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John Klinepeter (johnzotk) - BPL Lifetime Member

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All Forum Posts by John Klinepeter

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re: Post your favorite photos from 2014.
View of Glacier N.P. from the Buffalo Lakes area: Trail #7, Flathead National Forest, Montana: Huckleberries: Popo Agie River, Wind River Mtns., Wyoming: View fr...

In Photo Gallery » Post your favorite photos from 2014.
December 24, 7:21pm

Re: Best solo shelter for the Wind Rivers in September
My shelter of choice the last few years has been the MLD Solomid. Early September 2014 it was persistently very windy in the SE Wind River Mtns. My first camp was seemingly in a well-sheltered lo...

In GEAR » Best solo shelter for the Wind Rivers in September
December 22, 1:08pm

Re: Becoming disoriented in the woods
I got lost once on a night time potty break. Only one or two minutes from my shelter but it probably took 5 or 6 minutes to find my tent. It felt like 10 or 15. Very uneasy feeling. I could ha...

In Philosophy & Technique » Becoming disoriented in the woods
December 02, 3:23pm

Easy Snowshoe Bindings
Somebody will respond with better-informed advice than I have but let me get it started. Background: I am not an expert but have some experience with Redfeather and Northern Lites 'shoes; bot...

In GEAR » Snowshoes with "Easy" Bindings
November 27, 7:22pm

Re: 2015 BMWO
BMWO Veterans, The end of May can be tick time in the mountains of NW Montana. What have you experienced during the BMWO? I noticed that Dan said that bugs are not a problem so I hope my qu...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » 2015 Bob Marshall Wilderness Open
November 25, 7:13pm

Re: Nausea and Throwing Up
Chris, I have been experiencing the same problems you listed, though not so much the nausea. It has gotten worse over the years. This summer there was a BPL thread in which one of the poste...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Nausea & Throwing Up
November 25, 6:06pm

ProLite website deals
FWIW, from an email received this afternoon. No disclosure needed as I am not connected to ProLite. It seemed mor...

In GEAR » Anyone having trouble contacting ProLite Gear?
October 16, 2:53pm

Photo Upload Problem
I don't have a direct answer to your question but maybe you can derive something from my procedure in all its gory detail. Probably more than you wanted to know but it might help the next pers...

In Website & Forum Admin/Support » Photo upload problem
October 16, 1:49pm

Central Winds Mud
Here is how the trail looked on August 28, 2010 after one inch of rainfall in a 24 hour period. Apparently the animal traffic makes a huge difference.

In Post-Trip Reports » Central WInds
September 20, 3:29pm

Xlite Irregular
+1 on the women's Xlite irregular. I bought one last year. It performs well. Slightly over weight spec at 11.8 oz. My feet hang off the end but they do not get cold.

In Gear Deals » Thermarest NeoAir XLite Women's Irregular - $96
September 19, 3:12pm

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