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Nathan V (Junk) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale The Great Lake State
About Me I have been backpacking for about 8 1/2 years, although I thought about trying it for a few years before that. I wish that i would have started earlier, I've had a lot of fun doing it.
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Re: Quick West Coast Trip (Sleeping Bear)
I love that area, I just wish that I didn't have to drive for five hours to get there. I plan on getting over again there later this summer. Here's a shot from the same beach, looking...

In Post-Trip Reports » Quick West Coast Trip (Sleeping Bear)
April 30, 3:51pm

Re : Komperdell peak hunters ?
Interesting, I wonder how small the "Junior Touring grip" is. The weight per Campmor's website is : 198 grams each (6.98 ounces each).

In GEAR » Komperdell peak hunters ?
April 29, 6:56am

Re: WTB: ~1 yd of silnylon or similar for cheap
PM sent.

In Gear Swap » WTB: ~1 yd of silnylon or similar for cheap
April 28, 6:53pm

Re: Good Outdoor DVD's
Here are four more excellent documentaries: "Walking With Freedom" an AT through-hike by Michael "Lionking" Daniel. "Walking West With Freedom" a PCT through-hi...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Good Outdoor DVD's?
April 25, 11:15am

Re: OPSAK vs. food hanging
I have had two experiences using OPSAKs where they seem to have worked. The first was in an area with no bears, I just left my OPSAK lying on the ground and in the morning was talking to the cou...

In GEAR » OPSAK vs. food hanging
April 23, 6:26pm

re: Choose Forums to View
+2, Great idea, Bob.

In Website & Forum Admin/Support » Choose Forums to View
April 18, 6:37pm

Re: Backpacking on the Moon
Wow, I had never even heard of Craters of the Moon National Monument, very interesting looking area. Thanks for the cool video.

In Post-Trip Reports » Backpacking on the Moon
April 18, 10:37am

Re : Need advice on seam sealing a SpinnTwinn tarp
Answers 1 - Yes 2 - Yes 3 - It should be dry to the touch in six hours, but I would not fold or roll it up tight for 24 - 48 hours, just to be sure its dry. 4 - You can use it straig...

In GEAR » Need advice on seam sealing a SpinnTwinn tarp
April 10, 1:54pm

Re: Alternative rainwear
+1 on the Integral Designs Silcoat Cape, I've had one for years and like it a lot.

In GEAR » Alternative rainwear
April 07, 3:57pm

FS: Simblissity Unslack Pack
Email sent.

In Gear Swap » FS: Simblissity Unslack Pack and BotSpot
April 03, 3:11pm

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