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Dylan Taylor (nevadas) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale California Coast
About Me Been backpacking for about 20 years, but going light for last 4 or 5. Over the last few years, I've been doing 200-300 trail miles per year, excluding trail runs. That, plus a wife, a baby boy, and a full time job fighting "The Man" accounts for all my time.
CitySanta Cruz
StateCalifornia
CountryUSA

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+-40 mile in Zion trip ideas?
Looking to go this upcoming weekend. Might rain. Ideas anyone?

In Post-Trip Reports » +-40 mile in Zion trip ideas?
April 11, 11:36pm

apples and oranges
Pretty big difference from what this guy was doing in the backcountry and what most people who visit this site do. in other words, most people here appear to be concerned with going light so that ...

In Chaff » Only sissies carry less than 75lbs in the Sierras
September 16, 11:16am

Hoover Wilderness/ Northern Yosemite Loop
This was an amazing loop that started on the glorious east side of the sierras. The trailhead was in an area i had never visited-- Hoover Wilderness-- that crossed over into a far removed and semi...

In Post-Trip Reports » Hoover Wilderness/ Northern Yosemite Loop
September 15, 11:56pm

WTB - golite team pouch
these things are hard to find but i want one.

In Gear Swap » WTB - golite team pouch
September 15, 6:21pm

portion of TRT july 13-16
i am planning on doing up to 100 miles on the trt (conditions and conditioning permitting) from monday to thursday. starting point would be spooner summit and ending, if possible, back at tahoe ...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » portion of TRT july 13-16
July 06, 2:21pm

still available?
if so, i am interested.

In Gear Swap » FS: CAMP Corsa Ice Axe 50cm *NEW*
June 06, 11:57pm

wtb : camp corsa ice axe
preferably the 50 or 60 cm version but if you have one you want to sell, send me an offer.

In Gear Swap » wtb : camp corsa ice axe
May 01, 8:44pm

current trail conditions on north kaibab
small group of BPL'ers doing it this weekend. want to know what to expect on the north side (cottonwood to north rim via kaibab trail). is it going to be possible with trail runners and shor...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » 2009 trail conditons grand canyon
March 22, 9:18am

2009 trail conditons grand canyon
We are doing a rim to rim to rim trip at the end of this month (last weekend of march). We will be going via the kaibab trail and exiting the bright angel trail. does anyone have current inform...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » 2009 trail conditons grand canyon
March 01, 9:11am

give me dates
if the dates are right, i am in as well. i need to know in advance. i like starting from that trailhead but going down to coast then back along the ridge. its like 30 miles though. i do tha...

In Post-Trip Reports » Point Reyes January
November 06, 11:47am

All Reader Reviews by Dylan Taylor

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Western Mountaineering Highlite
I did a three way trade with Dave N, who posted a review of the bag earlier in this thread, and another BPL'er about 3 months ago. I traded my WM Caribou for the Highlite. I am very happy with...

In Sleeping Bags - Mummy & Other
December 12, 5:17pm

Six Moon Designs Gatewood Cape
I used this piece of gear on a recent trip (35 miles, 2 nights) to the crystal range in desolation wilderness, ca. this was the first time i have ever used a tarp, or poncho-tarp for that matter,...

In Shelters - Tarps & Floorless
November 05, 10:05am

Golite Ion
I just got back from a 35 mile loop around the Crystal Range in Desolation Wilderness, CA. While the temps soared to unusual heights for the season, I thought I could cram in one last outing with thi...

In Backpacks - Frameless
November 05, 9:05am

Petzl e+LITE
This is a nice ul light with a lot of cool options and great versatility. the only downside to it is that it is not as bright as you may want when travelling at night and with a new moon. two trip...

In Lights - Flashlights & Headlamps
October 22, 10:54pm