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John Frederick Anderson (fredfoto) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale Spain
About Me I was born in Philadelphia, USA, in 1964, and have lived all over the world including India, Africa, the UK and Australia, where I worked on a cattle station in the Kimberley before starting work as a photographic assistant in 1988. I started working as a freelance photographer in London in 1991, worked in India and South East Asia for two years in 1998/9, then lived in Bristol for three years between 2000 and 2002 completing a Master of Arts. I have been based in Barcelona, Spain since 2003.
CityBarcelona
CountrySpain
My Website URLhttp://www.fredfoto.net
My PDF Gear ListGear List 2010

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All Forum Posts by John Frederick Anderson

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Bivy w/ groundsheet
I use a GG Thinlite pad, full length, under my bivy. 55g and extra comfort, and protects the underside of the bivy.

In GEAR » Bivy w/ groundsheet?
April 16, 11:31pm

LAUFBURSCHE
Great looking packs, so best of luck to LAUFBURSCHE!! If I wasn't having a 'no buying gear year' I would be all over a custom Xpack chen for sure. Re price- you get what you pay for, ...

In GEAR » LAUFBURSCHE Webshop opening soon!
April 06, 10:32am

Weight of SoloMid
Thats for shelter and linelocks and line only, no stakes or stuff sack. Mine is a couple of years old. Cheers, Fred

In GEAR » MLD SoloMid Stripped Down Weight Sil or Cuben
February 23, 12:50pm

MLD SoloMid Stripped Down Weight Sil or Cuben
My SoloMid in Cuben weighs 10.5 oz or 297 g and this includes linelocs and line supplied at purchase. I agree with the above posters, and wouldn't remove the linelocs either. Great design as i...

In GEAR » MLD SoloMid Stripped Down Weight Sil or Cuben
February 23, 4:16am

Hyperlite Mountain Gear Porter / Expedition Pack Review
Silence from any BPL staff, just deleting controversial information without explanation. Better than nothing, but leaves things open. Nature abhors a vacuum. Any chance of some BPL input in this t...

In Editor's Roundtable » Hyperlite Mountain Gear Porter / Expedition Pack Review
January 20, 12:18am

"Turkey's Lycian Way and Saint Paul Trail"
I really enjoyed reading your report. Thanks for taking the time to share your experiences, and write them up so well.

In Post-Trip Reports » Turkey's Lycian Way and Saint Paul Trail
January 19, 1:00pm

Pukaskwa National Park Canada 2011
Great report, excellent photos, well done. I would love to go fishing up Canada way. Congratulations on a great hike!

In Post-Trip Reports » Pukaskwa National Park Canada 2011
January 19, 12:58pm

Hyperlite Mountain Gear Porter / Expedition Pack Review
"Hendrik - that is a nasty post. Really. Uncalled for and hasn't advanced the discussion one bit." +1 Shame to see this place, which was once good and fair, degenerate so much. ...

In Editor's Roundtable » Hyperlite Mountain Gear Porter / Expedition Pack Review
January 19, 12:17pm

"Pyrenean High Route (France, Spain and Andorra)"
Felicidades, y buen hecho. Te admiro un monton, hago trozos de la ruta, pero poco a poco, y me has inspirado hacer mas el verano que viene. Grandes fotos, y un gran viaje de toda la vida. Enhorabu...

In Post-Trip Reports » Pyrenean High Route (France, Spain and Andorra)
January 14, 12:11pm

Journalistic style
Hi Dave, You are putting words into my mouth if you suggest I advocate a 'bland' approach. I am merely pointing out what most editors would point out. The discussion of the journalistic ...

In Editor's Roundtable » Hyperlite Mountain Gear Porter / Expedition Pack Review
January 12, 8:01am

All Reader Reviews by John Frederick Anderson

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Mountain Laurel Designs SoloMid Cuben
MLD SoloMid Cuben Review I like my SoloMid, especially the weight, but it is a compromise, but a compromise that specialist equipment requires the user to understand and live with. I have the yell...

In Shelters - Tarps & Floorless
August 23, 4:00pm

Golite Ion
Golite Ion Review I know you can't buy this any more, but it really deserves a 5 out of 5 as it is easily the best pack I've used for UL adventures, if you can get all your gear in. It is ...

In Backpacks - Frameless
August 23, 3:48pm

ULA Circuit
Circuit review: I've used the new Circuit for only day hikes so far, with all my 3/4 day gear (weight: ± 9 kg, including 1.5l of water- about 20 lbs) to see how it was, and it has been really ...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
May 17, 1:49am