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Johnny Gish (jtgish) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale Coppell, Texas
About Me ultra-running, triathlons and backpacking
and cycling
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Weminuche Wilderness-pics and trip report
Went to the Weminuche on a backpacking/flyfishing trip. Here are a couple photos from the trip. I will post a full trip report and photos later.

In Post-Trip Reports » Weminuche Wilderness
August 17, 7:39pm

i tried
was hoping someone had fished there but since not I will follow up with a report on what worked and what did not. Im using a a 5wt 4pc. temple fork rod with a cabelas prestige plus reel. We are t...

In Fishing » Ute Lakes- Weminuche Wilderness
July 28, 10:51pm

Rio Grande resivoir/Ute Creek/ CDT
We are leaving on a backpacking/fly fishing trip on monday to colorado. Starting at Rio grande resivoir and headed down ute creek trail to west ute lake the first day(16miles). from there head ove...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Rio Grande resivoir/Ute Creek/ CDT
July 28, 10:46pm

pm sent
sent you an email. JT

In Gear Swap » Bozeman Mountain Works Side Zip Vapr Bivy Long Left zip
July 15, 7:28pm

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sent you an email. JT

In Gear Swap » Patagonia micropuff vest $30
July 15, 7:27pm

Story to Report
A few weeks ago I went on a trip to Big Bend with a female friend. While on the trail we slept in seperate shelters and there was never any mention of an attraction to each other. Well, when we g...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Love on the trail?
July 06, 11:22pm

Dr. Bronner's Magic Soapbox
Did anyone else see this movie on the Sundance film channel? "Documentary filmmaker Sara Lamm reveals the fascinating story of the man who created "Dr. Bronner's Magic Soap," t...

In Chaff » Dr. Bronner's Magic Soapbox
July 06, 11:05pm

Re: Re: Things I've learned tonite.
I remember watching mosquitos biting me with a citronella candle between my legs and confirm BP magazines findings. Ben, what do you use?

In GEAR » Things I've learned tonite.
July 06, 10:59pm

Things I've learned tonite.
I found a two year old esbit tab still wrapped in its foil package so I decided to test it out. I put 16oz of cold water in a SnowPeak Trek 700 and then set it on the BPL Firelite esbit stove. It...

In GEAR » Things I've learned tonite.
July 06, 9:33pm

WTB: G5 hyperlite silnylon
Before I buy it from Gossamer Gear I wanted to see if anyone has one that they would like to sell. I need a medium torso. Thanks, JT

In Gear Swap » WTB: G5 hyperlite silnylon
July 06, 6:01pm

All Reader Reviews by Johnny Gish

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Big Agnes Seedhouse SL2
At only 2lbs. 14ozs. this is a very light double wall tent. I loved the all mesh walls which helps with ventilation and I never experienced condensation, but there were a few problems I had. Unless ...

In Shelters - Double Wall Tents
April 06, 9:58pm

Therm-A-Rest Pro Lite 3
The prolite3 short fits my pad sleeve perfect because thats what my sleeve was designed for. Thats about the only positive attribute for this pad. Even with seam sealer on bottom it slides around ...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
April 06, 9:50pm

Gossamer Gear Nightlight Torso
I love my nightlight torso, but I wish it folded similar to the z-rest. I only use two of the three sections because I use it as hip padding and not so much for insulation. I use a thinlight pad for...

In Sleeping Pads - Foam
April 06, 9:45pm

Headsweats Race Cap
At under 2.0 oz. this is a great cap for above freezing temps. Coolmax material breathes and wicks away sweat at the same time. The terrycloth headband absorbs almost all of the sweat and is very so...

In Clothing - Headwear, Handwear
April 06, 9:32pm

Patagonia R1 Balaclava
This is the best balaclava that I have found so far. It weighs 2oz's which may be heavy to some but it is far worth its weight. I have used it not only on backpacking trips but everyday in winter...

In Clothing - Headwear, Handwear
March 04, 2:27am

Klearwater Klearwater
I used Klearwater on my trip this past summer in the Weminuche and was very impressed. It is very foolproof (no mixing) to use as it takes 1ml of Klearwater to purify 1 liter of water. Twice while p...

In Hydration - Water Treatment
December 01, 2:05pm

Backpacking Light Ti Esbit stove
I love this little stove. It fits my SP Trek 700 pot perfectly and I was suprised to find it is very stable. I have had no issues with the rivet. It gets great looks when you pull it out.

In Stoves - Other
December 01, 1:58pm

Snow Peak Trek 700
As has been mentioned in the forums the lid on the SP 700 is very heavy. Other than that , it fits perfectly in my Firelite Ti esbit stove. The 26oz capacity is plenty and lets me boil water for my ...

In Cookware - Titanium
December 01, 1:53pm

Patagonia MicroPuff Vest
I agree with all the great qualities others have mentioned about the Micropuff Pullover, but one thing to know is the cut is rather large. I wear a size Large in all other Patagonia gear but when I g...

In Clothing - Insulating - Synthetic (Polarguard, Primaloft, etc.)
December 01, 1:48pm

ULA Equipment
In late July, days after Brian stopped taking orders before his break, I called him and asked if I could still order a Conduit. He told me no problem and shortly after my M/L Conduit arrived. Small ...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
December 01, 1:40pm