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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: Hanging A Bear Bag PCT style
I have been using this variation for years. Instead of a stuff sack I use a rock and a cross-country ski hook and loop strap. Here are the parts laid out next to a ruler with inch gradations (sor...

In Philosophy & Technique » Hanging A Bear Bag PCT style
August 12, 6:53pm

re: Wind River Range - Itinerary Suggestions?
Chris, I will take a stab at commenting on your route. I have walked about two thirds of your proposed route, much of that twice, so I have some familiarity. First I have not walked th...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Wind River Range - Itinerary Suggestions?
August 03, 7:07pm

re: Sawyer bag failure?
Yup, my Sawyer bags do not last a full season. On a related note I have also squeezed a 0.9 liter Evernew to the point of failure :(. Guess I must be a gorilla.

In GEAR » Sawyer bag failure?
July 31, 3:43pm

re: Wind River Range Gear Check
Chris, That is a great time to head to the Wind River Mtns. You will have a good time. I like your list for the expected conditions but I have a few suggestions and maybe you can c...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Wind River Range Gear Check
July 27, 7:42pm

re: Gear List options?
Bob, thanks for the PDF workaround, though I am happy to be able to save files as CSV. I just don't want to lose countless hours of work reconstructing those lists! I have created my own su...

In Gear Lists » Gear list options?
July 26, 8:14pm

re: Gear List options?
Thanks, Chad. You were right. I have a new password and I'm back in business. The new layout looks nice. There is a little more color. It seems that saving files in PDF format is no lon...

In Gear Lists » Gear list options?
July 26, 7:23pm

re: Gear List options?
Oh, and one other thing. I place notes about fuel usage (alcohol, canister, solid fuel) right into the Geargrams spreadsheet so I don't have to go chasing information that is tucked away in a ...

In Gear Lists » Gear list options?
July 26, 6:59pm

re: Gear List options?
Another Geargrams fan here, though I have not been able to log in the last few days :(. You can save your Geargrams data onto your own hard drive so if for some reason you want to transport it t...

In Gear Lists » Gear list options?
July 26, 6:53pm

re: The 60-Second Backpacker, Episode No. 1: Weigh Your Stuff
When I first started this crazy weighing adventure I was a little skeptical. One of the first items I weighed was a 1970's era stuff sack. Why even bother to find out the burden imposed by a ...

In Editor's Roundtable » The 60-Second Backpacker, Episode No. 1: Weigh Your Stuff
July 14, 8:25pm

re: Wind River Range - Equipment 2015
John V: Good point about the willows. They can be thick around creeks and lake shores. Care would be needed to protect a delicate rain jacket while fishing. I also vaguely remember some brushy...

In Gear Lists » Wind River Range - Equipment 2015
July 14, 7:46pm

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