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GARY HEBERT (garyhebert) - BPL Guest

My Locale New England
About Me Recent UL Convert after many years using old Boy Scout Habits (Good Foundation but overkill);

Prepared = Good; Excessive = Notsomuchfuntocarry

Trialing new ideas learned every day from the gurus! And Lovin it!
CityNorwich
StateConnecticut
CountryUS
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All Forum Posts by GARY HEBERT

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microhook
hahahahaha....the micro grappling hook! Ya, maybe I can use it to make time swinging down the trail too!

In Philosophy & Technique » Fast Water Solo Stream Crossings - Looking for Best Practice Solo Method/Techniques
May 09, 8:56pm

Fast Water Solo Stream Crossings - Looking for Best Practice Solo Method/Techniques
I've read/heard various conflicting methods for solo crossing somewhat fast moving streams up to crotch or waste high without rope assistance. I carry trekking poles, and wear shorts & good...

In Philosophy & Technique » Fast Water Solo Stream Crossings - Looking for Best Practice Solo Method/Techniques
May 09, 8:36am

Sharing the gospel/Spreading the word
Great Article. Like others I felt like I was reading my own overnite conversion story back in 2006, after years of old school boy scout overpreparedness mentality backpacking/camping. (No bashing...

In Editor's Roundtable » Everything Weighs Something
May 09, 7:12am

another one available
I also have one I'd sell; not used much; Hiker Pro

In Gear Swap » WTB: Katadyn Hiker/Hiker Pro
January 08, 10:48am

Reliving the trek
Well said my friend! Reading your tale brings me right back to our journey. Thanks for inviting me along - and for shouldering ALL the painstaking planning. Despite all the rain, it was an adventu...

In Editor's Roundtable » Backyard Wilderness: The New England Trail
January 05, 4:13pm

FS: JRB Shenandoah Quilt (15oz)
New April 2009 Shenandoah (Green) used 3-4 nites http://www.jacksrbetter.com/ 800+ fill power goose down 15oz "summer" Rated ~40F without SUL techniques/clothing size Regular ...

In Gear Swap » FS: JRB Shenandoah Quilt (15oz)
January 02, 4:53pm

1 Sale Pending $$$
Sale of Hudson River quilt pending $$$$ Shenandoah quilt still available - for any reasonable offer

In Gear Swap » FS: JRB Shenandoah & Hudson River Quilt
December 26, 7:45am

JRB quilts
PM sent with detailed answers

In Gear Swap » FS: JRB Shenandoah & Hudson River Quilt
December 24, 11:23am

FS: JRB Shenandoah & Hudson River Quilt
Both New April 2009 Shenandoah (Green) used 3-4 nites Hudson River (Olive Green) used for several weeks, but still in Great condition. Was gonna wait til spring to sell them, but thought I&...

In Gear Swap » FS: JRB Shenandoah & Hudson River Quilt
December 22, 8:42pm

PM replied to
PM sent to reply to Yohei awaiting address/details to price shipping to Japan, confirm, then ready to ship it...

In Gear Swap » FS: Mountain Laurel Designs Patrol Shelter Solo
September 07, 4:27pm

All Reader Reviews by GARY HEBERT

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Gossamer Gear Polycryo Ground Cloth(medium)
Just what I want. Have used many things for groundcloth. Very tear & puncture resistant. Used mine nightly for 4 months on AT thru hike. Finally punctured/tore small hole during packing (MY Fault)...

In Miscellaneous Products
December 19, 6:55am

Bozeman Mountain Works Vapr Bivy Sack
I agree. Nothing more frustrating than reading all the rave about the BMW Vapor Bivy series and reading "Backordered" with no certain date of availability. Same as last year. (I was thru hik...

In Shelters - Bivy Sacks
December 19, 6:41am

A16 Bug Bivy
Perspective: I thru hiked the AT (NOBO) this past spring using many ultralight concepts (though I'm not worthy of that claim-my pack typically weighed 25-27lbs). Resisted bug dope, head nets an...

In Shelters - Bivy Sacks
December 19, 6:26am

MSR - Easton 6" Tent Stake, aircraft aluminum
Ron Moak recommeded and so I used Easton's Alum. Nail pegs regularly with Six Moon Design Lunar Solo e in various wooded hard soil, rocky, duff, soft soil, backyard; So light & strong; I love ...

In Miscellaneous Products
February 06, 6:00pm

Superfeet Performance Green
I liked my Asolo Tazman XCR trekking shoe after 100 + break in miles with light packs/daytrips. Then I added Superfeet. After 85 mi. on The Long Trail with swollen ankles & sore feet I though...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
February 06, 5:27pm