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James Patsalides ( - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale New England
About Me British fella living in New England. Restarted hiking kick early in 2009 after a lot of years off. Trying to get my 3 year old out on the trail as much as possible. Goals are to hike at least twice a month, every month, with at least one overnight, and ultimately to thru hike the AT by the time I'm 50.

+ Leave No Trace Master Educator.
+ SOLO certified Wilderness First Aider.
+ BPL Wilderness Skills School Alum.
+ Learning/leadership/creativity consultant in real life.
My PDF Gear ListCurrent Gear List - August 2009

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All Forum Posts by James Patsalides

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PIF: OR Short Gaiters
1. The item offered below is free but you must pay shipping 2. You must also "Pay it Forward" by posting something free (must be worth the cost of shipping). 3. Your "Pay it Forwar...

In Gear Swap » PIF: OR Short Gaiters
January 04, 6:21am

WTB: Northern Lites QuickSilver 30s or Backcountry Snow Shoes
I'm interested in purchasing a set of used, but in great shape, Northern Lite snow shoes. I think the QuickSilver 30s would be ideal, but would be willing to take a set of Backcountry or Backc...

In Gear Swap » WTB: Northern Lites QuickSilver 30s or Backcountry Snow Shoes
January 04, 6:13am

re: FS: BPL Cocoon Hoody, pants, gloves, socks
PM & Payment sent on Cocoon Hoody. :-)

In Gear Swap » FS: BPL Cocoon Hoody, pants, gloves, socks
January 03, 6:53am

Hydropel - yummy!
Pm sent. Sold

In Gear Swap » Hydropel -- 2 oz tube -- New -- $15 inc shipping
December 23, 3:16pm

No worries, mate. Good luck on the journey!

In Gear Swap » WTB Bivy
December 13, 5:35pm

re: Red Rock Canyon Nevada?
Thanks, James & Andrew, I'm (likely) attending a the Kagan Cooperative Learning Academy workshops, Feb 18-21. Just waiting for confirmation of funding from my school district. They have ...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Red Rock Canyon Nevada?
December 13, 1:22pm

re: WTB Bivy
Shane, Hey! I have a VAPR Quantum Bivy, long with the zip-in bug "face plate". Perfect condition, used it a few times. I'd sell for $150 shipped CONUS if you're interested. ~...

In Gear Swap » WTB Bivy
December 13, 9:58am

Red Rock Canyon Nevada?
Hey Guys! Has anyone backpacked Red Rock Canyon National Rec. Area in Nevada? It looks like I'm going to be in Vegas for a conference in February and might try to add a couple of days and so ...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Red Rock Canyon Nevada?
December 13, 8:24am

FS: Nemo Gogo Bivy
Really cool Nemo Gogo bivy for sale. This is the groovy, conversation starting, practical, solo size bivy tent with the amazing air-beam technology. Used a few times but in perfect condition. Pa...

In Gear Swap » FS: Nemo Gogo Bivy
August 25, 7:06am

Re: FS: Ti Nails @ DUG!
Dug, I now have two folks in line for these and it has been a week since you agreed to buy them. Please send paypal today or they'll have to go to the first in line. Thanks, mate! Cheers, J...

In Gear Swap » FS: Ti Nails
August 25, 6:57am

All Reader Reviews by James Patsalides

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Aquaclip Aquaclip (black)
This little piece of plastic is unbelievable. It clips onto your plastic water bottle (aquafina or smartwater etc), then slides over your belt, pack strap or clip, sternum strap... wherever! If you...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
May 21, 9:37am

Berghaus C7-65+10
Used this bag for a couple of years on numerous hiking trips BEFORE getting into lightweight backpacking. As an example of a traditional backpack, it is one of the best out there. Berghaus' biof...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
December 20, 12:54pm

IKEA Plastic Cup (Orange)
This super-cheap lightweight plastic cup form IKEA has become a core part of my cooking and eating system. The cup weights 1oz, and is insulating enough to use for tea or coffee, as well as cold drin...

In Cookware - Other
December 20, 12:36pm

Glaceau Smart Water 1 Liter bottle
I started using these bottles in the late summer and I love them. I now have 3, 2x 1L and 1x 0.6L version. Two of them fit perfectly into the side pocket of my golite jam, or one slides perfectly do...

In Hydration - Water Storage Containers
December 20, 12:28pm

Berghaus Tech T Long Sleeve
The Berghaus tech T long sleeve base layer is a top quality lightweight synthetic base layer designed by one of Europe's premier gear manufacturers. This is a summer base layer, roughly equivalen...

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - SYNTHETIC
December 15, 11:22am

Gossamer Gear SpinnTwinn Tarp
The SpinnTwinn has now become my primary tarp for solo use. The quality is outstanding, perfect stitching, strong tie-outs, the new cord locks are great. Matched up with 8x titanium nails and my LT4 t...

In Shelters - Tarps & Floorless
December 10, 7:35am

Cocoon Pro 90 Quilt
First, I have to state for the record that this is my first quilt, so my review may be biassed by my happy transformational transition from bags to quilts! I have used this quilt as part of an in...

In Sleeping Bags - Quilts & Top Bags
December 08, 7:57pm

Golite Jam
If, like me, you're starting the journey into SUL backpacking, this is the perfect starter pack. Good size for a multi-day, but not so huge that you are tempted to put extra stuff into the pack. A...

In Backpacks - Frameless
September 10, 11:34am