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Jozef _____ (DerJosef) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale The southern border of Holland
About Me Solo hiker, motorbiker, alpine climber, working at Tilburg University Library. Recent trips: Antarctica, El Chalten, Torres del Paine.

Every year I need at least one adventure in the Alps.
CityHilvarenbeek
CountryThe Netherlands
My PDF Gear ListGeneral_packlist_7day_trekking_solo_2011

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"Why are you not a Member of BPL?" + forums with a fair amount of people sharing stories and input + BPL seems organized with a vision (not just any other hiking site) + one of the b...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Why are you not a Member of BPL?
July 21, 1:31pm

Wow
Very tragic, still thanks for sharing. Very clear warning for the future.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Water Came Fast and Furious and Guaranteed a Tragic End to Crossers
July 21, 8:24am

always poles
I did the WCT some 12 years ago without poles. I was perfectly fine. At the time I never had used them, and I was sure that I never would. A buddy slipped on one of the boardwalks but that was it. ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » West Coast Trail and Hiking Poles
July 20, 11:21am

Thanks for sharing
Nice to read this report, this trip is still on my TODO list. I was wondering about the differences in weather on the French and Spanish sides, it appears you encountered all kinds of weather. ...

In Post-Trip Reports » Pyrenees High Route Slide Show
July 20, 1:58am

RE:
TNF Resolve insulated

In GEAR » Favorite piece of gear?
July 17, 2:16pm

Some hints
"...I'm writing this post to solicit any feedback on something that you wish you knew before your first solo trip, or just ... something that you think I should know..." Allright s...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » First solo trip
July 17, 1:23pm

RE:
Hey you guys thanks for the feedback, nice links and good reading! @Jonathan: You are definately right about the breathability of the windstopper, some of the time it behaves like a sheet of p...

In Gear Lists » Solo alpine gear list 2008
December 20, 2:04am

Solo alpine gear list 2008
Hello BPL guys, I thought it was time to get my gear list up, put together for my journeys in 2008. As a first time poster it may be clear that I've only begun reading up on this matter and ...

In Gear Lists » Solo alpine gear list 2008
December 10, 8:01am

Re skopeo
IMO according to his story it's a bit of both. When switching to light shoes, you are demanding a bit more of your leg muscles to compensate for instability especially over rough terrain. If yo...

In GEAR » Light weight shoes and my knee injury
November 12, 8:53am

alternative: Snugpak
I own the Snugpak Elite 3 but it's comfort rating is -5 C. The Elite 4 is about of the same specs as the North Twin, and about the same weight (pretty darn heavy).. but it appears the Snugpak c...

In GEAR » Synthetic Sleeping Bag
November 12, 8:17am

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