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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.
CityGraham
StateNC
CountryUSA
My Website URLhttp://40yearsofwalking.wordpress.com/

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Re: +1 on Keens
another Keens wearer. I am wearing both the Marshall's without GTX it is more minimal in support) and the Voyageur which is beefier. As Mike said the Marshall also comes in GTX and is all syn...

In GEAR » Recommend WIDE winter boots?
November 17, 11:21am

Re: 25gram canister stove? Brs-3000t. Is this the new lightest canister stove?
So at $31 US who is going to order it and check it out?

In GEAR » 25gram canister stove? Brs-3000t. Is this the new lightest canister stove?
November 10, 5:37am

Re: Elemental Horizons Kalais
I will echo many of Charles' opinions, I don't have as many miles on mine yet as he does but it definitely is a very comfortable pack up to 30 and really not too bad to 40#. I was surprise...

In GEAR » Elemental Horizons Kalais
November 09, 3:14pm

Re: Side Mesh Pockets
KJ, the mesh is not very abrasive and you can custom order dyneema 210 grid pockets as an option for something like $20. I ordered an all dyneema pack for harsh condtions and it is just what I wa...

In GEAR » Elemental Horizons Kalais
November 06, 6:08am

Re: elemental horizons
MB is right, the Kalais is the similar sized pack. I bought it because I felt it would carry loads better than the circuit. Haven't carried a bear can yet but it holds one easily. I have c...

In GEAR » ULA Circuit vs Elemental Horizons Aquilo
October 28, 7:12pm

Seirus quick draw
One of my favorite pieces of gear is the Seirus Quick draw hat. It is a 200 wt. fleece hat with a 100 wt balaclava/face mask that pulls down or stores in the tip of the hat when you don't need...

In GEAR » Cold face when sleeping
October 27, 1:10pm

multiple options
On long trips I do a rotation of instant oatmeal with dried fruit, instant cheesy grits with shelf stable bacon bits added, and a good granola that can be done either hot or cold. I save the cold ...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Cant stand oatmet for breakfast anymore...ideas?
October 27, 1:01pm

Re: pct thru hike
Your WM alpenlite is 33 oz. by manufacturers specs not 21 oz., that is the fill weight only.

In Gear Lists » pct thru hike
October 26, 6:41pm

Re: Re: Re: Help! thoughts about a hike in late Dec-Jan
Thanks for clarifying that Bob, I knew when I typed it, it would read wrong. What I meant was along and in the Death Valley (along the valley floor) itself. Yes there are some springs up in some ...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Help! thoughts about a hike in late Dec-Jan
October 23, 6:12am

Re: Help! thoughts about a hike in late Dec-Jan
So I am a farmer in NC and can only really get out in the winter so I always do at least one trip in the SW usually in the Nov.-Feb. window. My long time favorite is Big Bend and they have modifie...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Help! thoughts about a hike in late Dec-Jan
October 22, 7:38am

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