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Matthew Stenger (MatthewStenger) - BPL Guest

My Locale the beautiful but rainy northwest
About Me Been hiking my whole life but only recently got in to backpacking. Planning on doing the AT next year.
CityPortland
StateOregon
CountryUSA
My PDF Gear ListAT NoBo April 1 2013

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Re: Same cord different technique
I have been helping the weight within my reach, but I had not thought to use a pole from there. That is good advice, thanks! I use bear cables when available, but that has not been often. You...

In GEAR » Thicker bear line that WON'T hurt trees?
April 15, 8:15am

Tenacious Tape!
Tenacious Tape did the trick. Thanks to all those who responded!

In GEAR » Need advice on how to properly patch my down jacket.
April 15, 6:44am

Thicker bear line that WON'T hurt trees?
Hey, I have been using Zpacks bear bag system with their really thin bear line. I am just not convinced that it does not hurt the tree. I am on a thru hike and carry 2 lbs of food per day. I have h...

In GEAR » Thicker bear line that WON'T hurt trees?
April 15, 6:40am

Need advice on how to properly patch my down jacket.
I managed to put a tear in my down hoodie the second day of my AT thru hike. DOH!! Its just a straight vertical cut and is about a half inch long. I have put the jacket away and just been doing ...

In GEAR » Need advice on how to properly patch my down jacket.
April 04, 5:13am

WTB: 3 season Yeti Underquilt (would also consider other light 3-seasons UQs)
Like the title says, I am in the market for a 3 season Yeti Underquilt. I would also be interested in a similar weight UQ, lets say nothing over 14 oz. Thanks! PM me or email direct at ste...

In Gear Swap » WTB: 3 season Yeti Underquilt (would also consider other light 3-seasons UQs)
February 04, 11:48am

ULA's take
A few months ago I messaged Chris at ULA about the durability of his cuben packs and here is how he responded: "As to the Cuben, [...] it's much different than the cuben packs of years ...

In GEAR » Anyone used the same piece of cuben gear for more than one thru-hike?
February 03, 3:55am

Re: CF
Thank you, that's the sort of reports I was looking for.

In GEAR » Anyone used the same piece of cuben gear for more than one thru-hike?
February 01, 10:40pm

PM Sent!
Sent you a PM about that tarp. Interested in buying.

In Gear Swap » For sale: 1 x 4 Season (4 Doors) Cat Cut Cuben Fiber Tarp, Toxaway Tarp, Emberlit wood stove
February 01, 9:48pm

Anyone used the same piece of cuben gear for more than one thru-hike?
I don't mind spending money on gear but I want it to last. I am thinking of investing in the Hammock Gear Standard Cuben Fiber Tarp with doors for my upcoming AT hike, but I'd like to kn...

In GEAR » Anyone used the same piece of cuben gear for more than one thru-hike?
February 01, 9:18pm

Re: FS - Therm-a-rest NeoAir XLite Large
Will buy if that sale falls through.

In Gear Swap » FS - Therm-a-rest NeoAir XLite Large
January 28, 1:41am

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