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Jason Hortin (jhortin) - BPL Guest

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About Me Currently a professional dancer in Chicago who tries to see the great outdoors on his time off.
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Good to Know
Thanks for the heads up... Now - go with a Carbon Reflex 2 or save ~$90 and get a Hubba ^2 with 2 vestibules? Ahhhh decisions!!!

In Gear Deals » MSR Hubba Hubba
February 20, 12:35pm

Are we discussing the "u.l. beginnings..."? Or just fighting over water filtration again?
Why do these forum threads always go to water filtration? My goodness people! People get so angry and entrenched in their own positions regarding filtration....

In Gear Lists » u.l. beginnings ...
February 19, 6:37pm

Professional use advice :)
As a professional ballet dancer, my feet are always in a state of disrepair - constantly splitting, tearing etc... I would recommend using 'Elastikon'. There are two methods that I use as...

In GEAR » Best tape for foot/toe care
February 18, 10:29pm

WM Summerlite
How many uses did the bag receive? How has it been stored. Any photos by chance? What length is it as well? Highly interested :)

In Gear Swap » Gear For Sale
February 07, 6:54pm

Hornet
:-( I'm gently crying inside for missing this PIF...

In Gear Swap » PIF - Osprey Hornet 46 - M/L
February 06, 8:31pm

Shelter change
Wondering if I went with something like a MSR Carbon Reflex 2, would there still be enough volume in a 46 liter pack? I appreciate everyones input. Cheers, Jason

In GEAR » What pack would you recommend?
February 03, 10:30am

Re: gear list
Thanks for the heads up on the new(er) Ospreys... I'll have to try on the Exos and Hornet at the local REI (should they have them in stock - the midwest REIs don't carry the best selection...

In GEAR » What pack would you recommend?
February 01, 10:38pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: What pack would you recommend?
Thanks for all the feedback. I was somewhat worried about volume, but it sounds like I could get away with a wee bit smaller pack... If I was to get a Shangrila 2 (Love that 40% sale) with opt. b...

In GEAR » What pack would you recommend?
February 01, 9:49pm

Re: Re: What pack would you recommend?
I've never used a frameless pack - is the foam backrest adequate for 20 - 25 lbs? I was actually thinking of using my therm-a-rest trekker chair 'kit' (10oz) to double as frame stays.....

In GEAR » What pack would you recommend?
February 01, 7:04pm

What pack would you recommend?
Hello fellow backpackers, Based on my gear list, what pack would be good? I'm trying to stay under 20lbs (I'm new to the 'light' aspect of backpacking) for a 2 to 3 day trip. I...

In GEAR » What pack would you recommend?
February 01, 6:20pm

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