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john braun (Hitman) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale West Florida
About Me New to backpacking. learning lots here.
CityPensacola
StateFlorida
Countryusa
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All Forum Posts by john braun

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thanks
Thanks guys! I picked up an XL for $11.99 !!! I didn't really need another down jacket...but a vest would be great!

In Gear Deals » lands end 600 fill vests for $11.99 shipped
November 20, 12:50pm

thanks
Thanks. I picked one of these up. I have a lifestraw, but this one looks interesting to try out too.

In Gear Deals » Sawyer Mini PointOne for $15.99
November 20, 12:49pm

I have one similar
I don't know the name of it, but my wife found one for me at a thrift store. It weighs 3 ounces...and is very water resistant, almost water proof. It's pretty thin though, so I assume it&...

In Gear Deals » Help me identify this Patagonia shirt
August 29, 12:22pm

Back
Oh my gosh...climbing a 14er is much different than hiking the AT. I didn't realize that actual rock climbing would be involved. I also didn't realize there could be falling rocks that ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Blanca Peak Hiking (Need Reality Check)
July 25, 2:17pm

The Way
Yes, The Way makes me want to hike the El Camino and I'm not even Catholic.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » how many of you do solo trips?
July 01, 10:34pm

thanks
Thanks so much guys!

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Blanca Peak Hiking (Need Reality Check)
June 27, 8:53pm

alcohol stoves?
Are alcohol stoves okay to use up there?

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Blanca Peak Hiking (Need Reality Check)
June 27, 5:07pm

Blanca Peak Hiking (Need Reality Check)
Myself and three pals are heading to Blanca Peak and a few other 14ers next week. I need some advice on what we are getting ourselves into. We are all very familiar with hiking the AT as we have ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Blanca Peak Hiking (Need Reality Check)
June 26, 9:35pm

No way I'm checking my pack
I fly a fair amount and have seen what they do to suitcases. There is NO WAY I'm checking my pack. I'll check another smaller bag, but I'm carrying my pack myself.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Protecting your pack during air travel
June 26, 9:19pm

Alchohol Stove at Higher Elevations
I’m going to be using my alcohol stove at 10-11k feet in Colorado next month, which I’ve never done before. Normally I’m on the AT at 4-6k feet. How will that effect the performance of t...

In GEAR » Alchohol Stove at Higher Elevations
June 07, 10:40am

All Reader Reviews by john braun

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Tarptent Contrail
I've been on a few trip with my Contrail. Total, I've spent about 20 nights in it. I've been in snow and rain. The only problem I ever had was the last night I spent in it during ...

In Shelters - Single Wall Tents
March 11, 10:54pm

Backcountrygear.com
December 22, my package arrived. But it was the wrong item. Imed customer service and they overnighted me the correct product.

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
January 15, 10:18am

WalMart
This is funny. Wal-mart customer service has plummeted to the ground over the last decade after Sam died. I avoid Wal-mart when possible, but every now and then you gotta stop by.

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
January 15, 10:16am

Golite Pinnacle Pack
I've used this pack on three different trips. I love how light it is. And it's very comfortable since I usually have 25 lbs thereabout in the pack. It's one of my favorite pieces of gea...

In Backpacks - Frameless
January 08, 10:56pm

Jim Wood SuperCat
Easy to make. I took it on an overnight hike last weekend. I was boiling water as fast as my friends with MSR pocket rockets.

In Stoves - Alcohol
February 11, 10:20pm

Moosejaw the company
I ordered a pair of Montrail Vitesse shoes. On the order page, it said, "Ships the next day." The next day I received an email stating my product would be shipping five days later. I ...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
February 02, 8:23pm

TarpTent
I called Henry looking for information on attaching a floor to a older model tarptent that was on clearance. He told me he may have a returned tent he can sell me with the floor already attached. He...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
February 02, 8:18pm