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James Patsalides ( - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale New England
About Me British fella living in New England. Restarted hiking kick early in 2009 after a lot of years off. Trying to get my 3 year old out on the trail as much as possible. Goals are to hike at least twice a month, every month, with at least one overnight, and ultimately to thru hike the AT by the time I'm 50.

+ Leave No Trace Master Educator.
+ SOLO certified Wilderness First Aider.
+ BPL Wilderness Skills School Alum.
+ Learning/leadership/creativity consultant in real life.
My PDF Gear ListCurrent Gear List - August 2009

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All Forum Posts by James Patsalides

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Re: ti nails
One set SOLD to Greg! One set left!

In Gear Swap » FS: Ti Nails
August 17, 8:46pm

Re: ti nails
Travis, Here's a link to the spec on REI... Cheers, James.

In Gear Swap » FS: Ti Nails
August 17, 8:42pm

FS: Ti Nails
I have two extra sets of 6x Vargo Ti Nails, $20 each set, including shipping to CONUS. Used by in perfect shape. Paypal preferred. Cheers, James.

In Gear Swap » FS: Ti Nails
August 17, 8:02pm

EMS Ascent Down Sweater Review
Excellent review, as usual! ;-) I own this sweater and I love it. In fact it was an even better deal than listed, since I picked up the last one on the sidewalk rack, an XL, at my local EMS st...

In Editor's Roundtable » Eastern Mountain Sports Ascent Sector Down Sweater Review
August 17, 7:46pm

Re: boooooooo... Nemo gogo PRICE DROP
Awww, shame... Well, you could buy a backup??? ;-)

In Gear Swap » FS: Nemo Gogo Bivy
August 17, 8:04am

Great piece of gear for $170 shipped CONUS... ;-)

In Gear Swap » FS: Nemo Gogo Bivy
August 16, 9:40pm

re: Getting used to tarps
I was really nervous at first, but Mike C! persuaded me via a pre-course email trail to give it a try, and with a borrowed tarp and bivy (on one of BPL's WTS courses), I went for it and had a g...

In GEAR » Getting used to tarps
August 10, 10:31am

FS: Nemo Gogo BUMP
Edited for reduced price at $170... ;-)

In Gear Swap » FS: Nemo Gogo Bivy
August 09, 9:12pm

FS: PRICE DROP: Keen & Salomon shoes!

In Gear Swap » FS: Three pairs of shoes KEEN & Salomon
August 08, 1:38pm

re: Aluminum Cup
John, I have no idea if that is correct. It has no markings on it whatsoever. I guess I'll just keep it. Jeez. Peace, James.

In Gear Swap » FS: Ti Kettle, Ti Pot, Al Cup
August 01, 8:15am

All Reader Reviews by James Patsalides

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Aquaclip Aquaclip (black)
This little piece of plastic is unbelievable. It clips onto your plastic water bottle (aquafina or smartwater etc), then slides over your belt, pack strap or clip, sternum strap... wherever! If you...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
May 21, 9:37am

Berghaus C7-65+10
Used this bag for a couple of years on numerous hiking trips BEFORE getting into lightweight backpacking. As an example of a traditional backpack, it is one of the best out there. Berghaus' biof...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
December 20, 12:54pm

IKEA Plastic Cup (Orange)
This super-cheap lightweight plastic cup form IKEA has become a core part of my cooking and eating system. The cup weights 1oz, and is insulating enough to use for tea or coffee, as well as cold drin...

In Cookware - Other
December 20, 12:36pm

Glaceau Smart Water 1 Liter bottle
I started using these bottles in the late summer and I love them. I now have 3, 2x 1L and 1x 0.6L version. Two of them fit perfectly into the side pocket of my golite jam, or one slides perfectly do...

In Hydration - Water Storage Containers
December 20, 12:28pm

Berghaus Tech T Long Sleeve
The Berghaus tech T long sleeve base layer is a top quality lightweight synthetic base layer designed by one of Europe's premier gear manufacturers. This is a summer base layer, roughly equivalen...

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - SYNTHETIC
December 15, 11:22am

Gossamer Gear SpinnTwinn Tarp
The SpinnTwinn has now become my primary tarp for solo use. The quality is outstanding, perfect stitching, strong tie-outs, the new cord locks are great. Matched up with 8x titanium nails and my LT4 t...

In Shelters - Tarps & Floorless
December 10, 7:35am

Cocoon Pro 90 Quilt
First, I have to state for the record that this is my first quilt, so my review may be biassed by my happy transformational transition from bags to quilts! I have used this quilt as part of an in...

In Sleeping Bags - Quilts & Top Bags
December 08, 7:57pm

Golite Jam
If, like me, you're starting the journey into SUL backpacking, this is the perfect starter pack. Good size for a multi-day, but not so huge that you are tempted to put extra stuff into the pack. A...

In Backpacks - Frameless
September 10, 11:34am