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Joe DeLoss (GoingGrindel) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale Sunny Central Ohio
About Me I began my backpacking career in highschool with a loaded down Gregory Palisade and blistered feet. I've come to love competitive trail activities (backpacking, mtb, running, etc) and now appreciate them even more with an ultralight set up (circa summer of 2007).
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great portable olive oil
Just found that Subway has individual packets of olive oil. They will provide them for catering jobs with sandwiches and salads. At the end of a work event I was able to get several dozen packe...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Dinner Recipes with Olive Oil
November 26, 6:54am

Anybody have experience with PB2 from the Bell Plantation Company? I met someone during a 10mile race that swore by it at home just because of the reduced fat. I have substituted Better'n'B...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » PB2
July 21, 12:34pm

Re: Dinner Recipes with Olive Oil
sorry casey, "soaked" should could be replaced with "drenched." I do cook the pasta (I use ramen if freezer bagging) and then toss in 3-4 tablespoons of oil. After the oil is we...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Dinner Recipes with Olive Oil
April 25, 2:46pm

olive oil and cheese please!
my favorite camp meal is angel hair whole wheat pasta soaked in olive oil and covered with parmesean cheese. More calories than I can count but it taste great after a long hike day.

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Dinner Recipes with Olive Oil
April 25, 11:55am


In Gear Swap » Granite Gear Virga
April 21, 2:52pm

Additional Virga Info
I just pulled out the virga and wanted to note a few more of my modifications. I removed the ice axe loops, size tag, and the carrying loop. The bag still has a waist belt, sternum strap, all the c...

In Gear Swap » Granite Gear Virga
April 16, 11:34am

I've got a regular torso brown virga that has been modified, it comes in at 17.8 ounces. The modifications made have involved shortening excess webbing, burning the ends to prevent fraying, and...

In Gear Swap » Granite Gear Virga
April 15, 11:20am

Phantom 15
I have a phantom 15 up on ebay. Ends tonight though.

In Gear Swap » WTB: Ultralight down bag 20-40 degrees
March 27, 10:13am

Re: REI Blue Foam...
go fast and light dot com sells a 72 inch paklite pad for ten dollars, the whole thing weighs in at less than 6 oz. I used one for several trips but it didn't hold up incredibly well.

In GEAR » Where to buy 1/4" foam in a 72" length?
March 25, 7:35am

Re: re: foothills trail report
I've hiked this trail on two different occasions and have enjoyed it each time. The scenery is unbeatable for this side of the Mississippi. The first time I hiked it, I used the guidebook p...

In Post-Trip Reports » Foothills Trail (SC), March 16-18, 2008
March 24, 6:30am

All Reader Reviews by Joe DeLoss

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ZPacks Zilch
Purchased the Zilch several weeks ago and took it for a maiden voyage this past weekend. Total pack weight for the weekender was just less than 10lbs. Previously I was carrying a Virga with a weekend ...

In Backpacks - Frameless
April 17, 10:27am