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Kent C. (kent) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale High Sierra
About Me Old days: about 50 lbs.
New, UL days: 11.3 lbs.
UL is keeping me in the mountains!

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elec. collars & Rattlesnake avoidance
Michael, I have had a dog and used an elec. collar for many years. You will find that normal, professional trainers use an adjustable transmitter and will set it to vibrate or the lowest possib...

In Philosophy & Technique » Rattlesnake avoidance classes for dogs
May 23, 9:22pm

Detachable pocket
What about Joe at Zpacks? Maybe try a variation on a stuff sack? (add a couple attachment points?) I have no personal experience but everything I've ever read has been very positive. He ...

In GEAR » Detachable side pockets for pack?
May 15, 9:47pm

really need both chem. and filter?
Barbara, In a nut shell: the chem treatment and the filter compliment each other. You need the filter because the chem. only kills bacteria & viruses if given ~20 min. (chem. can kill th...

In GEAR » water treatment
May 05, 2:01am

forgot all these great ideas...aagh!
Now that these helpful (and especially effective) tips are here, bookmark the page so that you can come directly here for a refresher if you ever forget anything! or not...just a thought!

In Website & Forum Admin/Support » Searching?
May 03, 6:15pm

No, too many pots in the way!
Jay, If you'd just move the pots out of the way you'd see that there's PLENTY of room for more stoves in the picture!!! Focus looks fine, not a blurry stove in the lot! :-)

In Photo Gallery » Too many stove options-I need to focus.
May 02, 7:04pm

upload pic
Dave, A couple additional thoughts: 1. a brief description is often nice (maybe as simple as where taken/what looking at). This goes in the initial "commentary / insight" box. ...

In User Test Forum » Photo test
May 02, 3:03am

Sierra critters
Cloud's Rest: Glen Aulin: -edit: oops...didn't register in mind 'til after uploaded...my pics are not JMT. Will leave up for now if no complaints, will remove if...

In Photo Gallery » JMT-
May 01, 3:08am

Highly recommend you heed Roger's comments re Width! If the shoe isn't wide enough, your toes don't stand a chance & you'll rue the day you bought 'em! IF you have wide ...

In GEAR » First pair of lighthiking shoes - suggestions?
May 01, 2:51am

shoe fit
Spend all the necessary time to find footwear that fits properly/works for you! I can strongly recommend looking into Merrell. I wear NB 811 trail runners in 4E as my everyday shoe & Merrel...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Fitting shoes
May 01, 1:55am

PCT or AT first?
>> "...and realized that this was where I wanted to be ALL OF THE TIME." I haven't done any thru-hiking, but your own words/thoughts make it quite obvious which you should d...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » PCT or AT first?
April 29, 10:58pm

All Reader Reviews by Kent C.

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Gossamer Gear
In Nov. 2008 I first ordered from GG. Delivery guy tried to be helpful and put package over our fence & out of sight; he didn't notice we have dogs. They welcomed the box and had a taste. A...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
February 20, 4:58am