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Eugene Smith (Eugeneius) - BPL Lifetime Member

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CityLas Cruces
StateNew Mexico
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All Forum Posts by Eugene Smith

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San Mateos
Usually an overlooked range, but the San Mateos offer enough for a 2 night trip within a short drive of the ABQ metro area. We have had a large melt off with the recent warm temps and the San Mate...

In Pre-Trip Planning » New Mexico
March 31, 12:05pm

Hey Ted, What is the longest battery life on this version when you set the GPS to ping at 1 minute intervals? I know Suunto makes a version that claims 30+hrs when set to "ultramarathon&q...

In Gear Swap » FS: Used Ambit2 w/ Heart Rate Strap
March 31, 11:53am

Re: Pecos Wilderness Late May 2015
Pecos in late May? I've encountered lingering snow pack up in the Truchas, but it's always been during banner snow years and this year NM saw a few late winter snow events, particularl...

In Gear Lists » Pecos Wilderness Late May 2015
March 30, 8:15pm

NB 1210v2
Great shoe, love the hell out of it. Ran a 100k back mid February in the Altra Lone Peak 2.0, but my calves really paid for it days later during recovery. Love that shoe for mixing into my tr...

In Editor's Roundtable » New Balance Leadville MT1210 Runners version 2 Spotlight Review
March 30, 7:28pm

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

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