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Steven Hanlon (asciibaron) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale Mid Atlantic
About Me 2012 trips:

Jan - Northfork Mtn overnighter - 10 miles
Feb - AT Rt40 - Raven Rock overnighter - 28 miles
Mar - AT Rt40 - Raven Rock overnighter - 28 miles
Apr - Dolly Sods - weekender - 25 miles
Jun - Dolly Sods - weekender - 26 miles
Jul - Dolly Sods trail work weekend - 12 miles
Jul - Dolly Sods - weekender - 18
Aug - AT in PA with a friend - 16 miles
Sept - AT Rt40 - Raven Rock overnighter - 28 miles

2013 trips:

Aug - Dolly Sods - weekender with friend - 12 miles
Dec - AT - overnighter from Rt 30 to Birch Run - 17 miles
My Website URLhttp://asciibaron.hopto.org
My PDF Gear ListShoulder Season Tent and Tarp

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All Forum Posts by Steven Hanlon

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spoons and such
i picked the STS long handled spoon because of it's light weight and even lighter price. the long handle is a must for freeze dried meals. my favorite weight savings piece of gear is my kno...

In Philosophy & Technique » Lighter and (in my opinion) better
March 25, 1:46pm

I thought spirit involved the Jesus :)

In Chaff » The unwavering Human Spirit
March 23, 5:53pm

totally :)

In Philosophy & Technique » nature=church?
March 22, 5:38am

How language works
Ben, language is a method for communicating, and often the meaning of words is pushed, stretched, and torn. Poets are renowned for this. Read some Shakespeare, it is the English language just i...

In Philosophy & Technique » nature=church?
March 21, 9:38pm

i think Ben needs to replace "atheist" with "engineer" :)

In Philosophy & Technique » nature=church?
March 21, 9:01pm

this thread has crossed into the pedantic. words are used to define many things and concepts, and many fall short. the best example is when a term in a foreign language has no literal translation...

In Philosophy & Technique » nature=church?
March 21, 8:56pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Um,
"I don't see #4 in Websters" the source is the Collins English Dictionary. there is a great deal not in Websters and any student of language will have several dictionaries. i o...

In Philosophy & Technique » nature=church?
March 21, 8:45pm

excellent reply
wow, great comments and what a great example, that photo looks like elephant legs! massive structures indeed. i have been a student of light for a long time, decades. here is a photo i took of...

In Photography » Shutterbug
March 21, 8:21pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Um,
"But as non believers of any higher power, they would attribute those feelings to sources other than spiritual" you have a very limited definition of the word "spiritual" - t...

In Philosophy & Technique » nature=church?
March 21, 8:11pm

Re: Re: Proof?
"It's the things you said about "an essence or a spirit that is greater than your life force". You can't prove that to anyone who believe that humans are merely animals -- ma...

In Philosophy & Technique » nature=church?
March 21, 8:06pm

All Reader Reviews by Steven Hanlon

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Marmot Precip Jacket Mens
i picked up my Marmot Precip in 2005 from REI for $42.83 - i figured i couldn't go wrong at that price. if it didn't work well for backpacking, i could wear it as a casual jacket. it has b...

In Clothing - Raingear
November 11, 8:13am

McHale 0-Sarc UL
I have the SARC Chasm version and would recommend this pack to anyone who has suffered with ill fitting mass produced packs. It's a tad on the heavy side, but for me, that's not a problem sin...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
April 27, 5:34pm