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Luke Ludwig (ludwigl) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Minnesota
About Me I've been lightweight backpacking since 2003. My favorite outdoor playground is north-eastern Minnesota including the BWCA and Lake Superior. I also enjoy sea kayaking, canoeing, and outdoor photography.
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My PDF Gear ListBorder Route and Superior Hiking Trail 2006

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All Forum Posts by Luke Ludwig

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Re: @ Luke i think we have the same style
Isaac - I just got back from a 3 day trip in Itasca State Park and my pack weighed 14 pounds 3 oz, with a base weight of 9 pounds 5 ounces. If you count my camera (37 oz) which I carry slung over m...

In Editor's Roundtable » Every Ounce Counts
April 21, 7:54am

Montrails have sold
Both shoes have sold

In Gear Swap » FS: Montrail Vitesse and Inov-8 Flyroc 310
September 19, 12:40pm

Inov-8s sold

In Gear Swap » FS: Montrail Vitesse and Inov-8 Flyroc 310
September 17, 11:12am

FS: Montrail Vitesse
Sold. Montrail Vitesse Men's Size 11. Spring 2007 model. Only 10 trail miles of use, so very good condition. Asking $50 and I'll pay shipping. Send me PM if interested.

In Gear Swap » FS: Montrail Vitesse and Inov-8 Flyroc 310
September 08, 9:13pm

floor or floorless model?
Does it have the built-in floor or is it floorless?

In Gear Swap » FS - TT Contrail
September 08, 8:45pm

Adding Images
These photos were taken in light rain with moderate wind. The repaired rip near one of the side guylines: Front View, with overbeak rolled up. Front view, with overbeak down.

In Gear Swap » FS - Original Cloudburst Tarptent
March 31, 8:30am

Re: FS - Original Cloudburst Tarptent
Price drop down to $110 + shipping.

In Gear Swap » FS - Original Cloudburst Tarptent
March 23, 11:18am

FS - Original Cloudburst Tarptent
SOLD! Original Cloudburst Tarptent for sale, $130 + shipping obo. Floorless model. In good condition. There is a 3-4 inch rip on the side near one of the guylines, but it was repaired in excell...

In Gear Swap » FS - Original Cloudburst Tarptent
March 17, 10:36am

Re: Rain and Footwear
Well hopefully you selected trail runners that absorb as little moisture as possible. During the night dry your socks and insoles in your sleeping bag and then in the morning your shoes will be we...

In Philosophy & Technique » Rain and Footwear
March 13, 6:19pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Northern Lites Snowshoes: 25" or 30"?
Thanks for all the advice. I decided to go with the 30" Backcountry snowshoes. I can't wait to try them out! Luke

In Winter Hiking » Northern Lites Snowshoes: 25" or 30"?
January 15, 4:44pm

All Reader Reviews by Luke Ludwig

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Sierra Designs Orion AST 3 person tent
Over the course of 6 years, two sections of a tent pole have broken, both cases which were completely the fault of the user. Both times I mailed the poles in and Sierra Designs replaced the pole sect...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
January 07, 10:53am

The first time I used the Cloudburst TarpTent, my friend tripped over one of the side guylines in the morning, causing an 8-inch rip in the silnylon. I emailed Henry Shires asking advice on repairing ...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
January 07, 10:47am

Six Moon Designs
I have the Starlite pack. A plastic piece broke that connects the shoulder straps to the rest of the pack (provides torso adjustment feature). Ron Moak at Six Moon Designs quickly sent me two new meta...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
January 07, 10:42am

Six Moon Designs StarLite
This was my first frameless pack which I bought during my transition to lightweight backpacking. I have used this pack for several years now on more than half a dozen trips totaling over 300 miles, i...

In Backpacks - Frameless
January 07, 10:33am