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Kevin Burton (burtonator) - BPL Premium Member

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About Me 35, male. Software Engineer living in downtown San Francisco.

I'm an intermediate/advanced backpacker. In excellent shape. Love the outdoors.

Avid fisherman. I always carry my rod with me when I am backpacking.

I've climbed Mount Shasta, hiked most of Yosemite, visited Yellowstone and the Grand Tetons.

I'm going to do a 4 week section hike of the PCT in 2013.

You could say I'm addicted.

I have a bunch of backpacking videos over at

http://youtube.com/user/burtonator
CitySan Francisco
StateCA
CountryUS
My Website URLhttp://burtonator.wordpress.com

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one cool idea..
One issue they brought up is storing the gear UNDER the tarp. There is actually a somewhat easy solution to this problem.. you buy a tarp that is slightly longer than you need and extends 2-4 foot...

In GEAR » The Next Great Gear Invention
February 04, 3:40pm

How to protect your down in case of a punctured hot water bottle/bladder.
On excessively cold nights, I'll usually heat up some water and make a hot water bottle/bladder and stick it in my bag. Back when I used a heavy nalgene bottle I didn't really worry abou...

In GEAR » How to protect your down in case of a punctured hot water bottle/bladder.
February 01, 11:56am

Re: Hammock warmth
One problem with the hot water bottle idea is that it tends to slide down ... I think I might use some cheap cord to secure it to end of the hammock so it doesn't keep sliding at night. an...

In GEAR » Temp rating for under quilt for winter months and boosting its rating.
January 30, 7:46pm

Temp rating for under quilt for winter months and boosting its rating.
I'm trying to ramp up my gear for more winter and early spring months. My goal is to get a 20 degree full length under quilt for my hammock. I have my full length 20 degree top quilt right ...

In GEAR » Temp rating for under quilt for winter months and boosting its rating.
January 30, 7:12pm

issues...
The main issue with this is that you're losing efficiency moving power from one battery to another battery. If you are stuck with your iphone or a camera that doesn't have external batte...

In GEAR » Battery charger pack specs comparison!
January 28, 11:03am

spreadsheet.
> It'd be nice to have it on the web and sortable but I'm not going to put in the time. You could pay someone $20 bucks on Craigslist to put it into a google spreadsheet .

In GEAR » Battery charger pack specs comparison!
January 28, 11:00am

Down hat vs wool hat... wool seems to be the better choice?
I bought a down hat which I have for the most part loved. However, I've noticed that it's lost a good percentage of its initial loft. I think this could be due to: - my tendency to s...

In GEAR » Down hat vs wool hat... wool seems to be the better choice?
January 27, 1:02pm

Re: which?
It was this jacket: http://www.montbell.us/products/disp.php?p_id=2301344 EX LIGHT DOWN JACKET MEN'S ... though. I imagine, if I just want it 30% more warmth, I'll just get 30% mor...

In GEAR » Recommendations for down jacket
January 26, 11:31pm

Recommendations for down jacket
I need to update my down jacket (it's only 600 fill power). I purchased a 900 fill count jacket and the fill count was FAR too low. What's the right target fill weight I should look for...

In GEAR » Recommendations for down jacket
January 26, 10:19pm

Re: Re: Re: Changes I'm making to my gear for this season...
no way.. not going to switch stoves. Wood stoves have so many more advantages: - infinite fuel... all the tea and how water bottles and warm showers I want - I can use it as a REAL fire when...

In GEAR » Changes I'm making to my gear for this season...
January 23, 8:35pm

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