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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. ;)
CityPhiladelphia
StatePA
My Website URLhttp://asciibaron.hopto.org
My PDF Gear ListShoulder Season Tent and Tarp

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All Forum Posts by Steven Hanlon

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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

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

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

awesome
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

WANTED: UL backpack for large man
in 2006 i bought a McHale Chasm. i absolutely love this pack but after trimming it still weighs in at 64 ounces. The McHeavy Hauler. i have tried a few times to get a lighter option, but being 6...

In GEAR » WANTED: UL backpack for large man
July 15, 10:59am

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