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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
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StateTexas

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Sterno cook pot and stand
I remember the coffee can with the bailing wire handle too Jim. We just threw it away after every trip.

In GEAR » Sterno cook pot and stand
December 20, 2:53pm

Sterno cook pot and stand
I have one of those Sterno stoves like that somewhere, but I never backpacked with it. The real UL way to cook was over a wood fire.

In GEAR » Sterno cook pot and stand
December 20, 12:04pm

THE 10 BIGGEST FITNESS MYTHS - Outside
I think the USTA quit recommending static stretching back in the 90s, and started recommending dynamic stretching. There are several studies out showing a loss of power due to stretching before exe...

In Philosophy & Technique » THE 10 BIGGEST FITNESS MYTHS - Outside
December 20, 8:24am

Good softshell choice
Oh, who needs a dead bird on their jacket in the wilderness? I hope they work, I had to order one for my son at $39.

In GEAR » Good softshell choice?
December 19, 5:30pm

A blog post you'll probably enjoy
I liked it.

In Philosophy & Technique » A blog post you'll probably enjoy
December 19, 10:17am

Went for a day hike...
I always thought you were supposed to wrap the duct tape around your foot, so you couldn't slide forward and blow the toes out. Learn something every day. I'm glad to see someone besides me...

In Winter Hiking » Went for a day hike...started 9F, high of 29F, ended 23F. Documenting what worked, what didn't for clothing
December 19, 10:11am

Talk me out of an Exos 58
Cool pack, but I thought the hip belt was going to cut me in half. I wanted the Exos to work so badly that I bought a 46 and a 58. My skinny buddy loves my 58 now. Sold both to finance a ULA Cataly...

In GEAR » Talk me out of an Exos 58
December 16, 8:29am

GoPro HD Helmet HERO Camera
We made it thru the crack, just had to chimney a ways over some water. It was a lot of fun for 2 dorks from the Texas Panhandle. The stills have a bit of a fisheye, which is a bit irritating. I did...

In Photography » GoPro HD Helmet HERO Camera
December 12, 10:57pm

2012 MLD NEWT PACK
Cool pack, although I can't look at that name without thinking of Monty Python.

In Gear Deals » 2012 MLD NEWT PACK
December 12, 6:48pm

GoPro HD Helmet HERO Camera
Old thread, I know............but I wouldn't call it unwatchable. http://www.facebook.com/#!/video/video.php?v=2618408378280

In Photography » GoPro HD Helmet HERO Camera
December 12, 6:32pm

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