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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!
CityRoseville
StateCA
CountryUSA

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All Forum Posts by Kent C.

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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 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

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