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James Neal (Laien) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale Ozarks
About Me Military brat. I've been backpacking going on 40 years. Retired 11B. Currently employed as an ER nurse. I have 2 Australian Shepherds that are my companions.
StateArkansas
CountryUSA

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YIKES!
No AC? That would be miserable. I really don't know how people did it before air conditioning. I suppose they didn't know any better. I like Jack's Fork and Blue Hole too. There are...

In Gear Lists » Summer in the Ozarks; Need help choosing a backpack.
April 27, 12:29pm

Keeping warm in the summer.
I understand your concern; however, it very rarely gets into the 50s during the summer. I watch the weather forecasts before I go out and if I thought it was going to get that cool I would carry a ...

In Gear Lists » Summer in the Ozarks; Need help choosing a backpack.
April 27, 8:49am

Thanks
I scored a good deal on some Chaco sandals.

In Gear Deals » 20% off at shoebuy.com
April 26, 9:28pm

Re: Jeremiah Johnson
That is one of my favorite all time movies. There are not many movies that I can watch more than once, but I bet I've watched it 20 times over the years.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Good Outdoor DVD's?
April 26, 8:35pm

MLD Burn
I decided to go with the Burn. A fellow member just happened to have a new one he was looking to unload so there won't be much of a wait. Thanks again for the suggestion.

In Gear Lists » Summer in the Ozarks; Need help choosing a backpack.
April 26, 8:31pm

WTB: MLD Burn
This is probably just an exercise in futility. I think I need a small, but may be able to fit into a medium. I'm 5'6" and have a 19" torso.

In Gear Swap » WTB: MLD Burn
April 25, 11:11pm

Nice kit.
I have this set up. If you post it over on Hammock Forums, it will go quickly.

In Gear Swap » FS: Warbonnet BlackBird Hammock + Warbonnet Edge Tarp + Guyline (Brand New, Never Used)
April 25, 6:59pm

Ozark summer
I have lived all over the state. Spent some time in Heber, Searcy, LR, and Fayettenam. Ah, the good old days. Right now I'm living in Jboro because of my job. I hate it here, but I'm in the...

In Gear Lists » Summer in the Ozarks; Need help choosing a backpack.
April 25, 6:03pm

Summer backpack
Thanks Steven. I have looked at the Zpacks and the MLD. I will check out the Windrider. It is a little heavier than I was thinking, but that is not always a bad thing with a pack. I'm new to th...

In Gear Lists » Summer in the Ozarks; Need help choosing a backpack.
April 25, 4:40pm

Summer in the Ozarks; Need help choosing a backpack.
This is my first list so go easy on me. Usually 2-4 day trips. Any suggestions or advice on any gear options would be greatly appreciated. I especially need a lighter backpack. I have been using a ...

In Gear Lists » Summer in the Ozarks; Need help choosing a backpack.
April 25, 12:32am

All Reader Reviews by James Neal

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Trail Designs Customer Service
I just received a Sidewinder with a Evernew .9 L pot, inferno, and floor. What a nice little kit. After a half a dozen emails with Rand, I decided on this set up. Rand was very helpful in helping me m...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
April 14, 1:42pm

ULA Equipment
I recently purchased a Circuit from Chris at ULA and the experience was very pleasant. He answered all my questions and helped me decide which pack fit my needs the best. I then received my pack in le...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
April 14, 1:21pm