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KEN LARSON (KENLARSON) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Western Michigan
About Me Mounteering, climbing and backpacking and outdoor endeavors I have been engaged with since age eleven all over North America and Canada. Retired educator, researcher and outdoor facilitator. Currently dealing with Multiple Myeloma Cancer and still backpacking with the grandchildren on a "lighter note".
CityGrand Haven
StateMI
CountryUSA

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All Forum Posts by KEN LARSON

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****FS MDL Trailstar+PentaNet2(Bug Net) & Stakes ****
Used for eleven days on Isle Royale to "house" my four granddaughters below. No issues to either the Trailstar (silnylon version) or Pentaet. Trailstar is seamed sealed and I incorporate...

In Gear Swap » ****FS MDL Trailstar + PentaNet2 - Bug Net & Stakes ****
March 16, 9:11am

Sawyer Mini MODIFICATION
Quote from John T Smith, SAWYER..... "Some of the mods are clever, and some are dangerous to your health (and therefore we can not endorse). There are no plans to add female threads to t...

In GEAR » Sawyer Mini design...so close
March 13, 9:15am

Loganbread Recipe
You might like this go around ..... if not I have two others. Logan Bread Servings 36 Recipe: 3 C whole wheat flour 3 C AP flour 2/3 C powdered milk 2 tsp salt tsp cinnamon 1/2 tsp fre...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Loganbread question
March 13, 6:50am

QiWiz MODIFIED Spatula
QiWiz MODIFIED Spatula was made for me by Robert that is essentially a custom shorter/lighter Big Flip. It has more surface area than a Lil' Flip AND is made of thicker Ti sheeting. It's a ...

In Gear Deals » titanium spatula
March 13, 6:31am

****FS Marmot Nutshell Tent****
SOLD

In Gear Swap » ****FS Marmot Nutshell Tent****
March 12, 1:14pm

Lake Michigan sets new ice record!!
This last stretch of cold weather during late February into the first week of March caused ice concentration on Lake Michigan to rapidly increase. The Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory ...

In Winter Hiking » 88% of Great Lakes area frozen
March 12, 5:14am

solar charger
GO HERE

In GEAR » best solar charger right now? march 14"
March 11, 12:55pm

30F Bag Comparisons--which to buy?
First I have updated your data that remained blank or was incorrect for the 30* bag you have chosen. (Revision #3) . "What is the best bag is the question?" I believe "best&q...

In GEAR » 30F Bag Comparisons--which to buy? (with spreadsheet!)
March 10, 8:13am

****FS Marmot Nutshell Tent****
>>>>>>>>Marmot Nutshell Tent - REVIEWS<<<<<<<< GO HERE

In Gear Swap » ****FS Marmot Nutshell Tent****
March 09, 7:08am

"****FS Marmot Nutshell Tent****
Good tent for Scouts or someone starting into backpacking and grams/ounces are not an issue. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>EXCELLENT CONDITION<<<<<<&...

In Gear Swap » ****FS Marmot Nutshell Tent****
March 07, 9:08am

All Reader Reviews by KEN LARSON

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123Mountain OUTDOOR EQUIPMENT
>>>>>>>>BEWARE<<<<<<<< Read the BB Business Review BELOW before you decide to purchase ITEMS from this company. BB Business Review

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
June 22, 7:19am

SOTO PRODUCTS STOVES & POCKET TORCH
Would highly recommend ANY of SOTO's products as they RATE 5 in my estimation. I have purchased and have used many of SOTO's products (STOVES: iso & white gas and POCKET TORCHES: butan...

In Stoves - Canister
May 24, 10:57am

Sawyer In-Line Filter
SP-125 PURIFIER (NOW - SP-35 PURIFIER)

In Hydration - Water Treatment
March 08, 2:15pm

MSR Mountain Safety Research HyperFlow microfilter
I purchased one of the very first MSR Hyperflow filters from REI (April08) and experienced many of the filter issues that have been mentioned (reduced output, hard pumping, backflushing difficulties a...

In Hydration - Water Treatment
February 25, 10:24am

Alpkit CarbonLite
CarbonLite hiking/trekking pole review: • I have been using “h...

In Trekking Poles
June 30, 9:06am

PossumDown Gloves (BPL Gear Shop)
I was interested in the level of warmth provided by an overmitt and wool liner combination and did some cold weather testing of hand gear for the last three days, since the temperatures in Michigan we...

In Clothing - Headwear, Handwear
November 30, 1:57pm