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Erik Danielsen (er1kksen) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale The Western Door
About Me Living and working between adventures. So far those have included the Andes, the Adirondacks, the nooks and crannies of WNY, and being a not-quite-UL wanderer all over the east coast.
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All Forum Posts by Erik Danielsen

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Re: re: brain fuel
Glad to see someone (Jeremy) finally chime in with a reference to gluconeogenesis. The brain functions quite well on ketones except for a very small portion of tissues that do seem to require gluco...

In Philosophy & Technique » Ketogenic diet as a way to lighten pack?
November 26, 3:21pm

Re: Christine
I think you misinterpreted a bit as far as my expectations; planning to "take it easy" pace-wise and looking to avoid snow, yes, but not looking for an "easy place to hike in winter....

In Gear Lists » Florida Trail in Dec/Jan- advice sought on both gear and logistics
November 26, 2:21pm

Florida Trail in Dec/Jan- advice sought on both gear and logistics
So, here's the setup. My girlfriend and I would like to go somewhere warm during her winter break from school. She's inexperienced with backpacking but capable and very interested. I've...

In Gear Lists » Florida Trail in Dec/Jan- advice sought on both gear and logistics
November 24, 5:29pm

RE: 17.5-45mm
A little late here, but I figured I'd add the note that the 17.5-45 lens you mention is consistently ranked as the worst Oly lens, along with the 14-45mm (which I had on an E-330 for years). My...

In Photography » The lightest DSLR
November 24, 8:46am

Small=stealthy
One of my reasons for ultralight has been to get my weekend gear to fit in an ordinary-looking school-type backpack. There isn't much here in the way of real backpacking trails, so hiking throu...

In GEAR » Backpacking....small
October 19, 4:48am

Cheap Asics
I spent a while hiking in cheap Asics Hypers XCs. The soles are still usable, in my opinion, though the uppers bear a closer resemblance to some sort of sandal. They were great while they lasted, l...

In GEAR » Can xc racing flats work?
October 03, 3:51pm

Still selling, I hope
PM on its way

In Gear Swap » FS - Tarptent rainbow
October 03, 3:22pm

Japan
This is definitely more of a japanese market cam. These quirky oddball products pentax occasionally put out do rather well domestically. No real downside to the Ricoh purchase. Market share mea...

In Photography » Pentax Q, Q is for "Quirky"
July 26, 2:07pm

Re: Re: let us look at ourselves here ...
If we want to get really serious, I'm sure every individual in every culture possesses SOME sort of unexamined hubris regarding one topic or another. I'm accumulating a fine collection o...

In Philosophy & Technique » Why Kenyan Women Can School Soldiers and Backpackers
July 26, 11:05am

Re: same as proper running form..
Amen. Since I've started being barefoot nearly all the time (better for my job, somehow), this sounds like pretty much the same way I walk. It did make me sore for the first couple weeks, using...

In Philosophy & Technique » Why Kenyan Women Can School Soldiers and Backpackers
July 25, 10:22pm

All Reader Reviews by Erik Danielsen

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five ten camp four
I have owned and loved a pair of these and worn them until their current state of having gaping holes in the sides. Observations: great fit, decent support and cushioning (never any sore feet) and...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
October 10, 7:29am