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Eric West (Pacer) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale New River Valley / SW Virginia
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Still Looking for Issues 1, 6, 7, 8....
I'm still looking for Issue 1 and Issues 6-8. I'm willing to pay $4-5 per issue depending on the condition.

In Gear Swap » WTB: Backpacking Light Magazine Back Issues
December 13, 3:13pm

Re: BPL Mag back issues
Patrick: I'll take you up on that. I've sent you a PM. Dave: Patrick's offering me a better deal, but I'm still interested in your Issue #1 if you can locate it.

In Gear Swap » WTB: Backpacking Light Magazine Back Issues
December 12, 4:18pm

Thanks!
The back issues aren't quite so cheap for non-members, otherwise I would order them directly from BPL. I may end up doing that anyway if no one wants to part with theirs!

In Gear Swap » WTB: Backpacking Light Magazine Back Issues
December 10, 3:58pm

WTB: Backpacking Light Magazine Back Issues
Anyone out there interested in parting with any or all of their back issues of the BPL magazine? I'm considering getting a subscription and just wanted to see a few issues before I plunked my m...

In Gear Swap » WTB: Backpacking Light Magazine Back Issues
December 08, 3:46pm

Speeding Up Podcasts
Tony, You can speed up the playback of the podcasts if you use Apple Quicktime (http://www.apple.com/quicktime/) or transcription software like Express Scribe (http://www.nch.com.au/scribe/). Th...

In Editor's Roundtable » Podcast: Francis Tapon is Set to Complete a Backpacking First - a CDT Yo-yo
September 05, 7:35pm

Ice Axe Sold, Virga Now $50
The ice axe has sold. I've reduced the price on the Virga to $50.

In Gear Swap » FS: Granite Gear Virga (M), Cassin Ghost Ice Axe (70cm)
March 14, 3:10pm

FS: Granite Gear Virga (M), Cassin Ghost Ice Axe (70cm)
Granite Gear Virga -- $60 (or trade) I used this on my AT thru-hike in 2005 and it's sat in the closet since. Looks exceptionally good considering how many miles it has on it. It's a size ...

In Gear Swap » FS: Granite Gear Virga (M), Cassin Ghost Ice Axe (70cm)
March 10, 1:55pm

Re: Light weight eyeglass protection?
I'm not sure how you would source one of these, but I use the carrying case that comes with the detachable face plate for a car stereo: http://eric.euonym.org/at/img/jvc_case.jpg It weighs 1....

In GEAR » Light weight eyeglass protection?
February 22, 6:42am

Micro Puff Ordered Online...
I just ordered a Micro Puff Pullover online directly from Patagonia for $73 (minus shipping and sales tax). I believe it's last year's model, but that wasn't a concern for me.

In GEAR » Thermawrap or Micropuff
October 20, 9:56pm

All Reader Reviews by Eric West

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Gossamer Gear Nightlight Torso
I combined a NightLight Torso pad with a Granite Gear Virga pack on my AT thru-hike this year. I decided to replace the pad after two and a half months of continuous use, but I found that it is indeed...

In Sleeping Pads - Foam
December 07, 10:03am