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Alex H (abhitt) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale southern appalachians or desert SW
About Me I've been camping since before I could walk and backpacking since 1970. I have lived in many parts of the country except the West coast but hiked there some too.
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StateNC
CountryUSA
My Website URLhttp://40yearsofwalking.wordpress.com/

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Re: FS: New Borah Gear Snowyside eVent® Bivys
Weights of the two?

In Gear Swap » FS: New Borah Gear Snowyside eVent® Bivys
April 09, 11:32am

Re: Re: How “waterproof” is Dynema X?
What David said. I assume no pack is waterproof and needs a pack liner if in really rainy conditions and/or a rain cover. I use a pack liner most of the time here in the east.

In GEAR » How “waterproof” is Dynema X?
April 09, 11:29am

Re: mariposa compression
I guess what I really meant was no regular, easy to use, does not interfere with the side pockets, standard sewn in, not retrofitted compression.

In Editor's Roundtable » Guide's Gear Award No. 1: Gossamer Gear Mariposa Backpack
April 08, 4:04pm

Re: Re: Mariposa compression straps?
I see the loops now on closeup, so no real good compression then.

In Editor's Roundtable » Guide's Gear Award No. 1: Gossamer Gear Mariposa Backpack
April 08, 3:23pm

Mariposa compression straps?
On the new Mariposa I don't see any side compression straps or cords at all unless they are inside the pockets? The Gorilla has great looking compression straps.

In Editor's Roundtable » Guide's Gear Award No. 1: Gossamer Gear Mariposa Backpack
April 08, 2:52pm

Re: Re: Guide's Gear Award No. 1: Gossamer Gear Mariposa Backpack
Does the hipbelt really just slide in and is not held by velcro? The video suggests as much.

In Editor's Roundtable » Guide's Gear Award No. 1: Gossamer Gear Mariposa Backpack
April 08, 6:42am

Re: Suggested Elemental Horizons Kalais & Aquilo mods
EJ, again this is from someone who has not "lived" out of an Aquilo but you know how your hiking partners will say "can you pull X out for me" I have done that alot. I don'...

In GEAR » Elemental Horizons Kalais
April 06, 4:59am

Re: Re: Color option pics
Since Matthew re-did the website the photo gallery page only has a few shots. The old ones are all on the facebook page now. Today's Kalais picture on the website is in Hunter Green. Yes jim...

In GEAR » Elemental Horizons Kalais
April 05, 6:52am

Re: Elemental Horizons Kalais - which material/colors did you order?
EJ, as you know I ordered an all Dyneema Kalais as I do a lot of off trail, desert walking. I would say that the 70D silnylon is much heavier than I imagined and it is probably plenty durable enou...

In GEAR » Elemental Horizons Kalais
April 04, 8:03pm

Re: Death Valley Suggestions for First Week of April
I agree with Bob on Digonnet's Hiking Death Valley book and there is also good dayhike information at Steve Hall's Death Valley Adventures http://www.panamintcity.com/

In Pre-Trip Planning » Death Valley Suggestions for First Week of April
March 29, 4:29pm

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