Subscribe Contribute Advertise Facebook Twitter Instagram Forums Newsletter

BPL Community Profile

Ken Bennett (ken_bennett) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale southeastern usa
About Me Hiker, photographer, etc.
Statenorth carolina

You cannot send this user a personal message (PM) because they have not specified a PM email address yet.

All Forum Posts by Ken Bennett

Showing 181 - 190 of 712 | Page: 1 ...10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 ...72


Forum » Thread

Re: Sleeping pad with an Ohm
I would just roll the pad and carry it on the top of the pack, using the top strap. Simple and convenient.

In GEAR » Sleeping pad with an Ohm
March 25, 7:46am

Re: Try Pack Before Buying
My current pack is a custom Circuit, but I spent a couple of hours walking around Mountain Crossings at Neels Gap in Georgia with a stock Circuit and all my gear. Before that I bought an Ohm sight-...

In GEAR » Try Pack Before Buying
March 25, 7:42am

Re: i pods for dummies
Yes, get an actual iPod, probably a Nano. You'll need to install the application iTunes on your computer (they have Windows and Mac versions.) Within iTunes you may "rip" your CDs in...

In GEAR » i pods for dummies
March 22, 11:45am

Re: Wide angle m43 lens: Oly 12mm f/2.0 vs Oly 9-18mm f/4.0-5.6
I've got the Panny 14/2.5, which is an under-appreciated lens IMO. It's amazingly light, and image quality is excellent. However, it's not wide enough or flexible enough for general lan...

In Photography » Wide angle m43 lens: Oly 12mm f/2.0 vs Oly 9-18mm f/4.0-5.6
March 22, 6:58am

Re: RE: Wind Pants not as popular as wind shirt
+1 on Elliot, I always take my wind pants, often as my only long pants, since I wear shorts on the trail year-round. My wife made them for me from the thru-hiker kit, using a standard DWR ripstop. ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Wind Pants not as popular as wind shirt?
March 16, 8:31pm

Re: new to backpacking. how big of a pack do I need?
Not the Hornet 46. Not with your other gear, and not for a beginning backpacker. It's a more specialized piece of kit. Something in the 60-65 liter range, with a real internal frame, less th...

In GEAR » new to backpacking. how big of a pack do I need?
March 15, 6:25pm

Re: Recommend a small pack
My daughter's problem was always her waist size -- you could pull the hip belt so the pads met in the middle, and it was still too large. Ugh. The Osprey youth pack seems well made, and cov...

In GEAR » Recommend a small pack
March 15, 5:58pm

Re: TT Double Rainbow
I carried a TT Double Rainbow as a solo tent a couple of times. Lots of room, and having two doors/vestibules was great. Not too heavy, either, but it wasn't the best 2-person tent, so I ended ...

In GEAR » Best ultralight 2 person tent for appalacian trail?
March 07, 7:33pm

Re: Not that hard to get up there in weight.
"I think a lot of people come in around 25lb base weights" When I first started thinking about cutting some of my gear weight, I was *thrilled* when I got my base weight below 40 pound...

In Gear Lists » Heavy Gear List
February 21, 6:30pm

Re: 2P 3 Season Tent Recommendations
We've used several different lightweight 2-person tents. The absolute winner, hands down, is the Six Moons Designs Lunar Duo. You have to actually sit inside it to believe the interior volume. ...

In GEAR » 2P 3 Season Tent Recommendations
February 21, 6:27pm

All Reader Reviews by Ken Bennett

Showing 1 - 2 of 2 | Page: 1



Photon Freedom Micro (White)
The newest version is the Photon Freedom To The Max, which uses some sort of new technology in the LED that doubles brightness while not using any more battery power. Nice. The Doug Ritter edition ...

In Lights - Flashlights & Headlamps
January 17, 6:10pm

Marmot Ion
I just received my Marmot Ion jacket from Campmor, and I agree with the two most recent posts. I don't think it's sil-nylon, exactly, but my hiking test had water beading up on the inside whil...

In Clothing - Wind & Soft Shell
January 17, 6:04pm