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KEN LARSON (KENLARSON) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Western Michigan
About Me Mounteering, climbing and backpacking and outdoor endeavors I have been engaged with since age eleven all over North America and Canada. Retired educator, researcher and outdoor facilitator. Currently dealing with Multiple Myeloma Cancer and still backpacking with the grandchildren on a "lighter note".
CityGrand Haven
StateMI
CountryUSA

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All Forum Posts by KEN LARSON

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Basecamp Footwear Option
Have used this combination of Felt Pac Boot Liner and Totes Over Boots here in Michigan for extended XC/Snowshoeing winter trips many times with great success. Packs easily and most of all keep the...

In Editor's Roundtable » Overboots as Mukluks: Basecamp Footwear for Ski Mountaineers
March 05, 4:22am

****FS Marmot Nutshell Tent****
Yep this is an "oldie" introduce back in 1996 and a Backpacker Magazine Editors Choice Award winner. A lean 2P tent with excellent ceiling height and designed in a unique asymmetrical pat...

In Gear Swap » ****FS Marmot Nutshell Tent****
March 02, 12:45pm

titanium spatula
What are the Length & Width dimensions? What type of material was used for a heat insulator on the handle?

In Gear Deals » titanium spatula
February 27, 11:26am

Re: BD Alpine Start Hooded Jacket
Richard .....I did not inquire, an over sight!

In GEAR » A Visual Paradigm for Windshirts - Multiple Axis of Understanding.-Rev 0
February 26, 5:50pm

BD Alpine Start Hooded Jacket
This data might interest some: The Alpine Start is at 40 CFM FROM: Brad Curkendall Black Diamond Equipment

In GEAR » A Visual Paradigm for Windshirts - Multiple Axis of Understanding.-Rev 0
February 26, 5:18pm

Seam Sealing eVent Mitts
I seamed sealed the MLD mitts a bit different after my research and using "past knowledge" seam sealing tents and clothing over twenty years. My method is as follows: PREP: 1. I u...

In GEAR » Seam sealing eVent mitts
February 21, 5:40pm

Caldera Cone Awesomeness
Is one to assume you did this test as before (NO stakes, ~same water temp & environment) and just added more alcohol?

In GEAR » Caldera Cone Awesomeness
February 19, 3:54am

And There Was Light
You can run the stove with the pot all the way down on the cone, but that chokes it out a good bit and doesn't allow the flame front needed to fully burn the off gasses. Your next run, you n...

In GEAR » Caldera Cone Awesomeness
February 17, 3:43pm

Still lost
Did you have the stakes in the tri-ti sidewinder?

In GEAR » Caldera Cone Awesomeness
February 17, 2:50pm

Fry Bread on the Trail
Indian Fry Bread Recipe Servings - Makes 2 ¾ cup servings enough for 2 days Prep time: 15 min Cook time: 8 min Ingredients: ¼ cup unbleached flour ¾ rye flour 1 teaspoon salt ½ Tbsp...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Sourdough on the Trail?
February 16, 12:42pm

All Reader Reviews by KEN LARSON

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123Mountain OUTDOOR EQUIPMENT
>>>>>>>>BEWARE<<<<<<<< Read the BB Business Review BELOW before you decide to purchase ITEMS from this company. BB Business Review

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
June 22, 7:19am

SOTO PRODUCTS STOVES & POCKET TORCH
Would highly recommend ANY of SOTO's products as they RATE 5 in my estimation. I have purchased and have used many of SOTO's products (STOVES: iso & white gas and POCKET TORCHES: butan...

In Stoves - Canister
May 24, 10:57am

Sawyer In-Line Filter
SP-125 PURIFIER (NOW - SP-35 PURIFIER)

In Hydration - Water Treatment
March 08, 2:15pm

MSR Mountain Safety Research HyperFlow microfilter
I purchased one of the very first MSR Hyperflow filters from REI (April08) and experienced many of the filter issues that have been mentioned (reduced output, hard pumping, backflushing difficulties a...

In Hydration - Water Treatment
February 25, 10:24am

Alpkit CarbonLite
CarbonLite hiking/trekking pole review: • I have been using “h...

In Trekking Poles
June 30, 9:06am

PossumDown Gloves (BPL Gear Shop)
I was interested in the level of warmth provided by an overmitt and wool liner combination and did some cold weather testing of hand gear for the last three days, since the temperatures in Michigan we...

In Clothing - Headwear, Handwear
November 30, 1:57pm