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Steven Hanlon (asciibaron) - BPL Forum Member

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About Me father of two great boys, electronic musician, and avid cyclist. i also backpack. ;)
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All Forum Posts by Steven Hanlon

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Went out of an overnighter on the AT yesterday morning and just got back home. I hiked 14 miles each way spending the night at the new Raven Rock shelter. I was surprised that there was no one at...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Karma
March 18, 1:44pm

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Jardine book, PM sent

In Gear Swap » FS: Steripen Journey, Katadyn Filter, Brunton Monocular, Jardine Book
March 16, 8:53pm

Re: New observations
i tried out the HEAVY GSI Dualist pot i use with my son and that worked out very well. boil in just over 6 minutes. i've now entered into the world of diminishing returns... the GSI Dualist...

In Make Your Own Gear » Super Cat stove musings
March 16, 6:42pm

i was just on the patio and was watching the flames now that the sun has started to set. the 700mL Snowpeak pot might be the issue, the flames come out of the stove and go right around the pot and...

In Make Your Own Gear » Super Cat stove musings
March 16, 5:50pm

um, this is really bad
i'm sitting here thinking "my cat has to eat right, so why don't i go buy a case of these cans and experiment" he eats wet food from 5.5oz cans which last a week and i don'...

In Make Your Own Gear » Super Cat stove musings
March 16, 4:51pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: ahh
"Where did you find the el cheapo? Sounds like it might be worth looking into." Old Navy on clearance - the Active line regularly $40.00 on sale for $9.99. i can totally live with a t...

In Make Your Own Gear » Super Cat stove musings
March 16, 4:35pm

Re: Re: Second attempt...
"3. Your burner is not insulated from the cold surface underneath it. " i'm going to go with this - i was doing the testing on a glass top patio table in 56F temps. it was close e...

In Make Your Own Gear » Super Cat stove musings
March 16, 3:36pm

Second attempt...
I picked up a fancy feast can on the way home and made a new stove. I can not bring 16oz of water to a boil with one fl oz of denatured alcohol. The denatured alcohol is the SLX from Walmart. Th...

In Make Your Own Gear » Super Cat stove musings
March 16, 3:12pm

noodle or rice side dishes
i'm a fan of dressing up side dishes with foil pack meat. Spanish rice with a chunky chicken and black beans is a quick and yummy dinner that is pretty easy to clean up. i have added bbq sa...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Looking for instant food ideas.
March 16, 10:32am

Re: Cairns and LNT
"The problem is people believing that a place visited by many people is wilderness." but it sez so on the map :)

In Philosophy & Technique » Cairns and LNT?
March 16, 10:25am

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