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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
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All Forum Posts by Steven Hanlon

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Dolly Sods trans-circum nav trip
ok, here it is... print out this map and follow along IF FR 75 is open... Thursday night: park at Bear Rocks and follow TR522 (Bear Ro...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Long weekend in Dolly Sods
March 21, 12:00pm

some people liek the bikes but you aren't getting a 2000.00 bike for 1000.00 - you are getting a 1000.00 bike. the components aren't complete groups, the brakes, shifters, and cranks might...

In Bikepacking & Bicycle Touring » Novara Express
March 20, 12:58pm

Re: Novara Express
"Good bike forum is kind of an oxymoron. If ever there was a group of elitist, look down their nose at beginners group of people, it's cyclists." is an excellent...

In Bikepacking & Bicycle Touring » Novara Express
March 20, 11:10am

Re: mead!
"To be fair, you don't have to use 5 pounds to make a mead if you wanted to make a smaller batch... I tend to make 1 gallon batches vs 5 gallons" what is he going to do with all th...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Honey
March 20, 10:41am

house of worship
for me, a church is a house of worship - i do not go into the woods to worship per se, but i would consider my trips into the wood to be spiritual journeys. i have to rely on myself, be able to li...

In Philosophy & Technique » nature=church?
March 20, 10:38am

Re: Dolly Sods
the big issue is if FR 75 gate will be open. i will assume it will not and i'll come up with a proposed circuit for two days of 12 milers and one day of 4 miles that will pretty much showcase ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Long weekend in Dolly Sods
March 20, 8:56am

i used to be a shutterbug - i would take hundreds of photos. now, i don't take any. i was out this past weekend and took a few photos with my iPhone, and only one of them was not done to docu...

In Photography » Shutterbug
March 20, 8:01am

change of religious beliefs
i have always wondered how many people grew up with one belief system and then changed in adulthood. say you grew up Catholic but then became a Muslim. or you grew up Muslim and then became a Bud...

In Chaff » Changing Personal Beliefs (response to Casey)
March 20, 7:49am

TyTy, the analogy would be more like: you stated there is only one shelter worth using and then someone stated that there are many shelter options and that your exclusion of those other options...

In Chaff » Changing Personal Beliefs (response to Casey)
March 20, 7:40am

Park Service informed
i spoke with a Maryland Park Service Ranger yesterday about the shelter happenings and the damage to the cars along the road. she was very concerned about both events and felt there might have bee...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Karma
March 20, 5:53am

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