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Mark Ries (mtmnmark) - BPL Premium Member

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About Me Im to old to fat and out of shape but I sure like hiking and fishing in the wind river range Im transitioning closer to ultra light but still lightweight at best but 35lbs from skin out is alot better than the old 60
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StateIowa
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Re: CCF pads. taking the plunge??
After having a pad go flat on me in cold weather the first night of a 8 day trip and not able to find the leak I always bring at least a half length ccf pad and a half length inflatable or a combi...

In GEAR » CCF pads. taking the plunge??
December 28, 2:51pm

Re: I'm converted to light wieght
Doug I've come from carrying a 55-60 lb pack and pussyfooted my way down doing what I felt safe and my advise is to jump all the way down. I went from a seven pound tent to a 4.5 to 2.8 to 41oz...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » I'm converted to light wieght
December 28, 12:24am

Re: PCT movie with Reese Witherspoon coming out
Didn't read the book but went and saw the movie tonite and enjoyed it despite the negative reviews I'd read prior to going. I'm kinda amazed that others can judge the author/main char...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » PCT movie with Reese Witherspoon coming out
December 25, 11:05pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: John Muir died 100 years ago on Christmas Eve
books to read I would recommend John Muir the 8 wilderness discovery books starting with the story of my boyhood and youth, a thousand mile walk to the Gulf, my first summer in the Sierra, the Moun...

In Philosophy & Technique » John Muir died 100 years ago on Christmas Eve
December 24, 9:12pm

Re: Puppy ate my manhood
I saw a good one the other day. When training a puppy get a newspaper and roll it up, if the puppy does anything wrong hit yourself on the head with rolled up newspaper for not keeping a closer eye...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Puppy ate my manhood
December 23, 7:52am

Re: Does this Mid make my vent look big?
Nice mid Ben. I really like the large vent but wonder how much weight a triangular flap on the inside of the vent would add, attached across the bottom and zippered up the sides. I would think that...

In Make Your Own Gear » Does this Mid make my vent look big?
December 17, 9:18pm

Elio Motors
Any thoughts on the Elio motors vehicle, it looks a kinda interesting. Sorry I'm not up on how to do a link

In Chaff » Elio Motors
December 14, 8:19pm

Re: Backpacking in Missouri in November?
OK I just got back from the Irish wilderness area and thought I'd give an up date since I had recommended the place. Due to lack of maintaince and little use the trail is very hard to find and...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Backpacking in Missouri in November?
November 30, 9:53pm

Re: What do you use to eat with in the backcountry?
I just eat right out of the zip lock bag that way I don't have to do any dishes... Sorry I couldn't resist, the thread was starting to remind me of the Monty python skit spam spam spam spam...

In GEAR » What do you use to eat with in the backcountry?
November 24, 9:17pm

Re: FS - arcteryx Hyllus Hoody
Hey Jen I really like it could you hold it for me till I lose 100 lbs?

In Gear Swap » FS - arcteryx Hyllus Hoody
November 13, 8:47pm

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