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Bob Gross (--B.G.--) - BPL Guest

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About Me I was backpacking ultralight before Ray ever published!

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Re: Re: Re: I'm looking for a warm shirt
I haven't yet found a vendor for the Montbell fleece shirt. I have Montbell down stuff, but those are my serious cold layers. I don't generate as much heat as I used to when I was younger. ...

In GEAR » I'm looking for a warm shirt
February 14, 3:05pm

Re: Re: I'm looking for a warm shirt
"You would be surprised what a 3-5 oz windbreaker can do." I have a 4.4-ounce hooded (silnylon) rain shell, and it does a good job of shedding wind. However, that isn't what I was ...

In GEAR » I'm looking for a warm shirt
February 14, 2:48pm

Re: A warm shirt
Jim, the Paramo shirt is going the wrong direction on weight. I'm looking for lighter weight with an equivalent warmth. --B.G.--

In GEAR » I'm looking for a warm shirt
February 14, 2:40pm

Re: matches and the TSA
"just FedEx your gear ahead and avoid it all." There are some remote places where FedEx won't deliver. --B.G.--

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Matches and the TSA
February 14, 2:33pm

Re: Re: Re: Lightest Tent Stakes?
"Wow, those Terra Nova stakes are ridiculous!" If you need to go lighter, then use toothpicks. --B.G.--

In GEAR » Lightest Tent Stakes?
February 14, 2:17pm

Re: Short Trip Stove Option
If you are in an area where wood fires are permitted, you could carry a titanium woodburner stove. That way, there is no weight of fuel to be carried, so you can boil lots of water without worry. ...

In GEAR » Help me lighten/refine my approach to water treatment (FirstNeed vs. filter+tabs vs. steripen vs. ??)
February 14, 1:02pm

Re: Re: I'm looking for a warm shirt
Hmmm. A vest would be pretty cold for my arms. The Montane Oryx seems to have merit. If the medium size is 9 ounces, then the small size might be a bit less. More money than I had in mind. --...

In GEAR » I'm looking for a warm shirt
February 14, 12:57pm

Re: Re: Lightest Tent Stakes?
I use a different shelter, and mine really likes two big stakes at the ends (long Eastons), then about eight standard titanium Shepherd's stakes around it. I often find myself above timber line...

In GEAR » Lightest Tent Stakes?
February 14, 12:55pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: I'm looking for a warm shirt
Greg, that link takes me to something that does not have a full zip. If I don't find a perfect solution, I will modify one of my old medium weight fleece pullovers and add a full zipper. It ...

In GEAR » I'm looking for a warm shirt
February 14, 12:45pm

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What would Jeremiah Johnson have done to his water? --B.G.--

In GEAR » Help me lighten/refine my approach to water treatment (FirstNeed vs. filter+tabs vs. steripen vs. ??)
February 14, 12:42pm

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