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John Whynot (jdw01776) - BPL Guest

My Locale Southeast Texas
About Me Hiking and backpacking (on and off) since 1976, mainly in the northeastern United States.

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All Forum Posts by John Whynot

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Re: Thanks
>>Any thoughts on ways to cut some weight? At a little over 9 lbs base weight -- just look at the other backpackers out there with huge and heavy packs, groaning up the passes, and smile t...

In Gear Lists » Maroon Bells, CO end of July gear List
July 17, 9:38pm

Re: Eaglesmere
I always enjoy reading your trip reports. I'm looking forward to being in Colorado in a few weeks...

In Post-Trip Reports » Eaglesmere
July 17, 10:38am

Re: Q for the stove experts.
Return it -- it's defective, and could fail catastrophically...

In GEAR » Q for the stove experts.
July 12, 7:26pm

Re: WTB: Thermarest Prolite XS
I don't have an XS, but I have a Therm-A-Rest ProLite Small -- 47 inches long, weighs 10.7 ounces on my scale. No leaks, stored loosely folded with the valve open in my Conduit backpack. I ...

In Gear Swap » WTB: Thermarest Prolite XS
July 12, 7:13pm

Re: Maroon Bells, CO end of July gear List
I did the loop (most of it) last year at about the same time. I spent a rest day at Snowmass Lake, and was very happy I had my OR rain mitts and rain pants, as it rained all day. I used a WM...

In Gear Lists » Maroon Bells, CO end of July gear List
July 12, 6:40pm

Re: Shirts
e-mail sent, and images posted sent...

In Gear Swap » FS -- Terramar VisaEndurance T-shirts
July 11, 10:30am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Olive Oil in carry on?
This link should take to the policy on lighters. A BIC lighter is OK as a carry-on...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Collapsable Hiking Poles on Plane
July 09, 7:42pm

FS -- Terramar VisaEndurance T-shirts
2 Terramar Pioneer T-shirts -- Men's size medium. 1 grey heather, 1 prussian blue, both short-sleeve. VisaEndurance fabric. Worn only once to try on for size, but paper hang tags removed. I a...

In Gear Swap » FS -- Terramar VisaEndurance T-shirts
July 09, 3:51pm

Re: 24?
I was thinking more of driving out early in the morning, backpacking, then driving back the next morning, so I guess it would be a bit longer than 24 hours...

In Post-Trip Reports » Pedernales State Park -- July 2 & 3
July 09, 6:12am

Re: Trip
Pedernales Falls State Park is a great place in the fall and winter when it's not so hot. I think it would be possible to do a 24 from Houston...

In Post-Trip Reports » Pedernales State Park -- July 2 & 3
July 08, 7:33pm

All Reader Reviews by John Whynot

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StickPic camera mount
A clever, well-engineered, and lightweight (0.35 ounces by my scale) gadget for mounting a camera on the tip of a trekking pole. Should work with any compact camera with a tripod socket. Works ver...

In Photography - Hiking & Backpacking Cameras
June 16, 10:55am

BPL Thorofare Trekking Pants
I purchased these as a replacement for my overbuilt Montbell Stretch Windpants. The fabric of the Trekking pants is a microgrid ripstop nylon, with a slightly textured inner surface. Size medium...

In Clothing - Raingear
December 07, 8:31pm