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Steven Hanlon (asciibaron) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale Mid Atlantic
About Me 2012 trips:

Jan - Northfork Mtn overnighter - 10 miles
Feb - AT Rt40 - Raven Rock overnighter - 28 miles
Mar - AT Rt40 - Raven Rock overnighter - 28 miles
Apr - Dolly Sods - weekender - 25 miles
Jun - Dolly Sods - weekender - 26 miles
Jul - Dolly Sods trail work weekend - 12 miles
Jul - Dolly Sods - weekender - 18
Aug - AT in PA with a friend - 16 miles
Sept - AT Rt40 - Raven Rock overnighter - 28 miles

2013 trips:

Aug - Dolly Sods - weekender with friend - 12 miles
Dec - AT - overnighter from Rt 30 to Birch Run - 17 miles
CityPhiladelphia
StatePA
My Website URLhttp://asciibaron.hopto.org
My PDF Gear ListShoulder Season Tent and Tarp

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All Forum Posts by Steven Hanlon

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Re: Re: WANTED: UL backpack for large man
Posted 07/15/2014 11:22:48 MDT by Dave U (FamilyGuy) How much do you plan to carry? What types of loads? from overnighters in all seasons to 3-7 day shoulder season trips (25-30 pound max...

In GEAR » WANTED: UL backpack for large man
July 15, 1:47pm

WANTED: UL backpack for large man
in 2006 i bought a McHale Chasm. i absolutely love this pack but after trimming it still weighs in at 64 ounces. The McHeavy Hauler. i have tried a few times to get a lighter option, but being 6...

In GEAR » WANTED: UL backpack for large man
July 15, 10:59am

black berries
if the berries were ripe, me and a bear would have a fight ;) i'm going to do a modified version of the backpacker.com trip. instead of taking the Lichen trail, i'll continue on the Ram...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Harriman State Park overnighter
July 15, 6:51am

:)
excellent! this is exactly what i'm looking for.

In Pre-Trip Planning » Harriman State Park overnighter
July 14, 4:05pm

sleeping, in the woods?
i usually get some strange looks when i tell people i'm going backpacking for the weekend. "you sleep in the woods, alone, in a tent, in the woods?" i guess for me it's about b...

In Philosophy & Technique » People who don't enjoy camping
July 14, 8:34am

the route
blue is 1st day, green is second. bigger image

In Pre-Trip Planning » Harriman State Park overnighter
July 11, 11:40am

Re: Great Stuff
Posted 07/10/2014 21:12:15 MDT by Kerry Wilson (mntnflyr4fun) Its not going to all come together at one time. I am trying to target the lowest pack weight possible now, so I can get out on the t...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » How light is light?
July 11, 7:52am

congestion
Still waiting on the maps, maybe in today's postal delivery... From what I have managed to find on-line, it looks like the western portions of the trails (west of the parkway) are much less tra...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Harriman State Park overnighter
July 11, 7:22am

Re: Re: How light is light?
Posted 07/10/2014 11:39:34 MDT by Piper S. (sbhikes) I decided a used yogurt container was lighter than a plastic bowl dedicated to the job and that I really didn't need a separate cup or mu...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » How light is light?
July 10, 12:39pm

thanks :)
Thanks for the info Bob. I have been looking at the "overview map" and there are plenty of possibilities for some good weekend adventures. the place seems large enough for a 4-5 day cir...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Harriman State Park overnighter
July 10, 7:43am

All Reader Reviews by Steven Hanlon

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Marmot Precip Jacket Mens
i picked up my Marmot Precip in 2005 from REI for $42.83 - i figured i couldn't go wrong at that price. if it didn't work well for backpacking, i could wear it as a casual jacket. it has b...

In Clothing - Raingear
November 11, 8:13am

McHale 0-Sarc UL
I have the SARC Chasm version and would recommend this pack to anyone who has suffered with ill fitting mass produced packs. It's a tad on the heavy side, but for me, that's not a problem sin...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
April 27, 5:34pm