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Steven Hanlon (asciibaron) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale Mid Atlantic
About Me 2012 trips:

Jan - Northfork Mtn overnighter - 10 miles
Feb - AT Rt40 - Raven Rock overnighter - 28 miles
Mar - AT Rt40 - Raven Rock overnighter - 28 miles
Apr - Dolly Sods - weekender - 25 miles
Jun - Dolly Sods - weekender - 26 miles
Jul - Dolly Sods trail work weekend - 12 miles
Jul - Dolly Sods - weekender - 18
Aug - AT in PA with a friend - 16 miles
Sept - AT Rt40 - Raven Rock overnighter - 28 miles

2013 trips:

Aug - Dolly Sods - weekender with friend - 12 miles
CityPhiladelphia
StatePA
My Website URLhttp://asciibaron.dyndns.org

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All Forum Posts by Steven Hanlon

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3 blasts
yes, 3 blasts (not SOS) is how the Boy Scouts are taught and it is what i listen for. SOS in Morse code would be (dit dit dit) (dah dah dah) (dit dit dit), 3 blasts is much quicker and easier esp....

In Philosophy & Technique » emergency whistle sounds just like a bird call ...
March 29, 8:37am

bandana
a simple bandana works. i take only from sources that are flowing at a high rate. i will wait for an disturbed debris or soil to clear before i attempt take water.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Quest. for Chlorine Diox. users.
March 29, 8:31am

Asked about backpacking gear
a buddy asked me about backpacking the AT and what gear he would need. i told him the first thing to buy was a scale. he looked at me very confused and asked "why would i need a scale in the...

In GEAR » Asked about backpacking gear
March 29, 6:47am

Re: Canister Refiller -- WARNING
The hose is the safety as it was pop before the can ;)

In GEAR » Canister Refiller -- WARNING
March 28, 2:01pm

wow
clear plastic tubing for a pressurized application, i'll take 3!

In GEAR » Canister Refiller -- WARNING
March 28, 10:52am

UL setup...
a simple corncob and an ounce of tobacco in a ziploc. you can use a stick as a tamper :)

In Chaff » smoking pipe
March 27, 8:59pm

huh
what is a Hunger Games?

In Chaff » Dear Chris Wallace, prepare for the Influx of fanatic tweens
March 27, 1:03pm

Re: Re: Crush proof
"Check out the plumbing aisle in Home Depot. A small section of PVC plastic pipe and two slip on plastic pipe caps should do the trick. The diameter and length of the PVC pipe would be wholly ...

In GEAR » lightweight eyeglasses case?
March 27, 5:21am

Re: Re: Foam cups gone
"Styrofoam is one of the worst offenders environmentally." i thought people were the worst offenders :) my cup of choice these days is Big Lots plastic cup that weighs 1.4 oz and i ...

In GEAR » nesting mcdonald's McCafe cups to make a double walled insulated mug?
March 27, 5:20am

smoking pipe
i just recently picked up smoking pipe (tobacco) and am really enjoying it. still used to smoking cigars so i need to learn to slow down and to also gauge how much tobacco is left in the bowl. ...

In Chaff » smoking pipe
March 26, 7:32pm

All Reader Reviews by Steven Hanlon

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Marmot Precip Jacket Mens
i picked up my Marmot Precip in 2005 from REI for $42.83 - i figured i couldn't go wrong at that price. if it didn't work well for backpacking, i could wear it as a casual jacket. it has b...

In Clothing - Raingear
November 11, 8:13am

McHale 0-Sarc UL
I have the SARC Chasm version and would recommend this pack to anyone who has suffered with ill fitting mass produced packs. It's a tad on the heavy side, but for me, that's not a problem sin...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
April 27, 5:34pm