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John Myers (dallas) - BPL Professional Member

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Re: Rain Apron
Interesting idea. I always take an umbrella, but I also take a rain jacket since most of my hiking is at higher elevations in dry climates. It doesn't take much to get hypothermia in those c...

In Make Your Own Gear » Rain Apron
October 15, 11:21am

Hiking with 5 year old
I have no input on the PCT, but I did hike a portion of the Colorado Trail with my youngest son (just turned 11 at the time). I had no idea what to expect from him as far as his enjoyment of the...

In Pre-Trip Planning » PCT thru hike With my 5yr old along for the summer- Northbound or Southbound?
October 15, 8:52am

Women's backpack
I've got a Granite Gear Vapor Ki that I'd let go for $50 plus shipping. Good condition.

In Gear Swap » WTB: Women's backpack, size small
October 14, 12:33pm

REI Dallas
That's been my experience there too. What else is there to do here but work and shop? :)

In Gear Deals » REI Garage Sale 10/12
October 11, 6:06pm

Re: Bump
PM sent

In Gear Swap » New Montbell UL Down XL Jacket
October 11, 9:38am

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

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