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Chris Kannen (cmkannen) - BPL Lifetime Member

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All Forum Posts by Chris Kannen

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N1 stuff
Mike - funny, I developed a blister in the exact same spot wearing the N1's. It didn't bother me on the hike/run, just noticed it later when I took my shoe off. (Then again, I didn't go...

In GEAR » need trail runners for very rocky/talus/scree conditions
August 03, 8:40pm

FS: Gatewood Cape SOLD, MontBell Alpine Light Parka SOLD, OR gaiters
All items include domestic shipping vis USPS Priority Mail from Denver, CO. SOLD Gatewood Cape - bought off Gear Swap, spent about 10 nights in it, want to move to a larger flat tarp. The stuff ...

In Gear Swap » FS: Gatewood Cape, MontBell Alpine Light Parka, OR gaiters
June 14, 1:13pm

Cloudburst 3
Not lighter than the Rainshadow, but have you looked at the new Cloudburst?

In GEAR » Lightest 3 person shelter for two adults and a child?
May 25, 9:11pm

Gertrude Saddle, Fiordland
Hi Andrew, To answer your question about more to do around the Fiordland area: if you have a half day around the Milford sound area, I would recommend hiking up Gertrude Valley. Really spectacul...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Tasmania / South Island NZ
May 20, 9:39pm

Re: Pearl Izumi P.R.O Barrier Lite/General Windshirt Question
Hi Mark, While I can't speak to that particular Pearl Izumi piece, I'll throw in a vote for getting a windshirt. They're surprisingly useful. If you haven't already, search "...

In GEAR » Pearl Izumi P.R.O. Barrier Lite/General Windshirt Question
April 25, 9:41am

Re: Re: A few thoughts
Devin, Aside from the snow/ice factor, which could really change things, I would take the advice of calling or just stopping by the Mountaineer on your way through Keene Valley. Marcy itself is ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Favorite Hikes/Campsites in the Adirondack region of NY?!?
April 18, 2:37pm

50mm f/1.8
I agree with the above comment about the 50mm focal length. I know this is probably not what you're after, but it's worth considering taking even just a prime lens like the Canon 50mm f/1.8...

In Photography » One Lens for 5D II for JMT, 17-40 or 24-105
July 19, 11:54am

FS: Altra Lone Peak size 11
$75 shipped. Worn around town for a few days, no sign of wear. They feel a half size too big for me and it's too late to return or exchange at this point. Thanks!

In Gear Swap » FS: Altra Lone Peak size 11
May 30, 9:28am

Re: Nordhouse Dunes: Where the Wild Things Are
Beautiful report, thanks for sharing. I like how you put yourself in several of the shots for scale and such. And also how you detailed what order you ate your food.

In Post-Trip Reports » Nordhouse Dunes: Where the Wild Things Are
December 05, 5:35pm

Rab Xenon vs. Patagonia Nano Puff Hoody hairsplitting
Anyone have experience with both of these jackets? I'm trying to decide between one or the other and understand the Xenon is a few ounces lighter, yet for some reason it feels much loftier. Is ...

In GEAR » Rab Xenon vs. Patagonia Nano Puff Hoody hairsplitting
November 16, 8:43pm

All Reader Reviews by Chris Kannen

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TarpTent Double Rainbow
My wife and I have been using a Double Rainbow for about a year now, and aside from it being a little too narrow in some instances, we give it a 5. The BPL review and previous reader reviews are ac...

In Shelters - Single Wall Tents
October 26, 9:33am