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Ken Helwig (kennyhel77) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Scotts Valley CA via San Jose, CA
About Me A return to backpacking after a musicians life. Hiked with too much weight before finding out the "lite" side. I live in Scotts Valley which is right in the middle of the beautiful Santa Cruz Mountains, and only 10 minutes from the beach and 15 minutes from Los Gatos. Love the Sierra's!!! Too many places to see and go!
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All Forum Posts by Ken Helwig

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Re: Re: Robert Samuelson wants us to default on the National Debt
blame the Libertarians and the extreme right wing of this country :)

In Chaff » Robert Samuelson wants us to default on the National Debt
May 26, 9:25am

Re: California Road Trip – Which Highway?
108 has some great views....it gets slow going at the pass BTW, 4 is not too bad. Actually if you want a fun dayhike, once you get to the pass you can hike to Kinney Lakes which is about 1.5 miles....

In Pre-Trip Planning » California Road Trip – Which Highway?
May 24, 10:14am

Re: Camping up off 120
Chris, there are plenty of places to camp along the Hwy 120/Saddlebag Lake Rd. There are about three on Hwy. 120 and there is one along Saddlebag that is a walk in with some awesome views. At Saddl...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Conness in late May
May 19, 2:48pm

Re: Re: Re: hmm
however....all joking or making fun aside....when we hit the trails, we are all one regardless of how we stand.

In Chaff » The Ills Of Libertarians
May 18, 4:42pm

Re: The Ills Of Libertarians
wingnut talking points.....meme's

In Chaff » The Ills Of Libertarians
May 18, 4:41pm

Re: The Ills Of Libertarians
and remember......this is about the mental illness known as Libertarianism

In Chaff » The Ills Of Libertarians
May 18, 11:00am

Re: Re: Re: hmm
meanwhile.....let's get back on topic! http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2014/05/15/this-gop-primary-debate-for-idaho-governor-is-so-bonkers-we-dont-know-where-to-start/

In Chaff » The Ills Of Libertarians
May 18, 10:57am

Re: Re: hmm
Yep Michael....those damn UNIONS....what is next....full scaled Marxism?

In Chaff » The Ills Of Libertarians
May 18, 10:56am

Re: Re: Re: Re: The Ills Of Libertarians
http://m.dailykos.com/story/2014/05/16/1299795/-10-to-30-million-tea-partiers-heading-to-DC-to-overtake-entire-government?detail=facebookt

In Chaff » The Ills Of Libertarians
May 16, 1:12pm

Re: Re: The Ills Of Libertarians
http://m.dailykos.com/story/2014/05/16/1299795/-10-to-30-million-tea-partiers-heading-to-DC-to-overtake-entire-government?detail=facebook surely do. Me and all of my leftist comrades discus...

In Chaff » The Ills Of Libertarians
May 16, 11:42am

All Reader Reviews by Ken Helwig

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ULA Equipment
Been using ULA packs for years. Bought the P2, P1 and now the Conduit. All are excellent in their own way. Customer service is perfect and so is the gear. Great packs!!!

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
July 06, 4:58pm

Bear Boxer 101 Contender
Came home to find a rather colorful small box on my porch today. Wow it is small. I have always thought that it would be cool to have a small bear cannister for 1-2 nights of backpacking. Well here it...

In Miscellaneous Products
May 22, 6:25pm

Six Moon Designs Gatewood Cape
I have only taken this on one trip so far. Everything that I have read about this is true. The space (square feet) and the coverage is awesome. I did not feel claustrophobic at all. The harness is a g...

In Shelters - Tarps & Floorless
April 08, 12:31pm

Down Works (Santa Cruz, CA)
I live in Scotts Valley which is 5 minutes from The Down Works. I have purchased alot of gear from them. I find them knowledgable, curtious, and priced right. Their products in their store is geared t...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
March 26, 4:53pm

Gossamer Gear
Have used two packs of theirs, tarp, pad, stoves and clothing. No problems at all!!!! Love their stuff and they continue to do well after the change. Without hesitation, I will use them for more purch...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
November 24, 7:27pm

Go Lite Speed
Just bought this today with a need for a multi day pack. I like all of the extra pockets, but wish that they were just a little bigger. As for the helmet holder, this is a great feature. I will not be...

In Backpacks - Frameless
May 19, 4:34pm

Seychelle In Line Eliminator
I too like the idea of this filter. The problem that I have had is getting the runs too. This has now happened a few times. Wonder if the filter is working at all.

In Hydration - Water Treatment
December 10, 4:26pm

ULA Equipment P-1
I have owned a P-1 for six months now (and a P-2 for 3 years) and have come to really enjoy the qualities that make this pack a great weeklong hauler. The 1/4 length stays work well in making your pac...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
August 13, 10:40am

Gossamer Gear Mariposa
4200 ci with two stays. A pouch for your sleeping pad on the outside to add support to the frame, and the best part of the pack is that it weighs in at 17 oz. Other options include using clothing inst...

In Backpacks - Frameless
August 04, 9:40am