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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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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

"Hyperlite Mountain Gear Porter / Expedition Pack Review"
As someone on the fence about joining back up here, it is good to see more content and was tempted by the review to look at the free three paragraphs you can read as a non member. The tone and sty...

In Editor's Roundtable » Hyperlite Mountain Gear Porter / Expedition Pack Review
January 12, 7:17am

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