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My Locale Western Michigan
About Me Mounteering, climbing and backpacking and outdoor endeavors I have been engaged with since age eleven all over North America and Canada. Retired educator, researcher and outdoor facilitator. Currently dealing with Multiple Myeloma Cancer and still backpacking with the grandchildren on a "lighter note".
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All Forum Posts by KEN LARSON

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The wife purchased this jacket for my birthday this year - 2014. A change in my medical health has forced me sell the many of my backpacking items and abandon the vision I had planned for their use...

In Gear Swap » ***FS MONT-BELL PLASMA 1000 DOWN JACKET ***
September 28, 10:12am

I don't get why people use bug bivies
Justin.....Is see you have never experienced BUGS that the netting is designed for. The procedures you talk about are for the "minor irritation" of the back packing season. Check out NO i...

In GEAR » I don't get why people use bug bivies.
August 30, 7:37am

Nunatak Skaha Plus
Run your inquiry past Tom at Nunatak....;

In GEAR » Nunatak Skaha Plus???
August 29, 4:07pm

NOLS Rule of Thumb
Paul Petzoldt, a mountaineer and founder of the National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS) in 1976 proposed a theory to help backpackers plan trips and calculate their energy needs while on the trai...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Hiking Distance Estimates
August 26, 12:45pm

Cooking Technique
Dana....To answer your questions: "Wondering have you ever cooked it just in the 5" round pan and not used the double-boiler method?" NO, In fact I just started the Flat Cat ba...

In Editor's Roundtable » Cinnamon Monkey Bread
August 22, 7:22am

Cinnamon Monkey Bread
Greg...This is a "Dry Bake" with NO separator between the two containers. At one time I did experimented placing carbon felt strips between the two pans as in the picture below, but conc...

In Editor's Roundtable » Cinnamon Monkey Bread
August 20, 5:20pm

"Cinnamon Monkey Bread
Stuart....Let me see if I can help you with your two questions; "I'm confused - what's the 1.3 Evernew Ti Pot used for?" The Flat Daddio's 5" round pan that contains th...

In Editor's Roundtable » Cinnamon Monkey Bread
August 20, 3:31pm

WTB Golite Shangri-La 5 and nest
The individual I talked to a GoLite just said "sometime in September".......

In Gear Swap » WTB Golite Shangri-La 5 and nest
August 17, 3:31pm

WTB Golite Shangri-La 5 and nest
The individual I talked to just said "sometime in September".

In Gear Swap » WTB Golite Shangri-La 5 and nest
August 17, 3:26pm

WTB Golite Shangri-La 5 and nest
Golite Shangri-La tents will be available in Sept 2014 from GoLite

In Gear Swap » WTB Golite Shangri-La 5 and nest
August 17, 9:59am

All Reader Reviews by KEN LARSON

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>>>>>>>>BEWARE<<<<<<<< Read the BB Business Review BELOW before you decide to purchase ITEMS from this company. BB Business Review

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
June 22, 7:19am

Would highly recommend ANY of SOTO's products as they RATE 5 in my estimation. I have purchased and have used many of SOTO's products (STOVES: iso & white gas and POCKET TORCHES: butan...

In Stoves - Canister
May 24, 10:57am

Sawyer In-Line Filter

In Hydration - Water Treatment
March 08, 2:15pm

MSR Mountain Safety Research HyperFlow microfilter
I purchased one of the very first MSR Hyperflow filters from REI (April08) and experienced many of the filter issues that have been mentioned (reduced output, hard pumping, backflushing difficulties a...

In Hydration - Water Treatment
February 25, 10:24am

Alpkit CarbonLite
CarbonLite hiking/trekking pole review: • I have been using “h...

In Trekking Poles
June 30, 9:06am

PossumDown Gloves (BPL Gear Shop)
I was interested in the level of warmth provided by an overmitt and wool liner combination and did some cold weather testing of hand gear for the last three days, since the temperatures in Michigan we...

In Clothing - Headwear, Handwear
November 30, 1:57pm