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KEN LARSON (KENLARSON) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Western Michigan
About Me Mounteering, climbing and backpacking and outdoor endeavors I have been engaged with since age eleven all over North America and Canada. Retired educator, researcher and outdoor facilitator. Currently dealing with Multiple Myeloma Cancer and still backpacking with the grandchildren on a "lighter note".
CityGrand Haven
StateMI
CountryUSA

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All Forum Posts by KEN LARSON

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***FS MT. HARDWEAR ETHERAL FTX ICE PARKA***
It’s a beauty >>>NEW and NEVER USED<<< and one that I purchased in 2000 as a “reserve” when my jacket/parka at that time was due to be “retired”….one of those coul...

In Gear Swap » ***FS MT. HARDWEAR ETHERAL FTX ICE PARKA***
February 23, 12:57pm

Old timers input...
While all the equipment recommendations are great, DON’T forget equipment only insulates you from the cold. The other variable you need to look into in extreme climates and temperature conditions...

In GEAR » Extreme winter sleeping bag system advice?
February 19, 10:17am

Extreme winter sleeping bag system advice
When the family adventured across Michigan’s Shore to Horse Riding and Hiking trail on xc skis pulling a pulk back in the 70’s I used a North Face 20*F Bag, sleeping bag VBL and 1.5cm closed ce...

In GEAR » Extreme winter sleeping bag system advice?
February 19, 8:59am

***FS FEATHERED FRIENDS $150.00 DAYBREAK JACKET***

In Gear Swap » ***FS FEATHERED FRIENDS DAYBREAK JACKET***
February 19, 6:36am

***SOLD&gt;&gt;&gt; Kara Koram Expedition Parka ***
SOLD

In Gear Swap » ***FS Kara Koram Expedition Parka ***
February 18, 1:29pm

***FS FEATHERED FRIENDS $150.00 DAYBREAK JACKET***
SERIOUS..... PRICE LOWERED TO $150 OR BEST OFFER!

In Gear Swap » ***FS FEATHERED FRIENDS DAYBREAK JACKET***
February 18, 8:22am

"***FS FEATHERED FRIENDS DAYBREAK JACKET***"
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>BUMP<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<&...

In Gear Swap » ***FS FEATHERED FRIENDS DAYBREAK JACKET***
February 17, 5:58pm

***SOLD &gt;&gt;Eddie Bauer Kara Koram Expedition Parka ***
While this parka is not in the category of backpacking light thermal equipment, it is a piece of clothing for someone who might have an alternative use for it. This is a vintage parka made by a com...

In Gear Swap » ***FS Kara Koram Expedition Parka ***
February 16, 11:40am

Nunatak Weight
330 grams/ 11.64 ounces

In Gear Swap » FS: M Skaha Plus with 2 oz. overfill, no pocket, red - $250 CONUS
February 16, 7:54am

Everest Parka
Dan.....Email me for more info. kenlarson40@chartermi.net

In GEAR » Looking for warmest down parka available
February 16, 5:51am

All Reader Reviews by KEN LARSON

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123Mountain OUTDOOR EQUIPMENT
>>>>>>>>BEWARE<<<<<<<< Read the BB Business Review BELOW before you decide to purchase ITEMS from this company. BB Business Review

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
June 22, 7:19am

SOTO PRODUCTS STOVES & POCKET TORCH
Would highly recommend ANY of SOTO's products as they RATE 5 in my estimation. I have purchased and have used many of SOTO's products (STOVES: iso & white gas and POCKET TORCHES: butan...

In Stoves - Canister
May 24, 10:57am

Sawyer In-Line Filter
SP-125 PURIFIER (NOW - SP-35 PURIFIER)

In Hydration - Water Treatment
March 08, 2:15pm

MSR Mountain Safety Research HyperFlow microfilter
I purchased one of the very first MSR Hyperflow filters from REI (April08) and experienced many of the filter issues that have been mentioned (reduced output, hard pumping, backflushing difficulties a...

In Hydration - Water Treatment
February 25, 10:24am

Alpkit CarbonLite
CarbonLite hiking/trekking pole review: • I have been using “h...

In Trekking Poles
June 30, 9:06am

PossumDown Gloves (BPL Gear Shop)
I was interested in the level of warmth provided by an overmitt and wool liner combination and did some cold weather testing of hand gear for the last three days, since the temperatures in Michigan we...

In Clothing - Headwear, Handwear
November 30, 1:57pm