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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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Big Bend trash can
Unfortunately they are somewhere in Big Bend National Park's Ranger Station's trash disposal system.

In Gear Swap » WTB your Black Diamond Z-Pole Straps
January 30, 10:19pm

Re: Comfort of Osprey EXOS 58
John: I would imagine the shape wouldn't be quite right and that I would need to upsize to the medium, my apologies for not specifying what size I was planning on using. Thank you for your fir...

In GEAR » Backpacking Frame options
January 18, 5:00pm

Re: Re: You are right but...
Experimenting with the partially filled neoair has left me not exactly impressed with its ability to function as a frame. Instead of side pockets I was going to try out the shoulder strap pocke...

In GEAR » Backpacking Frame options
January 18, 9:46am

You are right but...
I could potentially use the klymit pad as flotation with a short near x-lite plus I am thinking of not getting side pockets among other accessories. The arc blast is very tempting though... ...

In GEAR » Backpacking Frame options
January 18, 9:25am

Backpacking Frame options
Has anyone tried a z packs zero with a klymit pack frame? I am in need of something to carry up to 26 lbs for 6 day stretches. My GG crown vc 60 is too big and feels like overkill. Thanks!

In GEAR » Backpacking Frame options
January 18, 8:55am


In Gear Swap » FS: Zpacks Zero size small
January 17, 11:31pm

Re: Re: Montbell to the rescue
I personally put them on in a store and they fit my "wussy size 11 japanese feet" Montbell america has a different sizing compared to the japanese store FYI Also I own a pair of goo...

In GEAR » Down Booties Under $35
January 17, 10:21am

Montbell to the rescue

In GEAR » Down Booties Under $35
January 16, 8:30pm

funny you ask now
My impressions: CRAZY SMALL, weighs in accordance with the weight listed on line. HOWEVER, the GVP pad was supposed to be a change up from the neoair and not protrude into my back. Unfortunate...

In Gear Lists » Lets see if this works
January 15, 6:23pm

Re: Pretty solid
Thanks for the reply Eli, I have found this to be true as well regarding the torso length pads. Its a full length thin light that I hope to provide the necessary leg insulation. If GVP air pad doe...

In Gear Lists » Lets see if this works
January 14, 11:36am

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