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Alex Herron (AlexHerron) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale Front Range
About Me I have been a runner all my life and am now addicted to trail running and have been interested in evolving this into fastpacking. Learning to go ultralight has been a truly amazing experience. Finding out what is excessive and chopping it off is liberating
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All Forum Posts by Alex Herron

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Can I turn a 20 deg synthetic into a winter over bag?
I am trying to solve the dilemma of having enough insulation in winter to hang around while also not being overkill once I get into my sleep system. I just got a monstrous marmot greenland down jac...

In GEAR » Can I turn a 20 deg synthetic into a winter over bag?
February 27, 9:08am

WTB Down pants
Looking for some decently warm down pants. Don't have to be the lightest things ever but nothing over 2 lbs. I am a 32 32. Trying to avoid buying new WM flight pants if that gives you any id...

In Gear Swap » WTB Down pants
February 27, 8:52am

I have got...
I have a spirit 28 degree quilt for 185 or I have a 20 deg 750 fp EE revelation that I will be selling in 1 week for like 145 or something. Spirit like new EE used 40-50 nights

In Gear Swap » WTB Quilt
February 24, 8:31am

Maybe no fleece vest haha
I am going back and forth whether I will bring the fleece vest. I walked around in 25 degree snowy conditions just now in my hypothetical setup and was just fine. And if I am grounded by t storms I...

In Gear Lists » Can I get away without a mid layer for the CT?
February 21, 9:13pm

Update
Items updated as well as price drop

In Gear Swap » FS:Spirit 28 reg, Trailstar, Helium 1 jacket.
February 21, 6:47pm

Danget
Dang, always forgetting important details, Thank you Stephen.

In Gear Swap » FS:Spirit 28 reg, Trailstar, Helium 1 jacket.
February 20, 4:42pm

FS:Spirit 28 reg, Trailstar, Helium 1 jacket.
Spirit quilt basically new, got here on GS but have decided to stick with down. Bought for 200, haven't used it, to your door CONUS for 185 Trailstar bought here on GS as well, used a handf...

In Gear Swap » FS:Spirit 28 reg, Trailstar, Helium 1 jacket.
February 20, 4:30pm

Thoughts now
As of now I will be taking a 5.5 oz fleece vest, then wind pants to go under the chaps and over the shorts. Seems like a good compromise... I will be carrying an apex hood that will be fine to ...

In Gear Lists » Can I get away without a mid layer for the CT?
February 17, 11:38pm

inflation by mouth
I thought you only needed to avoid inflating by mouth when temps were expected to drop below freezing. As a result I have inflated mine by mouth several times. XLITes don't even come with pump ...

In GEAR » NeoAir XLite reflective delamination
February 17, 8:53pm

Re: Re: Can I get away without a mid layer for the CT?
Hi David, Avoiding lightning is definitely a concern. I think if I had to wait something out, I would setup camp real quick and just use my quilt for insulation. In a protected area of course. ...

In Gear Lists » Can I get away without a mid layer for the CT?
February 17, 10:24am

All Reader Reviews by Alex Herron

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Granite Gear Crown V.C. 60
I got this pack in response to the extreme discomfort of carrying 5-7 days worth of food in a frameless. I can say with confidence this pack can carry VERY comfortably 25-30 lbs. Its convenient for ei...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
November 30, 8:20am