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John Whynot (jdw01776) - BPL Guest

My Locale Southeast Texas
About Me Hiking and backpacking (on and off) since 1976, mainly in the northeastern United States.
CityHouston
StateTX
CountryUSA

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All Forum Posts by John Whynot

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Re: Suggestions for family backpack / camp in Texas?
From Houston, I'd suggest Pedernales Falls State Park or Enchanted Rock State Park. Both parks have primitive backpacking camping spots, and walk in sites...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Suggestions for family backpack / camp in Texas?
November 06, 6:41pm

Re: is a Downtek hooded jacket the new insualtion layer?
EMS has the Icarus hooded jacket, but I don't think it comes in tall sizes...

In GEAR » is a Downtek hooded jacket the new insualtion layer?
October 15, 6:36pm

Re: Nalgenes rule
I've gone back to the old style Nalgenes -- they work just as well as they did 30+ years ago. Work well with a Steripen, last forever, and the cap is hard to lose. I can't stand any wate...

In GEAR » Weight of Nalgene "Ultralite" 1L (for Steripen folks)
September 30, 7:48pm

Re: FS -- OR Zealot Rain Jacket, Evernew Ti Pot, RAB gloves
Pot and jacket shipped, gloves ship tomorrow...

In Gear Swap » FS -- OR Zealot Rain Jacket, Evernew Ti Pot, RAB gloves
September 17, 7:14pm

Re: RAB gloves
Susan I replied to your PM...

In Gear Swap » FS -- OR Zealot Rain Jacket, Evernew Ti Pot, RAB gloves
September 16, 8:15pm

Re: FS -- OR Zealot Rain Jacket, Evernew Ti Pot, RAB gloves
PM's replied to, sold items will be shipped out ASAP. Gloves still available...

In Gear Swap » FS -- OR Zealot Rain Jacket, Evernew Ti Pot, RAB gloves
September 15, 5:15pm

FS -- OR Zealot Rain Jacket, Evernew Ti Pot, RAB gloves
OR Zealot rain jacket, mens size medium, dark green color. Gore-Tex Paclite fabric. Very good condition, DWR good, and no visible holes. All tags removed and zipper pulls replced with Kelty Triptea...

In Gear Swap » FS -- OR Zealot Rain Jacket, Evernew Ti Pot, RAB gloves
September 15, 3:51pm

Re: Snowmass and Willow Lakes Loop
Great trip report. Snowmass Lake is a wonderful place -- even better that you had it almost all to yourself...

In Post-Trip Reports » Snowmass and Willow Lakes Loop
July 14, 12:18pm

Re: how to cut coffee weight
Community Instant Dark Roast, repackaged into a flip-top plastic container. It's good coffee, and no extra trash from single-serve packets, just add to hot water in my cook pot.

In GEAR » how to cut coffee weight
June 09, 6:35am

Re: Pukaskwa: 160kms Around the Outside via Foot & Raft
Great trip and report. Thanks for the pronunciation tip (Pukaskwa = "Puck-a-saw"), a little local knowledge always helps...

In Post-Trip Reports » Pukaskwa: 160kms Around the Outside via Foot & Raft
June 08, 2:52pm

All Reader Reviews by John Whynot

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StickPic camera mount
A clever, well-engineered, and lightweight (0.35 ounces by my scale) gadget for mounting a camera on the tip of a trekking pole. Should work with any compact camera with a tripod socket. Works ver...

In Photography - Hiking & Backpacking Cameras
June 16, 10:55am

BPL Thorofare Trekking Pants
I purchased these as a replacement for my overbuilt Montbell Stretch Windpants. The fabric of the Trekking pants is a microgrid ripstop nylon, with a slightly textured inner surface. Size medium...

In Clothing - Raingear
December 07, 8:31pm