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John Myers (dallas) - BPL Professional Member

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All Forum Posts by John Myers

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Re: Newbie to Ultralight
First of all, welcome! This site is a great resource for lightweight backpacking. Like the others have said, there are a number of books, articles and web sites to help get an idea of different ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Newbie to Ultralight
December 09, 7:25am

Re: Colorado Trail 2013
Really enjoyed that report and the photos are fantastic.

In Post-Trip Reports » Colorado Trail 2013
December 01, 3:41pm

Scale differences?
It would be interesting to see the all the items weighed on the same scale. Like with manufacturing tolerances I expect there could be some variations among scales?

In GEAR » Xtherm overweight
November 25, 9:13am

Re: People who don't enjoy camping
Interesting comments, and caused me to think about this a bit. I love being in the mountains and woods. I love hiking in the mountains and woods. I don't actually like backpacking all tha...

In Philosophy & Technique » People who don't enjoy camping
August 05, 3:22pm

Oh, and on the subject of bear ropes
Our crew ended up using the Philmont bear ropes to climb out of a steep ravine. I'm not going into the details here, but we were very thankful to have those ropes. I can't imagine trying...

In Philmont » My experience at Philmont...
August 04, 3:42pm

Quaker Quick Oats
Quaker makes a version called Quick Oats. It's in the same type of container that their regular oatmeal comes in. You don't have to cook it or soak it. Just add milk. I like it cold. If ...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Cold oatmeal replacement for quick breakfast
August 03, 3:38pm

We're back too
We've been back about a week. My thoughts on my 3rd trek as an advisor: Overall: Fantastic trip. We were on itinerary 12 which was a good mix of hiking and activities in the south country. ...

In Philmont » My experience at Philmont...
August 03, 2:36pm

Scout showers
We are able to drive to Philmont and back so we have a bit more travel flexibility. The other driver and I just told the boys no one was getting in our cars after the trek until they had showere...

In Philmont » The Southwest Chief
August 03, 1:58pm

Re: My experience at Philmont...
Jeff, Good report. We're leaving tomorrow morning so I'll post a report when we return. This is my third and likely last Philmont trip, I'm going to try to enjoy every minute.

In Philmont » My experience at Philmont...
July 14, 10:27am

Re: Cuben Fiber Hammock
I considered making a cuben hammock once. Until I saw your picture.

In Hammocks » Dream Hammocks
June 18, 8:14am

All Reader Reviews by John Myers

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Zpacks Exo with external stays
I recently returned from a 10 day trek at Philmont Scout Ranch and took a ZPack Exo external frame pack. My base weight was 10 pounds but I wanted a pack that could handle the extra weight and volu...

In Backpacks - External Frame
June 26, 1:55pm