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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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next trip
My next trip to guadalupe mountains np and big bend np will be my first ultralight trip. i have always carried between 25-30 pounds until finding this site a few weeks ago. i am in the process of...

In Philosophy & Technique » When Did You Begin UL?
April 10, 3:56pm

want to buy
david. i will buy this if someone buys the sd lightning tent i am selling.

In Gear Swap » Golite Feather lite Bag NEW
April 10, 1:52pm


In Gear Swap » Sierra Designs Lightning and MSR MiniWorks EX
April 10, 1:16pm

thanks russell
russell, im glad to hear that someone thinks this tent is good. im thinking about getting it with my div, i currently have the sd lightning. im looking for a reason not to buy the ul quarterdome...

In Gear Deals » REI quarter dome ul 139.99
April 08, 3:09am

REI quarter dome ul 139.99
this tent is on sale down from 209.99. anyone have any thoughts on this tent? weight listed on site is 3lbs11oz and 4lbs4oz.

In Gear Deals » REI quarter dome ul 139.99
April 06, 8:33pm

why prolite 4 Large
reason is: the sales guy at rei told me for an extra 10 dollars i could get an extra half inch of thickness. sounded good at the time. it will be hard to move down to a torso length or thinner pa...

In GEAR » can this be ultralight?
April 02, 9:14am

can this be ultralight?
i have a golite jam and a wm highlite. but, i have a thermarest prolite 4 reg and a sierra designs lightning. the tent and pad weigh 5.5 pounds and the pack and sleeping bag weigh 2.4 pounds, so i...

In GEAR » can this be ultralight?
April 01, 11:48pm

what condition is the bag in?

In Gear Swap » F.S. 04 Mtn.Hardwear Phantom 32
March 25, 6:33pm

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