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PCT hiker stats.
Read this this morning. Not surprised by some answers. Interesting non the less. http://tinyurl.com/lyhpgm6 Edit. Link fixed.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » PCT hiker stats.
February 20, 7:34am

Re: Shipping a pack
How do they get them all to the stores? Pack in a plastic bag inside a box. Get insurance if you are really worried.

In GEAR » Shipping a pack
February 20, 7:14am

Re: wet grip
I've not noticed any performance upgrades with the models with Vibram soles. Wear has been just as fast as any other trail shoe I've tried. Wet traction with the 889s is terrible. Passable ...

In Editor's Roundtable » New Balance MT910V1 and MT910V1GTX Trail Shoes Review
February 20, 7:12am

Re: Need Help: Photos of Dan's Zelph Stoves at the GGG!!!
Flatcatgear and Trail Designs were using alcohol... Yeah, well. Really shouldn't have been. Had a fire extinguisher right there though. Got many thanks for the Venoms Dan. The Starlytes w...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » 6th Annual G.G.G. 1/24-26 2014
February 19, 6:57pm

Re: Solomid XL
Hi Tony, I will use either a bivy or an Adventure Medical Sol Survival Blanket. Just need some time off that coincides with bad weather now.

In GEAR » New MLD SoloMid XL
February 19, 6:49pm

Re: How do you deal with disappointment?
Once you get over your disappointment you can free up your mind to dwell on your own mortality and eventual demise. Most things are a disappointment, This is what makes the sweet things in life ...

In Chaff » How do you deal with disappointment?
February 19, 7:19am

Re: Ticks Carrying Lyme-Like, Mystery Bacteria Found In Bay Area Parks
Thanks for the Permethrin reminder. Eww.

In On the Web » Ticks Carrying Lyme-Like, Mystery Bacteria Found In Bay Area Parks
February 19, 7:01am

Re:Wrong forum/Bad Moderator
I can't believe that Roger didn't notify anyone that this is the wrong forum for this discussion. Community Support Forum A place where BackpackingLight.com members can ask specific...

In Website & Forum Admin/Support » Asthma
February 19, 7:00am

Re: Solomid XL
Got mine today! Set it upon the spare room. I think for me this is shelter perfection. Just enough extra length. Still plenty of room for gear and maneuvering inside. Love the brown color. More bro...

In GEAR » New MLD SoloMid XL
February 18, 10:08pm

Re: Titanium Ultralight Tent Stakes
Good. Some kids over here will be thrilled http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackinglight/forums/thread_display.html?forum_thread_id=87298 Edit: thanks Roger

In Gear Deals » Titanium Ultralight Tent Stakes
February 18, 10:03pm

All Reader Reviews by Ken Thompson

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Lost Valley Hammocks Arkansas
Know your reviewer.

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
July 13, 7:45am

Hilleberg Unna
I too have just joined the ranks of Hilleberg carriers. I bought an Unna for myself and my sometime canine companion. Heavy compared to what a lot carry here sure. I slept like a rock in 60mph gusts ...

In Shelters - Double Wall Tents
May 12, 2:15pm

Osprey Hornet 46
Moved this here from the Lifer's only forum. Here is what I thought Review for Osprey Hornet 46. Tester info. Ken Thompson 43 years old Living/hiking in far northern CA. 6'3" 210...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
August 24, 6:52am

Bareboxer.com Golf City Products Barebox
Overall I am happy with it. I do not like the over built and heavy locking mechanism on the lid. Something more akin to the Garcia Machine type would be more than adequate. Other than that it perform...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
August 08, 6:44am