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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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****LOCUS GEAR****
Stuart....You are absolutely correct and anticipated a reply like yours. The reason I made a point with this company I believe the "newbie's/oldies" would benefit if people used them....

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » ****LOCUS GEAR****
June 16, 5:52pm

****LOCUS GEAR****
Stuart....I've read many POSTIVE postings concerning Locus Gear and it seemed strange that there is NO COMPANIES (Customer Service) & Equipment Reviews postings. I'm sure it just was an...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » ****LOCUS GEAR****
June 16, 3:25pm

****LOCUS GEAR****
I'm curious if there any of you folks are capable to evaluate LOCUS GEAR in terms of Customer Service & Equipment Reviews who have purchased equipment OR communicated with THEM within the ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » ****LOCUS GEAR****
June 16, 2:19pm

AMOUNT AND REAPPLICATION IS MOST IMPORTANT
AMOUNT TO USE: "To achieve the Sun Protection Factor (SPF, which protects against the sun’s UVB radiation) reflected on a bottle of sunscreen, you should use approximately two milligrams ...

In GEAR » sunscreen packets vs. tube
June 15, 5:26pm

By Mayo Clinic Staff
GO HERE Important thing to remember: • Apply generous amounts of sunscreen to dry skin 30 minutes before you go outdoors. • Use sunscreen on all skin surfaces that will be exposed to sun,...

In GEAR » sunscreen packets vs. tube
June 14, 1:15pm

"Worth While Plan"
I second the option previously spoke to that you get involved if you desire meals to your liking you AND desire to save money if you do lots of adventuring! There is a LOT of help for the beginn...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Sticker Shock, need a new plan
June 03, 8:20am

>>>BEAR ESSENTIALS<<<
May I recommend a book that will cover ALL bases concerning bear travel... NOLS Bear Essentials: Hiking and Camping in Bear Country John Gookin and Tom Reed •Seven common bear encounters a...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » I want to learn how to hike it bear country
May 18, 8:23am

"Dean Potter dies in yosemite"
"Life is a terminal illness and we have no excuse to not live each moment like it's our last." Tiffany Reed

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Dean Potter dies in yosemite
May 18, 6:22am

Contact Person
Gary....I believe the person you are referring to is Richard Nisley an excellent person to contact. http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackinglight/forums/profile.html?u=richard295

In Make Your Own Gear » HH Meter V2 It Works !!!!!
May 10, 2:46pm

What Shall I Do?
I believe Matt has the best answer to this issue.... "Send your pics to Hilleberg and ask them what the next step should be. Let them know you have direct experience with their tents, and h...

In GEAR » Hilleberg Tent thread
May 10, 9:26am

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