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Larry Dyer (veriest1) - BPL Forum Member

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About Me Born 1984; raised in the sticks; grew up hiking, riding bikes, and camping; decided to combine them in 2009.
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Re: Tips from a Sierra Stealth Quilt User
"I don't need to carry heavy duty socks for sleeping at night, I just take the sleeves off my arms and wear them as massive leg warmers, work great and saves weight in my pack." In...

In Editor's Roundtable » Jacks ‘R’ Better Sierra Stealth Quilt Review
December 08, 8:52pm

Beak
I hate that I'm late to this thread but I haven't had much time lately. It's awesome to see a dedicated SUL forum! Anyway, earlier this year I started a thread dealing with a simila...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » Approaching 4lb barrier....need feedback on modded MLD Poncho Tarp Specifically
October 25, 3:04pm

Re: Maxpedition
Maxpedition is good stuff. The wifey just got me a Falcon II for my B-day and it's WAY overbuilt for ultralight backpacking unless you're busting some SERIOUS brush. It's my go to day p...

In GEAR » Looking for a bushwhacking day/overnight pack
September 27, 9:03am

Re: trimming a jam...
Now that's an interesting idea. Did you have issues with it fraying when you trimmed the pad pocket? Did you sorta hem it or sear the cut edge?

In GEAR » Help with trimming/cutting down a new Jam
July 12, 10:19pm

Re: Help with trimming/cutting down a new Jam
Use trekking poles to pitch the tarp if you bring them. If not the poles can still go in the side pockets and under the compression straps. It'd be hard to get smooth poles to stay in the ice a...

In GEAR » Help with trimming/cutting down a new Jam
July 11, 9:47pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Huts & Cabins
I concur with the MLD option. My wife is the reason I own a Trailstar (that and I'd wanted one for ages). Now I just need that Bearpaw inner net.

In GEAR » Backpacking for the girly girl
July 11, 9:43pm

Poncho
You sound like a perfect candidate for one of the MLD cuben ponchos. Tell you what, since everyone is being so generous, I'll trade you mine for your cuben quilt. :P Seriously though, I'...

In Gear Lists » My Sub-5 lb kit for SoCal Summers
July 09, 7:02am

Re: Re: Help me push my summer quilt lower
Like Robert said, it's all personal. Many people said I'd need a balaclava to push my old style Ultra 20 (the one that's closer to a 30 degree bag) into the high teens. Then one night w...

In GEAR » Help me push my summer quilt lower
July 08, 10:33pm

Nifty.
Neat site but it doesn't seem to be working on small screens or maybe just Linux platforms. I can't get to the "plus sign" mentioned in the tutorial to add gear on my netbook ...

In Gear Lists » my GearGram list
July 07, 10:23am

Re: Re: Footwear - waterproof boots v. fast drying trail running shoes.
Those synthetic socks tend to bunch up around the balls of my feet and toes. Your mileage does vary from mine.

In GEAR » Footwear - waterproof boots v. fast drying trail running shoes.
July 07, 10:01am

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