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Philip Werner (earlylite) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale New England
About Me I am an avid 4 season hiker and backpacker who is section hiking the AT. I also backpack regularly in the Catskills, Adirondacks, and White Mountains.
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I am definite
Just wanted to chime in. I am definitely coming. I'll probably be leaving mid-day on Friday to avoid having to hike in the dark. I can drive 2 people if you can get to the Malden Center T s...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » New England ultralight weekend!
October 18, 9:27am

Event Breathability
I'm not terribly impressed with eVent or any other technical shell fabric myself. They're better than wearing silnylon, but they're not a good value in my opinion. I'm even experime...

In GEAR » eVent jacket
October 17, 6:06am

Ryan - a canister stove! you're getting soft in your old age. No seriously, I carry one too. they are really convenient on shorter trips.

In Editor's Roundtable » Backpacking Checklist (Gear List): 3-Season, 3-Day
October 12, 10:21am

Prices for Scouts?
Great collection of shelters. Can you list the prices in the thread? All of the scout troops I'm working with are very focused on cost, far more than weight.

In Editor's Roundtable » State of the Market Report: Family/Group Backpacking Tents
October 12, 10:00am

I love fording rivers
A river ford - ooo - we get to test our footgear!

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » New England ultralight weekend!
October 04, 8:28am

Long Term Feedback on Rab Momentum
After 2 years of very hard use, my Momentum is starting to deteriorate. The DWR has failed and I'm having a hard time keeping it up with Nikwax. The front zipper is also starting to go. I expec...

In GEAR » eVent jacket
September 22, 8:42am

Re: Re: Thermoregulation and evaporative cooling
Not in the context of layering. Regardless, my usage is a little nuanced and I took it out to avoid distracting from the main points of the article.

In Philosophy & Technique » Dealing with an all-day spring deluge
May 04, 3:32pm

Thermoregulation and evaporative cooling
John, Check out this article from Ryan regarding thermoregulation and scroll down to the section on evaporative cooling. The SH blog article is saying the same thing. I learned it here original...

In Philosophy & Technique » Dealing with an all-day spring deluge
April 30, 4:44pm

Fantastic Pictures
Looks like a great place to visit. Any tips about getting there on a budget?

In Editor's Roundtable » Ten Days in Torres del Paine: Global Test Photo Essay
March 08, 5:19pm

What are your favorite backpacking blogs?
I read most of the ones on Sam's list and Sarah's blog, of course, and my friend Martin Rye's. It is a little hard to keep up with so many because I always seem to be writing, or hiking...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » What are your favorite backpacking blogs?
February 24, 5:02pm

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