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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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Re: Seems pretty selfish to me
"This person seems to feel that if he can make it up to a spot without cairns then everyone else should be forced to do the same. What arrogance." what arrogance it is to deem the loca...

In Philosophy & Technique » Cairns and LNT?
March 16, 9:55am

over the top
not sure why there needed to be one cairn here let alone two. there is no trail here, just a great view of the valley. not to be out done, a section of the AT has 107 blazes in a 2 mile str...

In Philosophy & Technique » Cairns and LNT?
March 16, 9:46am

is your hard drive installed upside down?

In Chaff » Upside Down Photos
March 16, 8:51am

the cans
Sierra Nevada in cans is like music to my ears. the can is the best beer package and i keep waiting for my local brewery to move to cans. they tell me the start up costs are insane and they just ...

In Chaff » "Beer in a Can"
March 16, 8:50am

Mobil 1
i use Mobil 1 and change the oil every 5,000 miles. i have a Subaru boxer engine and they don't behave like in-line or V designs. before moving to Mobil 1, i would change the oil every 3,000 ...

In Chaff » oil change miles?
March 16, 8:40am

poor child
growing up, i knew i was poor, we had the World Book encyclopedia series. my kids have the internet and a Cliff Clavin of a dad.

In Chaff » The Passing of an Era
March 16, 8:35am

Re: Re: Re: ahh
"You have a fleece jacket that weighs 18.85 oz - and fleece provides relatively little warmth - that's crazy!" i now have a fleece jacket that weighs 14 ounces, cost 10 bucks and i...

In Make Your Own Gear » Super Cat stove musings
March 16, 8:31am

Re: Re: ...the slippery slope...
"How well does the Yuengling Black and Tan go with the moving away from cigars over to pipe tobacco?" i smoke a traditional English blend pipe tobacco so the Black and Tan is much bett...

In Make Your Own Gear » Super Cat stove musings
March 16, 8:29am

never thought of that...
excellent topic. i never thought of cairns and blazes in the LNT context. i don't mind the smaller, 4-6 stone stacks, but some of the cairns i have seen are elaborate structures that are tot...

In Philosophy & Technique » Cairns and LNT?
March 16, 8:07am

Re: ahh
"So begins the next slide down the slippery slope..." it all started with a simple comment on my gear list "hey, that fleece is pretty heavy at 18.85 oz, i can do better than t...

In Make Your Own Gear » Super Cat stove musings
March 16, 7:52am

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