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Steven Hanlon (asciibaron) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale Mid Atlantic
About Me 2012 trips:

Jan - Northfork Mtn overnighter - 10 miles
Feb - AT Rt40 - Raven Rock overnighter - 28 miles
Mar - AT Rt40 - Raven Rock overnighter - 28 miles
Apr - Dolly Sods - weekender - 25 miles
Jun - Dolly Sods - weekender - 26 miles
Jul - Dolly Sods trail work weekend - 12 miles
Jul - Dolly Sods - weekender - 18
Aug - AT in PA with a friend - 16 miles
Sept - AT Rt40 - Raven Rock overnighter - 28 miles

2013 trips:

Aug - Dolly Sods - weekender with friend - 12 miles
CityPhiladelphia
StatePA
My Website URLhttp://asciibaron.dyndns.org

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All Forum Posts by Steven Hanlon

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elephants in the pack
here were my three heaviest items.. Sleeping Bag Marmot Sawtooth 57.50 Backpack McHale Chasm 64.00 Tent Big Agnes Sarvis eVent 1 52....

In GEAR » Asked about backpacking gear
March 30, 12:14pm

the point
my point about getting a scale was that weight is a very important consideration and that should be part of the purchasing decision. it weighs X and provides Y utility, is that utility worth the we...

In GEAR » Asked about backpacking gear
March 30, 5:56am

gone?
the link doesn't work and i couldn't find it on the site.

In Gear Deals » titanium 2L pot
March 30, 5:35am

Fire good!
http://www.outsideonline.com/outdoor-adventure/media/books/Burning-Men.html interesting article.

In Chaff » Fire good!
March 29, 1:19pm

other's experience
Chris - why do you bring what you do and own what you own? you have benefited from the experiences of others in that your mindset is one of reducing weight. for those, like my buddy, who don&#...

In GEAR » Asked about backpacking gear
March 29, 12:42pm

Re: Re: SOS
"3 tweety birds ;)" i tawt i taw a puddy tat.

In Philosophy & Technique » emergency whistle sounds just like a bird call ...
March 29, 12:02pm

Re: scale
"I don't own a scale. Haven't felt a need for one. Most gear sold nowadays has a weight listed for it anyway." if you had a scale you'd see how much more weight you are rea...

In GEAR » Asked about backpacking gear
March 29, 12:00pm

trickles...
my method of filling my platypus when the water is moving fast, but is very shallow is simple. find a spot near the source where there is a drop. then use the cap as a bridge and let the water f...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Quest. for Chlorine Diox. users.
March 29, 11:57am

April 15th
the gate is scheduled to open on April 15th. i'm planning a weekend trip for April 20-22, if anyone would like to join me, you are more than welcome, be ready to get wet :)

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Long weekend in Dolly Sods
March 29, 11:19am

agreed
if the content is topical for posting the teaser, then why not just post the content? i could see if it were filled with images and data plots, but then why not submit it as an article for the sit...

In Chaff » Forums and Blogs
March 29, 8:41am

All Reader Reviews by Steven Hanlon

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Marmot Precip Jacket Mens
i picked up my Marmot Precip in 2005 from REI for $42.83 - i figured i couldn't go wrong at that price. if it didn't work well for backpacking, i could wear it as a casual jacket. it has b...

In Clothing - Raingear
November 11, 8:13am

McHale 0-Sarc UL
I have the SARC Chasm version and would recommend this pack to anyone who has suffered with ill fitting mass produced packs. It's a tad on the heavy side, but for me, that's not a problem sin...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
April 27, 5:34pm