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Tim Haynes (timalan) - BPL Guest

My Locale Mid Atlantic
About Me Early 30s, newly married, work in communications with children's hospitals around the country. Relatively new to lightweight philosophies, but excited to learn and teach others.
My PDF Gear ListRough Draft gearlist - solo trips

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All Forum Posts by Tim Haynes

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Random Baselayer Question
Mark, What kind of cold are you talking? 30F, 15F, 0F? Do you expect a lot of wind? I agree that the UnderArmor coldgear and tactical gear is awesome for winter. The LS shirt I've got in L ...

In GEAR » Help! Random Baselayer Question
October 21, 11:15am

Womens down vest
Tad, Department of Goods (Backcountry) is the first place I would check. The Montane Anti-Freeze down vest is 60% off and looks great. Sizing on the Montane Women's stuff can be a little trick...

In Gear Swap » WTB Womens Down Vest
October 21, 10:48am

WTB Trekking / Hiking Poles
Robert, The LiteTreks sound great, but after thinking more about it, I think I'm going to need to revise my post and hold out for poles that (even if a fixed length) are collapsable for airlin...

In Gear Swap » WTB Trekking / Hiking Poles -- adjustable or fixed 120 or 125cm
October 21, 9:17am

WTB Trekking / Hiking Poles -- adjustable or fixed 120 or 125cm
After knee surgery last year, I picked up a cheap ($16 Mountainsmith), heavy (14oz EACH pole) pair of trekking poles to see if they were worth it. After a couple of trips with them, I'm sold on...

In Gear Swap » WTB Trekking / Hiking Poles -- adjustable or fixed 120 or 125cm
October 20, 2:42pm

Calories per ounce chart
I'm in the same boat -- I'd love a similar chart. I started one a few weeks ago (meaning I only have ~15 entries) based on the foods I took on a recent overnight trip. I've just added a...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Calories per ounce chart?
October 20, 7:54am

Western Mountaineering Apache MF(short) $259 on Geartrade.
Here's the link... downside (for most of us) is that it's the 5'6" bag. But if you're the right size, this is a great deal on a WM bag.

In Gear Deals » NWT Western Mountaineering MegaLite 30-degree bag - 5'6" size - on Geartrade for $233 shipped
October 19, 3:00pm

Fuji X10
If you can wait a few weeks and have the money, I'd hold out for some reviews for the Fuji X10. Looks gorgeous, and with an MSRP of $600, I'd expect it to be possible to get it for $500 or ...

In Photography » Lost Contax T3 - suggestions for new camera
October 18, 1:29pm

Backpacking Light
Look at the top of your screen. The banner is "Backpacking Light: Pack Less. Be More." Obviously, we all interpret that different ways. For me, I interpret BPL as a place where, philos...

In Gear Swap » WTB Dana Design Exterior Frame Pack
October 18, 1:13pm

Short Women and "One Size" Packs
One pack I've been looking at for my sister is the Mammut Crea Light 40 Backpack... From what I've read about it, it seems like an ideal solution, but I'm waiting to find a good sale be...

In GEAR » Short Women and "One Size" Packs
October 18, 11:16am

Camp Xenon Trekking Poles
I got a pair of these last week and posted my impressions in the gear review thread. Basics for me were that they were on sale for $50 (plus shipping), ended up weighing 8.7 oz on my scale (120...

In GEAR » Camp Xenon Trekking Poles
October 18, 11:04am

All Reader Reviews by Tim Haynes

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Camp Xenon 4
New for spring/summer 2011, I was really excited about the Camp Xenon 4 poles. They looked like the best value/weight option on the market, so I was really excited to try them out. The 120cm poles spe...

In Trekking Poles
October 18, 10:59am

Stoic LTWT Sleeping Pad - short
I recently picked up a pair of these when they were a good price (~$20/each); I usually use Z-Rests, but my wife prefers an inflatable mat, and these fit the bill for cost/weight/value. shape is nicel...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
October 06, 1:56pm

Big Agnes Pumphouse Multi-Use Dry Sack and Pad Pump
I agree with previous reviews that this bag only does one thing well -- put air in your sleeping pad. That said, I bring it along on most trips with friends, and it makes it easier for many people -- ...

In Miscellaneous Products
March 09, 10:48am