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John Myers (dallas) - BPL Professional Member

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Re: +1 to you as well!
I agree! Glad this site has helped. It sure has helped me lighten my pack (and my WALLET). Oh, and even trolls like to lighten their loads. :)

In GEAR » +1 to everyone in this forum
October 11, 8:12am

Day hiking only
"If you're day hiking it could save your life in a survival situation." What Jerry said. I've stopped carrying them when backpacking.

In GEAR » Space Blankets- Do You Carry One?
October 10, 3:37pm

And the hantavirus warning section:
All participants and staff engaged in hiking and camping should take the following precautions to reduce the likelihood of exposure to potentially infectious materials. • Avoid coming into cont...

In Philmont » "tarp" sleeping at Philmont?
October 10, 12:17pm

Philmont tents: from the 2013 "Guidebook to Adventure"
Tents: Due to the terrain, wildlife, and sudden change in weather conditions, tents are a required shelter for a Philmont trek and therefore all crew members are required to sleep in a tent. Bi...

In Philmont » "tarp" sleeping at Philmont?
October 10, 12:01pm

Philmont - my thoughts
I just came across this series of articles. First of all, thanks Tom for taking the time to express your thoughts and experiences. Your articles were well written and help convey the Philmont exper...

In Editor's Roundtable » A Philmont Journal - Part 1
October 10, 9:52am

Sawyer mini adaptor
Nice find. If you added that adaptor, could that filter be used inline with a platypus drink tube? I'd rather just fill up and go if possible. Advantages & disadvantages?

In GEAR » Bottle cap adapter for Sawyer mini filter
October 09, 2:28pm

Kids Pack
Not super light, but my kids have used the REI flash packs. About 2 pounds, roomy, reasonable cost and they carry really well. Plus you can take it back if it doesn't work.

In GEAR » kids UL pack
October 09, 1:17pm

rain gear
PM sent on ZPack jacket

October 09, 1:12pm

Re: kids UL pack
Not sure what your budget is, but Joe at ZPacks could hook you up too.

In GEAR » kids UL pack
October 09, 1:04pm

Re: Thanks
Lou, sounds good. PM sent.

In Gear Swap » FS Montbell Thermawrap Small
October 09, 10:17am

All Reader Reviews by John Myers

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Zpacks Exo with external stays
I recently returned from a 10 day trek at Philmont Scout Ranch and took a ZPack Exo external frame pack. My base weight was 10 pounds but I wanted a pack that could handle the extra weight and volu...

In Backpacks - External Frame
June 26, 1:55pm