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Gary Thorne (dogman) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale Midwest
About Me I am a retired Air Force veteran that has traveled in England, Iceland, Japan, China and the Western half of the US. I have been able to camp and backpack in a lot of the country's I have visited. I am an Artist, who paints in oils and watercolors. I like to make a lot of my own gear or try to improve upon what I buy. I ran a few rivers in wales and England. I enjoy my Aire enflatable kayak. I plan on taking an extensive trek on the new Alpaca Raft Dory. I am Diebetic with 2 stents in my heart, but will not let this slow me down.
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Great pack
I bought one for Packrafting, where it is the perfect size for me, for a weekender. I had to buy another for my wife, who fell in love with it. It' just enough. If you want a lot of bells an...

In Editor's Roundtable » Outdoor Research DryComp Summit Sack SPOTLITE REVIEW
June 25, 4:40am

Are canister stove fuels interchangeable?
I plan on buying a Snowpeak Giga power stove. Am I to assume I will be able to use any brand of fuel? This was not covered in BPL reveiw of canister stoves.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Canister stove canister sizes...
January 05, 7:54am

Customs
What a great trip report. I was wondering how easy is it to get through Customs with some of the safety gear, one needs? Like a good knife, some meds and cooking gear. I would not want to take a...

In Editor's Roundtable » EXPEDITION: Journey on the Wild Coast (Erin McKittrick and Bretwood Higman)
October 12, 9:01am

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