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Eugene Smith (Eugeneius) - BPL Lifetime Member

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About Me Eugene Smith has not added a biography yet.
CityLas Cruces
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All Forum Posts by Eugene Smith

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Re: Soft and squishy shoes for backpacking?
Hoka is getting into the hiking/backpacking segment of the market in 2015. Another shoe to add to your growing list of options for "maximal" cushioned shoe offerings. The pendulum has s...

In GEAR » Soft and squishy shoes for backpacking?
January 07, 12:58pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: niiiiiice
Consider durability issues with the Lone Peak 2.0 in your purchase. At the discounted price, it's still a steal considering they're newly updated and typically run twice the amount. I jus...

In Gear Deals » Amazon: Altra Lone Peak 2 - $56.73 shipped
December 20, 11:22am

Re: Re: niiiiiice
Great deal on that shoe. The weight though.... 12oz.? The Lone Peak 2 is the Superior 2.0's chubby older brother. The Superior (updated 2.0 version) is stupid nimble, lightweight, and...

In Gear Deals » Amazon: Altra Lone Peak 2 - $56.73 shipped
December 19, 11:39pm

Re: Re: Re: Thousand Island Lake
Really digging on the b&w set. thanks for sharing.

In Post-Trip Reports » Thousand Island Lake
November 19, 12:24am

Re: How many actually use their down hood?
Hoods? Yeah, I'm down with that.

In GEAR » How many actually use their down hood?
October 30, 11:25pm

Re: Silly thread
Nick, comparatively, 99.9% of the content here within the BPL forums is absolutely trivial in light of all those examples. There is a forum for discussion as tenuous as this.

In Philosophy & Technique » John Muir Trail speed records - a question of style
September 12, 1:00am

Re: Lots of thin skin here
Thin skinned!? If it weren't for my luscious brown shugga skin, you'd see right through me. ;-) I was born in VA, lived in NY as a kid, but raised in the West, now settled in NM wher...

In Philosophy & Technique » John Muir Trail speed records - a question of style
September 12, 12:19am

Re: Full fledged outdoor pursuit
There's no shortage of ego stroking and bullsh@t being slung around in this thread. I'd be lying if some of it wasn't entertaining to read. Does BPL exist in some mysterious vacu...

In Philosophy & Technique » John Muir Trail speed records - a question of style
September 11, 10:23pm

Re: He actually did it!
Hot damn, that's amazing! Proud Dad and accomplished son.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » JMT Unsupported Attempt
August 30, 6:44am

Re: Horseshoe Meadows to Whitney
Luke, I thoroughly enjoyed your write up and photographs, thanks for putting in the time on this report! You're a patient and loving husband getting your wife up to the summit and back doing w...

In Post-Trip Reports » Horseshoe to Whitney 2014
August 30, 6:42am

All Reader Reviews by Eugene Smith

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Mountain Laurel Designs
Ron had my MLD Spinnaker Monk tarp repaired and improved upon free of charge with reinforced tieouts in 1 week, from shipping to Rons' shop, sewn, and shipped back to me, one week! This would nev...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
June 10, 9:43pm

Golite Shangri La 1
I have owned the Golite Shangri La 1 for several months now and have used it on about 3 trips so far in the desert southwest with variable weather conditions in the mountains and lower regions. F...

In Shelters - Tarps & Floorless
May 16, 7:20am

Western Mountaineering Megalite
I recently used the WM Megalite on a 5 day trip through the Gila with temps at night ranging from the mid 20's to the lower 40's. Light wind was present each evening and the bag and draft tub...

In Sleeping Bags - Mummy & Other
April 13, 10:00pm