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David Chan (iamthechan) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale Southern California
About Me Thru hiked the AT in 2007 then got hooked on running trail ultras. Completed PCT thru-hike summer of 2010.
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2007 AT thru hike, cont'd.
Thank you for your comments and questions. I'm getting more excited every day as Springer approaches. Please bear with my rambling... Evan wrote "What are your plans for food and replen...

In Gear Lists » 2007 AT thru hike
April 17, 4:36pm

2008 A.T thru hike
For bugs I have a my bivy + a BPL headnet and ballcap to sleep in...I haven't tried it in heavy skeeter land, but here's hoping!

In Gear Lists » 2008 A.T thru hike
April 17, 4:35pm

Doug, Awesome list. I'm a fan of pushing quilt based sleep systems well below freezing, your cocoon setup is really cool. Going cookless is clutch, and I don't know if I could do it f...

In Gear Lists » Doug's Sub-4 Gear List
April 17, 4:29pm

Re: question
Hi Jeff, Yes, my wife is putting together a website to follow the hike. Pictures, very basic journal, probably podcasts... It's under construction now - when it goes live I'll be sure to...

In Gear Lists » 2007 AT thru hike
April 12, 12:21pm

2007 AT thru hike
Hello all, In a couple of weeks I'm setting out for a NOBO thru hike of the AT. My goal for completing the trail is 4 months (123 days). I uploaded my current gear list to my profile, so...

In Gear Lists » 2007 AT thru hike
April 12, 10:25am

Re: Re: Mountainsmith Ghost Available at STP
I bought a Ghost from STP about a year ago in the "old fashioned" bronze color. I had never seen it in black until now... I'm very happy with the pack and grew accustomed to panel loa...

In Gear Deals » Mountainsmith Ghost Available at STP
April 11, 4:02pm

2008 A.T thru hike
Hey Jeff, I'm hitting the AT for a NOBO thru in just over a month. I can relate to your desire to go light. I'm taking a Gatewood Cape for shelter (also raingear and packcover) Mine i...

In Gear Lists » 2008 A.T thru hike
March 20, 10:02pm

Lightest zip off pants
REI Saharas for me. I weighed my mediums at 13.2 oz. Had a problem with the metal clamp piece at the end of the zipper for the cargo pocket, but returned to REI for a new pair no problem. As so...

In GEAR » Lightest zip off pants
March 20, 9:39pm

What do you sleep on?
GG Nightlight Torso pad, pack under legs, waterproof bottom bivy. (homemade quilt on top)

In GEAR » What do you sleep on?
March 20, 8:14pm

Inov-8 Roclite 315
Yup, that was my feeling too as far as the superfeet. One of the reasons I really liked the Inov-8's was the increased flexibility and natural motion of the foot... The superfeet were to rigid ...

In GEAR » Inov-8 Roclite 315
March 17, 11:23pm

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