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John Frederick Anderson (fredfoto) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale Spain
About Me I was born in Philadelphia, USA, in 1964, and have lived all over the world including India, Africa, the UK and Australia, where I worked on a cattle station in the Kimberley before starting work as a photographic assistant in 1988. I started working as a freelance photographer in London in 1991, worked in India and South East Asia for two years in 1998/9, then lived in Bristol for three years between 2000 and 2002 completing a Master of Arts. I have been based in Barcelona, Spain since 2003.
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All Forum Posts by John Frederick Anderson

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MSR titan kettle...whats the trick?
Sorry I wasn't clearer. The trick is how you align the gas regulator gismo on the stove. I remeber it took me a while to figure that out. Good luck! cheers, fred

In GEAR » MSR titan kettle...whats the trick?
July 16, 3:03pm

MSR titan kettle...whats the trick?
I've only ever been able to do it with the MSR brand bottles, which aren't always availabe around my neck of the woods. Other brands of the same gas volume don't fit. I put the can in...

In GEAR » MSR titan kettle...whats the trick?
July 16, 7:22am

edit title
How do you edit a title to a thread? thanks, fred

In Website & Forum Admin/Support » edit title
July 15, 2:42pm

Spanish Pyrenees, fist overnight in a while
First hike back from pneumonia and a cracked rib. I've been laid up for a while and finally, after training and buying lighter gear, I went out for a hike high up in the Spanish Pyrenees. ...

In Post-Trip Reports » Spanish Pyrenees, fist overnight in a while
July 15, 1:42pm

best tipi / pyramid shelters for the alpine
Two big guys, hmmm- I'd go for a larger shelter like the Golite ShangriLa 3 which is bomber above tree line, and plenty of room for two and gear- there's a review on this site. I use mine ...

In GEAR » best tipi / pyramid shelters for the alpine
July 07, 1:03am

Hot Summer Sleep System
I travelled around the tropics for a couple of years including some mountain spells, and the best sleep system I found was: Silk bag liner- 100g Pashmina blanket- 300g mosquito net. I just wore...

In GEAR » Hot Summer Sleep System
June 22, 2:42pm

Manchego is great, wrapped in wax paper, or newspaper, and kept in the insulating jacket. Dry, fatty, salty cheese is rich hiker food. The jacket insulates against the heat. You can keep larger mea...

In GEAR » Cheese
June 15, 2:53pm

Cilo Gear 20l worksack love mine. cheers, fred

In GEAR » Daypack Suggestions Wanted
June 15, 4:36am

Collapsible 20-25l daypack
Cilio Gear 20 Liter WorkSack cheers, fred

In GEAR » Collapsible 20-25l daypack
June 13, 9:18am

Tarptent for Himalaya
I'd take a pyramid type tarp. The Golite Shangri La 3, Oware or other make. The local porters used pyramids to camp on the 10 day hike I did up to 5000m, and it worked for them. Have a great...

In GEAR » Tarptent for Himalaya?
June 11, 10:20am

All Reader Reviews by John Frederick Anderson

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Mountain Laurel Designs SoloMid Cuben
MLD SoloMid Cuben Review I like my SoloMid, especially the weight, but it is a compromise, but a compromise that specialist equipment requires the user to understand and live with. I have the yell...

In Shelters - Tarps & Floorless
August 23, 4:00pm

Golite Ion
Golite Ion Review I know you can't buy this any more, but it really deserves a 5 out of 5 as it is easily the best pack I've used for UL adventures, if you can get all your gear in. It is ...

In Backpacks - Frameless
August 23, 3:48pm

ULA Circuit
Circuit review: I've used the new Circuit for only day hikes so far, with all my 3/4 day gear (weight: ± 9 kg, including 1.5l of water- about 20 lbs) to see how it was, and it has been really ...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
May 17, 1:49am