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Kevin Babione (KBabione) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Pennsylvania
About Me I live near Lancaster PA and do most of my backpacking in the central and north-central parts of the state.
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All Forum Posts by Kevin Babione

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GG Murmur Balance
I don't usually carry more than 1 liter with me, but even when I have had more I haven't noticed that the pack is unbalanced. Some of it might be that I'm right-handed so carrying a li...

In GEAR » GG Murmur Question
February 25, 11:35am

Speer Hammock
I love my Speer...$40 is a bargain. Quite tempting.

In Gear Swap » Speer Hammock- Tarp not included
February 24, 6:19am

GG Murmur & Platy
I put my 2L Platy in the outside right pocket and thread the hose over my right shoulder - the upper "compression straps" are used to hold the Platy upright. You can see what I mean in m...

In GEAR » GG Murmur Question
February 24, 6:15am

Old Loggers Path Photos
Matt, I'm traveling and don't have my photos with me. I did the loop the first weekend in April a couple of years ago. There was snow in a couple of places, but just small patches. Th...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Central PA hikers, question about Old Logger's Path
February 22, 6:41pm

Old Loggers Path
I've done the Old Loggers Path three times now - I find it a great hike to be taking folks new to backpacking. The direction you hike is really dependent on the mileage you want to do...I al...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Central PA hikers, question about Old Logger's Path
February 22, 3:21pm

FS: Patagonia Puff Pants XXL
Ron, How much do they weigh? I purchased a pair of the BPL Coocoon pants in an XL and they're a little snug on my XXL frame. I could either lose weight or buy larger...You're tempting ...

In Gear Swap » FS: Patagonia Puff Pants XXL
February 21, 8:15am

Seam Sealing eVent Mitts
I stuffed mine with paper towels (a lot of them) before sealing the outside. I wish I had thought to turn them inside out. I didn't dilute the seam sealer and applied it with a small brush. ...

In GEAR » Seam sealing eVent mitts
February 14, 8:07am

Caldera Cone Packing
One thing I didn't make clear in my post above is that the Caldera Cone sticks out of my pot about 3 inches. I put the lid from the pot on top of the cone - NOT on top of the pot. I do have...

In GEAR » Caldera Cone
February 10, 10:00am

Caldera Cone Packing
I have a Caldera Cone for my EverNew 640 ml Ti Pot (Tall). I'm travelling now or I'd post a photo, but you should be able to picture it in your mind: - Put the stove in the bottom of ...

In GEAR » Caldera Cone
February 10, 7:25am

iPhone Gear List App - New Version
Mark, Upgrade to the new version and your wish will be granted...It's free - either do it through iTunes or through your phone. -Kevin

In GEAR » iPhone Gear List App
February 08, 6:34am

All Reader Reviews by Kevin Babione

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Montbell Extremely Light Down Jacket
I'm a big guy and have the Ex Light in XXL - weighs 7.8 ounces. In addition to being a great piece of insulation to wear I've found that I can use it in my hammock as an extra top quilt by op...

In Clothing - Insulating - Down
January 03, 1:42pm

Lighten Up! by Don Ladigin
I just finished reading the book - it's an enjoyable and quick read. I've got two weekend trips planned this spring with guys who have never backpacked in their lives. I'm passing the bo...

In Books and Media
March 28, 5:52am