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Sean Nordeen (Miner) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale SoCAL
About Me Thru-hiked the PCT in 2009.
Northern 600 miles of AT in 2012.
CityLos Angeles Basin
My Website URLhttp://www.postholer.com/miner

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All Forum Posts by Sean Nordeen

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Yes, you can break a Lexan spoon
The Lexan spoons I bought back in the 90's never lasted for me so I only use metal ones now. But how do you loose a spoon on the trail? Hanging it off your pack? I've been using the ...

In GEAR » Yes, you can break a Lexan spoon
April 19, 11:46am

Bubblope = Ready to go freezer bag cozy
I don't suppose you have the weight on that?

In GEAR » Bubblope = Ready to go freezer bag cozy
April 14, 9:05pm

Permethrin tick repellent for clothing
"The spray-on stuff however states on the bottle that it will only last 4-6 washings..." It says that, but my experience is says it lasts a bit longer. The clothing I spray treated on t...

In GEAR » Permethrin tick repellent for clothing
April 14, 3:39pm

Rail Riders weight discrepancy
The Bone Flats pants that I ordered in May of last year weigh ~11.3 (320g) in size Med with the belt. I never associated the weight discrepancy as I forgot what the website said when I got them. ...

In GEAR » Rail Riders weight discrepancy
April 14, 3:20pm

Pros and cons of 2 closure systems for side backpack pockets
My ULA packs has these shock cords you pull to tighten. Despite having own 3 of their packs since 2007, I just realized that I've never used them and just left them loose. I mainly use the si...

In GEAR » Pros and cons of 2 closure systems for side backpack pockets
April 05, 5:41pm

HG burrow
I got a green 40F HG Burrow quilt recently. I got the non sewn version as this is a summer quilt that will likely get used in hotter weather more often then colder weather so I wanted it to open up...

In GEAR » HG burrow or EE enigma
April 04, 7:44pm

New Enlightened Equipment site needs scrutiny
I was looking at the Enigma quilts. The weight chart is different(ie. heavier) for the same options on the new website then your original website currently has. Is this a mistake or does it refle...

In Gear Deals » New Enlightened Equipment site needs scrutiny
April 03, 8:47pm

Phone & Service - PCT SoCal
In general Verizon has the best coverage out in the sticks on the various long trails with certain minor exceptions where ATT can have better coverage. However, for the SoCal on the PCT, either AT...

In GEAR » Smart Phone & Service - PCT SoCal
April 03, 8:19pm

Should I Buy A Hexamid Solo?
I'd rather drop $400 to save 10-11ounces in my pack weight then spend $10/week at Starbucks and spend over $500/year. But that's just me. Whats important to some people is different then ...

In GEAR » Should I Buy A Hexamid Solo?
March 31, 9:08pm

cuben stuffsack for pillow
I've been using a zpacks medium size stuffsack as a clothing sack since 2008. And yes, I also use it for my pillow, usually with my down vest or jacket stuffed in on top of other clothes. A b...

In GEAR » cuben stuffsack for pillow
March 31, 9:24am

All Reader Reviews by Sean Nordeen

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Mountain Laurel Designs Superlight
When I lost my old bivy sack early on in my 2009 PCT thru-hike, MLD was quick to ship me this one when I explained my situation. Mine weighs 6.5oz with the stuff sack and the cord used to pull the ...

In Shelters - Bivy Sacks
August 11, 9:06pm

Mountain Laurel Designs Grace Solo Spectralite .60
I bought my MLD grace solo tarp in Spectralite (Cuben fiber to most of you) back in early 2008 just before Ron added the linelocks to the model. I've used it all over the southwest and the Sierra...

In Shelters - Tarps & Floorless
August 11, 8:36pm

Golite Ultra 20
I've used this quilt for the past 10 months, including adverse weather. I'm a tarp camper so I feel the weather more then someone in a tent. In May, I didn't bring a bivy sack along an...

In Sleeping Bags - Quilts & Top Bags
December 13, 1:03pm