Live in Pensacola, Florida BPL member off and on past 10 or so years. Do a couple to 3 weeks of backcountry BP trips a year. Have done 3 CA Sierra trips past 4 years, one on SHR. Otherwise generally do SE USA trips. Married, 2 adult kids. My son has gone with me on some trips, including last August in the Sierras. Have tried UL trips, probably most trips go UL, 9-13 pound Base weight.