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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!
CityRoseville
StateCA
CountryUSA

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All Forum Posts by Kent C.

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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: http://easternsierratransitauthority.com/wb/ http://climber.org/data/shuttles.html Have a great trip!

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

Current Railriders coupon code anyone?
Thanks, appreciate the help! :-)

In Gear Deals » Current Railriders coupon code anyone?
November 21, 1:24pm

Current Railriders coupon code anyone?
Hi, Somehow I've stopped receiving emails from Railriders & have "resigned-up" for the newsletter, but I'm looking for a current code. Does anyone have one? Thanks! ...

In Gear Deals » Current Railriders coupon code anyone?
November 19, 7:28pm

noisy Tyvek solution
Kristin - run the Tyvek through one or two wash-dry cycles and it will "soften" and quiet down considerably! (I did mine while we still had a top-loading washer. Not sure how effectiv...

In GEAR » Condensation and ground cloth use with tarp (Gatewood Cape)
October 16, 4:53pm

Trying to get lighter - sacks
Conner, Couldn't agree more with Bryce about the stuff sacks & how to pack. I used to think sacks helped me be organized. Consider: What they really do is add unnecessary weight and...

In Gear Lists » Trying to get lighter
September 19, 11:49pm

Gossamer Gear's wide straps & fit
@ Chase: "Is this found in every GG pack?" I have an '08 model Mariposa Plus. Yes, the straps are wide, the same as yours. I knew this before purchase from info on Gossamer'...

In GEAR » Gossamer Gorilla Pack Problems/Questions
September 14, 2:20am

PCT Sierra City to Echo Summit
Enjoyed reading your piece, Mark. Thanks for taking the time and effort to post.

In Post-Trip Reports » PCT Sierra City to Echo Summit
August 07, 12:41am

Hiking Pants: What do you Wear and why?
REI Sahara convertible pants. I usually wear as shorts during hiking. At night when the skeeters come for me I zip on the legs - no bug problems. With just the legs and no long johns, they are...

In GEAR » Hiking Pants: What do you Wear and why?
August 01, 6:52pm

All Reader Reviews by Kent C.

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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