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Jordan Hurder (jordanhurder) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale Southern California
About Me New to backpacking... die-hard mountain biker. Work in the bicycle industry. Used to be fat. Outdoor recreation has made me less so.
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All Forum Posts by Jordan Hurder

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That's strange... I ordered a Tarptent on 11/29 and received it about 8 days later. I had emailed Henry back and forth during that time. Maybe your emails are getting caught in his spam filter?

In Chaff » Henry Shires on a holiday?
December 21, 6:25pm

that article singlehandedly rendered BPL useless. sorry guys.
ryan jordan and co.: it was a good run, and you guys accomplished some good things, but with a "free 12 lbs", i no longer need to worry about weight. boy, i bet that new pack is BOMBPROOF.

In GEAR » “It is like carrying an extra 12 pounds for free.”
December 20, 3:12pm

Thanks much for the replies so far
I'll be out of college debt in two years... then will be a good time to evaluate my future. My job now is stable enough that I make enough money to get myself out of debt, so I guess that'...

In Philosophy & Technique » How does one become a thru-hiker?
December 19, 11:32pm

How does one become a thru-hiker?
I sit around and dream about thru-hiking the PCT some day (or even one state's worth of it), but I can't conceptualize how in my life I'll ever have the time. If I can get two nights/3...

In Philosophy & Technique » How does one become a thru-hiker?
December 19, 1:52pm

Problem feet
I couldn't think of a more specific name for this topic... I've searched around the forums, and this has been touched on in various threads, but I wanted to start a fresh discussion about i...

In GEAR » Problem feet
December 19, 1:10pm

FS: MontBell Tent and Big Agnes Pad
Big Agnes Air Core Insulated pad: Regular length, mummy shape. Rated to 15 degrees. Used 5 times. Retail is $69.95. I'm asking $50 for it (+shipping). I'm selling it because I want a MontBe...

In Gear Swap » FS: MontBell Tent and Big Agnes Pad
November 14, 1:48pm

considering a Tarptent Rainbow...
Does anyone have any pictures of the Tarptent Rainbow interior (in addition to the ones on this website and on I'm really claustrophobic, and this would be the smallest tent I'v...

In GEAR » considering a Tarptent Rainbow...
November 13, 6:51pm

Big Agnes Insulated AirCore pad for sale
I'm selling a BA Insulated AirCore pad... standard length, mummy shape. Used 3 times in a floored shelter. $55 shipped anywhere in the US. I don't have paypal, but checks/money orders are fine...

In Gear Swap » Big Agnes Insulated AirCore pad for sale
October 09, 2:30pm

Someone should buy this
I have one of these, and I can say that it's a great little piece of gear. I use it on every bike ride, and it works well. Weight is pretty good too... 88g is what Garmin claims.

In Gear Swap » FS: Garmin Edge 205
October 03, 11:08am

Granite Gear
I bought a Nimbus Latitude because of the front loading feature. I haven't used it extensively yet, but I've done the standard experimenting to see how it holds my gear, and I'm in love with the L...

In GEAR » UL packs ideas?
September 20, 4:54pm

All Reader Reviews by Jordan Hurder

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Mont Bell MonoFrame Hexagon
Note: Will Reitveld wrote a very comprehensive review of this tent that is posted on this site, although it never hurts to offer a different perspective. Initial Impressions: the package that came ...

In Shelters - Double Wall Tents
July 08, 3:38pm