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Ken Helwig (kennyhel77) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Scotts Valley CA via San Jose, CA
About Me A return to backpacking after a musicians life. Hiked with too much weight before finding out the "lite" side. I live in Scotts Valley which is right in the middle of the beautiful Santa Cruz Mountains, and only 10 minutes from the beach and 15 minutes from Los Gatos. Love the Sierra's!!! Too many places to see and go!
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All Forum Posts by Ken Helwig

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Re: Re: nuts.
lol...the usual suspects clowning on each other...the usual deletes and edits to posts....nothing ever changes (sitting here reading the BS and eating popcorn lol, this ...

In Chaff » The basic math behind Christianity...
April 30, 4:10pm

Re: Re: Proud of my fellow BPLrs.
glass houses and stones anyone? Really should check your ego at the door sir....too funny

In Chaff » Proud of my fellow BPLrs.
March 25, 1:11pm

BS
lol....this is silly

In Chaff » Proud of my fellow BPLrs.
March 24, 10:01am

Re: Re: Re: Can I use a Hoover Wilderness Permit to access the JMT?
sorry Whitney Portal

In Pre-Trip Planning » Can I use a Hoover Wilderness Permit to access the JMT?
January 29, 10:32am

Re: Can I use a Hoover Wilderness Permit to access the JMT?
yes, but you need an exit trailhead

In Pre-Trip Planning » Can I use a Hoover Wilderness Permit to access the JMT?
January 21, 12:55pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Here
Hey Justin.......look real close at your computer screen.......do you see a big middle finger? Because that's mine.

In Chaff » The Question of Militarism/Empire
September 28, 1:07pm

Re: Re: Here
Hey look who's showed...Ken Thompson, the moral indicator of BPL!

In Chaff » The Question of Militarism/Empire
September 24, 4:06pm

Re: Re: Systems
What's next.....Obama did not salute the troops? Oh the horror! Opinions are like ##sholes

In Chaff » The Question of Militarism/Empire
September 24, 3:36pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: re
Editing again...sigh. yes I'm nasty. Reading what a NON citizen writes bothers me. You hold your opinions like they are the truth, but you have no clue. Maybe you need to go on a hike....notic...

In Chaff » The Question of Militarism/Empire
September 23, 7:13pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: re
Then please explain why you critize him at every turn. He been handwd a turd sandwich and is trying to extract some honey out of it. Have you ever wondered whymhe has done the things he's done....

In Chaff » The Question of Militarism/Empire
September 23, 6:10pm

All Reader Reviews by Ken Helwig

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ULA Equipment
Been using ULA packs for years. Bought the P2, P1 and now the Conduit. All are excellent in their own way. Customer service is perfect and so is the gear. Great packs!!!

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
July 06, 4:58pm

Bear Boxer 101 Contender
Came home to find a rather colorful small box on my porch today. Wow it is small. I have always thought that it would be cool to have a small bear cannister for 1-2 nights of backpacking. Well here it...

In Miscellaneous Products
May 22, 6:25pm

Six Moon Designs Gatewood Cape
I have only taken this on one trip so far. Everything that I have read about this is true. The space (square feet) and the coverage is awesome. I did not feel claustrophobic at all. The harness is a g...

In Shelters - Tarps & Floorless
April 08, 12:31pm

Down Works (Santa Cruz, CA)
I live in Scotts Valley which is 5 minutes from The Down Works. I have purchased alot of gear from them. I find them knowledgable, curtious, and priced right. Their products in their store is geared t...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
March 26, 4:53pm

Gossamer Gear
Have used two packs of theirs, tarp, pad, stoves and clothing. No problems at all!!!! Love their stuff and they continue to do well after the change. Without hesitation, I will use them for more purch...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
November 24, 7:27pm

Go Lite Speed
Just bought this today with a need for a multi day pack. I like all of the extra pockets, but wish that they were just a little bigger. As for the helmet holder, this is a great feature. I will not be...

In Backpacks - Frameless
May 19, 4:34pm

Seychelle In Line Eliminator
I too like the idea of this filter. The problem that I have had is getting the runs too. This has now happened a few times. Wonder if the filter is working at all.

In Hydration - Water Treatment
December 10, 4:26pm

ULA Equipment P-1
I have owned a P-1 for six months now (and a P-2 for 3 years) and have come to really enjoy the qualities that make this pack a great weeklong hauler. The 1/4 length stays work well in making your pac...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
August 13, 10:40am

Gossamer Gear Mariposa
4200 ci with two stays. A pouch for your sleeping pad on the outside to add support to the frame, and the best part of the pack is that it weighs in at 17 oz. Other options include using clothing inst...

In Backpacks - Frameless
August 04, 9:40am