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John Myers (dallas) - BPL Professional Member

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Re: Water
Agree with the above on crew water. We've always had everyone bring one extra 2 litre platypus for water for dry camps and that is plenty (as long as everyone brings enough personal water). ...

In Philmont » I Just Got Back
July 31, 12:07pm

Re: FS - REI Flash 65 - Men's Medium *SOLD*
Pack is sold.

In Gear Swap » FS - REI Flash 65 - Men's Medium
July 31, 12:00pm

FS - REI Flash 65 - Men's Medium
Good condition, used by my son on 2 trips. $50 plus shipping.

In Gear Swap » FS - REI Flash 65 - Men's Medium
July 31, 10:01am

Re: Running shorts and wind pants vs convertible pants - Philmont
Like Jay said, shorts are fine for all the hiking. The events are where the convertible pants are needed. It depends on what you are planning on doing. I used my DriDucks rain pants one year for...

In Philmont » Running shorts and wind pants vs convertible pants - Philmont
July 30, 1:23pm

Re: scout death
I really can't imagine the loss of a child. Our troop was there at the time and ran across this crew several times after the event. Our Scoutmaster had some long discussions with the mom of ...

In Philmont » Saw this today on FB and Philmont's site
July 27, 3:13pm

Re: Hammock User Survey
Texas, New Mexico and Colorado so far, but would hang anywhere there are trees.

In Hammocks » Hammock User Survey
May 13, 1:49pm

Re: Why Not?
As Jay said: "3) Should you be the one to worry about it? What I mean is - cooking equipment is crew gear so the crew should carry it. You are an advisor, not a member of the crew. And more im...

In Philmont » Philmont Cooking Technique
May 07, 3:01pm

Re: rest of life.
I'm with Dave T. I guess everyone has their own way of dealing with life. As my wife says "That's why we all live in separate houses."

In GEAR » Never buying from REI again
May 07, 1:57pm

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

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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