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James Patsalides (james@patsalides.com) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale New England
About Me British fella living in New England. Restarted hiking kick early in 2009 after a lot of years off. Trying to get my 3 year old out on the trail as much as possible. Goals are to hike at least twice a month, every month, with at least one overnight, and ultimately to thru hike the AT by the time I'm 50.

+ Leave No Trace Master Educator.
+ SOLO certified Wilderness First Aider.
+ BPL Wilderness Skills School Alum.
+ Learning/leadership/creativity consultant in real life.
CityManchester
StateConnecticut
CountryUSA
My PDF Gear ListCurrent Gear List - August 2009

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All Forum Posts by James Patsalides

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re: FS: Marmot Precip SOLD
Payment received. Thanks!

In Gear Swap » FS: Marmot Precip (Forest Green Men's Medium)
August 24, 8:58pm

re: Grad School
Jacob, Hi! So, the key if you want to teach "grade school" is: which grades and what subjects? For secondary (grade 7-12) you need a specific subject focus - to be a "highly q...

In Chaff » Graduate Schools?
August 23, 12:02pm

Re: FS: Ti Nails
Dug, Hey! Sent you a couple of PMs... you gotta pay if you wanna stake. Email me james (at) patsalides (dot) com, or get in touch and let me know if you still want these? Cheers! Regards, Ja...

In Gear Swap » FS: Ti Nails
August 22, 5:07pm

Re: fs: marmot precip
Hi! Medium would work fine, I think. I'm 5'8" and 200lbs and it fit me fine over just a base layer. A little tight over a mid or a fleece. Probably be fine for you at 165. I'v...

In Gear Swap » FS: Marmot Precip (Forest Green Men's Medium)
August 20, 8:51pm

Re: FS: Salomon XA Comp 3
*** SOLD to Victor L, pending payment ***

In Gear Swap » FS: Salomon XA Comp 3
August 19, 7:01pm

Re: FS: Salomon XA Comp 3
Victor L: - Just PM'd you - haven't heard from you since your initial PM. Please confirm by email that you want the shoes by 4pm (eastern) today (Thursday), and they're yours. If I d...

In Gear Swap » FS: Salomon XA Comp 3
August 19, 5:58am

Re: FS: Salomon XA Comp 3
Additional picture of soles of the shoes, as requested. Let me know if you want to take 'em! Email me on james (at) patsalides (dot) com. Cheers.

In Gear Swap » FS: Salomon XA Comp 3
August 18, 9:07pm

FS: Marmot Precip: PRICE DROP!
This is still available - been sitting in my closet untouched since April! $55 shipped CONUS.

In Gear Swap » FS: Marmot Precip (Forest Green Men's Medium)
August 18, 10:00am

FS: Salomon XA Comp 3
Size 10.5 (US) Men's Salomon XA Comp 3 w/ contagrip sole. Lace system replaced with regular laces. Great shape, used twice for road hiking - never seen a puddle or a trail. Too narrow for my ul...

In Gear Swap » FS: Salomon XA Comp 3
August 18, 9:49am

re: FS: Ti Nails
Travis, LOL. I have this: http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackinglight/forums/thread_display.html?forum_thread_id=35506... perhaps you could make him buy a new bivy tent thingy!??? ...

In Gear Swap » FS: Ti Nails
August 18, 6:50am

All Reader Reviews by James Patsalides

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Aquaclip Aquaclip (black)
This little piece of plastic is unbelievable. It clips onto your plastic water bottle (aquafina or smartwater etc), then slides over your belt, pack strap or clip, sternum strap... wherever! If you...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
May 21, 9:37am

Berghaus C7-65+10
Used this bag for a couple of years on numerous hiking trips BEFORE getting into lightweight backpacking. As an example of a traditional backpack, it is one of the best out there. Berghaus' biof...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
December 20, 12:54pm

IKEA Plastic Cup (Orange)
This super-cheap lightweight plastic cup form IKEA has become a core part of my cooking and eating system. The cup weights 1oz, and is insulating enough to use for tea or coffee, as well as cold drin...

In Cookware - Other
December 20, 12:36pm

Glaceau Smart Water 1 Liter bottle
I started using these bottles in the late summer and I love them. I now have 3, 2x 1L and 1x 0.6L version. Two of them fit perfectly into the side pocket of my golite jam, or one slides perfectly do...

In Hydration - Water Storage Containers
December 20, 12:28pm

Berghaus Tech T Long Sleeve
The Berghaus tech T long sleeve base layer is a top quality lightweight synthetic base layer designed by one of Europe's premier gear manufacturers. This is a summer base layer, roughly equivalen...

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - SYNTHETIC
December 15, 11:22am

Gossamer Gear SpinnTwinn Tarp
The SpinnTwinn has now become my primary tarp for solo use. The quality is outstanding, perfect stitching, strong tie-outs, the new cord locks are great. Matched up with 8x titanium nails and my LT4 t...

In Shelters - Tarps & Floorless
December 10, 7:35am

Cocoon Pro 90 Quilt
First, I have to state for the record that this is my first quilt, so my review may be biassed by my happy transformational transition from bags to quilts! I have used this quilt as part of an in...

In Sleeping Bags - Quilts & Top Bags
December 08, 7:57pm

Golite Jam
If, like me, you're starting the journey into SUL backpacking, this is the perfect starter pack. Good size for a multi-day, but not so huge that you are tempted to put extra stuff into the pack. A...

In Backpacks - Frameless
September 10, 11:34am