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Steven Hanlon (asciibaron) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale Mid Atlantic
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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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

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

my wife is a teacher and i have tried to explain to her that her references are not universal and what seems an obvious answer to her can be misleading or completely incorrect. even with us app...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Ultralight is hurting my son's grades
March 09, 1:28pm

Re: When did it all begin? Props to Ray as well . . .
"I'm going out this weekend with an FSO weight (From Skin Out: everything worn and carried including food and water) of just under 20 pounds. For the expected weather (mid to upper 20'...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » How long have you been a lightweight backpacker?
March 09, 1:12pm

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