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Tim Haynes (timalan) - BPL Guest

My Locale Mid Atlantic
About Me Early 30s, newly married, work in communications with children's hospitals around the country. Relatively new to lightweight philosophies, but excited to learn and teach others.
My PDF Gear ListRough Draft gearlist - solo trips

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All Forum Posts by Tim Haynes

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21 on the 14th!
Chris, Would love to try one of your homebrews sometime -- sounds like you've got it dialed in, and I appreciate that you've tailored it to your wife's preferences. That's great. ...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » 21 on the 14th!!
November 22, 9:04am

BPL Cocoon (?) hoodie and pants set
Sorry to hear about your loss. I can only imagine how I would feel in the same situation... hasn't happened yet, but I have that worry every time I walk away from camp. Probably says something ...

In Gear Swap » BPL Cocoon (?) hoodie and pants set
November 21, 11:35am

Rab Quantum Endurance 0 degree ($225), and Tenzing -40 degree ($325) bags up on Geatrade
Noticed this morning that has put up three of each of these on Geartrade, all in like-new or excellent condition. Great deals on the Rabs for people who missed them this summer, and...

In Gear Deals » Rab Quantum Endurance 0 degree ($225), and Tenzing -40 degree ($325) bags up on Geatrade
November 21, 9:50am

ended trip early
Getting away is its own reward, but I can understand bailing early. I always bring a pair of headphones and some kind of reading material. I seldom use headphones, but I know that I've got lect...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » ended trip early
November 18, 11:52am

10 things not to buy for backpacking
I'll add/support a few items, and then qualify/defend a few off the OPs list... 0. Anything at FULL PRICE. Except for gear you need urgently, or consumables like fuel, you should NEVER pay f...

In GEAR » 10 things not to buy for backpacking
November 18, 11:32am

gregory z55
I'd go with the Z-55. Minimal weight penalty over the Z-35, and the Z-55 is one of the best carrying packs I've ever used. Feels good even with 40# in it (the most I've carried in it). ...

In GEAR » gregory
November 18, 10:15am

Various eVent Jackets
You might try including weights on the eVent jackets before giving up. Especially with the recent BPL tests showing eVent to be quantitatively the best breathable/waterproof fabric on the market, I...

In Gear Swap » FS: Various eVent Jackets and Primaloft Insulated Clothing in XL. Also, Golite Packs, and Pacer Poles
November 17, 10:19am

Snow Peak & Soloist
I've got the Snow Peak Light Max and Soloist setup and have enjoyed it. I've found the Soloist, at 1.1L, to hold enough for two, without problems. Just the pot and lid come to 7.0oz on m...

In Gear Swap » Cleaning out my closet - Hammock, Cookware, Thermarest sheet
November 17, 10:04am

I played competitive ultimate in undergrad and grad school, then played and traveled on club teams for several years before my first ACL tear six years ago at age 27. Tear happened in a practice sc...

In Other Activities » Any other disc golfers?
November 14, 11:56am

21 on the 14th!
Depends on where you are in the country. My tastes run to imperial stouts, imperial IPAs and barleywines. Of course, any good barleywine is going to be best aged a few years, so any barleywine you ...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » 21 on the 14th!!
November 14, 11:36am

All Reader Reviews by Tim Haynes

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Camp Xenon 4
New for spring/summer 2011, I was really excited about the Camp Xenon 4 poles. They looked like the best value/weight option on the market, so I was really excited to try them out. The 120cm poles spe...

In Trekking Poles
October 18, 10:59am

Stoic LTWT Sleeping Pad - short
I recently picked up a pair of these when they were a good price (~$20/each); I usually use Z-Rests, but my wife prefers an inflatable mat, and these fit the bill for cost/weight/value. shape is nicel...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
October 06, 1:56pm

Big Agnes Pumphouse Multi-Use Dry Sack and Pad Pump
I agree with previous reviews that this bag only does one thing well -- put air in your sleeping pad. That said, I bring it along on most trips with friends, and it makes it easier for many people -- ...

In Miscellaneous Products
March 09, 10:48am