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James Neal (Laien) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale Ozarks
About Me Military brat. I've been backpacking going on 40 years. Retired 11B. Currently employed as an ER nurse. I have 2 Australian Shepherds that are my companions.

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Not so fast
There are still millions of Muslims worldwide that despise the United States and many that are actively pursuing our destruction.

In Chaff » Bin laden dead
May 01, 10:09pm

At one time this was called streaking. Not legal in all states, by the way. I couldn't resist.

In GEAR » Fastpacking Gear
May 01, 9:37pm

Cache la Poudre
There are lot's of trails up the canyon of the Cache la Poudre.

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Fort Collins, Colorado
May 01, 7:26pm

Good enough
Thanks, Bob. I apologize for the rabbit chasing. I have to say that I have learned a lot in a short time here and spent a lot of money. However, my trips are much more enjoyable now that I don&#...

In GEAR » Fastpacking Gear
May 01, 5:59pm

Nooobie question
I'm relatively new to this light weight backpacking and I'm curious about who would have the "authority" to set these definitions? Is there some sort of organization? I have been ...

In GEAR » Fastpacking Gear
May 01, 5:27pm

Light weight down quilts
I have a Golite 1 season quilt that weighs 17oz. It's rated to 40*, but I think it could easily go lower. Adam at Hammock Gear makes a top quilt called the Summer Burrow that has a cinch at...

In GEAR » Ultra-ultralight sleep system for summer heat
May 01, 11:46am

I just got a medium today from a BPL member. I was surprised to find one. I have only loaded my gear, food and water, and walked around the neighborhood with the dogs. I really, really like this pa...

In Gear Swap » WTB: MLD Burn Size L
April 30, 10:01pm

HMG Windrider
If you don't mind last year's model, they are available for the same price as the OHM. Just check out the special deals on their home page. My apologies. I didn't notice this had alr...

In GEAR » A new pack - I know what I want, but don't know what to get.
April 30, 8:45pm

Summer gear
This is what I'll be carrying in the Ozarks this summer. 7x9 Zpacks tarp w/guylines and stakes-6.7oz. Oware Hot Weather Bivysack-5.4oz. Sea to Summit Reactor-9oz. Thermarest Neoair (small...

In GEAR » Ultra-ultralight sleep system for summer heat
April 29, 8:05pm

Ticks and chiggers
"The cold will kill off the chiggers." Little as those buggers are, they can drive one stark raving mad. I think the cold affects the chiggers more than the ticks. This past winter the...

In Gear Lists » Summer in the Ozarks; Need help choosing a backpack.
April 27, 12:35pm

All Reader Reviews by James Neal

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Trail Designs Customer Service
I just received a Sidewinder with a Evernew .9 L pot, inferno, and floor. What a nice little kit. After a half a dozen emails with Rand, I decided on this set up. Rand was very helpful in helping me m...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
April 14, 1:42pm

ULA Equipment
I recently purchased a Circuit from Chris at ULA and the experience was very pleasant. He answered all my questions and helped me decide which pack fit my needs the best. I then received my pack in le...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
April 14, 1:21pm