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Joe Clement (skinewmexico) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Southwest
About Me Old Eagle scout trying to go light to prevent a heart attack
CityMidland
StateTexas

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All Forum Posts by Joe Clement

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Adults
I just bought that DVD from Gossamer Gear about "Lighten Up", show them that some meeting.

In Backpacking Light with Scouts » How do you lighten up Adults
October 01, 7:56pm

Adults
I would just explain the options, and let them figure it out. If they don't like carrying a heavier tent, they'll adapt.

In Backpacking Light with Scouts » How do you lighten up Adults
October 01, 12:51pm

Tent
I don't think 8 oz should be a dealbreaker on a thru-hike. And I can see the camping experience being much, much better if the GF is happy.

In GEAR » Tarptent Recommendations?
October 01, 11:36am

Rocks
Bury, and cover with rocks. Deer won't move that.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » caching water in high desert
September 29, 4:16pm

Whisper
So what is the story on the Gossamer Gear pack? Sold? G5? G6? Got a pic?

In Gear Swap » FS: TarpTent, Vapr side zip bivy, GG pack, GoLite, UL60, GG poles and more
September 29, 4:13pm

Jam2
Got the pack, looks great, exactly as described. A pleasure doing business with you.

In Gear Swap » FS: Stuff
September 29, 12:49pm

Concolences
You're in my prayers, Christopher. I know several people who have had good experiences with MD Anderson Hospital in Houston.

In Chaff » Cancer Treatment Centers of America
September 28, 9:19pm

Off topic
So where were you in Northern NM?

In GEAR » Quilt cost - I don't get it.......
September 27, 10:59pm

Quilt
So does anyone have any experience with the Golite Ultra 20? It's more in my price range.........

In GEAR » Quilt cost - I don't get it.......
September 27, 8:07pm

aaa
I need a pot holder like that

In GEAR » ULTRALITE SICKNESS
September 27, 7:34pm

All Reader Reviews by Joe Clement

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Marmot Atom Mens Regular 40 Degree
Nice bag. 1/2 zipper is kind of a pain, and makes it hard to use as a quilt. Seems true to rating.

In Sleeping Bags - Quilts & Top Bags
June 26, 10:24pm

ULA Catalyst
Replaced my Exos 58 with this, much more comfortable, with more weight. Got a deal on a 2008 model, and added the dual stays. A lot bigger pack than I'll use most of the time. Gained some weight o...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
September 07, 8:53pm

ULA Circuit
Switched to this for more durability, and the ability to carry more water in the desert. Works like a champ, and you couldn't ask for better customer service.

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
September 07, 8:50pm

Osprey Exos 58
I have to ding it a little for the hip belt. I think the hip belts on the large runs small, because it didn't wrap around me enough to be effective. And that may not be fair to ding it, because al...

In Backpacks - External Frame
September 07, 8:46pm

TarpTent
Tolerated my questions and suggestions for design improvements, and never laughed once. Called my cell phone after an email question about tent set up, requested emails pics, diagnosed the problem, an...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
July 17, 12:11am

SteepandCheap.Com SteepandCheap.Com
Great deals, lightening fast shipping.

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
July 17, 12:06am

ULA Equipment
Got both a Catalyst and Circuit. Great phone service, answering questions. Sent an email when the new Circuit came, and Casey called me on my cell phone within 24 hours. I almost didn't answer, si...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
July 17, 12:05am

Pro Lite Gear customer service
Had a problem with an underfilled Ultra 20, never a question about making it right.

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
July 17, 12:00am

Gossamer Gear
Quick to answer questions, and even call you back. Hard to beat. Retrofit my Mariposa with the new aluminum stay for next to nothing, and had it back in a week. Service and products so good, I am will...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
July 16, 11:59pm

Golite Ultra 20
Mine kept me warm in the upper 20s, so I'm happy. I'm not completely sure it would reach 20, and keep you warm for 8 hours. But it's a great product for a great price.

In Sleeping Bags - Quilts & Top Bags
December 07, 12:17am