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David Chan (iamthechan) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale Southern California
About Me Thru hiked the AT in 2007 then got hooked on running trail ultras. Completed PCT thru-hike summer of 2010.
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PCT 2010 gear list
Thanks again to all. I'm heading to the border tomorrow to begin walking north. Looks like most of the hardcore snow will have subsided by the time I reach it. Here goes nothing... Dave www...

In Gear Lists » PCT 2010 gear list
May 21, 11:10am

PCT gear comments
Thank you for the great responses guys. I appreciate all of the advice and comments! @Dirk -My gear list is misleading, in SoCal I will have capacity for just over 6L of water (2 of each size ...

In Gear Lists » PCT 2010 gear list
May 11, 1:49am

PCT 2010 gear list
Hi all, I'm thru-hiking the PCT northbound starting around May 21st this year. I'm going solo and anticipate taking four months to get to Canada. My gear list can be found here Any ...

In Gear Lists » PCT 2010 gear list
May 10, 1:53am

Re: 07 AT thruhike
Hi Mandy, Thanks for your interest in the hike! Keep checking out the map on the site as my wife will be updating my progress. Leaving for ATL in the morning! Dave

In Gear Lists » 2007 AT thru hike
April 29, 8:32pm

my AT site...and goodbye
Thank you all for your on and off list help in preparing for my hike. My gear list has been tweaked and reposted for the last time. I broke and bought the GG lightrek poles, other than that the...

In Gear Lists » 2007 AT thru hike
April 29, 12:02am

the bivy...
Hey Evan, I'm not afraid of the quilt getting wet under the Gatewood Cape. If the weather is bad, I'll stake the shelter tighter to the ground on the "wind side". The bottom of...

In Gear Lists » 2007 AT thru hike
April 19, 12:38am

Re: sleep system
"Im using the Gatewood cape and Gossamer nightlight ,then Mountain Laural Designs Alpine bivy (9.5oz) and the REI kilo flash 40+ (19oz.). Thats my sleep/shelter system, any thoughts?" ...

In Gear Lists » 2007 AT thru hike
April 18, 11:30am

Re: poles
Thanks Doug F., Good point about finding alternative ways to get more or less length out of the poles when pitching the Cape. I want the option to pitch it high like Will R. in his product revie...

In Gear Lists » 2007 AT thru hike
April 18, 11:15am

Re: pad
Evan, No problem! Once the decision was made to thru the AT it gave me a great excuse to spend more time researching gear and to spend some money tweaking my list (thus dropping weight and incre...

In Gear Lists » 2007 AT thru hike
April 17, 11:30pm

Re: Ray-way
Hi Evan, The Ray-Way quilt is said to be rated to 40 degrees. That stated, I have pushed it much lower than that by wearing all of my clothes and using a lightweight bivy. The coldest I have ...

In Gear Lists » 2007 AT thru hike
April 17, 8:41pm

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