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Harrison Carpenter (carpenh) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale St. Vrain River Valley
About Me They call me Carp-Dawg, Dr. C, The Rodent Whisperer, and/or Rat Man-- depending upon who they are and what they see me doing.
StateColorado
CountryUSA
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All Forum Posts by Harrison Carpenter

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Re:
Price drop!

In Gear Swap » FS: Kelty Cosmic 20
August 25, 9:33am

FS: Kelty Cosmic 20
Fluffy 550-fill-power down, rated to 20 degrees F. Weighs 2 lb. 8 oz. Right-hand zip. 72” long, mummy style. Interior draft collar and draft tube to keep out drafts. Three-quarter length, two-way...

In Gear Swap » FS: Kelty Cosmic 20
August 24, 4:33pm

+2, Desert Dweller
Staying aware of what's around you is the key, IMHO. I'm from da UP o' Michigan; black bear encounters are relatively common. As early as elementary school, we were taught to "g...

In GEAR » Warding off black bears, what has worked for you??
August 20, 1:53pm

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In Gear Swap » FS: EnLIGHTened Equipment 10* quilt
August 20, 9:39am

Re: Trekking pole straps and caps
I've taken the straps off my poles, not for weight savings but because I found them useless. Plus, I always seem to be futzing around with my camera, water bottles, snacks, etc.; the straps mad...

In GEAR » Trekking pole straps and caps
July 29, 8:58pm

Re:
Sold, pending funds.

In Gear Swap » FS: Cocoon UL AirCore pillow
July 24, 9:29pm

FS: Cocoon UL AirCore pillow
Inflatable pillow: Cocoon's AirCore Ultralight, size large (13" x 17"). Used two nights, no blemishes, scars or leaks. "Wasabi green" color, with a grey fleece side as well....

In Gear Swap » FS: Cocoon UL AirCore pillow
July 24, 8:45am

Re: Try before you buy
That's what I did last year, I think: I opened the bag's zipper down to just past my knees, draped it over me, and slept a full night as an experiment. Good advice, IMO.

In GEAR » Quilt vs bag, input wanted (Alsek vs Hummingbird)
July 22, 8:32am

A little about quilts
As another side sleeper, I understand your concerns about quilts' efficiency. I just returned from a two-nighter in the Indian Peaks, which was my first use of a quilt (an Enlightened Equip...

In GEAR » Quilt vs bag, input wanted (Alsek vs Hummingbird)
July 22, 7:37am

Re: slipping on sil floors
As I said in my first post, I've a TarpTent Notch. I, too, have had luck when the Trent's been setup on level or nearly level ground-- the problem is that you can't count on finding suc...

In GEAR » Velcro for a silnylon tent floor?
July 21, 8:02pm

All Reader Reviews by Harrison Carpenter

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TarpTent Notch
This is more of an initial test report. After sealing my Notch's seams, and doing several test-pitches in my backyard, I took it out into Colorado's Indian Peaks Wilderness Area for an overnig...

In Shelters - Double Wall Tents
September 23, 7:09pm