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KEN LARSON (KENLARSON) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Western Michigan
About Me Mounteering, climbing and backpacking and outdoor endeavors I have been engaged with since age eleven all over North America and Canada. Retired educator, researcher and outdoor facilitator. Currently dealing with Multiple Myeloma Cancer and still backpacking with the grandchildren on a "lighter note".
CityGrand Haven
StateMI
CountryUSA

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All Forum Posts by KEN LARSON

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WTB Golite Shangri-La 5 and nest
Golite Shangri-La tents will be available in Sept 2014 from GoLite

In Gear Swap » WTB Golite Shangri-La 5 and nest
August 17, 9:59am

First family backpacking trip
Adventures when you're young are the most vivid of your life, and what you do in the future will be based on them.

In Post-Trip Reports » First family backpacking trip: Dolly Sods 6-13-2014 to 6-15-2014
August 14, 10:41am

Advice for a first timer
Be safe.....Invest in a 6 -8 day reputable mountaineering course/school that deals in the type of alpinism you are interested in perusing. (E.g. NOLS, American Alpine Institute, Alpine Ascents Inte...

In Mountaineering & Alpinism » Some advice for first "real" climb
August 13, 5:19am

***FS MONT-BELL EX LIGHT DOWN JACKET - SOLD***
A change in my medical health has forced me sell the many of my backpacking items and abandon the vision I had planned for their use with the wife. This purchased this jacket last year 2012. Thi...

In Gear Swap » ***FS MONT-BELL EX LIGHT DOWN JACKET ***
August 12, 2:11pm

Dehydrating Meat
“Burger” Crumbles 1. No cooking involved and in a couple short hours you have a bag of ready to use “hamburger” that is vegetarian friendly and great for carrying in a food sack on longer ...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » dehydrating meat for resupply buckets?
August 10, 4:46pm

Dense calorie brick
Doug...GO HERE

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Tiny dense calorie brick
August 10, 2:59pm

Dense calorie brick
Take a look at these bars!! Not just a "bar" to fill in the hungry cracks of the day, rather an entire meal that would supply about 1/3 of an individual's daily nutritional needs. ...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Tiny dense calorie brick
August 10, 1:40pm

2014 Fitz Roy Parka
I also spoke with a fellow at Patagonia about the new Fitz Roy concerning down weight. His written reply after he researched the data because it was not handy.... 6.455oz 183g

In GEAR » 2014 Fitz Roy Parka
August 09, 2:43pm

2014 Fitz Roy Parka
Though this is not the 2014 model the review is something you might what to read. GO HERE

In GEAR » 2014 Fitz Roy Parka
August 04, 5:23am

"Prolite Gear - Gambler Sale"
* Restrictions: •limited to stock on hand. •not valid on Western Mountaineering, Hilleberg, Montbell, and Cascade Designs. •items already on closeout will not be discounted further during t...

In Gear Deals » Prolite Gear - Gambler Sale
August 02, 7:04am

All Reader Reviews by KEN LARSON

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123Mountain OUTDOOR EQUIPMENT
>>>>>>>>BEWARE<<<<<<<< Read the BB Business Review BELOW before you decide to purchase ITEMS from this company. BB Business Review

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
June 22, 7:19am

SOTO PRODUCTS STOVES & POCKET TORCH
Would highly recommend ANY of SOTO's products as they RATE 5 in my estimation. I have purchased and have used many of SOTO's products (STOVES: iso & white gas and POCKET TORCHES: butan...

In Stoves - Canister
May 24, 10:57am

Sawyer In-Line Filter
SP-125 PURIFIER (NOW - SP-35 PURIFIER)

In Hydration - Water Treatment
March 08, 2:15pm

MSR Mountain Safety Research HyperFlow microfilter
I purchased one of the very first MSR Hyperflow filters from REI (April08) and experienced many of the filter issues that have been mentioned (reduced output, hard pumping, backflushing difficulties a...

In Hydration - Water Treatment
February 25, 10:24am

Alpkit CarbonLite
CarbonLite hiking/trekking pole review: • I have been using “h...

In Trekking Poles
June 30, 9:06am

PossumDown Gloves (BPL Gear Shop)
I was interested in the level of warmth provided by an overmitt and wool liner combination and did some cold weather testing of hand gear for the last three days, since the temperatures in Michigan we...

In Clothing - Headwear, Handwear
November 30, 1:57pm