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Kent C. (kent) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale High Sierra
About Me Old days: about 50 lbs.
New, UL days: 11.3 lbs.
UL is keeping me in the mountains!

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going fast
I'll take the Bone Flats shirt. PM sent.

In Gear Swap » FS: Big Gear Sale - Zpacks, GG, Montbell, Inov-8, Evernew, Traildesigns, AE, etc
October 02, 1:04am

Esbit distance-to-pot performance
Newton, I found this graph at the following site: edit for spelling

In Philosophy & Technique » Solid Fuel Stove Techniques
September 23, 11:54pm

Bob's Inquiring mind
Hey Bob, I bought one Saywer several months ago (March?) and another for my wife in early July. Both came packaged with an assorted 3-pack of squeeze bags and the back-flushing syringe so I tho...

In Editor's Roundtable » A Survey of Water Hazards and Water Treatment Methods - Part 5: Filtration Methods
August 22, 7:28pm

Bob's Inquiring mind
>Bob Assuming that's a serious question, you can backflush using Sawyer's syringe, or, from another thread here on BPL, you can use a Tornado Tube and a clean bag to force the water b...

In Editor's Roundtable » A Survey of Water Hazards and Water Treatment Methods - Part 5: Filtration Methods
August 22, 6:31pm

Rae Lakes Loop vs. Evolution Valley out and back
Third time or first time...I'd suggest Rae Lks. Loop. Rae Lakes might not blow your mind, but Dollar Lk. might. I think it's one of the most beautiful spots in all the Sierra. (Then ag...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Rae Lakes Loop vs. Evolution Valley out and back
July 23, 3:22am

Where to Buy Evernew!
Trail Designs and AGG are both only showing 0.6L available. :-( I had my 0.9L split apart on both sides of the plastic insert after a few years of squeezing the heck out of it using the Aquam...

In GEAR » Where to Buy Evernew!
July 08, 7:04pm

Sawyer Squeeze Storage
Printed on every Sawyer bag:

In GEAR » Sawyer Squeeze Storage
July 08, 6:51pm

FS - Montbell Alpine Light Down Jacket - XL (weight?)
Mark: I have the 2008 version of this in XL; weight is 18.5 oz. Very nicely warm on a high Sierra night, packs nice & small. I ended up switching to the UL down inner, but if you're ea...

In Gear Swap » FS - Montbell Alpine Light Down Jacket - XL
June 03, 2:44pm

Squeeze/Frontier Pro/3-way
Susan - I have used the Frontier Pro. For me, it has been far better than its Katadyn Hiker predecessor. Keep in mind that the Frontier Pro is a 3.0 micron filter, so it is FAR larger than the ...

In GEAR » The Sawyer Squeeze just got better
May 28, 4:02am

JMT - getting there & away
Veganaloha, On the chance you don't already have these: Have a great trip!

In Pre-Trip Planning » JMT - getting there & away
March 09, 11:21pm

All Reader Reviews by Kent C.

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Mt. Williamson Motel; Independence, CA above & beyond
We had a reservation for several rooms, but on the day of our arrival - unbeknownst to me - my brother cancelled for another place in a nearby town. I had already arranged to leave a box of after-hik...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
June 22, 9:46pm

Gossamer Gear
In Nov. 2008 I first ordered from GG. Delivery guy tried to be helpful and put package over our fence & out of sight; he didn't notice we have dogs. They welcomed the box and had a taste. A...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
February 20, 4:58am