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John Myers (dallas) - BPL Professional Member

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Ex Light
Oh... I'll take the Montbell Extremely Light down jacket

In Gear Swap » FS: Montbell Thermawrap B.C., Thermawrap Pro, EX Light down Jacket, all Men's size XL
March 04, 8:23pm

Itinerary books
Yep, we know there will likely be changes. This is just to try to get the new guys thinking about what they might like and what the range of options is.

In Philmont » Who's going in 2014?!
March 04, 11:09am

Philmont tents
Also, Philmont has new MSR tents that are supposed to be decent. Plus they are included in the fee. I like free.

In Philmont » Send a Scout to Philmont
March 03, 8:59am

Yep, we're going to Philmont
Our Troop has a crew going this year. This will be my 3rd trek as an advisor and I'm really looking forward to it. The guys have been looking over last year's itineraries so we can be...

In Philmont » Who's going in 2014?!
March 03, 7:51am

Re: chrome dome
"For backpacking I would get the non collapsible. It's incredibly simple - I wouldn't trade the strength of a non collapsible shaft for extra space savings when collapsed." Wha...

In GEAR » Golite Chrome or collapsible Chrom umbrella
October 22, 6:26am

Re: Washing Tyvek
"Has anyone tried washing tyvek to reduce noise? Read somewhere online that a couple of washings will do the trick, but you know how reliable then internet can be..." Yes, I've don...

In GEAR » Is Tyvek Really That Bad?
October 18, 3:47pm

Re: speaking of water containers
I drained a couple of 2 1/2 gallon wine containers to use for large group water containers. It took a while, but it was worth it. :)

In GEAR » Your best gear hack/mod/invention/alternate use/improvisation?
October 17, 7:28am

Re: Thanks and more questions
Kevin, If you were up near Canon City, I checked weather underground for 10/12 & 13 and it shows you were very near the dewpoint both mornings so the humidity was almost 100%. I think eve...

In GEAR » Rainshadow 2 pitching/ advice
October 17, 7:24am

Re: Re: In 10 Days across Switzerland
Good report and photos. The scenery there is spectacular!

In Editor's Roundtable » In 10 Days across Switzerland
October 16, 1:41pm

Re: No naked hiking
In our country the "do not" sign has a diagonal bar across the prohibited activity. So that sign would mean it is allowed. :)

In Philosophy & Technique » No naked hiking
October 16, 12:21pm

All Reader Reviews by John Myers

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Zpacks Exo with external stays
I recently returned from a 10 day trek at Philmont Scout Ranch and took a ZPack Exo external frame pack. My base weight was 10 pounds but I wanted a pack that could handle the extra weight and volu...

In Backpacks - External Frame
June 26, 1:55pm