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Alex Herron (AlexHerron) - BPL Forum Member

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About Me After starting out obsessed with fastpacking I have evolved into a more sustainable approach. I measure my successes now in hours rather that miles. In memories rather than trophies.
CityBoulder
StateColorado
CountryUSA

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All Forum Posts by Alex Herron

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sul to ul gear purge, zpacks, mld, and more.
Zpacks Hexamid solo plus tarp---SOLD -olive drab -standard weight fabric -only perimeter guylines attatched but I have extra zline -used 10 nights, no damage to report other than potentially di...

In Gear Swap » sul to ul gear purge, zpacks, mld, and more.
August 07, 8:42pm

hmmm..
and I dont know how big you are but that groundsheet must not be bigger than 5 feet because when I had that pitched in that configuration my groundsheet was closer to the walls, (6 feet)

In Gear Swap » GoLite Poncho Tarp $115 Shipped
May 28, 5:08pm

frame weight
The unmodified prophet weighs 16 oz, frame is 3 oz, bulb for inflation is 1 oz, other things added specifically to the pack adds another 2 oz. Makes for a seriously comfy pack for 25 lbs or less. F...

In GEAR » GG GVP torso mat + 1/8thinlight +Klymit air frame sleep system
April 01, 8:59pm

total weight
It comes in at just under 7 ounces excluding the suspension in the backpack. I like it because it has air where I need it, the air mat is protected, easy to inflate in 2 breaths and with the full l...

In GEAR » GG GVP torso mat + 1/8thinlight +Klymit air frame sleep system
April 01, 5:15pm

GG GVP torso mat + 1/8thinlight +Klymit air frame sleep system
I wanted to share with everyone the new sleep system that I have found to be quite effective. The Gossamer Gear GVP airbeam pad+1/8 thinlight and then my upgraded prophet with inflatable frame ma...

In GEAR » GG GVP torso mat + 1/8thinlight +Klymit air frame sleep system
March 31, 10:01pm

Get this
MLD packs> zpacks.... packs? haha, I only can compare a prophet to a zero and the prophet is amazing. Can't go wrong with any of those packs if it suits your needs.

In GEAR » MLD, Zimmerbuilt, HMG, Zpacs, ULA Packs
March 10, 11:06am

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

All Reader Reviews by Alex Herron

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Gossamer Gear Air Beam GVP edition
I am giving the shortened torso x-frame marketed by GG a 5 on 2 stipulations. You are the correct shape person, 5-10 or so, and I don't have any leaks in the foreseeable future. It is more com...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
April 01, 5:29pm

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