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Johnny Gish (jtgish) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale Coppell, Texas
About Me ultra-running, triathlons and backpacking
and cycling
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Petzl e+lite ?
When someone finally gets ahold of one of these would you mind testing the ball joint? This seems like a weak point in the design. I can see the light swiveling on its own or even coming off the ...

In GEAR » Petzl e+lite
October 30, 7:57pm

SUL Biking Overnighter
any report from your trip? How did you pack all your gear on your bike?

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » SUL Biking Overnighter
October 30, 7:12pm

BICYCLE TOURING
I just transformed an older specialized hardrock into a commuter, but seeing this thread has got me thinking about touring.

In Other Activities » BICYCLE TOURING
October 26, 2:48pm

BA Seedhouse SL2 and Mountainsmith Cypher
Brand new BA Seedhouse SL2 for $200 Mountainsmith Cypher (REG) for $200

In Gear Swap » BA Seedhouse SL2 and Mountainsmith Cypher
October 18, 1:02pm

FS: Micropuff, Puffball and Jam
Patagonia micropuff pullover Large. Slightly used but still in new condition. Asking $70. Patagonia Puffball Vest XL. Brand new, has two logos on it. Asking $30 Golite Jam size Me...

In Gear Swap » FS: Micropuff, Puffball and Jam
October 13, 12:01pm

Finished Reflectix Cozys
weight is 1.1-1.2oz, some weighed in at 1.1 and others at 1.2.

In Make Your Own Gear » Finished Reflectix Cozys
September 25, 8:32pm

Finished Reflectix Cozys
I bought one roll of reflectix, one roll of aluminum foil tape, and one roll of velcro and this is what turned out. I was able to make 25 cozys that will house a quart size bag. The mater...

In Make Your Own Gear » Finished Reflectix Cozys
September 25, 7:47am

MH Phantom 32* reg.
Bought it last month and used on one trip for four nights. Still in perfect condition. Asking $185 shipping included. email for questions. jtgish@hotmail.com Also have a Kelty Shadow 4500 br...

In Gear Swap » MH Phantom 32* reg.
September 18, 8:45pm

chicago basin
sorry about that, these are from chicago basin and windom peak. i keep meaning to write a trip report.

In Post-Trip Reports » Weminuche Pics 8/15-8/20
September 11, 6:47pm

Congrats Brian
Brian, sounds like an amazing experience. Allowing your mind to completely take over and then put those thoughts into action is a wonderful feeling. I hope this newest epiphany is half as rewardi...

In Post-Trip Reports » Great Basin Traverse
September 01, 1:02pm

All Reader Reviews by Johnny Gish

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Big Agnes Seedhouse SL2
At only 2lbs. 14ozs. this is a very light double wall tent. I loved the all mesh walls which helps with ventilation and I never experienced condensation, but there were a few problems I had. Unless ...

In Shelters - Double Wall Tents
April 06, 9:58pm

Therm-A-Rest Pro Lite 3
The prolite3 short fits my pad sleeve perfect because thats what my sleeve was designed for. Thats about the only positive attribute for this pad. Even with seam sealer on bottom it slides around ...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
April 06, 9:50pm

Gossamer Gear Nightlight Torso
I love my nightlight torso, but I wish it folded similar to the z-rest. I only use two of the three sections because I use it as hip padding and not so much for insulation. I use a thinlight pad for...

In Sleeping Pads - Foam
April 06, 9:45pm

Headsweats Race Cap
At under 2.0 oz. this is a great cap for above freezing temps. Coolmax material breathes and wicks away sweat at the same time. The terrycloth headband absorbs almost all of the sweat and is very so...

In Clothing - Headwear, Handwear
April 06, 9:32pm

Patagonia R1 Balaclava
This is the best balaclava that I have found so far. It weighs 2oz's which may be heavy to some but it is far worth its weight. I have used it not only on backpacking trips but everyday in winter...

In Clothing - Headwear, Handwear
March 04, 2:27am

Klearwater Klearwater
I used Klearwater on my trip this past summer in the Weminuche and was very impressed. It is very foolproof (no mixing) to use as it takes 1ml of Klearwater to purify 1 liter of water. Twice while p...

In Hydration - Water Treatment
December 01, 2:05pm

Backpacking Light Ti Esbit stove
I love this little stove. It fits my SP Trek 700 pot perfectly and I was suprised to find it is very stable. I have had no issues with the rivet. It gets great looks when you pull it out.

In Stoves - Other
December 01, 1:58pm

Snow Peak Trek 700
As has been mentioned in the forums the lid on the SP 700 is very heavy. Other than that , it fits perfectly in my Firelite Ti esbit stove. The 26oz capacity is plenty and lets me boil water for my ...

In Cookware - Titanium
December 01, 1:53pm

Patagonia MicroPuff Vest
I agree with all the great qualities others have mentioned about the Micropuff Pullover, but one thing to know is the cut is rather large. I wear a size Large in all other Patagonia gear but when I g...

In Clothing - Insulating - Synthetic (Polarguard, Primaloft, etc.)
December 01, 1:48pm

ULA Equipment
In late July, days after Brian stopped taking orders before his break, I called him and asked if I could still order a Conduit. He told me no problem and shortly after my M/L Conduit arrived. Small ...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
December 01, 1:40pm