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Greyson Howard (Greyhound) - BPL Guest

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About Me Backpacker, hiker, camper, climber, backcountry skier, mountain biker who writes, takes pictures and video.
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All Forum Posts by Greyson Howard

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Re: Re: Camera Bag
alright, here is what I am working with. Camera is a Canon S3 IS that arives tomorrow (friday). Somewhere in size between an slr and a point and shoot (I call it an ultralight slr). I have an old ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Camera Bag
July 20, 8:44pm

Re: Re: Longest Lasting Sun Block
I didn't feel sticky/greasy at all and didn't feel a need to remove it, like I said, one days coverage worked for two days of backpacking, and I burn relativly easily, so I am impressed.

In GEAR » Longest Lasting Sun Block
July 12, 11:17pm

Re: Longest Lasting Sun Block
I tried the REI ONE sunblock on a trip in the high sierras with a lot of sun comming down and reflecting up off of the snow. One application the morning of the trip, 2 days of hiking, and I was sti...

In GEAR » Longest Lasting Sun Block
July 11, 10:12pm

Camera Bag
I am new to do it yourself gear, having just made and used my first supercat stove. I'm buying a new camera, and I'm not impressed with the cases they come with, so I was thinking of making my own...

In Make Your Own Gear » Camera Bag
July 06, 9:08pm

Air only pad
I have an insul mat max compact without insulation, and start to get cold under 40. I bought a 1/8 thinlight pad from gossamer and went on a two nighter. The first night I put the gossamer gear th...

In GEAR » UL Sleeping Pad - Thermarest Ridge Rest vs Gossamer Nighlight vs Others
June 22, 7:48pm

ULA Arctic 1000 pack
I'm surprised there hasn't been a thread on this yet (I appologize if there is and I missed it), but how freaken cool is the ULA drybag set up being used for the Arctic 1000? If they produced it, I...

In GEAR » ULA Arctic 1000 pack
June 22, 7:39pm

All Reader Reviews by Greyson Howard

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Jacks R Better No Sniveller quilt
I have used this quilt 15 nights this summer, all in the northern Sierra in the greater Lake Tahoe area. Temperatures were between the low 30's and the high 40's. The quilt was used in con...

In Sleeping Bags - Quilts & Top Bags
August 17, 7:28pm

Six Moon Designs Comet
I have used this pack a total of 17 days this summer, including 15 on a thru-hike of the Tahoe Rim Trail. The pack volume and design suit my needs perfectly for carrying up to 5 days worth of food,...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
August 17, 7:18pm

Titanium Goat Basic Bivy
This review is for the large bivy with the old-style bug headnet (a mesh headnet bag sewn across the chest, pulled over the head, under the bivy). This is the best value hands down in water resista...

In Shelters - Bivy Sacks
August 17, 7:07pm

Mountain Hardwear Phantom 32 F, 800 down
The phantom 32 was my first light-weight item, and is still my favorite. Loft is great, the hood fits great, and there is enough room for me to add a down jacket or vest. The one downside is the .85 ...

In Sleeping Bags - Mummy & Other
December 13, 11:34pm

REI Minimalist Bivy Sack
During the time I have used this bivy, I have experienced no condensation, even when the single wall tent I was in was dripping. I have not found a great solution to getting the bug-mesh away from my...

In Shelters - Bivy Sacks
December 10, 12:09am

02 Rainwear Rain Suit
I've spent 3 solid days in this rain suit in a storm in Point Reyes, and one in the Sierra foothills. The suit was totally water and windproof, breathed very well (sweat only under pack straps and...

In Clothing - Raingear
December 07, 10:05pm

Golite Den 2
Similar to tarptent designs, but no vestibule and made out of Golite's heavy-duty silnylon, so it weighs a little more (3.5 lbs). I have used it in Tahoe National Forest where it was used for me and a...

In Shelters - Single Wall Tents
November 25, 11:08pm

Pacific Outdoor Equipment Max Compact
I found this pad to be extremely comfortable (better than the bed I slept on through college), but it doesn't take much to get a chill through it. I bought a Gossamer Gear Thinlight pad for insulation...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
November 25, 11:01pm