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KEN LARSON (KENLARSON) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Western Michigan
About Me Mounteering, climbing and backpacking and outdoor endeavors I have been engaged with since age eleven all over North America and Canada. Retired educator, researcher and outdoor facilitator. Currently dealing with Multiple Myeloma Cancer and still backpacking with the grandchildren on a "lighter note".
CityGrand Haven
StateMI
CountryUSA

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All Forum Posts by KEN LARSON

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Ranger Stations
"For almost twenty years, there has been a seasonal ranger station at Plaza de Mulas on Aconcagua, elevation about 14,400'." >>>That I have no knowledge of that. I passed ...

In Gear Lists » Aconcagua
November 24, 4:38am

Aconcagua
Bob......."They are similar in that there is a 14,000-foot camp with rangers on each peak.' In 1982 I know there was none. Max Neale who just complete the Cassin Ridge could give us som...

In Gear Lists » Aconcagua
November 23, 10:21am

Aconcagua
Bob to my knowledge unless thing have changed since 1982, the Muldrow Glacier route is patrolled by the Denali Park climbing ranger team and the only National Park Camp is at 14,000′ on the West...

In Gear Lists » Aconcagua
November 23, 7:15am

Aconcagua Gear List
Bob.....You are totally correct concerning the equiipment list for Aconcagua. This list represents equipment that one who is taking the 135-day Patagonia class where the clothing should be function...

In Gear Lists » Aconcagua
November 22, 5:49pm

Aconcagua
If your interested in what NOLS recommends for their Equipment List for Patagonia....... GO HERE

In Gear Lists » Aconcagua
November 22, 3:14pm

EXTREME COLD Winter Footwear
Best boot for EXTREME COLD conditions I would recommend: Combat Boot, "Mickey Mouse" Extreme Cold Weather Boots, Waterproof Rubber, and Genuine U.S. Military Issue No need for liners O...

In Winter Hiking » Winter Footwear Solutions
November 18, 5:25pm

trash compactor bags
GO HERE

In Gear Swap » WTB: trash compactor bags (pack liners)
November 18, 1:18pm

BIG AGNES COPPER SPUR UL3
My grand children used this tent up to two years ago (ages NOW 14, 14, 13, 12) and told grandpa "we need a little more room"!

In GEAR » family tent and gear upgrade
November 18, 1:06pm

Patagonia Fitz Roy Parka FILL WEIGHT
Just Called Patagonia and their rep said size MED has 150g/5.2oz

In GEAR » Can I beat the MB frost line parka ?
November 18, 10:54am

family tent and gear upgrade
I believe no one has mentioned......might be an option you may like. BearPaw Wilderness Design Luna Tents. GO HERE

In GEAR » family tent and gear upgrade
November 16, 2:00pm

All Reader Reviews by KEN LARSON

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123Mountain OUTDOOR EQUIPMENT
>>>>>>>>BEWARE<<<<<<<< Read the BB Business Review BELOW before you decide to purchase ITEMS from this company. BB Business Review

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
June 22, 7:19am

SOTO PRODUCTS STOVES & POCKET TORCH
Would highly recommend ANY of SOTO's products as they RATE 5 in my estimation. I have purchased and have used many of SOTO's products (STOVES: iso & white gas and POCKET TORCHES: butan...

In Stoves - Canister
May 24, 10:57am

Sawyer In-Line Filter
SP-125 PURIFIER (NOW - SP-35 PURIFIER)

In Hydration - Water Treatment
March 08, 2:15pm

MSR Mountain Safety Research HyperFlow microfilter
I purchased one of the very first MSR Hyperflow filters from REI (April08) and experienced many of the filter issues that have been mentioned (reduced output, hard pumping, backflushing difficulties a...

In Hydration - Water Treatment
February 25, 10:24am

Alpkit CarbonLite
CarbonLite hiking/trekking pole review: • I have been using “h...

In Trekking Poles
June 30, 9:06am

PossumDown Gloves (BPL Gear Shop)
I was interested in the level of warmth provided by an overmitt and wool liner combination and did some cold weather testing of hand gear for the last three days, since the temperatures in Michigan we...

In Clothing - Headwear, Handwear
November 30, 1:57pm