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John Klinepeter (johnzotk) - BPL Lifetime Member

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CityColumbia Falls
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All Forum Posts by John Klinepeter

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Re: Sub 5 pound - does it really matter?
+1 for squats. They make a huge difference in durability.

In Philosophy & Technique » Sub 5 pound - does it really matter?
March 31, 2:05pm

re: Weight of a 50x90 Tyvek Groundsheet
More information if you like. I have two pieces of Tyvek. One is the standard type which weighs 2.1 ounces/square yard. The other, if I recall correctly, is called kite Tyvek and it weighs 1.5 o...

In GEAR » Weight of a 50x90 Tyvek Groundsheet?
March 26, 8:26pm

re: Attaching ventilation tube to tent wall
A couple more photos. The first one is what I would think you would see while you are sewing. The tube is pushed into the inside of the bothy. The second one is similar but shows the stuff sac...

In Make Your Own Gear » Attaching ventilation tube to tent wall
March 19, 6:01pm

re: Attaching ventilation tube to tent wall
Elliott, I took a closer look at my commercial bothy. The geometry is more complex than I thought. The tubes are not cylindrical. They are, in fact, conic sections with the larger opening att...

In Make Your Own Gear » Attaching ventilation tube to tent wall
March 19, 5:36pm

re: a winter overnight w/ dayhike kit- an experiment
The Garneaus are not very aggressive. They have teeth under the heels and balls of the feet. There is nothing on the frame to aid traction. They have worked well descending a ~1000 feet per mile...

In Post-Trip Reports » a winter overnight w/ dayhike kit- an experiment
March 15, 7:58pm

re: a winter overnight w/ dayhike kit- an experiment
Wow! You have way more fun than I do. I hope this is on topic. Did you study or consider any other snow shoes? Northern Lites has a light weight youth snow shoe, also; don't know if it wo...

In Post-Trip Reports » a winter overnight w/ dayhike kit- an experiment
March 15, 7:02pm

re: Bothy bag plans
I have been carrying a two person bothy bag the last two winters on day hikes/XC skis/snow shoe walks. It is my light weight emergency "tent". I've also considered using it for lunc...

In Make Your Own Gear » Bothy bag plans
March 14, 9:08pm

re: Gossamer Gear 1/8" thinlight pad - R value and weight?
My Gossamer Gear Pad, guessing 10+ years old, 19 X 56 X 1/8 inch, weighs 2.1 oz. FWIW, my Suluk46 (I believe my memory is correct on the source; pad no longer available) pad, perhaps 6-7 years o...

In GEAR » Gossamer Gear 1/8" thinlight pad - R value and weight?
March 14, 11:39am

re: Pushing a Sleep System Further - Top vs Bottom
Here is a classic thread that I bookmarked years ago and still refer to on occasion. It is not quite what you are looking for but it is a start. It primarily addresses how mattress insulation aff...

In GEAR » Pushing a Sleep System Further - Top vs Bottom
March 09, 9:46pm

re: Lightest PLB
RescueME is $259 at Landfallnavigation.com and there is a free shipping code at the bottom of the page. Found quickly via web search; I have no connection to the seller. As in Greg's situat...

In GEAR » Lightest PLB?
March 09, 9:26am

All Reader Reviews by John Klinepeter

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Therm-a-Rest NeoAir XLite Sleeping Pad
This review is based on seven nights usage. My xlite is the women's version and it has been used with a 1/8 inch thick Gossamer Gear foam pad for puncture protection. I am 5 ft. 11 inches tall...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
September 05, 10:19am