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Perry Hock (hphock) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Midwest
About Me My dad wasn't very outdoorsy. I always heard he had enough hiking and sleeping outdoors in the Army. So when I was in High School, I latched on with friends and began camping, hiking and backpacking with them. Now, my son and I take 1 to 2 trips a year, and I take a few more.
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MYOG DIY 3D Prints
After hoisting a bear bag up, and the friction on the support rope slowly destroying the rope, I wondered about a light weight Pulley. I printed my own out of PLA - fully assembled it weighs 20....

In GEAR » MYOG DIY 3D Prints
February 23, 10:13am

RE: Thrift Shops
I went to them. Found some nice columbia shorts... One pair, cotton. I live in an area that a lot of people shop the thrift stores, so its fairly well picked over.

In GEAR » In need of new clothes...
May 09, 10:59am

In need of new clothes...
If you could purchase all new clothes, what would you buy? I have a great reason for asking... Over the last year I have lost 60 lbs (205lb to 145lb) and thus none of my pants, shorts or most o...

In GEAR » In need of new clothes...
May 09, 6:28am

Shower Pass Jacket
I will admit, I got my first Shower Pass jacket about 18 months ago strickly for cycling and running in the rain while training for triathlons. Now, I use it all the time when cycling or hiking. ...

In GEAR » Event rain jacket
December 29, 8:18am

Thanks for the updated list!
Thanks for the update. I have referenced these lists many times. Right now my only hiking partner is my 11 yr old son, so there are things we carry that make life easier for him and I (any two ...

In Editor's Roundtable » Backpacking Checklist (Gear List): 3-Season, 3-Day
October 12, 1:32pm

Great Article
When my son was 9, we went backpacking in the smokies for 3 nights, during the last week of July. The first two nights, we stayed at the same back country campsite. We took a day hike to Abrams F...

In Editor's Roundtable » Enjoying Backpacking with Kids: Part 1
July 06, 8:00am

Re: Essentials for overnight or day hikes
I really like your list! A few things to I do to personally modify it (and why): 1. Map (if available) 2. Compass X 3. Flashlight / Headlamp 4. Extra Food (granola bars and vitamins) 5. Ex...

In Editor's Roundtable » To Pack or Not to Pack? What constitutes an 'essential' item in a lightweight hiker's overnight pack?
June 02, 8:28am

Re: Shuttle Option
When are you hikig Shoshone? My son (10) and Iare hiking Shoshone and would be happy to hike the reverse route,and swap keys. Otherwise, we will go the way of hitchhiking.

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Yellowstone Shuttle Info
May 26, 9:26am

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