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Eugene Smith (Eugeneius) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Nuevo Mexico
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CityLas Cruces
StateNew Mexico
My Website URLhttp://desertpaincave.blogspot.com
My PDF Gear List2 year old outdated gear list that needs to be updated badly

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All Forum Posts by Eugene Smith

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"EXTENSIVE pack modification"
Show the goods!

In Make Your Own Gear » EXTENSIVE pack modification
February 06, 6:47am

"The North Face sucks"
I don't know Sarah, I do think there are several companies in the outdoor industry whose commerce practices are different from the next guy. Many people here on this forum purchase from Mounta...

In GEAR » The North Face sucks
January 30, 2:59pm

"The North Face sucks"
Really what? I'm not sure what that link is supposed to inform us about Andy, or do you really dig the E-Tip glove?

In GEAR » The North Face sucks
January 30, 2:02pm

"The North Face sucks"
@ Michael Q: North Face makes perfectly fine and quality outdoor wear and gear. It really depends on how you want your clothing to complement your outdoor activities, look carefully and you&#...

In GEAR » The North Face sucks
January 30, 1:26pm

"Walking across Iran"
Excellent link. I haven't seen Iran from this perspective, the land looks beautiful. Honestly, regardless of how Mark acquired access into Iran for a solo trek is superfluous to the journey o...

In Post-Trip Reports » Walking across Iran
January 29, 11:23am

"BPL Beartooth Hoody.....$60"
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In Gear Swap » BPL Beartooth Hoody.....$60
January 27, 10:08pm

"What's your favorite rain jacket?"
Marmot Mica is a good option for relative featureless simplicity and low weight. Nice hood, adjustable cuffs, better cut and fit than the Driducks. No pit zips, just 2 zippered hand pockets which...

In GEAR » What's your favorite rain jacket?
January 27, 9:46pm

"Training for a speed hike."
Heed Arts' advice, he's pretty spot on. You definitely need an increase in your daily mileage and cumulative mileage weekly. 40+ miles per WEEK, not per month (as stated as your current a...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Training for a speed hike.
January 27, 9:35pm

"equinox pack"
I agree Sean. Fully featured, nice volume. I really like the choice of colors too. I'm interested in the backpanel and hipbelt design, I couldn't find a thumbnail for that image on the w...

In GEAR » equinox pack
January 23, 1:07pm

"Golite has Officially Lost Their Mind"
What definitely isn't very "Golite" about Golite is the last time I was on a flight from Detroit back to El Paso I found a full page Golite advertisement in the SkyMall in-flight publ...

In GEAR » Golite has Officially Lost Their Mind
January 23, 5:41am

All Reader Reviews by Eugene Smith

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Mountain Laurel Designs
Ron had my MLD Spinnaker Monk tarp repaired and improved upon free of charge with reinforced tieouts in 1 week, from shipping to Rons' shop, sewn, and shipped back to me, one week! This would nev...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
June 10, 9:43pm

Golite Shangri La 1
I have owned the Golite Shangri La 1 for several months now and have used it on about 3 trips so far in the desert southwest with variable weather conditions in the mountains and lower regions. F...

In Shelters - Tarps & Floorless
May 16, 7:20am

Western Mountaineering Megalite
I recently used the WM Megalite on a 5 day trip through the Gila with temps at night ranging from the mid 20's to the lower 40's. Light wind was present each evening and the bag and draft tub...

In Sleeping Bags - Mummy & Other
April 13, 10:00pm