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Re: Grafton Loop Trail - Maine
Wow, amazing pictures and looks like a great trip. I've been to Grafton Notch before but I didn't get a chance to do any backpacking. Definitely on my to-do list.

In Post-Trip Reports » Grafton Loop Trail - Maine
August 31, 3:32pm

Re: Re: "Advertise with us" question
Online, I've only seen advertising on the podcast pages but that is b/c the podcasts were always made available to everyone for free. Also, they did have a few ads in the print mag (no more th...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » BPL Membership
June 23, 9:47am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Graffiti and Government Bullcrap
I think idea of having hybrid/electric shuttle bus service inside the parks is a great one. Already, there is free shuttle service in Zion, Glacier, Acadia, and other parks and it has been hugely ...

In Chaff » Graffiti and Government Bullcrap
June 11, 5:44pm

Re: Yosemite, North Rim, May 23-26 2009
Dylan, I agree with the others...fantastic trip report! I saw this trip in Backpacker too and it seemed like an amazing route. Your pictures definitely confirm that. So jealous of all you Ca...

In Post-Trip Reports » Yosemite, North Rim, May 23-26 2009
June 01, 1:32pm

Re: Identifying the source of some pain
I agree with Chris that the pain under the kneecap is probably PFS. I had PFS for about a couple of years ago and going downhill is definitely the worst (also, riding a bike for a long period of t...

In Philosophy & Technique » Identifying the source of some pain
May 29, 2:47pm

Re: Re: Re: Camera for ultralight purposes
I agree that the Canon SD800 is awesome. Not much you can do about poor low-light pictures (except use a lightweight tripod if possible) but check out the CHDK firmware addon (http://chdk.wikia.co...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Camera for ultralight purposes
April 07, 1:45pm

Re: "Stop Blaming Guns!!!"
ummm, Evan...Taylor is agreeing with you. here is the quote again: "The fact is, the Constitution DOES grant the right of the people to keep and bear arms..." And even if he did di...

In Chaff » Stop Blaming Guns!!!
March 28, 12:08pm

Re: Re: Re: ULA Conduit VS MLD Exodus
Don't forget about the MLD Prophet! 2900 cubes w/ the extension collar.

In GEAR » ULA Conduit VS MLD Exodus
March 23, 5:35pm

Re: "Getting my gear ready for 2009"
ohhh, sry Evan. I assumed you wrote it...now I see it was on Jack's original list. Sorry!

In Gear Lists » Getting my gear ready for 2009
March 22, 5:58pm

Re: Re: "Getting my gear ready for 2009"
Yes, good call...definitely KEEP the EPI-pen. and Evan, what do you mean by antimicrobial? I'm sure the EMS Tecwick stuff will work just fine. I would recommend not using a compression s...

In Gear Lists » Getting my gear ready for 2009
March 22, 5:52pm

All Reader Reviews by Joe Westing

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BackpackingLight.com
After having a problem with my BPL print subscription (totally my bad), Karen quickly (within a day) and kindly fixed everything. Couldn't ask for anything more.

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
June 11, 5:09pm

Gossamer Gear Nightlight Torso
This is a great pad. It is fairly comfortable, although it gets less comfortable with use. I would give it five stars if it maintained its initially level of comfort. Still, it doesn't wear dow...

In Sleeping Pads - Foam
July 19, 12:18pm

Leki Ultralight Ti
Had these poles for a few years and they've performed very well. Only had one time when the poles slipped and that was quickly fixed by cleaning the poles. These titanium poles are fairly light ...

In Trekking Poles
June 29, 11:01am