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James Augustine (chirodr) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale Southern California
About Me Hiking & backpacking for more than 10 years. Transitioned from ultra-heavy to ultra-light and never looked back. I'm very interested in techniques, gear which can make the outdoors more delightful.
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All Forum Posts by James Augustine

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Lite Max stove issues...
Originally, I tried out the Lite Max on an MSR canister (partially used) and it did not work on first attempt. On the trail, using a 110 snow peak canister, the stove worked for about a minute, th...

In Editor's Roundtable » Hot Stoves (Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2008)
August 11, 8:22pm

Hi Roger: I'm concerned with how well they breathe. Any comments / experience with this? Thanks, Jim Augustine

In Editor's Roundtable » New Balance MT1110GT Joggers SpotLite Review
July 15, 12:12am

WM Flight vs FF Hyperion Jackets
I'm thinking of purchasing either a WM Flight jacket or Hyperion and was wondering which would be best, considering the multiple options of fabric choices on the Hyperion (Epic, Event or Flite)...

In GEAR » WM Flight vs FF Hyperion Jackets
January 09, 10:45pm

Nano tarp updates?
Any updated info on arrival of Nano tarps? Thanks, Jim Augustine

In Website & Forum Admin/Support » Nano tarp updates?
July 07, 11:34am

durability of nano tarps
Hi Ryan: Long time no talk. How was / is the durability during heavy rain or hail? I've been on 2 trips in heavy rain / hail and what a scary ride! Thanks so much, Jim Augustine

In Post-Trip Reports » Yellowstone / Beartooths Trek
October 18, 2:10am

How light can you go?
I just came back off a Mt. Williamson climb (California Sierra), west face, 12 mile, one way, 9000 feet gain, over 4 days, and used the GoLite Infinity pack, Kahtoola crampons, Grivel air tech raci...

In Editor's Roundtable » Small Packs for Ultralight Backpacking
July 04, 11:24am

Aqua Mira Sock
Thanks Ken and Alan. Now to find the sock. I've got an Aqua Mira kit, but no sock. Would be very helpful. Thanks again, Jim

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Chemicals, Filters, or Neither!
June 21, 3:27pm

Re: filter or not
Hi Ken: I didn't see a prefilter for the Aqua Mira product? There's a sweetwater siltstopper for an inline filter setup, using the Seychelle. Jim

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Chemicals, Filters, or Neither!
June 20, 10:56pm

Need 3000 ci pack for 4 season
Looking at GoLite Infinity, like pockets, need to carry bear canister, crampons, ice axe. Help.... Any suggestions? Thanks so much, Jim Augustine

In GEAR » Need 3000 ci pack for 4 season
June 09, 12:21am

Your excel spreadsheet
Hi Carol: Yes, I'm interested. It's funny...I was just sitting down to re-weigh all my gear in variations for different seasons and was going to put together a gear list, so this would be great!...

In GEAR » Excel Gear Spreadsheet
June 04, 10:27am

All Reader Reviews by James Augustine

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GoLite Infinity
Awesome pack for higher altitude / snow travel, needing extra gear. The fit is great in size medium for a 5'8" 157 pound male. Bladder sleeve, side pockets, top lid pocket, and bellows pockets make t...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
August 08, 11:45pm