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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
My PDF Gear ListRough Draft gearlist - solo trips

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All Forum Posts by Tim Haynes

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Re: best hikes
I love planning my own trips, but part of the reason for posting is to get some leads on what all is out there in other parts of the country... and I trust folks here more than folks on Backpacker ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » What are the best 50-150 mile hikes in the country?
November 11, 10:38am

What are the best 50-150 mile hikes in the country?
I'm sure most folks here have day jobs that make it hard to escape for a month at a time into the wilderness... however, 7-10 days is very possible for most of us, with the proper planning. To ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » What are the best 50-150 mile hikes in the country?
November 11, 8:38am

Re: lightweight pack
Trevor, I just went through this same process, and had several offers come in (all now sold). It looked like the best packs that hit this pricerange (lightly used)are probably going to be the GoLi...

In Gear Swap » WTB: Lightweight Pack
November 11, 8:26am

Re: Echo for the Montane
The Montane Slipstream is available right now (stateside) for less than $60 (Bing gives another ~$7 back), and that's 3 oz. of Pertex Quantum windstopping... I've been seriously considering...

In GEAR » Wich windshirt is the most breathable?
November 11, 8:09am

Re: fire on the beach
Justin, That sounds great -- as long as a fire is involved somehow, that's fine. And a fire on the beach is pretty awesome. low risk of fire hazard, plenty of water ready, and the view tends t...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Suggestions
November 10, 4:15pm

WTB: Z-Lite (any size) or Ridgerest Deluxe Large (used is fine), or similar total area worth of CCF
Anyone have a relatively new Z-Lite (any size) or a large-sized ridgerest, ridgerest deluxe, or similar foam pad -- used is great, as long as it doesn't smell funky. Just looking for a large, c...

In Gear Swap » WTB: Ridgerest Deluxe Large (used is fine), or similar total area worth of CCF
November 10, 3:05pm

Re: bump
Any thoughts out there? It seems rare for their bunch to be so quiet. Thanks again.

In GEAR » MH Helion 2 tent -- anyone use it?
November 10, 2:44pm

Re: Suggestions for taking newbies hiking
Almost all the trips I go on involve taking less experienced people hiking, and planning for multiple people other than myself -- really ups the stress level and planning, since there is that added...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Suggestions
November 10, 1:51pm

Re: TJMaxx
Dropped in a TJMaxx last night, based on this thread, and the only thing of interest was a lot of Icebreaker and Smartwool socks... Icebreaker hiking socks for $7 is pretty decent. One or two Cloud...

In Gear Deals » Marmot Baselayers @ TJ Maxx
November 10, 9:51am

Re: canister fuel ratios
I've got no info to offer, but do have a question: theoretically/practically, what ratio would go down to the lowest temps? I'm not familiar enough with the effect of different blends to kn...

In GEAR » Canister Fuel Ratios
November 10, 9:34am

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