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Lawton Grinter (disco) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale Rocky Mountains
About Me Bowler with Hiking Problem
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StateCO
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WTB: Trail Illustrated #208 Colorado Nat Monument
PM sent. Thanks!

In Gear Swap » WTB: Trail Illustrated #208 Colorado Nat Monument
March 17, 10:30pm

WTB: Trail Illustrated #208 Colorado Nat Monument
Anybody out there have a copy of Trails Illustrated Map #208 - Colorado National Monument? Email me or PM me with a price. Thanks, Disco lawtong at hotmail dot com

In Gear Swap » WTB: Trail Illustrated #208 Colorado Nat Monument
March 17, 12:10am

Pak-Lite LED Light Lumens / Brightness ?
Does anyone have any info on the lumens output in high and low modes for the Pak-Lite SUPER White LED Flashlight? http://9voltlight.com/inc/sdetail/5414 The battery life is amazing . . . 1 re...

In GEAR » Need Advice on Which Headlamp?
March 08, 6:27pm

Need Advice on Which Headlamp?
Jim, many thanks for the great synopsis on regulated vs. unregulated. Learned a lot there. Both the PT Quad & EOS 2 look like superior headlamps for nighthiking, but I personally don´t want ...

In GEAR » Need Advice on Which Headlamp?
March 07, 12:33pm

Need Advice on Which Headlamp?
Hey David, the Fuel soundz like it just might be the one. Someone posted on this thread that the Fuel replaced the Aurora. Does anyone know if the Fuel can be attached to a hat brim? I'v...

In GEAR » Need Advice on Which Headlamp?
March 04, 12:46pm

Need Advice on Which Headlamp?
Brad, you bring up some very good points/questions. I didn´t realize there were multiple cell Fenix lights and that they could be clipped to a hat brim. And with a strong brightness level (215 l...

In GEAR » Need Advice on Which Headlamp?
March 04, 11:00am

Need Advice on Which Headlamp?
Thanks everybody for the great posts. I'm amazed at how many folks are recommending the Fenix lights considering the relatively poor battery time: As an example, here is the batter life u...

In GEAR » Need Advice on Which Headlamp?
March 04, 12:15am

Need Advice on Which Headlamp?
Thanks again for all the great feedback thus far. I've seen a lot of props given to the PT EOS and the BD Spot. Both these lamps are over 3 oz. which is more weight than I want to carry in a ...

In GEAR » Need Advice on Which Headlamp?
March 02, 6:53pm

Need Advice on Which Headlamp?
Thanks so much so far for the great feedback. I guess I'm being a bit picky here . . . I want the perfect lightweight headlamp that runs off AAA's, has long battery life and is lightwe...

In GEAR » Need Advice on Which Headlamp?
March 01, 9:46am

Need Advice on Which Headlamp?
I should add that part of the reason I am looking for a headlamp that uses AAA´s is because I have a bunch of rechargeable AAA´s and a recharger and am done with using headlamps with coin cell ba...

In GEAR » Need Advice on Which Headlamp?
February 28, 10:36pm

All Reader Reviews by Lawton Grinter

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Salomon XA Comp 2
I have now owned 3 pairs of XA Comp 2´s. I´ve put between 600-700 trail miles on each pair and I´m not kidding. The cushioning and stock insole in the Comp 2 is amazing and they can usually be found...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
September 07, 12:38pm

Gossamer Gear Lightrek Plus Poles
During my 2004 PCT hike on into 2006 I had seen a few sets of carbon fiber trekking poles on the trail but had immediately discounted them after hearing stories of carbon poles snapping like twigs a...

In Trekking Poles
August 27, 5:10pm

Gossamer Gear Miniposa
In 2006, I hiked the Continental Divide Trail southbound from Canada to Mexico with a Gossamer Gear Mariposa Backpack. This was the most comfortable backpack I have ever used on a long distance hike,...

In Backpacks - Frameless
August 27, 5:04pm

Drop Stoppers Microporous Polypropylene Rainsuit
I recently purchased a set of the DriDucks Micropore Rainsuit from BPL.com. BPL says that "in 2007, the Drop Stoppers brand was purchased by Frogg Toggs and replaced with DriDucks." ...

In Clothing - Raingear
July 15, 12:55pm

Tarptent Squall
The Squall 2.0 is a nice 2-person shelter for long or short hikes. Lightweight, and plenty of room for 2 people to sleep in, with your backpack and gear tucked away above, under and below you. The n...

In Shelters - Single Wall Tents
August 20, 6:38pm