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Kevin Babione (KBabione) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Pennsylvania
About Me I live near Lancaster PA and do most of my backpacking in the central and north-central parts of the state.
CityLititz
StatePA
CountryUnited States

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All Forum Posts by Kevin Babione

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Keeping a Pad In Place
Ed Speer, when he used to sell hammocks, included velcro "dots" with his segmented pad extender to keep the pad in place. You could probably do the same thing... Get some of those dot...

In Hammocks » trimming a ccf pad
September 19, 10:51am

Mid State Trail - November 13-16, 2014
Doug - We'd love to have you along...Movie theater or no movie theater! Bob - If you come Wednesday night it would be best if you could drive straight to Penn Roosevelt State Park and camp t...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Northeast trip -- November 13-16, 2014
September 13, 12:31pm

Mid State Trail - November 13-16, 2014
Mark and I have bounced emails back and forth and we decided that we're going to do one of my favorite sections of the Mid State Trail in PA for the November trip. Anyone who's interested ...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Northeast trip -- November 13-16, 2014
September 13, 9:40am

Pennsylvania Late October
I've hiked the West Rim Trail numerous times (most recently in April) - please PM me if you'd like any info or suggestions. Unlike many trails in PA, you'll be able to camp on really...

In Gear Lists » Pennsylvania late october
September 09, 7:07am

35L Ultralight Pack for $30
I ordered the two packs on Wednesday, July 27th and, through the miracle of modern mail handling, they arrived from China on Thursday, September 4th! The packs are perfect for my daughters and t...

In GEAR » 35L Ultralight Pack for $30 - First Impressions
September 08, 8:00am

There's Hope...
Coincidentally there's an active thread about a Northeast Trip - November 13-16 if that timing works for you. I know at least two of the participants are coming from the Cleveland area so carp...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » I picked the wrong hobby.
September 08, 6:22am

Northeast Trip - November 13-16, 2014
I've done from State College to Woolrich - It's great, albeit rocky, hiking with some great views (especially if the trees are bare). Because the MST goes through several state parks we ...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Northeast trip -- November 13-16, 2014
September 05, 7:41am

Northeast Trip - November 13-16, 2014
Bob, Great - Both Mark and I have received the required "permission" from our spouses for this trip already. It's funny that you ask about the PA Grand Canyon - Mark and I did it ...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Northeast trip -- November 13-16, 2014
September 04, 6:08pm

Northeast Trip - November 13-16, 2014
I love the idea of doing something in WV - I've never backpacked there. It's probably the same drive for Mark (coming from northern Ohio) to get to WV as it would be for him to get to most...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Northeast trip -- November 13-16, 2014
September 04, 11:20am

Northeast Trip - November 13-16, 2014
Andy, I can confidently tell you that the pace will be 2.0 mph if we're trying to stay relatively together as a group. That includes breaks (but not lunch - lunch is extra). Mark and I hav...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Northeast trip -- November 13-16, 2014
September 03, 11:41am

All Reader Reviews by Kevin Babione

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Montbell Extremely Light Down Jacket
I'm a big guy and have the Ex Light in XXL - weighs 7.8 ounces. In addition to being a great piece of insulation to wear I've found that I can use it in my hammock as an extra top quilt by op...

In Clothing - Insulating - Down
January 03, 1:42pm

Lighten Up! by Don Ladigin
I just finished reading the book - it's an enjoyable and quick read. I've got two weekend trips planned this spring with guys who have never backpacked in their lives. I'm passing the bo...

In Books and Media
March 28, 5:52am