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Tim Garner (slowhike) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale South East U.S.
About Me No more sleeping on the ground since I found my hammock!!!
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Very nice
I live in NC but have never been to Croatan. I'll be looking for a chance to go there now, probably in cooler, bug free weather. And I'll be sharing this article w/ friends too! Glad to ...

In Editor's Roundtable » Croatan
September 24, 6:42am

Montbell Thermawrap Pant
I have a pair of the Montbell Thermawrap Pants & I loves them!!! To me, the extra features, especially the full length side zips, are well worth the extra weight/bulk. I have a much wider com...

In Editor's Roundtable » Montbell Thermawrap Pant Review
September 06, 9:51am

add insulation?
Since I sleep in a hammock, both on the trail & at home, I have found the BA insulated to feel slightly cool in the low 50s & upper 40s (F), probably because of being suspended in air. I&#...

In Editor's Roundtable » Big Agnes Clearview Air Pad Review
August 27, 11:37am

new Klear Water size
like a lot of other things, you get more for your money by buying the larger 30ml Klear Water rather than the new 9ml size. i'm guessing that the small bottle is brown glass like the large. ...

In GEAR » new Klear Water size
December 25, 8:58pm

baby powder
yep, applying the sealer under tension allows the sealer to fill all holes & seams the way they will be stretched in the wind, reducing the stress on the sealer in high winds. i'm sure thi...

In Editor's Roundtable » Make Your Own Gear: Sealing Silnylon Seams
September 05, 6:58am

modification to the cocoon pro 90 balaclava
i'm not sure yet that the cords on the balaclava will actually be a bother, but i did feel a clear need for ventilation. you can see what i did to the pro90 balaclava in the reader's revi...

In GEAR » Returning Cocoon balaclava and pant
July 18, 7:43pm

cocoon balaclava modification
i recently got the cocoon pro 90 balaclava. i was really excited about it, because it'll round off my winter clothing/sleep system really nicely. i'm very impressed w/ it. my biggest conc...

In GEAR » cocoon balaclava modification
July 11, 5:44pm
yep, hammock forums & two great resources. BTW... comes up in conversation fairly often on hammock forum. there's even a currently active thread about ...tim

In GEAR » Newb to hammocks - help!
June 19, 4:52am
definitely check out hammockforums as jaiden mentioned. you'll find more info on hammocks there than you can shake a stick at! ...tim

In GEAR » Newb to hammocks - help!
June 13, 7:21am

we'll do cedar tree. i didn't get to look around as much this time, but i like your packa. several of the folks on have talked about the packa. ...tim

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » trail days 07
June 04, 2:58pm

All Reader Reviews by Tim Garner

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BMW pro 90 balaclava
i recently got the cocoon pro 90 balaclava. i was really excited about it, because i...

In Clothing - Headwear, Handwear
July 12, 8:34pm

Exped Downmat 7
using the bag to fill it w/ air becomes 2nd nature w/ time. although i have wondered about saving weight by making my own bag out of silnylon & gluing the valve to it. i believe the foam & t...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
December 22, 5:05am

Photon Freedom Micro (White)
i cut small pices of white reflective tape (auto dept) & stuck it on differant surfaces, both on the top, bottom, & sides of the light. the shapes were oval, wedges, etc, to fit well in the differan...

In Lights - Flashlights & Headlamps
December 02, 5:25pm

Big Agnes Insulated Air Core Pad
i had a leak w/ my 1st pad (reqtangle)too, but they replaced it (w/ a mummy at my request). i use it in my hammock & sleep on it every night, even at home in my bedroom (yep...i`m single). one thing i...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
October 04, 2:33pm

North Face Back Magic
i too have used one for about 20 years. i recently upgraded to a lighter pack,but if i need to carry more (winter,group,photography)i know i can trust back magic to carry it well. i`m ashamed to tell ...

In Backpacks - External Frame
August 13, 9:11pm