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Kari Post (karipost) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale New Hampshire
About Me I'm a nature lover and adventurer at heart, and love all kinds of outdoor activities including backpacking, running, biking, hiking, paddling, and climbing. I work as an outdoor experiential educator for several different organizations and am also a freelance nature and wildlife photographer and writer.
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Still available?
Considering purchasing this pack, although I think I might need a MEDIUM.

In Gear Swap » FS-Osprey Ariel 75-$125
June 04, 6:35am

Still Looking!
Still looking for these items! Please let me know if you have one for sale or see any. Thanks!

In Gear Swap » Wanted: Arc'Teryx Altra and Hennessy Hyperlite Hammock
June 04, 6:20am

Wanted: Arc'Teryx Altra and Hennessy Hyperlite Hammock
I'm looking for a sweet deal on the following: Arc'Teryx Altra 75, size regular Hennessy Hyperlight Hammock with Snake Skins Please let me know if you come across any.

In Gear Swap » Wanted: Arc'Teryx Altra and Hennessy Hyperlite Hammock
June 06, 5:17pm

Moved to New Hampshire
Hi all! I moved to southwestern NH last year and have met a lot of awesome people since moving, but just discovered this forum and thought I'd post to see if anyone has any interest in explorin...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Moved to New Hampshire
May 19, 5:59am

Cocoon Down Pillow
Have it... hate it... it just compresses under my head like there is nothing there at all I'd be happy to find it a new home

In GEAR » Pillow woes
May 18, 9:24pm

Lightweight Bear Canisters
Last summer, I led a couple backpacking trips in the Adirondacks High Peaks and used bear canisters for the first time. I found them heavy, but easy to use, and they are a requirement in many areas...

In GEAR » Lightweight Bear Canisters
February 28, 7:26am

Women's Packs vs Men's/Unisex Packs
The pack I currently use is an Osprey Talon 44 and I find it to be very comfortable. I have an unused Osprey Ariel 55 that I ordered online and never took the tags off of. After trying it on I ju...

In GEAR » Women's Packs vs Men's/Unisex Packs
April 20, 7:18am

Thanks for your thoughts. At home in ordinary everyday life I go days without cooking. I have a good number of friends that need "real food" but I can live off of sandwiches, fruit, yog...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » No Cook Trips
April 19, 9:32pm

I should also mention that I used my 15 degree bag in 12-17 degree temps (with a 3 inch REI camp pad however) and was fine. I think a 30 or 40 degree bag may be the way to go (or a quilt), but whi...

In GEAR » Sleeping Bag / Quilt Suggestions for Summer in Algonquin
April 19, 7:15am

Capacity (Volume vs Weight)
Great point Bob. I used my Talon 44 for my overnight this weekend, and although it wasn't heavy at all (about 15 lbs before consumables with me carrying all of the shared gear between me and m...

In GEAR » Six Moon Designs Pack Sizing
April 19, 7:10am

All Reader Reviews by Kari Post

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Tarptent Scarp 2
I purchased my Scarp 2 from Henry Shires of Tarptent in 2009 for use on a cross country bike trip. Overall, I have probably camped more than 80 nights in this tent in conditions ranging from low 20s i...

In Shelters - Double Wall Tents
May 17, 9:35am

Big Agnes Seedhouse SL2
I don't own this tent but camped in it with a friend while backpacking through Rocky Mountain National Park in May. We went on a 3 day/2 night trip that started on a 65 degree and sunny day and en...

In Shelters - Double Wall Tents
May 17, 9:15am

Osprey Talon 44
I love this pack. I find it to be very comfortable carrying up to about 20 lbs or so, but haven't packed much more into it to fairly judge how it would do with more weight. I like that this pack...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
January 24, 3:36pm