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Kent C. (kent) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale High Sierra
About Me Old days: about 50 lbs.
New, UL days: 11.3 lbs.
UL is keeping me in the mountains!

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Pillow and Groundsheet
I have loved my pillow from the beginning. It's been stored in the garage at prob. 120+ degree heat (Calif - Central Valley)every summer and has lasted ~15 yrs and never leaked a bit. http:...

In Make Your Own Gear » Pillow and Groundsheet
October 19, 10:30pm

no-cook breakfast ideas
Big Sur bars are great. Definitely *not* a typical trail bar - very tasty - IMO. Depending on your tastes you can get it plain ("original" flavor), or go a bit sweet ("white ze...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » no-cook breakfast ideas
July 25, 3:13pm

Driducks Rainsuit - Where to order?
Cabela's? $40 + $14 USPS shipping: http://www.cabelas.com/cabelas/en/templates/links/link.jsp?id=0082452982644a&type=product&cmCat=SEARCH_all&returnPage=search-results1.jsp&...

In GEAR » Driducks Rainsuit - Where to order?
July 12, 10:46pm

What Dehydrator should I buy?...a suggestion
This was rated as 5/5 here on BPL. I thought I had the URL for the review, but I don't, sorry. http://www.amazon.com/Nesco-American-FD-75PR-700-Watt-Dehydrator/dp/B000FFVJ3C/ref=sr_1_1?ie...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » What Dehydrator should I buy?
June 06, 7:05pm

Trip Report Index
This is such a useful tool! Thanks so much, Chris! I've already read a few reports that I probably would have never found or read before your creation. Thanks for spending all that time ...

In Post-Trip Reports » Trip Report Index
May 11, 12:25am

Efficiency with water tablets...or...
-Nate: If you don't find a satisfactory solution for the tablets you may want to try a mini dropper bottle of bleach (very fast to apply, no trash left over, very lightweight.) Please kee...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Efficiency with water tablets
April 07, 9:49pm

Backpacker mag gear issue
+1 to Nick and Shawn Like many, I wasn't aware of the lightweight alternative. A couple years ago I was on the verge of a breaking point and ready to give up backpacking. My traditional lo...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Backpacker mag gear issue
February 25, 11:12pm

15% @ RailRiders thru Thurs. 18th
15% off all items. Use code RRAT in the discount box at checkout. (No affiliation with co.)

In Gear Deals » 15% @ RailRiders thru Thurs. 18th
February 17, 1:46am

John Muir Trail, Class of 2010 - Half Dome permits
Jeff is correct. It does seem from the NPS info that you need to say something at issuance (maybe they write on your permit or attach the separate HD permit) rather than just walk up with a Wi...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » John Muir Trail, Class of 2010
February 06, 6:22pm

...sawyer gravity filters
Dan, Use the site's search or use google's site-specific search feature (advanced search features). You'll find LOTS of discussion on this site re: both gravity systems and sawyer f...

In GEAR » Platypus Clean Stream/sawyer gravity filters
January 31, 2:40pm

All Reader Reviews by Kent C.

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Gossamer Gear
In Nov. 2008 I first ordered from GG. Delivery guy tried to be helpful and put package over our fence & out of sight; he didn't notice we have dogs. They welcomed the box and had a taste. A...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
February 20, 4:58am