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Brian Barnes (brianjbarnes) - BPL Premium Member

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RE: "Philmont trek 33, 125 miles, packs <25#, tons of fun"
Must have missed the late posts on this thread... Joe - The Jam works just fine for me if the loads stay under 30#. With the inner the trailstar was not a problem with our Ranger. Ernie - I ...

In Philmont » Philmont trek 33, 125 miles, packs <25#, tons of fun
April 03, 1:36pm

use a torso layer
I simply place an extra torso layer (e.g. windshirt, etc) over the head of the air mattress and stuff the pillow in between the mattress and the torso layer.

In GEAR » how do you stop pillow sliding off sleeping mat
January 11, 9:33am

+ 1 on all Dondo's comments. mirrors my experience.

In GEAR » Exped Synmat UL 7 question
January 09, 6:58pm

Ibbotson method
My preferred method was adapted from Colin Ibbotson:

In GEAR » Lashing Hiking Poles Together for Pyramid Shelter
December 17, 8:57pm

RE: "backpacking camera"
plus 1 for the Olympus TG 1

In GEAR » backpacking camera
October 03, 3:11pm

RE:"down mittens"
these are great: combine with OR endevors... solid cold weather setup.

In GEAR » down mittens
September 28, 7:37pm

Google the terms "fair use" and contemplate the four questions proposed.

In Chaff » Copyright question
September 09, 10:14am

Word of caution regarding Lanacane.
Be sure you purchase the right product... Lanacane® Anti-Chafing Gel would be a reasonable substitute for Hydropel since it contains: Cyclopentasiloxane, Dimethicone (what percent?) Crosspolymer, ...

In GEAR » Hydropel being discontinued?!
August 30, 1:49pm

Philmont photos
Carl - I'm not sure what the issue is... the link seems to work for me and some others. Perhaps, give it another try?

In Philmont » Philmont trek 33, 125 miles, packs <25#, tons of fun
August 26, 7:59pm

Philmont, Jams, and Trail runners
Four of us did indeed use golite jams. They worked great. Two of these were trailbound at 25# and the other two were #28. Most everyone on our crew used trail runners. Not unexpectedly, those with ...

In Philmont » Philmont trek 33, 125 miles, packs <25#, tons of fun
August 26, 7:57pm

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