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Doug Johnson (djohnson) - BPL Professional Member

My Locale Washington State
About Me Backpacking Light Editor since 2003. During the week I'm an elementary school principal and the dad of Henry and Lily. On the weekends I like seeing how far I can walk with a SUL pack or taking the kids up to the mountains!
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All Forum Posts by Doug Johnson

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Re: Re: Re: Deep Freeze: A Cold, Hard Look at Winter Stoves
Agreed. Great review Brad- it was great to learn about a couple of new stoves. When I saw the Powermax canister in the freezer it really caught my attention. The discontinued Coleman Xtreme was ...

In Editor's Roundtable » Deep Freeze: A Cold, Hard Look at Winter Stoves
February 02, 12:42am

Woo Hoo!
Congratulations Chris!

In Editor's Roundtable » Introducing Chris Wallace as Backpacking Light’s New Gear Editor
January 12, 12:29am

Re: Thanks
Excellent review Danny. Ever since we developed the BPL pole stiffness test, I've used this on many, many poles. The original Gossamer Gear Lightek poles (now discontinued) were the most flex...

In Editor's Roundtable » CAMP Xenon 4 Pole Review
November 02, 1:44pm

Re: Lightweight Frameless Backpacks State of the Market Report 2011: Part 4 – Packs for Lightweight Backpacking and Load Hauling
This is an excellent series Will. Very thorough and informative. Thank you!

In Editor's Roundtable » Lightweight Frameless Backpacks State of the Market Report 2011: Part 4 – Packs for Lightweight Backpacking and Load Hauling
July 26, 10:05pm

Re: MLD I don't get it!
Have you talked to Ron about the situation? He's a pretty standup guy- he might be able to help work this out. Might be an honest mistake and he should probably have that chance prior to a ne...

In GEAR » MLD I don't get it!
May 02, 11:46pm

Re: 'which Umbrella''
I love Birdiepal. There is a review of these umbrellas on this site. Enjoy!

In GEAR » Which Umbrella?
April 30, 8:22pm

Re: Re: Eleven Years Old on the PCT
This story is inspirational and I can't wait to follow your journey. Actually, I can't wait for my son Henry and I to follow your journey. He is 4 and he and just finished his 11th backpa...

In Editor's Roundtable » Eleven Years Old on the PCT
April 14, 6:04pm

Re: One reason only...
Great story Eric. Reminds me of a woman I dated a while back- she offered to make me debt free or buy me a new Ducati. I got to drive her new Porsche whenever I wanted (man, it was sweeeeeeeeet)....

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Under what conditions would you abandon your gear?
April 09, 9:55pm

Re: Under what conditions would you abandon your gear?
If the weather turned beautiful unexpectedly, I'd ditch the whole lot. Who wants backpack tan lines? Not this guy! Seriously, when I read the name of the post, I went through different sce...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Under what conditions would you abandon your gear?
April 09, 9:48pm

Opinel knives
I have an Opinel. LOVE it. very light, simple locking system, sharp, beautiful. Cheap. http://www.opiknife.com/products.asp?cat=Opinel+Carbon+Knives

In GEAR » Recommend a goo knife?
April 09, 7:34am

All Reader Reviews by Doug Johnson

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Backpacking Light Firelite SUL-500 Cookpot
I've found this mug to be well-sized for solo trips and after a lot of field use, it's proven to be very durable. My first gen pot came with the sloppy lid but BPL was very quick to replace...

In Cookware - Titanium
July 17, 9:33am

clif shot bloks/jelly belly sport beans various flavors
These products both taste good and give good calories. That said, it's important to look at the ingredients: Clif Blocks Organic Brown Rice Syrup, Organic Evaporated Cane Juice, Organic Brown...

In Foods - Energy Bars, Gels, and Drinks
May 09, 6:48pm

Big Agnes Seedhouse SL2
BPL has the following reviews related to this tent: * Double Wall Tent Review Summary *

In Shelters - Double Wall Tents
April 07, 12:15am

Golite Sun Dragon shoes
I just got off 3 days of backpacking on the Olympic Coast with these shoes and I love them! In my size 11-11.5 they weight 14.9 oz (compared to 13.1 oz for my Inov8 FlyRoc 310s). That's pretty...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
April 06, 2:35pm

Gossamer Gear NightLight 3/4
Here's our review of the Nightlight pad. If you're going Su...

In Sleeping Pads - Foam
March 26, 7:59am

Black Diamond Ion
I once liked this light but its day has passed and there's been no updates. The Petzl e+lite weighs the same, is much brighter, is much more versatile, and has longer batterly life. The Petzl...

In Lights - Flashlights & Headlamps
March 02, 9:02pm

Lighten Up DVD with Glen Van Peski .
I've watched this DVD at least 6times now...even though I'm a seasoned UL and SUL backpacker, I've learned a lot from this DVD and really enjoy it. I've also shown it to a couple of f...

In Books and Media
March 01, 9:22pm

Big Agnes SL3
I'm not so enthusiastic about this tent. Here's my review: Big Agnes SL3 review...

In Shelters - Double Wall Tents
February 27, 5:25pm

Jocalat bars (by Larabar) Chocolate
If you haven't tried Larabars yet, you should. They are so darn good. So it's not suprising that when Larabar decided to make the new Jocalat chocolate-based energy bar, they'd stick wit...

In Foods - Energy Bars, Gels, and Drinks
February 25, 9:23pm

Big Sur Bars Original
All 3 varieties of Big Sur Bars are delicious. They taste like a soft, healthy cookie and remain soft when the temp drops (although like all bars they will freeze). They also pack 680 calories i...

In Foods - Energy Bars, Gels, and Drinks
February 25, 9:11pm