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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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SPOT Celebrates 1,000 Rescues in Canada
Just in case you didn’t already have enough reasons to purchase one of Globalstar’s SPOT Satellite GPS devices for your outdoor personal safety, the company recently announced that it has celeb...

In Philosophy & Technique » SPOT Celebrates 1,000 Rescues in Canada
March 27, 6:33am

Lake Superior Costal Trail Adventure
Leanne......Your adventure brings back many fond memories of the wife and I with four of our granddaughters hiking eleven days on Isle Royal two years ago as a culminating event to the many adventu...

In Editor's Roundtable » Lake Superior Costal Trail Adventure
March 25, 7:31am

Truer Words Were Never Spoken
"The windshirt role is beyond the capabilities of the waterproof garments as much as the waterproofness is beyond the capabilities of a windshirt. Take both (and wear the waterproofs only when...

In Multiple Use Gear » My "wind shirt" rant...
March 25, 6:13am

****FS FIRST ALERT WEATHER RADIO WX-07****
Have up graded to the AM & FM modes along with the WX Bands. Like new and in perfect working condition. Product Description First Alert WX-07 Handheld Emergency Alert Weather Radio is ...

In Gear Swap » ****FS FIRST ALERT WEATHER RADIO WX-07****
March 23, 1:11pm

Gearbest
http://www.gearbest.com/camping/pp_116350.html OR http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackinglight/forums/thread_display.html?forum_thread_id=98747

In Editor's Roundtable » BRS-3000T stove Spotlite Review
February 26, 6:33am

How About the Cottage "Boys"
Have Ben Smith @ GooseFeet GO HERE or Luke Steger @ Luke's UltraLite GO HERE make you one to your specification.

In GEAR » Good lightweight ~3 oz down fill weight hoodless jackets?
February 25, 5:14pm

Primus Winter Gas Introduction
Sir.....Can you tell me when and where I may purchase Primus Winter Gas that contains the 'VaporMesh'? REPLY: We have an approximate release date of winter 2015. Joe Brunton P...

In GEAR » has anyone tested the new Primus winter gas?
February 25, 3:49pm

Shell
Stephan.....Have Luke @ Luke's Ultralite sew you up an Argon Wind Shell. The Argon CS90 material is very breathable, will adjust the shell measurements to cover the down parka, you can add adju...

In GEAR » Shell to go over a down parka with 13.5oz of down
February 25, 6:46am

Check in requirements at national parks
I believe this is becoming common procedure at ALL national parks whether in bear country requiring special requirement or not. Last time I vitiated Isle Royale National Park 2013 & Sleeping Be...

In GEAR » Ursack closer to being allowed in Yosemite?
February 24, 11:55am

Montbell Tachyon Anorak CFM
Richard Nisley's Testing (Posted2014) I have not tested a Montbell Tachyon but, I have tested the SAME APPARENT Montbell 7 denier ballistic rip stop used in their EX Light. It tested 9.7...

In GEAR » Montbell Tachyon Anorak CFM
February 17, 12:31pm

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