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Ben Egan (benjammin21) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale The Grid, Brooklyn
About Me From Sacramento to Boston to New York City. Or more appropriately from the Sierras and Coastal Range to the Whites and Berkshires to the Catskills and Adirondacks.
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FS: Gear Closet--equipment, clothes, winter and summer stuff
Pads, windshirts, baselayers, and headlamps added below. Pictures of jackets and other stuff now online. Images can be seen together in this album: http://imgur.com/a/LIbLA Most all items, less a ...

In Gear Swap » FS: Gear Closet--equipment, clothes, winter and summer stuff
June 27, 12:44pm

re: Hilton Tent City
Hey, cool! Thanks Sumi edit: if you guys call us at the store we can extend the sale to you through the rest of the month.

In Gear Deals » Hilton Tent City
March 14, 1:45am

tried one of these
accidentally swallowed it

In GEAR » SUPER DUPER ULTRA LIGHT TITANIUM SPORK !!!!!!!!!!
November 08, 9:27pm

picture
Would love to see a picture of the pack with all the miles behind it and signatures on it. Not sure how to lighten your pack behind shortening straps.

In GEAR » Stripped Down HMG Windrider weight???
October 19, 9:40am

mid august
I'll be out on the west coast in mid June, but if you wanted to do the challenge again I'd go down to PA from Boston for the weekend and do the challenge with you.

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » AT - Four State Challenge
May 31, 12:58pm

type of trip
Since it's a backpacking trip, especially a BSA one, the type of backpacking you want to do affects your decision the most. Sure, you want to go light. But will the Scouts be cooking in one big...

In GEAR » Water treatment for groups
May 28, 11:28pm

Shangri La 3
I've used the SL3 in light snow and naturally it performed well. I suppose all I really have to add is that Hiltons Tent City in Boston still has one SL3 Nest and one SL3 Tarp still available. ...

In GEAR » MLD DuoMid or GoLite Shangri-la 3 for winter use?
May 26, 1:23pm

How cool
I'll reiterate the "best of luck!" Sounds like a good start date for this year. I'm sure you've read Krudmeister's TJ from 2009. That really put into perspective for me...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » 'Tuna Helper" 2012 PCT Speed Attempt
May 02, 11:46pm

any update?
What Ben said above is true, it's MHW's rebranding of eVent. Moreover, does anyone have info on the different types of DryQ membrane? There are 3 types: > DryQ Elite - "most wp/b&q...

In GEAR » mountain hardware dry.q
May 02, 11:34am

Hilton's tent city
Hilton's tent city EDIT FOR FULL DISCLOSURE: I work there.

In GEAR » New England gear shops and brands?
May 01, 11:09am

All Reader Reviews by Ben Egan

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Black Diamond Ion
I thought that I would really like this light for UL backpacking. Maybe I'd do a little night hiking and it would be the Rudolf of my expedition. However, I did not do as much research as I should...

In Lights - Flashlights & Headlamps
February 10, 2:34pm