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John Donewar (Newton) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Southeastern Louisiana
About Me Bitten by the hiking bug in 2008. The "infection" persists and I am not in search of cure. :-)
Reinfected by the MYOG bug in 2009 and I am still not in search of a cure. :-)
If I am not hiking I am reading about it or working on my gear.
Became a BPL Lifetime Member 5/1/11.
CityGretna
StateLouisiana
CountryU.S.A.

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All Forum Posts by John Donewar

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Re: Beer Gear
Homer is learning to pack-raft. If you see this man pack-rafting stay upstream! ;-) Party On, Newton

In GEAR » Beer Gear ;-)
February 02, 11:08am

Re: I guess It's still "Beer Gear!"
Travis, No problem. ;-) ...and... Party On, Newton

In GEAR » Beer Gear ;-)
February 01, 8:57pm

Re: No beer?
Max, " I was hoping this thread was about the lightest way to get 24oz of Brewski into the wilderness." It was an unexpected surprise on our last outing, but my hiking buddy carried...

In GEAR » Beer Gear ;-)
February 01, 6:04pm

Beer Gear ;-)
Ultralighters are recyclers. This thread was inspired by the thread on using material from two Fosters cans as windscreen material. http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackinglight/forum...

In GEAR » Beer Gear ;-)
February 01, 11:58am

Re: Shoulder straps for a small UL daypack
Sumi, 3 D Spacer Mesh at Quest. 3mm Foam Sandwich Mesh at Rockywoods. Spacer Mesh at Seattle Fabrics. Party On, Newton

In Make Your Own Gear » Shoulder straps for a small UL daypack
February 01, 10:44am

Re: Ultralight Backpacking Company Name
Chris, LightStaff It's almost Luke Skywalker-ish. ;-) Party On, Newton

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Ultralight Backpacking Company Name
February 01, 6:23am

HooRah!
Excellent video! "Life of ease, protection and entitlement" Many of us parents say that we want better for our children than what we had at their age. Quite often we mistake "b...

In Editor's Roundtable » Boys in the Wild (Short Film)
January 30, 3:41pm

Re: At the end of the day...the fiddle factor with tarps
I've done the traditional tent, hammock, tarp with bivy and hybrid tent. In all fairness my traditional tent set up very quickly. My hammock was actually a little bit slower to set up (searc...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » Tarp and bivy vs. hybrid tent debate 2013
January 30, 12:02pm

Re: Sierra Trading Post
Tyler, Copy and paste this link to your address bar and hit enter. http://www.sierratradingpost.com/lp2/satisfaction-guarantee/ From what I see on this page at their website you are in...

In GEAR » Shoe fitting - laces, sizing, etc.
January 30, 10:29am

Re: Re: Re: Shoe fitting - laces, sizing, etc.
Tyler, "Any other tips? I'm almost set on getting the larger of the two sizes. Since I can't return these after a trip if they don't work out, I'm hoping to make a wise choi...

In GEAR » Shoe fitting - laces, sizing, etc.
January 29, 8:54pm

All Reader Reviews by John Donewar

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Under Armour Men's UA Escape 7" Solid Shorts
Here are the particulars. Ultra-lightweight woven fabric. Mesh internal liner. 360° Reflectivity Hand pockets for your essentials. 7” inseam 2.2 oz. Polyester Men'...</td>          
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In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - SYNTHETIC
September 29, 10:56am

Scope Outlast
This is a first for me as I have never posted a gear review before. The Scope Outlast Minibrush probably isn't really even considered as hiking gear. Scope Outlast Minibrush

In Backpacks - External Frame
August 13, 12:14pm