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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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What Dehydrator should I buy?...a suggestion
This was rated as 5/5 here on BPL. I thought I had the URL for the review, but I don't, sorry.

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » What Dehydrator should I buy?
June 06, 7:05pm

Trip Report Index
This is such a useful tool! Thanks so much, Chris! I've already read a few reports that I probably would have never found or read before your creation. Thanks for spending all that time ...

In Post-Trip Reports » Trip Report Index
May 11, 12:25am

Efficiency with water tablets...or...
-Nate: If you don't find a satisfactory solution for the tablets you may want to try a mini dropper bottle of bleach (very fast to apply, no trash left over, very lightweight.) Please kee...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Efficiency with water tablets
April 07, 9:49pm

Backpacker mag gear issue
+1 to Nick and Shawn Like many, I wasn't aware of the lightweight alternative. A couple years ago I was on the verge of a breaking point and ready to give up backpacking. My traditional lo...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Backpacker mag gear issue
February 25, 11:12pm

15% @ RailRiders thru Thurs. 18th
15% off all items. Use code RRAT in the discount box at checkout. (No affiliation with co.)

In Gear Deals » 15% @ RailRiders thru Thurs. 18th
February 17, 1:46am

John Muir Trail, Class of 2010 - Half Dome permits
Jeff is correct. It does seem from the NPS info that you need to say something at issuance (maybe they write on your permit or attach the separate HD permit) rather than just walk up with a Wi...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » John Muir Trail, Class of 2010
February 06, 6:22pm

...sawyer gravity filters
Dan, Use the site's search or use google's site-specific search feature (advanced search features). You'll find LOTS of discussion on this site re: both gravity systems and sawyer f...

In GEAR » Platypus Clean Stream/sawyer gravity filters
January 31, 2:40pm

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
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
January 12, 2:26am

All Reader Reviews by Kent C.

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Mt. Williamson Motel; Independence, CA above & beyond
We had a reservation for several rooms, but on the day of our arrival - unbeknownst to me - my brother cancelled for another place in a nearby town. I had already arranged to leave a box of after-hik...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
June 22, 9:46pm

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