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Jon McConachie (hyker) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Sierra Nevada
About Me Skier, Hiker, Climber, Photographer
StateCA
CountryUSA

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Evolutionary winter stove
My stove arrived today and it is a work of art. 87g per my kitchen scale. Thank you Roger.

In Editor's Roundtable » The Evolution of a Winter Stove - Part 3
October 21, 7:26pm

grippy soles
I've used my NB 889s now a handful of times on granite, even polished, without them feeling slick. The rubber may not be climbing shoe sticky rubber, but it does grip well in my experience. Not...

In Editor's Roundtable » New Balance 889 Multisport Review
May 11, 12:14pm

Gusset on the tongues?
Do these shoes have gusseted tongues to reduce dirt/sand entry?

In Editor's Roundtable » New Balance 889 Multisport Review
April 15, 12:43pm

Testing data types
Regarding playing with the buttons... please do not test the Help button either, it could also initiate a SAR response. Using tape to help block the hot buttons from being bumped on points to fu...

In Editor's Roundtable » SPOT2 Personal Locator Review and Extensive Field Test
December 01, 9:17am

2 hour hydration timers?
Oh no, now we need 2 hour hydration timers!!!! Comparative research articles are useful, I think that having subjective input included is a very valuable addition to the data. Roger's vi...

In Editor's Roundtable » Lightweight Internal Frame Packs: a State of the Market Report - Part 1C: Main Bag & Comfort
September 18, 9:06am

bladders and bottles
Don't mean to interrupt the chat room off topic buzz going on, but I'd like to comment that using bladders are very handy when mountaineering or skiing. Bottles have always worked too, I ju...

In Editor's Roundtable » Lightweight Internal Frame Packs: a State of the Market Report - Part 1C: Main Bag & Comfort
September 17, 12:51pm

EV2
One very nice aspect of the EV2 is the interior length. Very few tents have the length I need for my 6'5".

In Editor's Roundtable » Ultralight in Ultra-Foul Conditions?
June 15, 10:38pm

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