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Matthew Stenger (MatthewStenger) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale its flat but its home
About Me Been hiking my whole life but only recently got in to backpacking. Thru hiked the AT NoBo last year. Best experience of my life. Now planning on SoBoing the CDT in 2015.
My PDF Gear ListCDT SoBo June 17th 2015

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For my upcoming CDT trip
C.A.M.P. USA Stalker Universal Crampons - regularly $99.95, so I'l get them for $80. Leki Cristallo Trekking Poles - Pair - 2014 Closeout - regularly $119.95, on sale at the outlet for $83.7...

In GEAR » REI Sale 03/27/15 - What are you getting?
March 24, 9:50am

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In Gear Swap » FS: SMD Fusion 50
March 23, 3:26pm

Re: Why so serious?
Now I'm always smiling.

In GEAR » REI Dividend and 20 % off sale ?
March 23, 3:21pm

Re: Re: Is the Zpacks external carbon frame durable for a thru-hike?
"In general, the answer to the question is 'how rough are you on your pack?'" Amen. On the AT last year there were a handful of people I knew rocking those packs - only 2 of...

In GEAR » Is the Zpacks external carbon frame durable for a thru-hike?
March 21, 1:02pm

my tarp tent photo
First time setting up the notch was in the field. Not a perfect pitch, but its certainly not hard like some people make it out to be. This was the first of only two times using it, the second I ...

In GEAR » Tarptent Thread
March 21, 2:28am

Re: Beavers PCT List
Welcome! You can use an alcohol stove anywhere there isn't a fire ban. At some point there will likely be one. No way to predict when or where. You could always carry a stove and just go no ...

In Gear Lists » Beavers PCT List
March 18, 7:12am

how about a 20 and a 40
With a 20 and a 40 you could layer them for what would roughly equal a 5 degree quilt. I layered my 30 RevX over my 20 Rev the other night and was toasty warm at 4 degrees. I really think having...

In Gear Lists » Which two EE quilts?
March 16, 12:49pm

Re: .
Good on you.

In Gear Swap » FS: New Tent
March 14, 2:00am

interesting thread. I hope you use or used the paypal merchant option when sending him money.

In Gear Swap » FS: New Tent
March 14, 1:14am

Its not leaking.
Your suspicion is correct, the pad is loosing volume do the the decreased pressure from the cooling air. Using an inflator rather than your lungs should mitigate that issue, since you would be fill...

In GEAR » leaking pad or not?
March 12, 12:59am

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