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Kent C. (kent) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale High Sierra
About Me Old days: about 50 lbs.
New, UL days: 11.3 lbs.
UL is keeping me in the mountains!

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Anyone travel Rae Lakes Loop? 2011
Hey Andrew! Glad to see you and your sons had a great time! I really enjoyed meeting all of you on the trail, a real pleasure! Did you find time to play any football?! :-D

In Post-Trip Reports » Anyone travel Rae Lakes Loop? 2010
July 31, 3:24am

Mini dropper bottles, etc. (wide range of products)
Another source is ContainerStore.com

In GEAR » Mini dropper bottles
July 31, 2:17am

Rae Lks. - Arrowhead & Dollar
Hi Erik, Arrowhead and Dollar are ice-free, as are the Rae Lakes. The small lakes below Glen on the north side, above the Rae Lakes, are also clear of ice, or at least accessible. The only l...

In Post-Trip Reports » Anyone travel Rae Lakes Loop? 2010
July 27, 3:27pm

Rae Lakes conditions update -- 7-23-11
Trip dates = July 20-23. All blowdowns have been cleared by trail crews. Only one shoes-off water crossing. It is located between Dollar Lk. and Woods Cr. crossing. All other crossings were...

In Post-Trip Reports » Anyone travel Rae Lakes Loop? 2010
July 27, 12:48am

Have your cake & eat it too? (compression and mesh pockets)
Possible solution? I "restrung" my pack and will be trying this out this week. I threaded the shock cord on my GG Mariposa Plus inside the mesh pockets, to see if I can get compressio...

In Editor's Roundtable » Lightweight Frameless Backpacks State of the Market Report 2011: Part 3 – Packs for UltraLight Backpacking
July 17, 5:00pm

Rae Lakes 2011 - conditions
> F.R. - yes, conditions will change considerably by then; they already have. Example: snow level has risen from 1/4 mile below Dollar Lk. to the southern Rae Lake; about 500'. Just upda...

In Post-Trip Reports » Anyone travel Rae Lakes Loop? 2010
July 17, 3:32pm

Move to Esbit - storage & leftovers
- Bryce: Sorry, I haven't been back to this thread in a while. I just leave my esbit tabs in their original, sealed packaging before using (stink contained). Forgot to mention the small 3...

In Philosophy & Technique » Move to Esbit
July 01, 4:00pm

ESBIT stove set-up
Bryce, item -- oz. Ti Wing stove -- 0.50 homemade, heavy foil windscreen -- 0.30 ESBIT tabs -- 0.5 oz each FrieLite 550 cup/pot -- ...

In Philosophy & Technique » Move to Esbit
June 16, 4:40pm

Weather forecast
Here is NOAA/NWS site for forecast: http://forecast.weather.gov/MapClick.php?lat=36.81615629288745&lon=-118.40909957885742&site=hnx&unit=0&lg=en&FcstType=text For altern...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Rae Lakes Loop August
May 26, 8:08pm

Thru-hiker down storage

In Make Your Own Gear » Thru-hiker down storage
April 23, 8:03pm

All Reader Reviews by Kent C.

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Gossamer Gear
In Nov. 2008 I first ordered from GG. Delivery guy tried to be helpful and put package over our fence & out of sight; he didn't notice we have dogs. They welcomed the box and had a taste. A...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
February 20, 4:58am