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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: iridium sat phone
Fwiw, has new 9500s listed at $799. Not sure how you sign up for service etc. Good luck!

In Gear Swap » F.S. Iridium 9500 Sat Phone
August 01, 6:12am

Re: gsi pot
Joe, Thanks. It is actually the gsi halulite alloy. My mistake. Cheers! Peace, James.

In Gear Swap » FS: Ti Kettle, Ti Pot, Al Cup
August 01, 5:58am

FS: Ti Kettle, Ti Pot, Al Cup
All three together, priced as listed below. All in perfect shape, used once or twice, but no scratches or dents or any issues. Prices include shipping to CONUS only. Paypal preferred. 1. MSR ...

In Gear Swap » FS: Ti Kettle, Ti Pot, Al Cup
July 31, 3:30pm

FS: Nemo Gogo Bivy BUMP & PRICE DROP
Perfect condition, used Nemo Gogo bivy with all parts except the stuff sack (replaced with a sea to summit stuff sack). Pack includes: - Nemo Gogo bivy tent with integrated air bar - Air bag pum...

In Gear Swap » FS: Nemo Gogo Bivy
July 31, 3:19pm

FS: Three pairs of shoes KEEN & Salomon
Three pairs of shoes, all three for $150 or separately as listed. Prices include shipping to CONUS. Paypal preferred. 1. Size 10.5 (US) Men's Salomons mesh sides w/ contagrip sole, lace sy...

In Gear Swap » FS: Three pairs of shoes KEEN & Salomon
July 31, 3:07pm

re: Total Noob Question about Backpacking -- Setting up Camp
Hi Mr. J & welcome to the site... A big part of the issue with campsites is trying to concentrate impact in heavily used land. This is a basic premise of Leave No Trace (check out f...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Total Noob Question about Backpacking -- Setting up Camp
July 14, 9:36am

re: Monatauk Gnat Stove Review
+1 on the concise review. Could just use a set of those plastic jetboil legs with it... they clip really nicely onto the bottom of a small canister and are pretty solid. Just a thought!

In Editor's Roundtable » Monatauk Gnat Stove Review
June 24, 8:37am

re: Advice for Neophyte ULer: If you did it all over again?
Scott, Yes. Do the wilderness school. I did it last year July 2009, and I haven't looked back. You can even try out different tarps & bivy sacks & packs if you don't want to buy a ...

In Philosophy & Technique » Advice for Neophyte ULer: If you did it all over again?
June 17, 6:52pm

re: FS TorsoLite by Bozeman Mountain Works / POE
Casey, Could you post a photo of it open along with its weight? I couldn't find it on the web. Thanks! Peace, James.

In Gear Swap » FS TorsoLite by Bozeman Mountain Works / POE
June 15, 9:47am

re: Prison Populations

In Chaff » Border Wall Threatens Fragile EcoPreserve
June 02, 10:45am

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