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Dennis Horwitz (dennishorwitz) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Southern California
About Me I have been involved in High Technology for over 30 years and love the outdoors as a way to get away from it all. I love hiking, backpacking and geocaching. Have participated in two Boy Scout Philmont treks (2003 and 2008). Introduced to LW Backpacking in 2007 when attended a Wilderness Outings backpack in the San Jacinto Mtns - led by Glen Van Peski.
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Have both Betalight and Megalight - Love both!
I have both a Betalight and Megalight. I like these Black Diamond tarp tents because they are easy to set-up. None of the finicky guyline adjustments like conventional tarp tents. Also bombproof! ...

In Winter Hiking » BD MegaLite... anyone used this?
June 06, 11:08am

Have a Betalight and Megalight - Love Both!
I have both a Betalight and Megalight. I like these Black Diamond tarp tents because they are easy to set-up. None of the finicky guyline adjustments like conventional tarp tents. Also bombproof...

In GEAR » Has anybody used the Black Diamond Betalight tent?
June 06, 11:02am

Re: FS: Mountainsmith Ghost backpack -- $39 shipped!
Could you email a picture? Is this the original model? What is the torso size? Dennis Horwitz dennishorwitz@sbcglobal.net

In Gear Swap » FS: Mountainsmith Ghost backpack
July 14, 11:43am

Best lighter for high altitudes?
I have had a lot of problems with lighters at high altitudes - 5000 ft or higher. The butane type seem to have pressurization problems. On the other hand, the liquid fuel Zippo always works. Opi...

In GEAR » Best butane lighter?
July 26, 11:09pm

BALANCE Energy Crunch Mix & Favorite CLIFF Bar
I don't have the sweet tooth for most of the bars out there. There are two things I really like: 1. BALANCE Energy Crunch Mix. This is a great tasting substitute for gorp - a little healthier t...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Energy Bars
May 22, 6:53pm

Hints for Philmont
I went to Philmont in 2003 as an adult co-leader. Here are my best advice: 1. SHELTER. I had an OR Advanced Bivy as my co-leader had a solo tent and didn't want to share a larger tent. (Eveyone ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Philmont Summer 2006 -
May 22, 6:48pm

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