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Frank Perkins (fperkins) - BPL Guest

My Locale North East
About Me Click on my website to my gear list: http://www.fperkins.com/backpacking/my-ultralight-backpacking-gear-list.php
StateConnecticut
CountryUSA
My Website URLhttp://tinyurl.com/67xjoa
My PDF Gear List3 season gear list.

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All Forum Posts by Frank Perkins

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Re: Tahoe Rim Trail gear list
Hey Jeff, You're a big boy at 300lbs. Make sure that the sleeping pad you get can support your weight. I would think foam pads are out. I looked on the BA website and I couldn't fin...

In Gear Lists » Tahoe Rim Trail gear list
April 23, 8:08pm

Re: 6 Day West Coast Trail Gear List
Hey! When did Google docs sneak in images in spreadsheets? I guess I can remove my custom rewriter now. Thanks for the link and Ill reciprocate once I get my blog converted over to Wordpress....

In Gear Lists » 6 Day West Coast Trail Gear List
April 23, 7:55pm

Re: Skyline to the Sea Trail, Santa Cruz Mountains
Great report and nice gear list Dylan. The abandoned car pic made me think of Into the Wild. Thanks for sharing.

In Post-Trip Reports » Skyline to the Sea Trail, Santa Cruz Mountains
April 23, 7:43pm

Re: trail work in High Point State Park (New Jersey)
Hey Peter, I lived up by Culver Lake NJ for about 5 years during grade/high school. One of my first true [and heavy!] hikes was hiking the AT from around Stokes down to the Delaware Gap. I...

In Post-Trip Reports » trail work in High Point State Park (New Jersey)
April 21, 8:27pm

Re: Techniques for Early Season Trekking
Great article Andy! I'm looking forward to reading it again.

In Editor's Roundtable » Techniques for Early Season Trekking
April 17, 6:08pm

Re: Granite Gear Vapor Day Pack Review
40 ounces is way too heavy for a daypack and dare I say, worthy of a review on BPL! I would expect this type of review from BP, but not from BPL. I would much rather see reviews on the ULA AMP/...

In Editor's Roundtable » Granite Gear Vapor Day Pack Review
April 17, 6:06pm

Re: Podcast: Making Unconventional Choices for a Better Life
Hrm... how does he connect to the internet to update his webpage?

In Editor's Roundtable » Podcast: Making Unconventional Choices for a Better Life
April 09, 6:45pm

Patagonia Sun Hoody
While not exactly a R .5 Hoody... Sun Hoody

In GEAR » Patagonia Sun Hoody
March 31, 4:34pm

Re: WM Highlite vs Summerlite
It took a few months, but I got my Arc Specialist 6' bag the other day. Looks great and the weight came in at 17.5 ounces. It looks like th straps are way too long and I think I can get it do...

In GEAR » WM Highlite vs Summerlite
March 21, 7:43pm

Re: Thoughts on my new Houdini and R1 Hoodie
Hey, how did you get your R1 for a bargain of 100 bucks? I paid 130 + shipping. I had to return my first Hoodie because some of the threads unraveled. Not an issue though because the Patagonia...

In GEAR » Thoughts on my new Houdini and R1 Hoodie
March 21, 7:37pm

All Reader Reviews by Frank Perkins

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Patagonia
My R1 hoody stitching started to fall apart and they took back the old one and sent me a brand new one. I also had a rip in my micropuff vest when my waist cinch cord ripped out. Again, no proble...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
January 15, 7:53pm

Backcountry.com
Never had an issue with them so they get a 5

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
January 08, 1:08pm

Taco Bell Spork
I recently used the TacoHell spork on a recent 3 person trip. I had titanium spoon, but my brother and cousin did not and this was a free and light alternative. Unfortunately, two of the sporks brok...

In Cookware - Other
January 08, 12:41pm