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Ed Engel (Doorknob) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale West of what you think is west
About Me Younger days did the JMT, L. Tahoe to Whitney (4x) and the PCT in 1981.

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You may also want to look into the Fuji camera lineup. They have some great lenses.

In Photography » Whats the opinion on micro 4/3s
April 04, 10:41am

New Army Pass
You may want to look at this post - Aloha

In Pre-Trip Planning » New Army Pass and snow?
May 30, 10:07am

I used to have the Montbell SS down bag and spent too many nights in the Sierra cold. I sold it and got the REI Halo 25 bag (the blue one). I wondered if I would like going from the SS to a more re...

In GEAR » No love for the REI Halo bags?
October 28, 10:42pm

Re: My Experience
I used it last year in the Sierra. I put it on my skin and it lasted about 10 minutes. I'm sure it works better for some people than others. This year I'm taking deet. Mahalo

In GEAR » Lemon Eucalyptus
July 08, 10:57pm

Re: Canisters
You may want to check out these. They can also be rented.

In GEAR » Bear cannister
June 21, 11:06pm

Re: GoLite Customer Service
They do not respond to Email either. Poor customer service. Aloha

In GEAR » GoLite Customer Service
June 15, 10:29pm

WTD: MLD Serenity Shelter.
Anyone want to sell theirs? Aloha

In Gear Swap » WTD: MLD Serenity Shelter.
June 06, 9:34pm

Re: At Last!
I too have back issues and have found that the Catalyst helps make my backpacking trips more enjoyable. Glad you found a pack that works for you. Happy trails.

In GEAR » At Last!
June 04, 8:53pm

Re: Question for cold sleepers who use Montbell UL super spiral down hugger #3
I too am a cold sleeper and am in my late 50's. I used a Montbell SS #3 with a Neoair pad. I also used a Montbell down inner jacket. After 2 JMT trips with this set up I sold the #3 and bought ...

In GEAR » Question for cold sleepers who use Montbell UL super spiral down hugger #3
June 02, 4:11pm

Re: WTB Rainbow Tarp Tent Used
There is one for sale in the gear section at

In Gear Swap » WTB Rainbow Tarp Tent Used
April 20, 4:32pm

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