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ben wood (benwood) - BPL Guest

My Locale flatlands of MO
About Me i am 30, a husband and father of 2 girls. i am currently a stay at home dad. i have been backpacking for about a year as of this writing. if you want to anything more, just let me know.
My PDF Gear ListGila NF may 2010

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All Forum Posts by ben wood

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Re: HMG packs
i just want that awesome purple sweater with the design around the collar. konrad, would it fit a hairy 165 lb man?

In Gear Deals » Hyperlite Mountain Gear packs
January 16, 6:57pm

this is cool, it seems that thom's revival of PIF has worked quite well.

In Gear Swap » PIF-YEA THOM!
January 16, 2:34pm

Re: So far so good...
TY, nice job man. i didn't have a working TV from the time I was 18 till I was 22. and even then I didn't have cable (so no channels) till i got married. I was really anti TV at the time...

In Chaff » Quitting TV
January 16, 2:31pm

wow that was a blow up of PMs! gone to craig tracy thanks for all the interest

In Gear Swap » PIF
January 09, 9:09am

I don't want the items offered, but... Doug, you are a nice guy

In Gear Swap » PIB
January 09, 8:54am

**GONE*** Thanks to the generosity of another BPL member. PIF - BPL members only - you know the rest of the "rules" / etiquette. I will ship on thursday. PM if interested ...

In Gear Swap » PIF
January 09, 8:27am

New Mexico
I grew up in Las Cruces, NM. The same town where Eugene now lives. Just incase you haven't seen any pics of me, I'm about as white as they come. English, irish, and german descent. In So...

In Chaff » Blacks with Packs?
January 09, 8:20am

Re: welcome back Ben!
Thanks Mike and Craig! Yeah I am a little worried about the time I have left. If I have to cut it short, I will. I have done a a bright angel -> phantom -> bright angel in a day and surviv...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » 2012 R2R2R Group - Training Log's
January 09, 8:00am

Re: Re: Re: Blacks with Packs?
are you black???

In Chaff » Blacks with Packs?
January 07, 8:11pm

Re: Ryan Jordan and BPL Staff, I'm calling you out!

In Chaff » Ryan Jordan and BPL Staff, I'm calling you out!
January 07, 8:09pm

All Reader Reviews by ben wood

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MLD Super Prophet
well, i purchased this pack used from another BPL member. It looked brand new. upon first receiving it i was amazed at the craftsmanship and quality involved in construction. this is my first pack fro...

In Backpacks - Frameless
August 20, 1:05pm

patagonia down sweater
i bought this sweater %50 off on sale for $100 and have been very happy with it. pros: very comfy and warm, somewhat water resistant outer shell, pretty light, price cons: sewn through construction...

In Clothing - Insulating - Down
June 15, 11:28am

Granite Gear company
i have purched one pack and a few stuff sacks from Granite gear. i have been extremely happy with their products. good customer service as well. you can read my review of that in another thread. the s...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
March 01, 3:26pm

Granite Gear Customer Service (???)
i read other had bad customer service. well i purchased a nimbus latitude and it came with a womens hipbelt that didn't fit. i was leaving for a trip in a week. what was i to do? well i called gr...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
March 01, 3:21pm

REI Sub-Kilo 20 degree
i got mine on sale for like $160. it has kept me warm at 10-15 deg. it is a slender fit, which i prefer as i am only 5'9". on the scale it is about 1lb.14oz. and well worth the money spent. t...

In Sleeping Bags - Mummy & Other
January 30, 10:45am

trangia mini
great stove, comes with cookset which includes a stove with simmer ring, potstand/windscreen, pot, frypan/lid, and pot gripper. the whole thing weighs in at 11oz. and is quite tough. i have used in 1...

In Stoves - Alcohol
January 30, 10:41am