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John Frederick Anderson (fredfoto) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale Spain
About Me I was born in Philadelphia, USA, in 1964, and have lived all over the world including India, Africa, the UK and Australia, where I worked on a cattle station in the Kimberley before starting work as a photographic assistant in 1988. I started working as a freelance photographer in London in 1991, worked in India and South East Asia for two years in 1998/9, then lived in Bristol for three years between 2000 and 2002 completing a Master of Arts. I have been based in Barcelona, Spain since 2003.
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My Website URLhttp://www.fredfoto.net
My PDF Gear ListGear List 2010

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All Forum Posts by John Frederick Anderson

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Ion/ Burn Alternatives
I have and use an Ion, and my alternative pack is a North Face Verto 26 when I may want to strap things on the outside. Highly recommended and cheap(ish). cheers, fred

In GEAR » Ion/ Burn Alternatives
July 05, 10:04am

GoLite Alive & Well and Providing Good Service
The internet- the Fifth Estate. Kudos to Coup (I just like the way that sounds/looks). Glad you got the pack you wanted, more importantly. Have a great trip, and thanks for the comment about m...

In GEAR » GoLite Alive & Well and Providing Good Service
June 23, 3:18am

Aesthetics
Jim, Thanks for the comments. I've PMed you about your question so as not to hijack the thread. cheers, fred

In GEAR » Dysfunctional Pack Design :)
June 21, 12:40am

lids and pack design
Dave URE wrote: "As far as aesthetics, I would think that most of use can't actually see the pack we are carrying when it is on our backs so probably not a real issue here - top pocket ...

In GEAR » Dysfunctional Pack Design :)
June 20, 1:43am

Dysfunctional Pack Design :)
I like pack lids for aesthetic reasons and practical reasons. I'm not into side pockets either, as I hike up to peaks and they get in the way going up tight spaces or go bush bashing through fo...

In GEAR » Dysfunctional Pack Design :)
June 19, 5:29am

Not a burden- a blessing!
I use Pacer Poles, and they have changed my life. (no affiliation btw) Combined with a lighter pack I have far less issues with knees (rugby injuries) and back pain (dislocated hip falling off a h...

In Philosophy & Technique » Poles are a burden?
June 19, 5:19am

ULA AMP M/L
Pack now sold. Thanks for the responses. Fred

In Gear Swap » WTT or sale ULA AMP M/L
June 19, 12:58am

WTT or sale ULA AMP M/L
Bumparooo

In Gear Swap » WTT or sale ULA AMP M/L
June 16, 11:05am

"WTT or sale ULA AMP M/L"
Weekend bump. Will listen to offers. Cheers

In Gear Swap » WTT or sale ULA AMP M/L
June 04, 9:33am

sale ULA AMP M/L
Bump, I'd be open to sensible offers for this great pack. It's a little too big for me volume wise. cheers, fred

In Gear Swap » WTT or sale ULA AMP M/L
June 03, 11:42am

All Reader Reviews by John Frederick Anderson

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Mountain Laurel Designs SoloMid Cuben
MLD SoloMid Cuben Review I like my SoloMid, especially the weight, but it is a compromise, but a compromise that specialist equipment requires the user to understand and live with. I have the yell...

In Shelters - Tarps & Floorless
August 23, 4:00pm

Golite Ion
Golite Ion Review I know you can't buy this any more, but it really deserves a 5 out of 5 as it is easily the best pack I've used for UL adventures, if you can get all your gear in. It is ...

In Backpacks - Frameless
August 23, 3:48pm

ULA Circuit
Circuit review: I've used the new Circuit for only day hikes so far, with all my 3/4 day gear (weight: ± 9 kg, including 1.5l of water- about 20 lbs) to see how it was, and it has been really ...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
May 17, 1:49am