Subscribe Contribute Advertise Facebook Twitter Instagram Forums Newsletter

BPL Community Profile

Jim Colten (jcolten) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale MN
About Me Jim Colten has not added a biography yet.
My PDF Gear Listtest

You cannot send this user a personal message (PM) because they have not specified a PM email address yet.

All Forum Posts by Jim Colten

Showing 101 - 110 of 2003 | Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 ...201


Forum » Thread

I have! Eaten a nutria, and it has not yet saved Louisiana
Well, I can't prove it, but am convinced I have eaten nutri. I and my siblings are 50% Cajun. Our extended clan contains no small number of good cooks and one the best is my youngest brot...

In On the Web » Eat a nutria, save Louisiana
January 14, 6:04pm

Re: spam spam spam
Hi Dan Have you consulted a doctor about your diet? Shudder! Unusually understated for Roger:-) SPAM was developed not so far from my home (a 5-6 day walk). We even have a SPAM Museum! M...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » BEST WINTER FOODS?
January 07, 7:39am

RE: Old Guys Backpacking
What's the difference between them and men today? They started marching as teenagers and they never stopped. Indeed! One of Jardine's books started out recounting the tale of an elderly...

In GEAR » Old Guys Backpacking
January 06, 9:54am

Re: Big Two-Hearted River
And he'll ruin fishing for the rest of us fly-fishers Oh Mags ... you too? I expected better .... there is a long, well established and perfectly good gender neutral word for one who pursue...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » PCT movie with Reese Witherspoon coming out
January 02, 6:35pm

snow drought: MN BPLers
Things have been dismal here after that promising November start. Very little snow outside of the eastern BWCAW and western UP. My snowshoes are still dusty:-( But there's a lot of winte...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » MN BPLers
January 02, 9:20am

Re: Philmont list
I've been there just twice (in '07 and '10, July both times, so my knowledge is neither horribly out of date nor eminently currently). If I don't mention an item it'll mean th...

In Gear Lists » Philmont list
December 31, 6:37pm

Re: FINALLY! Snow in my mountains
Youse guys just trying to give me feelings of jealousy? So far it has been a miserable (or maybe miserly would be a better word) snow year in MN 300 miles away in the UP is the closest deep snow

In Winter Hiking » Snow in my mountains!
December 31, 5:41pm

Re: Grand Canyon Traverse
Very nice trip report. Had to chuckle at the 1 lb snickers bar ... time to start dropping hints about my upcoming birthday:-) But those seriously interested in large candy bars should look into...

In Post-Trip Reports » Grand Canyon Traverse
December 29, 3:13pm

Re: WTB Center Pole for Tall Mid
I have one: * Golite adjustable pole * Aluminum * 3/4 inch diameter * "rubber" cap on each end * min length 66.25 inches * max length 80 inches * four shock corded segment...

In Gear Swap » WTB Center Pole for Tall Mid
December 26, 7:34pm

Re: Fabric-ator?
Fabric-ator Very clever ... I think I'll steal it.

In Make Your Own Gear » warning to you myog newbies
December 25, 10:57am

All Reader Reviews by Jim Colten

Showing 1 - 3 of 3 | Page: 1



My entry into the world of tarping was with Hernry's orginal squall. Later that year the Cloudburst was introduced. I contacted him about an idea of converting my squall to use an arched front p...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
December 30, 11:04am
1) good products 2) friendly and useful help before ans after sale 3) great customer service I'd rate Thru-Hiker a 6 if that was an option

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
December 01, 8:10am

Minibull Designs Pocket Puck
Hector, I had similar experience .... but only the first time I lit it. Since then I've been giving the pocket puck about 15-30 seconds more warmup time and it has always stayed lit. There is a...

In Stoves - Alcohol
October 16, 6:04am