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Tim Haynes (timalan) - BPL Guest

My Locale Mid Atlantic
About Me Early 30s, newly married, work in communications with children's hospitals around the country. Relatively new to lightweight philosophies, but excited to learn and teach others.
CityAlexandria
StateVA
CountryUSA
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All Forum Posts by Tim Haynes

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Grayson Highlands
Crazy timing -- my wife and I were in the Grayson Highlands this past weekend as an anniversary celebration. Spent three days on the AT trails from Fox Creek down to Damascus, passing through the h...

In Editor's Roundtable » A Guide to the Grayson Highlands
September 11, 12:49pm

TheClymb Labor Day sale - 20% off everything, great sales on knives, barefoot shoes especially
Most everyone here is familiar with TheClymb -- a "member only" site that runs limited time deals. Right now, the code LABORDAYSALE will get everyone 20% off anything on the site. Not...

In Gear Deals » TheClymb Labor Day sale - 20% off everything, great sales on knives, barefoot shoes especially
August 29, 11:38am

Altra Lone Peak for $65+shipping; other Altra and Vivo Barefoot shoes on sale (TheClymb)
Most of you probably read Ryan Jordan's piece on "Considering Minimalist Footwear for Backpacking" -- As a big fan of minimalist footwear, it was one of my favorite recent articles, a...

In Gear Deals » Altra Lone Peak for $65+shipping; other Altra and Vivo Barefoot shoes on sale (TheClymb)
June 11, 11:35am

ultralight cocktails
Jim, you and I are in the same boat on pre-mixing the cocktails. My favorite trail mixes are a Count Loretto (Bourbon, Fernet Branca, Dark Rum, twist of orange) and a mix I usually call "swee...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » ultralight cocktails
May 17, 3:27pm

Lightest pajamas ever
I'd ditto on the silk baselayers. But if no one here has any extra, I'd recommend getting on the mailing list for Sierra Trading Post and using one of their coupons on any of the Terramar S...

In Gear Swap » WTB: Lightest pajamas ever
May 17, 3:11pm

ultralight cocktails
It's a good question... I've never gone the everclear route--usually just use high proof bourbons for lightweight trail alcohol. However, thinking truly UL, my first thought would be tha...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » ultralight cocktails
May 16, 10:39am

best bacon for the trail
If you can find Wild Bill's Bacon Jerky, it's easily the best trail bacon I've found. Sometimes places like World Market will carry it, or you can order online. Thick cuts of bacon, gre...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » pre-cooked bacon, my favorite no-cook food.
May 16, 10:23am

Best UL container/carrier/flask for whisky or scotch
It's not truly UL, but I usually use the small Nalgene bottles... large tops and indestructible. When I'm bringing $50+/bottle liquor on the trail, it's worth it to me to be 100% sure i...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Best UL container/carrier/flask for whisky or scotch?
May 16, 10:18am

Baking tips for alcohol stoves (particularly, a Zelph GoTo stove)
My wife and I are looking at backcountry baking options... We've got a Zelph GoTo stove (as well as a Zelph StarLyte) as our main cooking stoves; we pick the stove based on the trip and how man...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Baking tips for alcohol stoves (particularly, a Zelph GoTo stove)
May 16, 10:11am

Backpacking Grills
Lawson, Finished products look great. Not sure if I have any use for one, but will definitely consider it and recommend to friends if they have an appropriate need. Still looking forward to the...

In Gear Deals » Backpacking Grills: Coming Soon
May 08, 9:14am

All Reader Reviews by Tim Haynes

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Camp Xenon 4
New for spring/summer 2011, I was really excited about the Camp Xenon 4 poles. They looked like the best value/weight option on the market, so I was really excited to try them out. The 120cm poles spe...

In Trekking Poles
October 18, 10:59am

Stoic LTWT Sleeping Pad - short
I recently picked up a pair of these when they were a good price (~$20/each); I usually use Z-Rests, but my wife prefers an inflatable mat, and these fit the bill for cost/weight/value. shape is nicel...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
October 06, 1:56pm

Big Agnes Pumphouse Multi-Use Dry Sack and Pad Pump
I agree with previous reviews that this bag only does one thing well -- put air in your sleeping pad. That said, I bring it along on most trips with friends, and it makes it easier for many people -- ...

In Miscellaneous Products
March 09, 10:48am