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Johnny Gish (jtgish) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale Coppell, Texas
About Me ultra-running, triathlons and backpacking
and cycling

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All Forum Posts by Johnny Gish

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thanks vick
sorry the jetboil listed is the 110g fuel canister for the primus stove. dont have a lantern. photon freedom and tikka plus for lighting. also have not got around to clothing because i dont have ...

In Gear Lists » New Texas Gear List
May 05, 6:30am

New Texas Gear List
I am posting my up to date gear list. I am 26 years old, 6'1ish(just over 6) 170lbs. 95% of my trips are in north texas, west texas, south oklahoma, central and northwestern arkansas and are 2-3 ...

In Gear Lists » New Texas Gear List
May 04, 6:54pm

gifts for the helpers.
anyone that posted here thanks for helping out a new guy. because of your help i got each of you a light my fire spoon,fork,knife. email me at if you would like me to send it t...

In GEAR » help me spend my $200 at REI
May 04, 6:06pm

REI anniversary sale
just got the flyer and here are some items of note: msr hubba- 164.99 sd lightning- 169.99 MH phantom 32- 174.99 thermarest prolite3- 54.99 30%off rei pads 25%off all rei ultralight packs je...

In Gear Deals » REI anniversary sale
May 04, 5:53pm

WM caribou mf vs. highlite
I am down to these two bags. I like how the caribou is a little roomier and full zip but 4 oz heavier. Will the MicroFiber on the caribou help with condensation due to humidity more than the high...

In GEAR » WM caribou mf vs. highlite
May 01, 6:21pm

anyone have an idea how the rainbow does in warm nighttime temps? im talking about lows in the 60-80 degree range and %50-80 humidity. will condensation be a problem?

In GEAR » TT Rainbow in action
May 01, 6:17pm

help me spend my $200 at REI
i have a 200 dollar gift card at REI that my mom bought for me. i dont really need much now considering they dont sell the rainbow 2, but i need to figure out a way to spend this so i am asking y...

In GEAR » help me spend my $200 at REI
April 22, 4:36am

sleeping bag?
since it is so warm at nite, do you use a sleeping bag at all? if not what do you use (liner?)

In Gear Lists » new to texas, need help with gear
April 13, 11:42pm

so far it looks like hemmed in hollow and mount magazine are the only trips on the list. dont know anyone from that area to give insight, just looking on the internet. so any trip reccomendations...

In Gear Lists » new to texas, need help with gear
April 13, 8:06am

new to texas, need help with gear
Hello everyone. I am new to texas as well as new to this site. I will be mostly going backpacking in west texas, hill country texas, oklahoma, and arkansas. i moved from socal.(dont ask why) i ...

In Gear Lists » new to texas, need help with gear
April 10, 4:02pm

All Reader Reviews by Johnny Gish

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Big Agnes Seedhouse SL2
At only 2lbs. 14ozs. this is a very light double wall tent. I loved the all mesh walls which helps with ventilation and I never experienced condensation, but there were a few problems I had. Unless ...

In Shelters - Double Wall Tents
April 06, 9:58pm

Therm-A-Rest Pro Lite 3
The prolite3 short fits my pad sleeve perfect because thats what my sleeve was designed for. Thats about the only positive attribute for this pad. Even with seam sealer on bottom it slides around ...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
April 06, 9:50pm

Gossamer Gear Nightlight Torso
I love my nightlight torso, but I wish it folded similar to the z-rest. I only use two of the three sections because I use it as hip padding and not so much for insulation. I use a thinlight pad for...

In Sleeping Pads - Foam
April 06, 9:45pm

Headsweats Race Cap
At under 2.0 oz. this is a great cap for above freezing temps. Coolmax material breathes and wicks away sweat at the same time. The terrycloth headband absorbs almost all of the sweat and is very so...

In Clothing - Headwear, Handwear
April 06, 9:32pm

Patagonia R1 Balaclava
This is the best balaclava that I have found so far. It weighs 2oz's which may be heavy to some but it is far worth its weight. I have used it not only on backpacking trips but everyday in winter...

In Clothing - Headwear, Handwear
March 04, 2:27am

Klearwater Klearwater
I used Klearwater on my trip this past summer in the Weminuche and was very impressed. It is very foolproof (no mixing) to use as it takes 1ml of Klearwater to purify 1 liter of water. Twice while p...

In Hydration - Water Treatment
December 01, 2:05pm

Backpacking Light Ti Esbit stove
I love this little stove. It fits my SP Trek 700 pot perfectly and I was suprised to find it is very stable. I have had no issues with the rivet. It gets great looks when you pull it out.

In Stoves - Other
December 01, 1:58pm

Snow Peak Trek 700
As has been mentioned in the forums the lid on the SP 700 is very heavy. Other than that , it fits perfectly in my Firelite Ti esbit stove. The 26oz capacity is plenty and lets me boil water for my ...

In Cookware - Titanium
December 01, 1:53pm

Patagonia MicroPuff Vest
I agree with all the great qualities others have mentioned about the Micropuff Pullover, but one thing to know is the cut is rather large. I wear a size Large in all other Patagonia gear but when I g...

In Clothing - Insulating - Synthetic (Polarguard, Primaloft, etc.)
December 01, 1:48pm

ULA Equipment
In late July, days after Brian stopped taking orders before his break, I called him and asked if I could still order a Conduit. He told me no problem and shortly after my M/L Conduit arrived. Small ...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
December 01, 1:40pm