pack is identical to the current model, 3500 cubic inches, made of very durable Dyneema X fabric. Size Large, torso length is 21.25" from bottom of hipbelt to underside of shoulder strap. P...

In Gear Swap » FS: MLD Exodus Frameless Backpack, Large
April 17, 10:30am

FS: GoLite Jam2 Pack, Large--SOLD!!
2009 model, green, 50L, excellent condition. $150 new, sell for $75 plus shipping. Include your zip code to calculate shipping. **NO PM's, email me direct at willi_wabbit at bresnan.net

In Gear Swap » FS: GoLite Jam Pack, Large
April 16, 7:43pm

ID eVent Rain Jacket still available
jacket is still available.

In Gear Swap » FS: Integral Designs eVent Rain Jacket, Large
April 16, 3:07pm

FS: Hyperlite Mountain Gear Windrider Pack, Size XL--SOLD!!
This is a 2011 model and has the removable stays. Volume is 2500 cubic inches, weight is 24 ounces. The design and volume of this earlier model is nearly the same as the current model; it has th...

In Gear Swap » FS: Hyperlite Mountain Gear Windrider Pack, Size XL
April 15, 10:01am

FS: Equinox Silnylon Chaps, New - SOLD
Brand new, color is green. http://www.equinoxltd.com/the-gear/ultralite-gear/full-moon-ultralite-chaps.cfm New $36, sell for $25 shipped.

In Gear Swap » FS: Equinox Silnylon Chaps, New
April 13, 7:18pm

FS: Sierra Designs Isotope Jacket and Pants, Men's Large--SOLD!!
These are 2006 vintage Isotope. Both size men's Large. Jacket (red) weighs 5.5 ounces, pants (black) weigh 5.7 ounces. Both in excellent condition. Seam taped. They are highly water-resistan...

In Gear Swap » FS: Sierra Designs Isotope Jacket and Pants, Men's Large
April 13, 7:09pm

All Reader Reviews by Will Rietveld

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Integral Designs eVENT Shortie Gaiters
I have used these gaiters a lot and really like them. I don't mind their zipperless/Velcroless design, its lighter and simpler. I have size L. For me, they fit very well over mid or full height boo...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
April 23, 8:09am

Six Moon Designs Comet
The new Comet backpack has removeable aluminum stays which allow it to be used as either a frameless or internal frame pack. Without stays it weighs 22 oz and with stays it weighs 27 oz. The Comet ...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
August 03, 7:50pm

Lighten Up! by Don Ladigin
I just got this book and its superb! As I paged through the book, I kept saying yes, right on, perfect, exactly! Don presents the UL gospel clearly and concisely, and the illustrations by Mike Clellan...

In Books and Media
August 03, 7:36pm

Gossamer Gear Fire-fly
The Fire-fly is a real lightweight stove made by mo-go-gear and sold by Gossamer Gear. The whole kit weighs 1.5 ounces and includes the burner, pot stand, windscreen, and heat reflector. The open j...

In Stoves - Alcohol
August 03, 7:24pm