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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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Packaging Weight
10 Day trip with 6 individuals. Total weight of PACKAGING MATERIAL - 57.8ounces/3.61lbs Total weight of PACKAGING MATERIAL/person - 9.63oz/person PACKAGING MATERIAL WEIGHT/PERSON/DAY - .96oz...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Packaging Weight
September 26, 3:07pm

Can We Put a "WRAP" ON THIS ISSUE....
My wife and I took four of our grand children (The girls ranged in age from 9, 11, 13, 13. ) on a ten day bp adventure this summer to Isle Royal National Park in which they filtered ALL of their w...

In GEAR » Sawyer Squeeze Water Filter
September 26, 9:53am

Trail Pizza
Backpacking with my grand children pizza was made the NOLS's way with a Bank's Fry Pan ……GO HERE The children loved it but it took an excessive amount of time and fuel. This sum...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » gear for trail pizza
September 24, 7:34am

"Z Pack Arc Blast"
Joe has switched from his Blast30 on his Ultimate Hiking Adventures to now the Arc Blast on his New Zeland Adventure with wife. Samurai Joe's Te Araroa (New Zealand Trail) 2012 / 2013 Gear L...

In GEAR » Z Pack Arc Blast
September 22, 7:21am

"100% Merino and Merino Blend Sweaters at the GOODWILL"
Cost is usually UNDER $5.00 for one.

In Gear Deals » 100% Merino and Merino Blend Sweaters at the GOODWILL
September 22, 7:16am

Another Jacket to compare……….
If you are interested in a similar jacket for comparison, check out the Western Mountaineering Hooded Flash Jacket. RETAIL Price $280

In Editor's Roundtable » Down Jacket Shoot-out: GoLite Bitterroot vs. Rab Infinity
September 13, 6:31am

FS: Rab Infinity Down Jacket - Women's Dark Shark
SIZE US MEDIUM/UK12 Excellent price

In Gear Swap » FS: Rab Infinity Down Jacket - Women's Dark Shark, US M/UK12, $150.
September 12, 2:19pm

Nunatak Quilt Size
Could you provide the following info: Blankets Dimensions when OPEN (length & width)? Fill Power of Down Used? Fill Weight of the down used? Fits a person of what height range (5...

In Gear Swap » FS: Nunatak Quilts
September 10, 4:02pm

Images show grizzly bear just before it killed photographer
http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/lanow/2012/08/images-show-grizzly-bear-just-before-it-killed-photographer.html Officials have reviewed photos taken by a San Diego man of a grizzly bear in ...

In On the Web » Grizzly Kills Lone Hiker in Denali
August 27, 9:29am

Basic Dimensions and more
http://www.zpacks.com/accessories/backpack_lid.shtml

In Editor's Roundtable » Zpacks Multi-Pack Review
August 16, 7:14am

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