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Kari Post (karipost) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale New Hampshire
About Me I'm a nature lover and adventurer at heart, and love all kinds of outdoor activities including backpacking, running, biking, hiking, paddling, and climbing. I work as an outdoor experiential educator for several different organizations and am also a freelance nature and wildlife photographer and writer.
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All Forum Posts by Kari Post

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Raven
Thanks for chiming in Patrick. Hope you hear about / recieve your Raven sometime soon! Another question has popped into my head - how do you guys keep your gear dry with smaller tarps? If you pu...

In GEAR » MLD Grace Solo Spectralite + SMD Meteor Bivy Splash-worthiness?
June 28, 7:56am

Ptarmigan too tight of a fit.
Just found this thread. http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackinglight/forums/thread_display.html?forum_thread_id=21172 Seems like the consensus is that the Ptarmigan is pretty much...

In GEAR » MLD Grace Solo Spectralite + SMD Meteor Bivy Splash-worthiness?
June 28, 7:23am

Raven Bivy.
Thanks for all of the info and advice so far. Since the Raven isn't on TiGoat's website as far as I know, before I go ahead and email TiGoat, does anyone happen to have the specs on that...

In GEAR » MLD Grace Solo Spectralite + SMD Meteor Bivy Splash-worthiness?
June 28, 7:11am

Patrol Shelter etc
Hey Thom, I've checked out the Patrol Shelter, but do like the simplicity and lower price of a MLD Grace tarp. My only issue with the Ptarmigan Bivy is wondering if it will fit my Neoair ...

In GEAR » MLD Grace Solo Spectralite + SMD Meteor Bivy Splash-worthiness?
June 27, 10:07am

Size up the tarp?
Hi Jack, Thanks for the reply. Based on it, would you personally opt for a fully water resistant bivy such as the TiGoat Ptarmigan (or others such as MLD)? Speaking of the TiGoat, do you (or ...

In GEAR » MLD Grace Solo Spectralite + SMD Meteor Bivy Splash-worthiness?
June 27, 9:53am

MLD Grace Solo Spectralite + SMD Meteor Bivy Splash-worthiness?
Hey guys, I'm pondering ideas for 3 season east coast setups, and like the idea of the MLD Spectralite Grace Solo and Six Moon Designs Meteor Bivy. The MLD Tarp because of the light weight, ...

In GEAR » MLD Grace Solo Spectralite + SMD Meteor Bivy Splash-worthiness?
June 27, 8:16am

Painter's Drop Cloth
Painter's drop cloth from any hardware store works really well. You can get it in varied thicknesses, and the smaller packages get you about 12 x 9 feet of it for around $4. I use 2mm for sleep...

In GEAR » Polycryo ground cloth alternatives
June 16, 4:37pm

Hennessy Hammocks: Ultralight vs Hyperlight
What is the main difference between these two? Is it just the materials used, resulting in a lighter hammock? Is there any drawback to the Hyperlight (such as durability issues)? I'm interes...

In GEAR » Hennessy Hammocks: Ultralight vs Hyperlight
June 02, 4:49pm

Brand New w/ Tags FS: Osprey Ariel 55, Sierra Designs Electron 2
So I bought a bunch of gear for an upcoming bike tour (I'm riding across the US with four friends) and decided after purchasing my Sierra Designs Electron 2 that its a bit bigger than I want. ...

In Gear Swap » Brand New w/ Tags FS: Osprey Ariel 55, Sierra Designs Electron 2
June 02, 4:03pm

Seam Grip
Mine was just a pinprick hole in my Montbell down jacket, but I used McNett Seam Grip over it and let dry for a couple days. Couldn't be happier with the results. If the hole was much bigger, I...

In GEAR » how to patch a hole in a down bag?
May 05, 11:46am

All Reader Reviews by Kari Post

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Tarptent Scarp 2
I purchased my Scarp 2 from Henry Shires of Tarptent in 2009 for use on a cross country bike trip. Overall, I have probably camped more than 80 nights in this tent in conditions ranging from low 20s i...

In Shelters - Double Wall Tents
May 17, 9:35am

Big Agnes Seedhouse SL2
I don't own this tent but camped in it with a friend while backpacking through Rocky Mountain National Park in May. We went on a 3 day/2 night trip that started on a 65 degree and sunny day and en...

In Shelters - Double Wall Tents
May 17, 9:15am

Osprey Talon 44
I love this pack. I find it to be very comfortable carrying up to about 20 lbs or so, but haven't packed much more into it to fairly judge how it would do with more weight. I like that this pack...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
January 24, 3:36pm