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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
CityPhiladelphia
StatePA
My Website URLhttp://asciibaron.hopto.org
My PDF Gear ListShoulder Season Tent and Tarp

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All Forum Posts by Steven Hanlon

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rivets!!!
Rivets? how much weight are they going to add? just get the small JB Weld or some RTV at Autozone - under $5.00 for the little tube. i printed out the templates for the exact stove from ZenStove...

In Make Your Own Gear » What glue for alcohol stoves? Or rivets?
March 16, 5:55am

Super Cat stove musings
so i decided to make a Super Cat stove and picked up a 3 oz can of cat food (for my cat) and a quart of denatured alcohol. got home, removed the food, cleaned the can, and poked the holes in it. ...

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

Target
i bought two pair of running shorts at Target (Champion C9 branded) that almost fit your bill. i think they had some with a zip pocket. they were on-sale for $17.99 each.

In GEAR » let's take the (technical) outta technical shorts?
March 15, 8:38am

wrapped?
i wonder if they are aluminum wrapped in a carbon fiber veneer.

In GEAR » 2 Carbon Fiber poles at Costco for $27
March 13, 9:54am

:)
nice hats :)

In Photo Gallery » Post a picture of your hat
March 12, 10:35am

wet in May
early May it will be wet, no matter where you go - there is no escaping that sinking sloshing of the Sods. nothing to worry about, just give in and accept your feet will be damp. it's part of...

In Photo Gallery » Dollys Sods fall panoramic
March 12, 10:32am

tarp, tent, bivy, now hammock?
i love this forum - great discussion and then in comes hammock the curve ball just to keep things interesting. :) to sum it all up, personal preference, bugs, level of comfort, bugs and weather...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » tarp, bivy, ground cloth vs. UL tent weight/cost analysis
March 12, 5:54am

Re: Re: McHale dyed cuben packs.
"What are the side loops on the top lid used for?" the top lid turns into a fanny pack.

In GEAR » McHale dyed cuben packs.
March 12, 5:30am

Copper Spur UL1
i have the Copper Spur UL1 and have never used a footprint with it. i layout the tent and then use my hand to feel the ground for any pointy sticks or sharp objects that might cause me grief.

In GEAR » Copper Spur Durability
March 12, 5:28am

spoke to my wife
my wife the teacher said "how big is the bottle?" she said the question was too vague and therefore could be correct with either answer. she would give your son extra points if he could...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Ultralight is hurting my son's grades
March 09, 7:31pm

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