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John Klinepeter (johnzotk) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Northern Rockies, USA
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CityColumbia Falls
StateMontana

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All Forum Posts by John Klinepeter

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re: Paradox Unaweep vs. Exped Lightning 60
I will help you with the thread-jack! My torso is 20 inches and my pack is adjusted almost to the same point as shown in your photo, perhaps another 1/4 to 3/8 inch toward the long side. Not sure...

In GEAR » Paradox Unaweep vs. Exped Lightning 60
June 25, 12:21pm

re: # of nights before 2nd Seam seal
"I've never seam sealed a tent or tarp twice." +1 to the above statement. I have, after several years of use, had to seal some pinholes in the fabric, not on the seams, which we...

In GEAR » # of nights before 2nd Seam seal
June 16, 5:10pm

re: LOCUS GEAR
On May 31 I ordered a pair of CP3 poles. They shipped on June 3 and I received them on June 6. I have not noticed an audible rattle but it is possible to induce a vibration that lasts for about 1...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » ****LOCUS GEAR****
June 16, 3:47pm

re: 2015 Bob Marshall Wilderness Open
Off topic but here is a neat photo I took of a fire as seen from about 5 or 6 miles west of Benchmark on July 30, 2012. The trail was closed either that day or the next. I was headed out at that ...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » 2015 Bob Marshall Wilderness Open
June 12, 11:10am

re: Carried by the wind
Thanks for the photo, Richard. Your photo seems to show the same pollen "storm" as my hiking partner called it. The wind (guessing) was steady at 30 to 40 mph, maybe higher at times.

In Photo Gallery » Carried by the wind
June 11, 9:30pm

Carried by the wind
What are we seeing in this photo? The quality is not great but notice the "clouds" hovering over the forest. Want to make a guess? Hint: it was very windy. No, not common dust. Pict...

In Photo Gallery » Carried by the wind
June 11, 4:21pm

re: Long Term Cuben Use
I have no experience with Cuben tarps or packs. I have used Cuben stuff sacks for many years. They are used for storage of clothing, food, personal items and they all appear to be in good conditi...

In GEAR » Long Term Cuben Use
June 04, 7:32am

re: can't search
This is not a direct answer to your question but maybe will give you a lead. I use the Firefox browser with "Ghostery", an anti-tracker. Ghostery must be disabled for the search to work...

In Website & Forum Admin/Support » can't search
June 04, 6:33am

re: 2015 Bob Marshall Wilderness Open
Wow, Dan! Great report. I feel a little sheepish feeling tired after one of my sub 10 mile days after observing your >50 mile day. Great photo of four different critter tracks in one mud ...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » 2015 Bob Marshall Wilderness Open
June 01, 3:38pm

re: 2015 Bob Marshall Wilderness Open
OVERVIEW My intent the last few weeks leading up to the BMWO was to engage a shorter route than most participants were contemplating, mostly to eliminate transportation issues. In hindsight I am ...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » 2015 Bob Marshall Wilderness Open
May 30, 9:58am

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