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Matt Lutz (citystuckhiker) - BPL Forum Member

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About Me Hiker-turned-ultramarathon runner. Sorry backpack, I've neglected you.
CityMankato
StateMinnesota
CountryUSA
My Website URLhttp://crazyrunnerguy.blogspot.com
My PDF Gear ListWinter 2011-12

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All Forum Posts by Matt Lutz

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Taking the Nupste
That's what I thought. Thanks for the input, and I plan on putting the jacket to the test this winter. At some point, I'm going to determine my failing point for the jacket.

In GEAR » At what temp do you leave your Thermawrap (or similar) at home?
September 24, 3:09pm

Taken to 10/11 F
I've taken it twice to 10 F and 11 F wearing a 100 fleece hat, 200 vest, 100 microfleece pants, liner/wicking socks, Prolite 3 (full) and and plenty of hydration and food. I was in an enclosed...

In GEAR » Marmot Hydrogen
September 24, 9:16am

At what temp do you leave your Thermawrap (or similar) at home?
Simple question - at what temperature range do you leave your Montbell Thermawrap Parka (or similar jacket - i.e. Patagonia Micropuff) at home? If you do opt to take the Thermawrap/Micropuff, what ...

In GEAR » At what temp do you leave your Thermawrap (or similar) at home?
September 24, 6:35am

Another recomendation for Easton stakes
I use Easton 6" or 8" nail pegs for 3+ season use and SMC snow stakes for winter. Can't go wrong with the holding power of the Easton pegs.

In GEAR » Bombproof stakes
September 14, 2:20pm

Storing large bags
I have two down bags, Marmot Hydrogen and a Marmot Col. The Hydrogen is stored in its cotton sack in a rubbermaid tote, the Col is stored flat on a shelf above my clothes in a closet. It's too ...

In GEAR » Storing Down Bag?
September 07, 1:43pm

All Reader Reviews by Matt Lutz

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Marmot Scree (softshell pants)
There is so much to love about these pants, but the little details kill any possibility of a 5 rating. So 4 it is. The good: The pants are made of Marmot's proprietary M3 fabric, which is a ...

In Clothing - Wind & Soft Shell
October 20, 9:50am

Zpacks Z1
I bought my Z1 from a BPL forum member. It had a webbing waist belt and a removable sternum strap. I have since removed the waistbelt (via scissors) and removed the sternum strap, which was attached t...

In Backpacks - Frameless
October 03, 10:22am

Montbell UL Down Inner Parka
I have a 2008 MB Inner down Parka, and I wish I would have waited until the 2009 models were released before hitting "submit order." I have a size small, which weighs in at 7.2 oz. The ja...

In Clothing - Insulating - Down
October 03, 9:24am

Black Diamond Windweight (formerly Jetstream)
I have owned two pairs of BD wind-proof liner gloves - an older pair of Jetstreams and the new model, their Windweights. Both used Polartec Windbloc fabric. These gloves are excellent next-to-skin...

In Clothing - Headwear, Handwear
October 03, 9:15am

Black Diamond Powerstretch (now Midweights)
These are my go-to liner gloves for all seasons. In three-season wear, they are are breathable and not too warm when the temperature dips. In cold and wet weather, I use them under a pair of MLD eVent...

In Clothing - Headwear, Handwear
October 03, 8:50am