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Kent C. (kent) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale High Sierra
About Me Old days: about 50 lbs.
New, UL days: 11.3 lbs.
UL is keeping me in the mountains!

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LT4s - Black is in stock, Khyber not
+1 Ben! Been interested in these since I held my brother's pair last summer. Wow, are they feather-light! Planning to buy some for this summer. Itch, itch...

In GEAR » LT4s
January 30, 12:37am

Hello Everyone!
Welcome Chris! +1 with Ben. If you're serious, you can drop from ~30# to 15# or less(and pretty quickly if financially able). I know this for a fact because I did it over the winter of &...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Hello Everyone!
January 25, 11:36pm

15 - 65% off at RailRiders.com
Just got a catalog; discount is on selected items/colors; good 'til Jan 31. (no, I'm not affiliated with them in any way. I own one shirt and have only worn it once, in town, not even o...

In Gear Deals » 15 - 65% off at RailRiders.com
January 12, 2:26am

Early spring location in Seirra Nevada's
Jim MacDiarmid wrote about his trip last year to LYV at the time you're thinking, I believe; you can search for it if interested. As I recall, he had a little snow, not bad. Check his TR, don...

In Winter Hiking » Early spring location in Seirra Nevada's
January 12, 2:02am

gravity filter system
Tony - if you're still watching this thread, there's more here: http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackinglight/forums/thread_display.html?forum_thread_id=10012&disable_pagi...

In GEAR » Most efficient gravity filter system - need market update
November 24, 3:32am

trail hikers for extra wide feet
OP: maybe try Superfeet Black??? (rigid plastic arch support, no neoprene or other cushioning). I use these daily in my NB 812 4E's.

In GEAR » trail hikers for extra wide feet
November 24, 2:24am

The Clif Bar Meal Plan
One emphatic vote for Big Sur Bars (White Zest and Blind Date)! At $3.20 each they aren't cheap, but they are the only bars I actually like to eat.

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » The Clif Bar Meal Plan
November 24, 1:57am

Polypro WITHOUT the stink maybe?!
Thought this was interesting when I read it, but haven't tried it. Maybe this could help some of you. http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackinglight/forums/thread_display.html?for...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Polyester-Merino Wool Baselayer Idea
November 07, 7:19pm

Whisper - waistbelt?
@ Joshua -- pasted from GG site: Please note that the hip belt is sewn onto the pack and is not removable without cutting it off.

In Gear Swap » Red Ledge , Gossamer Gear, Sierra Designs
October 29, 12:24am

Avatar - where are you?
Laurence, I've had the same wonderings on numerous occasions. I think mine's obvious - Yosemite. Specifically, this was my first trip up Yosemite Falls. Pic is from the top of the fall...

In Chaff » Avatar
October 29, 12:14am

All Reader Reviews by Kent C.

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Gossamer Gear
In Nov. 2008 I first ordered from GG. Delivery guy tried to be helpful and put package over our fence & out of sight; he didn't notice we have dogs. They welcomed the box and had a taste. A...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
February 20, 4:58am