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Kevin Schneringer (Slammer) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Oklahoma Flat Lands
About Me I am still getting the hang of ultralight backpacking,pack weights dropping gear downsizing.
Love the outdoors and hiking with only what I need.

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All Forum Posts by Kevin Schneringer

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"Shelter/Tarp vs. Free Standing Tent: HMG Echo / Yama Cirriform vs. Big Agnes Flycreek UL"
I own both a Cirriform Sil tarp and the Cirriform SW Cuben. By far my favorite set up in my sorted shelter history. Pitching is easy and very flexible. I use trekking poles anyway so it works f...

In GEAR » Shelter/Tarp vs. Free Standing Tent: HMG Echo / Yama Cirriform vs. Big Agnes Flycreek UL
June 19, 8:33pm

"New zPacks Shelter: NanoMid"
I like a little more privacy when I'm doing my peyote, vision quest thing.

In GEAR » New zPacks Shelter: NanoMid
April 01, 8:22pm

I have a 2014 Quasar Jacket and it does way right at 8.5 ounces. Warmth is subjective of course but being a thin 123 lbs I'm good down to about 20* with an R1 hoody under static of course. It&...

In GEAR » Marmot Quasar Hoody vs MH Ghost Whisperer
February 26, 11:03am

Clothing and Exos58 GONE,
EE quilt still for sale. PM with questions or to buy

In Gear Swap » FS: 2014 Osprey Exos 58, Icebreaker, Enlightened Eq., Stoic
February 23, 9:11am

FS: 2014 Osprey Exos 58, Icebreaker, Enlightened Eq., Stoic
I have a few items here for sale. All are gently used and in excellent shape. Please PM me PayPal use friends/family or buyer pays 3% Includes shipping all 50 states. #1 New Easter 14' O...

In Gear Swap » FS: 2014 Osprey Exos 58, Icebreaker, Enlightened Eq., Stoic
January 11, 1:03pm

Day Tripping around Durango/CT
Give me you best day trips near Durango. I had planned a week on the CT this July. Turns out the whole family is going. It is now a sight seeing and daytime type trip. So here is where we plan...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Day Tripping around Durango/CT
January 06, 5:42am

The Kovea is quite a good stove for the money. I have never melted snow with mine but it performs all other cooking tasks excellently. I mostly use for small group and family camping. When paire...

In Editor's Roundtable » 2014 Staff Picks
January 05, 1:35pm

"Tyvek shoe/boot covers?"
I picked up some at Home Depot in the paint section. They have tyvek painters suits, and shoe covers. They come in 2 packs. And work great over my FF down booties. It's a $3 investment. ...

In GEAR » Tyvek shoe/boot covers?
January 01, 1:57pm

Tarp received
Just received the Yama tarp in excellent shape. Just as advertised. Tim Shipped same day as payment made.

In Gear Swap » Yama Mountain Cirriform tarp and bug net 1.0, Oware 6x10 tarp
December 27, 9:15am

"Z-packs stick on loop patch strength?"
I have used them for added tie outs for my tarp with good success. Although I would not use them as main guyout points. Just to pull up a side or add light tension above my feet etc.

In Make Your Own Gear » Z-packs stick on loop patch strength?
December 22, 6:48pm

All Reader Reviews by Kevin Schneringer

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Helium Hiking Equipment Rain Kilt
I just got my Heluim Hiking Eq. Rain kilt. Overall impression is that its exactly as advertised. I ordered the optional tie-outs and advertised weightis 2 oz including stuff sack. Mine came in at 4...

In Clothing - Raingear
January 08, 7:21pm

Bearpaw Wilderness Designs Bear Den 1
My Bear Den 1 is a great tent/shaped tarp and with the extended beak it is a palace. The shelter performs well in winds up to at least 30 mph. I have not had it in winds higher but suspect it would h...

In Shelters - Tarps & Floorless
November 03, 5:53am

Zpacks Cuben WPB Jacket
Update-Well I have used this jacket for 4 days with light rain,drizzle and heavy rain.It performs flawlessly but pit zips are a must, so glad I added them. I have upgrade review to a 5 because this...

In Clothing - Raingear
July 08, 5:38pm

Tarptent Rainshadow 2
I would like to get an update out for this item since it has been some 6+years since a review was made. If you are looking for a 14 ounce per person tent this is it. Great family tent with good venti...

In Shelters - Single Wall Tents
February 25, 8:53pm