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rick . (overheadview) - BPL Forum Member

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About Me Long-time hiker, just getting into ultralight. Working on my Catskill 35!
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powdered breakfast mix options
Looking at powdered breakfast options, this is what I have so far. What do y'all mix up? I'm looking for an affordable calorie-dense base, to add possibly protein powder to, and insta...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » powdered breakfast mix options
March 23, 8:45pm

nice mitts
I bought a pair of these as a gift, so had a chance to look at them. They are nice mitts, I'm more of a glove person. Great weight & price vs the alternatives.

In GEAR » North Face Rain Mitts
March 19, 1:54pm

Proof of concept (#2)
I dry assembled this last night and was pumping water! I just used the ketchup can pump directly on the clean end (the little plastic tip on the pump slides over the clean end of the sawyer, ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Pump Filter Using Sawyer Mini
March 17, 9:54am

Re: Bear can and Hyperlite Mountain Gear backpacks
2nd'd on call them up and talk it thru. I asked and was told the 4400 will fit most horizontal, but the 3400 will not fit the larger ones horizontal. I have a BV500 and a Southwest 3400, ...

In GEAR » Bear can and Hyperlite Mountain Gear backpacks
March 16, 8:23pm

Re: Re: PCT - NOBO
David-- All points taken, the lid and spork points are incorporated. To elaborate on the other items: Quilt is made over a year ago. I "rated" at 32f because I've had chilled nig...

In Gear Lists » PCT - NOBO
March 16, 12:07pm

Re: Please reconsider a canister stove
I have both listed (1.7oz each) but I decided I'm starting with the canister stove. If fuel becomes a major issue I can have the alky sent. I'm not inexperienced, though I do understa...

In Gear Lists » PCT - NOBO
March 16, 9:55am

Verso pull-on
Can someone smarter than me explain how reversing a jacket can change its wind resistance/breath-ability? I could see having the more wind-resistant face to the outside would make it warmer, b...

In Editor's Roundtable » ISPO 2015
March 12, 12:44pm

I'm starting a spreadsheet to compare the options out there. If anyone cares to add to it for the greater good, our stomachs/wallets will appreciate:

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Long term dehydration prep for a PCT thruhike
March 11, 8:49pm

Still looking
I'd love a used one! This is an expensive umbrella, probably more than all the past umbrellas I've ever bought.

In Gear Swap » WTB: ChromeDome, Liteflex Trek Umbrella Silver, etc
March 11, 3:06pm

WTB 8oz hooded down jacket
-- request fulfilled! --

In Gear Swap » WTB 8oz hooded down jacket
March 11, 3:01pm

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