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John Frederick Anderson (fredfoto) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale Spain
About Me I was born in Philadelphia, USA, in 1964, and have lived all over the world including India, Africa, the UK and Australia, where I worked on a cattle station in the Kimberley before starting work as a photographic assistant in 1988. I started working as a freelance photographer in London in 1991, worked in India and South East Asia for two years in 1998/9, then lived in Bristol for three years between 2000 and 2002 completing a Master of Arts. I have been based in Barcelona, Spain since 2003.
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My Website URLhttp://www.fredfoto.net
My PDF Gear ListGear List 2010

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All Forum Posts by John Frederick Anderson

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Solo Mid
Donna, most shelters are a compromise in some way or another, and the MLD SoloMid is no exception. I have one in cuben, which weighs in at 296g, and the compromises of the size are easily outweigh...

In GEAR » MLD Solo Mid
October 12, 12:04am

Thanks to the moderators for moving this to chaff
Thanks BPL. If you could find a way to block certain forums via personal preferences, that would be fab too. I'm in favour of a UL gun forum. Cheers, Fred

In Chaff » ultralight revolver
September 25, 1:49am

Thanks Miguel
I'll try recent threads instead, thanks.

In Chaff » ultralight revolver
September 24, 6:27am

Please move to chaff- moderators
Please move this to chaff. Yet another gun thread gone haywire. What a surprise. I'd try avoid it but it is all over 'recent posts' where i look first. Too much work wading through t...

In Chaff » ultralight revolver
September 24, 2:58am

Focus
BPL is becoming less and less coherent. There seems to be lots more posts about non hiking themes. I don't see a clear vision, just a growing frustration about the potential from the particip...

In Chaff » Ads inbetween Forum Posts
September 23, 9:43am

"Nikon mirrorless system announced"
There's been a huge step in minaturization in cameras recently, and buyers are spoilt for choice. My hiking camera is a Fuji F30, and it's 6 excellent megapixels is all I need. YMMV. If I...

In Photography » Nikon mirrorless system announced
September 23, 6:34am

sleeping on 2/3 pad
I use a 2/3 pad, an inflatable thermarest prolite, and suppliment this with a 1/8 inch Gossamer Gear Thinlight pad full length. If you have room in your pack for this, I'd say this will give y...

In GEAR » sleeping on 2/3 pad
September 21, 8:24am

"Do You Actually Use Your Gear
Only when I'm using it!

In Philosophy & Technique » Do You Actually Use Your Gear ? ?
September 19, 2:45pm

no pockets
I have an Ion and don't have a problem stopping and getiing water from the pack evey now and then. I also use a Sea to Summit folding mug, which sits on top of the pack and I use to drink when ...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » Sul/xul pack
September 04, 7:59am

Three nights in the Sierra de Secús, Spanish Pyrenees, Huesca, August 2011
Thanks for all the comments, and a big hello to Jay, nice to hear from you again, I hope all's well, mate. cheers, fred

In Post-Trip Reports » Three nights in the Sierra de Secús, Spanish Pyrenees, Huesca, August 2011
September 03, 12:42pm

All Reader Reviews by John Frederick Anderson

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Mountain Laurel Designs SoloMid Cuben
MLD SoloMid Cuben Review I like my SoloMid, especially the weight, but it is a compromise, but a compromise that specialist equipment requires the user to understand and live with. I have the yell...

In Shelters - Tarps & Floorless
August 23, 4:00pm

Golite Ion
Golite Ion Review I know you can't buy this any more, but it really deserves a 5 out of 5 as it is easily the best pack I've used for UL adventures, if you can get all your gear in. It is ...

In Backpacks - Frameless
August 23, 3:48pm

ULA Circuit
Circuit review: I've used the new Circuit for only day hikes so far, with all my 3/4 day gear (weight: ± 9 kg, including 1.5l of water- about 20 lbs) to see how it was, and it has been really ...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
May 17, 1:49am