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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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Dolly Sods is magical, and soggy. Glad you had fun. There are several places to camp at Dolly Sods that are not popular but offer an incredible experience. If you're in Philly again, let ...

In Post-Trip Reports » Weekend at Dolly Sods
May 05, 10:39am

wake up call
some of the first reports before Jason's name was released simply identified the victim as a musician from Philadelphia. i had several calls from family worried about me. very sad news. i ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Sad news on the AT
March 16, 9:56pm

loop or out and back
i don't mind loops or out and backs. i'm typically a solo hiker, so shuttles are difficult.

In Pre-Trip Planning » Catskills Weekend or "that bin in the closet... oh, that's my backpacking gear, i should use it!"
March 16, 9:42pm

Catskills Weekend or "that bin in the closet... oh, that's my backpacking gear, i should use it!"
I'm looking to head deeper into New York State, maybe the Catskills?? for a weekend backpacking adventure. looking to cover 10-12 miles a day in April. any suggestions?

In Pre-Trip Planning » Catskills Weekend or "that bin in the closet... oh, that's my backpacking gear, i should use it!"
March 08, 2:35pm

was thinking about Harriman weekend of the 17th...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » winter in NY
January 06, 10:13am

looks like a ton of fun. smiles all around

In Post-Trip Reports » Middle Fork Lytle Creek -- TR
November 18, 12:25pm

donate to scouts
i have found plenty of stuff over the years... even money. never once has someone claimed any of the objects i have found. most were donated to the local scout troop. even found a tent! the m...

In Philosophy & Technique » Lost & Found on the trail
October 27, 11:28am

Harriman SP in NY
Harriman SP in New York is 2.5 hours or less from Philly (i'm in Mt. Airy). great hiking, good views, fall colors coming in. i might head out there this weekend. weather is supposed to be PE...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Easy overnight near Philadelphia?
September 26, 9:41am

MST, Poe Paddy, sounds fun
I had planned to hike this section of the MST many times and for whatever reason, it never happened. I'm checking my calendar, this looks like a great time...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Northeast trip -- November 13-16, 2014
September 24, 6:30am

Re: Re: WANTED: UL backpack for large man
Posted 07/15/2014 11:22:48 MDT by Dave U (FamilyGuy) How much do you plan to carry? What types of loads? from overnighters in all seasons to 3-7 day shoulder season trips (25-30 pound max...

In GEAR » WANTED: UL backpack for large man
July 15, 1:47pm

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