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Tim Haynes (timalan) - BPL Guest

My Locale Mid Atlantic
About Me Early 30s, newly married, work in communications with children's hospitals around the country. Relatively new to lightweight philosophies, but excited to learn and teach others.
CityAlexandria
StateVA
CountryUSA
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All Forum Posts by Tim Haynes

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lightweight, slim fit alpine shell jacket. any Ideas??
Montane. They use a lot of eVent and they are a very trim cut. I'm 5'10", 160#, 30" waist, long arms, wear a very athletic cut size 40 suit... the Montane Superfly is the best...

In GEAR » lightweight, slim fit alpine shell jacket. any Ideas??
September 01, 8:36am

WTB: GG SpinnTwinn (or similar) and a pair of bivies (bivys?)
Hi folks, I'm looking to pare down weight and expand camping options for my wife and I, and it looks like a large caternary tarp is the best option... something large enough to work for both o...

In Gear Swap » WTB: GG SpinnTwinn (or similar) and a pair of bivies (bivys?)
August 29, 11:41am

Hoka One One shoes
Art, Let me know how they work for you... I may test a pair next time they come up. This is the first time I've seen them on The Clymb, but they seem to have ongoing relationships with a lot o...

In Gear Deals » Hoka One One waterproof trail shoes ~60% off
August 28, 9:32pm

The Clymb
Art, Jake's got it right. The Clymb is legit as a company -- I've ordered from them several times, as I know a lot of other users here have, and I've never heard reports of any problem...

In Gear Deals » Hoka One One waterproof trail shoes ~60% off
August 26, 10:07am

Hoka One One waterproof trail shoes ~60% off
The Clymb just launched a sale on Hoka One One trail shoes. For those who have not been following weird shoe technologies, these are a very different kind of shoe -- huge, fat EVA shoes that are su...

In Gear Deals » Hoka One One waterproof trail shoes ~60% off
August 24, 10:49am

Mountain Hardwear Nitrous down jackets $110
The Clymb just started a Mountain Hardwear sale. Not much of interest, but the half-price Nitrous jackets looked like the best deal for this crowd. $110 for an 800-fill, 12-oz jacket is pretty dece...

In Gear Deals » Mountain Hardwear Nitrous down jackets $110
August 17, 10:52am

Mont Bell Down Hugger Alpine #7 Sleeping Bag
I had one of these for a little while, and it does feel great as a bag. Packs so tiny it's almost silly. I got rid of mine because it overlapped too closely with other gear in the closet, but p...

In Gear Swap » Mont Bell Down Hugger Alpine #7 Sleeping Bag, 15.2oz!!!
August 02, 10:35am

Rab down sleeping bags
I grabbed a couple of the Rab Quantum 400 bags -- one for myself and one as a gift. For $120/each with the discount, that seems like an incredibly good value for a three-season bag that comes in ju...

In Gear Deals » Rab down sleeping bags at least 60% off
August 01, 10:38am

Carbon Reflex 2
Wow. Can't find them there now -- the page has been taken down -- but that's an awesome price. I would actually be severely tempted to pick one up if they were available.

In Gear Deals » Carbon Reflex 2 $249 at Dept of Goods - same price as SAC but Free shipping
July 08, 12:26pm

Inov-8 X-Talon 240 - $40 (free shipping over $50 order) at STP
EYJ07392 is a 60% off coupon code working now, and free shipping on orders over $50. Best STP deal I've seen in a long time. Reviews on the X-Talons are awesome. They've got my size, so ...

In Gear Deals » Inov-8 X-Talon 240 - $56.91 shipped w/ coupon @ STP
June 22, 8:43am

All Reader Reviews by Tim Haynes

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Camp Xenon 4
New for spring/summer 2011, I was really excited about the Camp Xenon 4 poles. They looked like the best value/weight option on the market, so I was really excited to try them out. The 120cm poles spe...

In Trekking Poles
October 18, 10:59am

Stoic LTWT Sleeping Pad - short
I recently picked up a pair of these when they were a good price (~$20/each); I usually use Z-Rests, but my wife prefers an inflatable mat, and these fit the bill for cost/weight/value. shape is nicel...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
October 06, 1:56pm

Big Agnes Pumphouse Multi-Use Dry Sack and Pad Pump
I agree with previous reviews that this bag only does one thing well -- put air in your sleeping pad. That said, I bring it along on most trips with friends, and it makes it easier for many people -- ...

In Miscellaneous Products
March 09, 10:48am