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Brian Senez (bsenez) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale New England
About Me Long distance hiking, trail running, cycling, triathlon

ME-GA '06
LT '08
CitySouthwick
StateMA
CountryUSA

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All Forum Posts by Brian Senez

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re: Winter Smokies Food List
Thanks for the comments. I've been using Hammer products for several years now. I am fortunate to have them as a sponsor for a Triathlon team I am on. The sustained energy is basically m...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Winter Smokies Food List
December 11, 11:42pm

Winter Smokies Food List
I am planning a trip through GSMNP in late January. Here is my planned food list. While home I eat very cleanly (fruit, vegetables, meat, etc), on the trail junk food works very well for me. In ...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Winter Smokies Food List
December 10, 4:49pm

re: Down and grams?
Wouldn't the size of the jacket have a big effect on how much warmth a specific weight of down would add? Adding 25g to a small jacket would be much more loft than adding 25g to an XL.

In GEAR » Down and grams?
December 06, 5:42pm

re: OR Zealot Medium
Bump

In Gear Swap » OR Zealot Medium
December 06, 7:01am

re: FS: Cuben MLD Exodus
Bump

In Gear Swap » FS: Cuben MLD Exodus
December 06, 7:00am

re: sleeping pad
I would recommend Kooka Bay. You can get a torso length pad (46"x20"x2.5") with R4 synthetic insulation that weighs 296g (10.4oz) with the 30d fabric. Another choice is the 60"...

In GEAR » Who can help with winter bags.
December 05, 2:18pm

re: FS: Miscellaneous Gear
If you decide to split it up I'll take the 3 platypus bottles and a bamboo utensil set. re: shipping cost The items I am interested in would cost about $2 to ship first class. It would be ...

In Gear Swap » FS: Miscellaneous Gear
December 05, 12:50pm

re: Wind-shirt pattern
The Liberty Ridge from thru-hiker.com is popular. I have made several of these with different materials. It is a good pattern and easy to make. The fit can be customized without to much trouble....

In Make Your Own Gear » Wind-shirt pattern
December 05, 12:10pm

re: Who can help with winter bags.
I would go with something a little more versatile and packable than a -40F. A WM Lynx rated at -10F and with a claimed weight of 3lb 2oz would be a good choice. In addition I would carry a bivy s...

In GEAR » Who can help with winter bags.
December 04, 9:13pm

re: washing technique
I usually wash my down around every 80-100 nights. The laundering is typically an all day procedure done at the laudromat. In my experience eight hours is the absolute minimum time for drying in ...

In GEAR » Done with WM
December 04, 8:58pm

All Reader Reviews by Brian Senez

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ZPacks Zilch
I have an XL Zilch with a center pocket and padded waistbelt all in white cuben. The weight of this is 160g (5.6oz). I recently used this pack for a nine day hike from Gorham NH to Hanover VT on the ...

In Backpacks - Frameless
October 15, 5:57pm