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Brian Senez (bsenez) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale New England
About Me Long distance hiking, trail running, cycling, triathlon

ME-GA '06
LT '08

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All Forum Posts by Brian Senez

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re: 3 Season 6.4lb list
Hi Brian, ditching the extra light is a great idea. There is no reason to carry two light sources. I will keep the Fenix and get rid of the photon though. I use the light for several hours each ...

In Gear Lists » 3 Season 6.4lb list
November 29, 6:35pm

re: Torso vs. leg warmth
I have no hard data, but I have used many different setups on hikes. I would agree that a differential of about R2 between torso and legs works. My current setup is R4.9 torso and R3.1 legs. Ini...

In GEAR » Torso vs. leg warmth
November 28, 4:33pm

re: great ideas!
Thanks for the feedback guys, some great ideas so far. Maybe I have to many systems to keep my gear dry. The scenario I am most concerned about (been there!) is 33F and all day rain. There i...

In Gear Lists » 3 Season 6.4lb list
November 28, 9:48am

re: Zpacks Blast help
Whether or not the medium would work for an overnight depends on how compact your kit is. It may be difficult to switch directly from your Mchale pack to the 1400ci blast. Bulky items such as you...

In GEAR » ZPacks Blast help
November 28, 8:54am

OR Zealot Medium
-SOLD- OR Zealot Medium blue, 215g, $60 shipped CONUS -SOLD- I love this jacket, it is very simple lightweight and fairly breathable. Before I bought this I read about people on the internet co...

In Gear Swap » OR Zealot Medium
November 27, 1:57pm

re: 3 Season 6.4lb list
two balaclavas? One fleece to wear while hiking. Light insulation and very breathable. The BPL balaclava is to wear while sleeping in addition to everything else if needed. It is light and wa...

In Gear Lists » 3 Season 6.4lb list
November 27, 12:31pm

re: different stove
I have the Caldera Keg-F and switched out the stove for a zelph starlyte. This works very well. I removed the integrated pot stand and cut down the caldera cone to mimic the height the pot was in...

In GEAR » Caldera Keg-H
November 27, 12:12pm

re: RBH Custom Cuben Mitts
Very nice, they are beautiful. What are the specs? My BPL Vapormitts are 119g stock with the heavy cordlocks and shock cord. What insulation do your mitts have?

In GEAR » RBH Custom Cuben Mitts
November 26, 6:05pm

3 Season 6.4lb list
I haven't posted my list in about three years and I have lost a fair amount of weight since then. This list is for everything except full winter. I am comfortable with this gear down to aroun...

In Gear Lists » 3 Season 6.4lb list
November 26, 4:23pm

re: Only the Koflach Degre 12.5 remaining
Only item left is the Koflach's. All reasonable offers considered. Keep in mind it will probably cost me $20 to ship these. Shipping is included in the $140 price. Trades considered. Thanks

In Gear Swap » Koflach's, Crampons, 4 Ice Axes (technical and trekking)
November 24, 3:04pm

All Reader Reviews by Brian Senez

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ZPacks Zilch
I have an XL Zilch with a center pocket and padded waistbelt all in white cuben. The weight of this is 160g (5.6oz). I recently used this pack for a nine day hike from Gorham NH to Hanover VT on the ...

In Backpacks - Frameless
October 15, 5:57pm