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Ian Schumann (freeradical) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale Central TX
About Me Just doing my best to get in a good long weekend or week-long trip at least 1-2 times a year these days. If I manage 3-4, that's awesome. Sad urban life these days, maybe not forever.
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StateTX
CountryUSA
My Website URLhttp://www.returnfromexile.com

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All Forum Posts by Ian Schumann

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Also - reducing down to one electronic device
I'd love to one day be able to just rely on my smartphone for voice notes, GPS, and photography. Has anyone had success doing all three? I know that the latest couple years of smartphones have ...

In Gear Lists » 3+ day solo trip in Pecos NM
September 02, 9:03am

Re: a few things
Thanks Mike, that's all great feedback! Agreed with ... well with basically all of it. A few notes on these for now ... mind you these are not meant to deflect any useful feedback, but this ...

In Gear Lists » 3+ day solo trip in Pecos NM
September 02, 8:11am

3+ day solo trip in Pecos NM
Make sure to select the "Pecos Sept '14" tab at the bottom: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0AuFMYQurVd1RdGt3RlNGTExqRUNmTkNLSkdUX0xpdkE#gid=10 This is the heaviest I&...

In Gear Lists » 3+ day solo trip in Pecos NM
September 02, 7:07am

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Would be nice if all the product images on the website weren't broken ... :-) Else we have no cool merchandise graphics to offset our clinical skepticism. EDIT: looks like this was my own...

In GEAR » Merino has evolved - Nuyarn lands stateside with Kuiu's Ultra Merino
May 23, 11:48am

Durability!
Tyler, I haven't checked reviews recently but I did a little research on these back in the day. In my opinion, yes, they are heavy for the weight. You might say they're a little more "...

In Gear Deals » Granite Gear Tarps on STP
April 08, 5:13pm

Price drop
Dropped from $325 >> $300

In Gear Swap » FS: Sony NEX-3N - ultra compact system camera
April 06, 7:14am

Updated and pics!
Everything should be ship shape now. Come on and make an offer if you're interested, thanks.

In Gear Swap » FS: Sony NEX-3N - ultra compact system camera
April 05, 8:02am

Re: edits
Thx for the feedback, all. Will make the appropriate edits momentarily.

In Gear Swap » FS: Sony NEX-3N - ultra compact system camera
April 05, 7:36am

Re: policies
Hmm, I'm not sure. I have posted an external link to a public listing of my own and made my ownership plain. Right? Is there something I missed here?

In Gear Swap » FS: Sony NEX-3N - ultra compact system camera
April 05, 6:57am

bump
.... aaanyone? Or maybe I need to put the actual item description in the post, is that it?

In Gear Swap » FS: Sony NEX-3N - ultra compact system camera
April 04, 10:05pm

All Reader Reviews by Ian Schumann

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Outdoor Research Contour Pants
I had this item paired up with the Montbell Stretch Wind Jacket on a recent long day hike in the Grand Canyon that really put these pieces through their paces. Both were very pleasing. I'll ite...

In Clothing - Wind & Soft Shell
May 27, 11:33am

Montbell Stretch Wind Jacket
I was really pleased with this piece after using it in a variety of weather conditions on one long day hike in the Grand Canyon last week. I'll itemize my praises of the jacket: 1) Breathab...

In Clothing - Wind & Soft Shell
May 27, 11:14am

The North Face Propel
I just used the TNF Propel in the White Mountain Wilderness of New Mexico, although it looks to be a different version than that tested in the previous review. My Propel has but one easily-identified ...

In Sleeping Bags - Mummy & Other
November 24, 9:19pm

Moonstone Cirrus Ultralight Jacket
Edit: As the market has evolved over the last few years and I've been exposed to a whole lot more in the way of lightweight, high-end technical clothing . . . I've reduced my rating of 5 to a ...

In Clothing - Insulating - Synthetic (Polarguard, Primaloft, etc.)
November 24, 9:11pm

Cloudveil Prospector Jacket
*Somebody on staff, would you change the name of this post to reflect the new title?* Everyone knows good things about Cloudveil Inertia already, I presume. Briefly, it's a lightly-lined propri...

In Clothing - Wind & Soft Shell
November 24, 9:08pm

Cloudveil Peak Pant
Dropping the rating to a 4, see my other review on Cloudveil Inertia stuff. *somebody on staff, please feel free to delete this post*

In Clothing - Wind & Soft Shell
November 03, 4:14pm