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Matt Lutz (citystuckhiker) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale Midwest
About Me Hiker-turned-ultramarathon runner. Sorry backpack, I've neglected you.
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All Forum Posts by Matt Lutz

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Similar question
Similar question. I'm currently looking for a place to spend a few weekends this winter - without having to drive to the BWCA, North Shore, Superior Nat'l Forest, Porcupine Mtns, etc. For e...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Minnesota or nearby in winter
December 11, 6:32pm

re: What do you do for a living?
Attorney - one of five or so here, apparently.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » What do you do for a living?
December 11, 3:21pm

Boots in bag
@ Chad and co.: I hike in Steger Mukluks in winter, and I put them in my inside-out GG comp sack. Never had a leak or issue, and they come out nice and warm and pliable the next AM. Also, I hike in...

In Winter Hiking » How many of you bought "Long" sized bags for winter camping?
December 11, 12:50pm

The next hiker cometh
Coming to a baby-carrying backpack near you approximately June 15, 2012. -M

In Chaff » The next hiker cometh
October 07, 5:27pm

Excellent article
Thanks for insights, and +1 for increasing food as length of trip increases. When my brother and I hiked the SHT in 2008, we planned and packed food for 14 (IIRC) days and ended up finishing at noo...

In Editor's Roundtable » Food Planning Using Pounds Per Person Per Day
March 02, 6:06pm

Re: FSO: VFF KSO Womens 40
Bump and price reduction.

In Gear Swap » FSO: VFF KSO Womens 40
February 03, 6:39pm

Re: Re: ebook?
One word for the wise: back up the document(s)! I'll buy it when it comes out. I like the full-frontal assault on the backpacking industry.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Skurka Gear Book
February 03, 6:36pm

FSO: VFF KSO Womens 40
FS: VFF KSO, size women's 40. Purchased from Midwest Mountaineering in Minneapolis MN (authorized VFF dealer). Used ~3 times on treadmill; <10 miles on them. $55 shipped CONUSA. PM or ...

In Gear Swap » FSO: VFF KSO Womens 40
February 01, 6:47pm

FS: Integral Designs MK1 XL
FS: Integral Designs MK1 XL - the go-to, blizzard-ready, single wall tent. Less than ~10 nights of use. Guyline attachment points sealed per ID's instructions. Regular floor option; no grou...

In Gear Swap » FS: Integral Designs MK1 XL
December 11, 5:23pm

Re: Heat Training
Ed beat me to the Badwater mention.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Conditioning for Extreme Heat?
October 11, 5:57pm

All Reader Reviews by Matt Lutz

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Marmot Scree (softshell pants)
There is so much to love about these pants, but the little details kill any possibility of a 5 rating. So 4 it is. The good: The pants are made of Marmot's proprietary M3 fabric, which is a ...

In Clothing - Wind & Soft Shell
October 20, 9:50am

Zpacks Z1
I bought my Z1 from a BPL forum member. It had a webbing waist belt and a removable sternum strap. I have since removed the waistbelt (via scissors) and removed the sternum strap, which was attached t...

In Backpacks - Frameless
October 03, 10:22am

Montbell UL Down Inner Parka
I have a 2008 MB Inner down Parka, and I wish I would have waited until the 2009 models were released before hitting "submit order." I have a size small, which weighs in at 7.2 oz. The ja...

In Clothing - Insulating - Down
October 03, 9:24am

Black Diamond Windweight (formerly Jetstream)
I have owned two pairs of BD wind-proof liner gloves - an older pair of Jetstreams and the new model, their Windweights. Both used Polartec Windbloc fabric. These gloves are excellent next-to-skin...

In Clothing - Headwear, Handwear
October 03, 9:15am

Black Diamond Powerstretch (now Midweights)
These are my go-to liner gloves for all seasons. In three-season wear, they are are breathable and not too warm when the temperature dips. In cold and wet weather, I use them under a pair of MLD eVent...

In Clothing - Headwear, Handwear
October 03, 8:50am