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Cameron Melvin (cameronm99) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale Colorado Front Range
About Me Love to hike, camp, rock climb. Any day in the great outdoors is better than a day at work.
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Re: Pack
How much are you asking for the pack. I've also been looking and may be interested. Thanks, Cameron

In Gear Swap » WTB: Golite Jam Large
January 01, 11:10pm

Hey all, I'm teaching IOLS for the first time this weekend. I'm going to be teaching the campsite selection module. Looking for some hints, tips, or tricks to make this an interesting m...

In Backpacking Light with Scouts » IOLS
May 07, 8:16pm

Re: Decent cheap down jacket
Scott, How have you liked the jacket from Sportsman's Guide? At $40 it looks like a steal.

In GEAR » Cheap Down Jacket
April 08, 2:11am

Sorry. I've been tied up for a couple days and haven't had a chance to check back. To answer a couple of questions/additional info: 1) I wear a medium or a large depending on how I choo...

In GEAR » Cheap Down Jacket
April 07, 11:04pm

Re: Re: Cheap Down Jacket
Hey Bob. Thanks for the response. No, I didn't take a scale into the store with me, but based on feel, it weighs significantly less than my current jacket which weighs about 20 oz. I wish I ...

In GEAR » Cheap Down Jacket
April 05, 2:27pm

Cheap Down Jacket
I'm a newbie and don't have a bunch of money to blow on gear. However, the Big 5 close to my home has a 550-fill down jacket that I can get for under $60. The question is: Is this worth ...

In GEAR » Cheap Down Jacket
April 05, 2:08pm

Thanks for the suggestions. Trees are an option, but in Colorado I can camp above treeline and need to have something to cary with me. Thanks again

In GEAR » Options for tarp poles
December 29, 1:10am

Options for tarp poles
I'm considering making a tarp, which seems pretty straight forward. My question is what do I use for a pole. Since I don't use trekking poles, what would be a good & cheap option? ...

In GEAR » Options for tarp poles
December 25, 4:35pm

Re: Pilmont 2011 8/1/11--8/13/11
My only experience w/ Philmont was as a scout. However, our trek was at the same time of year and I don't think we had a dry day our entire trek. Make sure you go prepared for the wet weather...

In Philmont » Pilmont 2011 8/1/11--8/13/11
November 02, 4:30pm

Try this Link
Here's a link to some step-by-step instructions.

In Make Your Own Gear » Quilt Conversion
October 10, 3:25pm

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