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Tim Haynes (timalan) - BPL Guest

My Locale Mid Atlantic
About Me Early 30s, newly married, work in communications with children's hospitals around the country. Relatively new to lightweight philosophies, but excited to learn and teach others.
CityAlexandria
StateVA
CountryUSA
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All Forum Posts by Tim Haynes

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three tents for sale. tarp tents
You've got mail with a question on the Quarter Dome. Thanks.

In Gear Swap » three tents for sale. tarp tents
April 10, 1:58pm

Dead Birds vs. Westcomb
For what it's worth, I've got a couple of Arc'Teryx products: a wool baselayer and a pair of hiking/climbing shorts. I got them at 50+% off and they've worked well for the 3-4 years...

In GEAR » Should I be carrying more Dead Birds?
February 21, 1:09pm

Luci: 4oz pop-up, solar-powered lamp -- anyone tried one?
I saw this article on Co.Design about a startup that is making a 4-oz, pop-up, solar-charged lamp for use in third world countries. The company is using the, now-common, "buy one-in the 1st...

In GEAR » Luci: 4oz pop-up, solar-powered lamp -- anyone tried one?
February 21, 9:12am

LeftLaneSports
Nate, From what the site says, it should have shown up as a $10 credit in your account on the site. Here's how there site describes it: Give $10 Each invitation you send includes an instan...

In Gear Deals » LeftLaneSports - Ibex merino wool sale ~50% off
January 25, 9:46am

Ibex merino wool sales ~50% off
In my experience wool doesn't go on sale too often, and Ibex matches Icebreaker for my favorite wool gear, so I don't have any trouble recommending them. Left Lane Sports has about 50 I...

In Gear Deals » LeftLaneSports - Ibex merino wool sale ~50% off
January 24, 10:05am

Sierra Designs Cloud 15 Review
My initial questions are similar to Ray's -- basically, why is there no info about this bag's performance? No real specs? No testing notes from the field? Pictures and poetic cloud analo...

In Editor's Roundtable » Sierra Designs Cloud 15 Review
January 23, 1:30pm

Montane Mohawk eVent jacket $150
I just noticed that since my first post, they dropped the price of the Montane Mohawk eVent jacket from $220 to $150... retail is $500, and right now, they have it in all sizes from S-XXL... Des...

In Gear Deals » OR summit sacks, montane jackets, Inov-8, vivobarefoot, other sales at The Clymb
January 10, 11:21am

OR summit sacks, montane jackets, Inov-8, vivobarefoot, other sales at The Clymb
I know The Clymb pops up often on deal threads, and I seldom feel that the sales are worth sharing, but in looking through the site today, there are a bunch of items that would appeal to this commu...

In Gear Deals » OR summit sacks, montane jackets, Inov-8, vivobarefoot, other sales at The Clymb
January 10, 10:50am

I/O Merino Black Friday Sale (wool boxers & boyshorts for ~$10/each)
I don't have any of their stuff, but the prices on boxers is too good to pass up. Same for "boy briefs" for my wife. Markdown on both is from $40 to $15 per pair, with great choices i...

In Gear Deals » I/O Merino Black Friday Sale
November 21, 12:48pm

Original Black Rock Hats $55
Last year for our first anniversary, I took my wife on a trip up to the Dolly Sods in West Virginia. I got us matching Black Rock hats as our anniversary gift, and they are AWESOME. Evan, who de...

In Gear Deals » Original Black Rock Hats $55
November 09, 10:48am

All Reader Reviews by Tim Haynes

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Camp Xenon 4
New for spring/summer 2011, I was really excited about the Camp Xenon 4 poles. They looked like the best value/weight option on the market, so I was really excited to try them out. The 120cm poles spe...

In Trekking Poles
October 18, 10:59am

Stoic LTWT Sleeping Pad - short
I recently picked up a pair of these when they were a good price (~$20/each); I usually use Z-Rests, but my wife prefers an inflatable mat, and these fit the bill for cost/weight/value. shape is nicel...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
October 06, 1:56pm

Big Agnes Pumphouse Multi-Use Dry Sack and Pad Pump
I agree with previous reviews that this bag only does one thing well -- put air in your sleeping pad. That said, I bring it along on most trips with friends, and it makes it easier for many people -- ...

In Miscellaneous Products
March 09, 10:48am