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Dean F. (acrosome) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Back in the Front Range
About Me Solvitur ambulando sub divo.
CityColorado Springs
StateColorado
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Sierra Designs?
For hard-core cuddlers one of whom might want more venting than the other, how about the two-person version of the Sierra Designs "bed-style" bag? https://www.sierradesigns.com/sleepin...

In GEAR » Cuddling Couple Sleep System
April 17, 12:15pm

Youngs/Lean-To
I personally do prefer that option- there are several side hikes that can be done including down-canyon as you mention, and the routefinding with boyish "climbing around on rocks" thing d...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Dark Canyon, Utah, in May- guidance?
April 17, 7:50am

Options
One month out and we've narrowed ourselves to three options- our final decision will wait on the weather forecast and on contacting the rangers for info on water sources shortly beforehand. ...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Dark Canyon, Utah, in May- guidance?
April 16, 9:31am

"Warmer?"
You're sort of already making a conceptual error if you're trying to establish which tent is "warmer." If you're worried about warmth then it is MUCH more efficient to buy a ...

In GEAR » Big Sky International Chinook and Revolution
April 16, 7:45am

coffee cans.
There are coffee cans about that size. Why kluge this together with JB Weld?

In GEAR » JB Weld
April 15, 4:36pm

AN/PRD-11
Once upon a time I was half of a radio direction finding team, humping this: http://www.liberatedmanuals.com/TM-11-5825-278-12-2.pdf My half, plus batteries, had to be pushing 60 pounds. (I ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » the opposite of ultralight
April 08, 5:37pm

2-3 day CO loops
So, not high alpine stuff? Lost Creek Wilderness is close to both Colorado Springs and Denver. It's one of my two "backyard" spots from Colorado Springs. If you're not goin...

In Pre-Trip Planning » 2-3 night loop in CO for beginners
April 08, 12:20pm

leaking jugs
That... seems specious. I mean, if they hold milk without leaking they'll hold water without leaking. They are, however, relatively fragile and thus you can easily pinhole one without noticin...

In GEAR » Rodent proof box for water cache ideas needed
April 08, 11:58am

RE: stove on floor?
Because your clumsy tent-mate could still kick that one over, sending flaming death careening around inside of a tent full of silnylon and down? :)

In Editor's Roundtable » MYOG: Hanging Stove System
April 08, 11:11am

MLD Burn
I always thought of the MLD Burn as "the new Ion," but yes this looks like a contender as well. Daisey chains instead of a front pocket is a reasonable option.

In GEAR » Exped Summit Lite 25 Backpack: Golite Ion Replacement?
April 08, 10:51am

All Reader Reviews by Dean F.

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Mary Jane's Farm Sante Fe Pasta
I just got back from a Wind River Range traverse in which I tried a couple of Mary Jane's Farm meals for the first time- I had never heard of them- and I'm impressed. Fist, my caveat: I hav...

In Foods - Prepackaged Meals & Side Dishes
September 11, 3:21pm

Bushnell SolarWrap Mini
Very light, but lost points for a smaller battery capacity than competitors and for durability concerns. And, shouldn't we really have an Electronic category in Gear Reviews at this point? Put...

In Miscellaneous Products
February 09, 6:56pm

Ultimate Hiker's Gear Guide -Andrew Skurka book
Wow, how to rate this book? It is NOT meant for someone who is already an experienced UL hiker. There is nothing in this book that someone like that doesn't already know or can find out in fiv...

In Books and Media
June 21, 3:43pm

Klepper Double wood framed folding kayak
I own a Long Haul Mark 2, which is a copy of the Klepper Double. Though the fasteners vary very slightly the Klepper frame can use the Long Haul hull-skins and vice versa. The guy who builds the Lon...

In Miscellaneous Products
March 27, 1:18pm

Sawyer In-Line Filter
I have a slightly different kit- the 0.1 micron 4-way filter. Of the filters available I give it a 5. It's not perfect, but IMHO it is the best that is available, hands down. The 4-way kit come...

In Hydration - Water Treatment
December 08, 10:12am

La Sportiva Crosslite
Personally, I rate this shoe a 5/5 because I'm ecstatic to find a shoe that FITS! (I have mutant monkey-feet.) But generally it is probably a 4. Listen, ye, to my tale of woe... I just mov...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
September 27, 6:02pm

Mont Bell
My wife ordered something I wanted for my birthday from MontbellUSA (not the main company in Japan). She included several ways of contacting her. Three and a half months later it hadn't arrived, s...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
September 03, 11:46pm