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Barry P (BarryP) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale Eastern Idaho (moved from Midwest)
About Me Electrical Engineer by trade. Hobbies include recumbent bike riding, magic, piano, music compostion and of course backpacking.

Backpack monthly with scouts or other small group. Love the exercise and alertness it brings. Ray Way caught my eye in 2001. My load lightened. Because of that, able to go faster, farther, AND still smell the roses. Love the lightweight insight on this forum. I'm also a Teva sandal backpacker. My feet love them.
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Re: enLIGHTened equipment is back with INSANE pricing
Hello Tim, I probably missed it. Is there anyway we can get some total weight and stuff size dimensions? Thanx, -Barry

In Gear Deals » enLIGHTened equipment is back with INSANE pricing
October 17, 12:50pm

Re: Where to Live
“…where would you move to? I'm looking at Montana, ” “…An active hiker and backpacker, cross-country skier…” Well Montana is close to ID. Actually I left the Midwest (IL) for ...

In Chaff » Where to Live
October 13, 3:12pm

Re: Re: Re: Alcohol Stove
“How is it that HEET works better than SLX at high altitude?” At high altitudes I have noticed HEET to be much easier to light than SLX (mostly Ethanol). I’m not a chemist but here’s ...

In GEAR » Alcohol Stove
September 29, 12:34pm

Re: Alcohol Stove
“…unlike say, heet, which is garbage fuel, low heat output and truly vile smell/etc..” I see a dis-love for HEET here. In theory it looks like HEET has 20% less energy than ethanol. Howeve...

In GEAR » Alcohol Stove
September 22, 1:51pm

Re: 1/8" Evazote Pad aka GG thinlight 1/8"
“Anybody use this as their main pad?” No. Just for insulation. I bring it if the temperature will be below freezing; I put it on my Neoair.

In GEAR » 1/8" Evazote Pad aka GG thinlight 1/8"
August 23, 12:34pm

Re: Re: River Crossing Camp Shoe ... Again :(
Hello Antti, Beautiful video. I’ve been in situations where I’m hiking in snow with my sandals. I wear wool and seal skinz socks in those instances. But at a running creek like the one shown, ...

In GEAR » River Crossing Camp Shoe ... Again :(
August 18, 12:56pm

Re: Lightest one person(insert description of choice here)
“So if I understand, Hartley is looking for the lightest 1 person (insert description of your chooice here)that is not a hoop bivie or tarp, possibly no vestibule and no trekking poles needed for...

In GEAR » Lightest Traditional 1 Person 3 Season Tent?
August 11, 12:41pm

Re: Lightest foam torso-3/4 length pad with r value of 2+
My vote is for http://gossamergear.com/sleeping/nightlight-sleeping-pad-torso-length.html 3.5oz $16. I know it doesn’t meet your length but it works. Or you could just cut your own size from ht...

In GEAR » Lightest foam torso-3/4 length pad with r value of 2+
August 04, 1:23pm

Re: Re: Re: River Crossing Camp Shoe ... Again :(
Rafi, Here’s an idea that I tried about 8 years ago. Carry your regular hiking boots in your pack. In fact it’s lighter in your pack than on your foot. Wear some decent stream crossing footwea...

In GEAR » River Crossing Camp Shoe ... Again :(
August 03, 4:40pm

Re: River Crossing Camp Shoe ... Again :(
Hi Rafi, In my BPL way of thinking, these 2 sentences just don’t go together: -“I will be backpacking with gortex lined boots, which, if they get wet inside, stay wet.” -“I'm lookin...

In GEAR » River Crossing Camp Shoe ... Again :(
August 01, 1:18pm

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