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Kari Post (karipost) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale New Hampshire
About Me I'm a nature lover and adventurer at heart, and love all kinds of outdoor activities including backpacking, running, biking, hiking, paddling, and climbing. I work as an outdoor experiential educator for several different organizations and am also a freelance nature and wildlife photographer and writer.
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All Forum Posts by Kari Post

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Scarp setup
Franco, thanks for the video. After seeing the smaller dimensions of the Scarp 1, I think the issue I'm having is getting the tension right from corner to corner with the stays and rigging tha...

In GEAR » tarptent in the winter?
April 19, 7:03am

Educational Non-Profits
I've worked for, volunteered for, and donated to all sorts of non-profits. My favorite are the educational types, in particular those that introduce people to the outdoors. I work with urban ...

In Philosophy & Technique » Do you support outdoors non-profits?
April 18, 8:42pm

No Cook Trips
How many of you regularly do extended trips on just ready to eat, no heat food? I find that that whole stove, fuel, cooking process is sometimes more time consuming and annoying than I'd like....

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » No Cook Trips
April 18, 8:15pm

Sleeping Bag / Quilt Suggestions for Summer in Algonquin
This summer, I'm leading a 20 day backpacking and paddling trip in Maine and Algonquin Provincial Park in Ontario. Having never been farther north than Syracuse, NY in the summer, I'm not ...

In GEAR » Sleeping Bag / Quilt Suggestions for Summer in Algonquin
April 18, 7:50pm

Tarptents are not 4 season worthy
I have the Scarp 2, which I bought thinking it would be the perfect all weather use lightweight shelter. I have to say I think these tents are a bit mis-marketed, as I wouldn't really consider...

In GEAR » tarptent in the winter?
April 18, 7:19pm

Mary, I did send SMD an email, but thought I'd get some other opinions on here as well. I'll probably use the stays most, if not all, of the time, as I really like having a frame to distri...

In GEAR » Six Moon Designs Pack Sizing
April 18, 6:54pm

Climate in Algonquin Provincial Park in June/July
I'm leading a 20 day backpacking/paddling trip in Maine and Algonquin and I want to make sure I'm packing the right gear. What are the typical overnight lows in Algonquin in June/July? Th...

In Post-Trip Reports » Climate in Algonquin Provincial Park in June/July
April 18, 9:11am

I think its pretty cool
What about using a belt as double duty. Some thick webbing and a water knot would be the same thing, right? So you could use it as a belt, a ballast, whatever...

In GEAR » Lightest camp chair ever
April 18, 8:35am

Six Moon Designs Pack Sizing and General Questions
I'm going to buy the SMD Traveler and I'm deciding which components to get with it. I'm having the hardest time deciding what size hip belt to get.

In GEAR » Six Moon Designs Pack Sizing
April 18, 7:56am

Trans Am
My friend and I biked across the US last summer. Each of my panniers weighed about 15lbs, plus I had about 5lb of tent, poles, tarp combo, so I'm guessing my load was about 35lbs plus water an...

In Bikepacking & Bicycle Touring » Share your UL touring photos
April 17, 9:56pm

All Reader Reviews by Kari Post

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Tarptent Scarp 2
I purchased my Scarp 2 from Henry Shires of Tarptent in 2009 for use on a cross country bike trip. Overall, I have probably camped more than 80 nights in this tent in conditions ranging from low 20s i...

In Shelters - Double Wall Tents
May 17, 9:35am

Big Agnes Seedhouse SL2
I don't own this tent but camped in it with a friend while backpacking through Rocky Mountain National Park in May. We went on a 3 day/2 night trip that started on a 65 degree and sunny day and en...

In Shelters - Double Wall Tents
May 17, 9:15am

Osprey Talon 44
I love this pack. I find it to be very comfortable carrying up to about 20 lbs or so, but haven't packed much more into it to fairly judge how it would do with more weight. I like that this pack...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
January 24, 3:36pm