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Tim Haynes (timalan) - BPL Guest

My Locale Mid Atlantic
About Me Early 30s, newly married, work in communications with children's hospitals around the country. Relatively new to lightweight philosophies, but excited to learn and teach others.
CityAlexandria
StateVA
CountryUSA
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All Forum Posts by Tim Haynes

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Montane Super Fly XT eVent
I've got the normal SuperFly eVent jacket in small and really like it. And it does fit larger than a lot of other jackets. I don't know if the Super Fly and Super Fly XT are the same cut, b...

In Gear Swap » WTS: Montane Super Fly XT eVent Shell $150
November 14, 7:18am

Ibex Hoody as part of layering system
Dan, I'm using the Ibex hoodie, Montbell UL down jacket (6.9oz) and a Montane Superfly eVent jacket (14.7oz) as a layering system, using a Black Rock Gear down beanie as extra warmth for the h...

In Gear Deals » Ibex Hooded Indie Sale??
November 10, 12:03pm

Any other disc golfers?
In addition to hiking, I play a lot of disc golf. It's another good excuse to go tromp around in the woods. Any others here who play? I try to hit up 4-5 tournaments every year and play once or...

In Other Activities » Any other disc golfers?
November 10, 8:49am

Cook-kit for carry-on? Esbit on airlines?
I'm trying to figure out the best cooking solution that is allowed in carry-on. My goal is to be able to take an ultralight pack on a plane, and just head straight to a trailhead upon landing. ...

In GEAR » Cook-kit for carry-on? Esbit on airlines?
November 10, 8:27am

Just a suggestion...
...I know you like your existing bag, but it might be cheaper to just buy a quilt and sell the bag you have. Tim Marshall's enLIGHTened Equipment is selling quilts ~$200 that fit your 20* spec....

In Make Your Own Gear » Wanted: someone to modify a sleeping bag for me, and ideas
November 10, 8:15am

Underwear and Chafing
Boxer briefs. I picked up some Icebreaker boxer briefs on clearance and really like them for the trail. Comfy and keep down the stink. But for me, the decisive factor is how much I'm going to b...

In GEAR » Underwear and Chafing
November 10, 8:02am

Knife Recommendations
I agree with one of the other posters -- it's impossible to make a good recommendation without a little more knowledge of what you want to do with a knife. Do you want to sharpen sticks, gut fi...

In GEAR » Knife Recommendations
November 10, 7:55am

Ibex Hooded Indie
I picked one up at the REI clearance, and have been incredibly pleased with it. Definitely my new favorite layer for fall-winter-spring. I've got some other Ibex stuff that is okay but not all ...

In Gear Deals » Ibex Hooded Indie Sale??
November 10, 7:30am

"Best way to run"
It was a good article and a nice follow up to the book, "Born to Run," that came out a few years ago by the same author. But in the book -- and article -- shoes DO matter. But the reco...

In Philosophy & Technique » "Best way to run"
November 09, 10:57am

GossamerGear - Sleeping pad deals
One week left on the GG free shipping offer, so I took a look around their site and discovered that they have several of their sleeping pads in the "deals" section. Seconds and discontinu...

In Gear Deals » GossamerGear - Free Shipping order over $45 - Expires Nov 15 2011 - USA Only
November 08, 11:11am

All Reader Reviews by Tim Haynes

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Camp Xenon 4
New for spring/summer 2011, I was really excited about the Camp Xenon 4 poles. They looked like the best value/weight option on the market, so I was really excited to try them out. The 120cm poles spe...

In Trekking Poles
October 18, 10:59am

Stoic LTWT Sleeping Pad - short
I recently picked up a pair of these when they were a good price (~$20/each); I usually use Z-Rests, but my wife prefers an inflatable mat, and these fit the bill for cost/weight/value. shape is nicel...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
October 06, 1:56pm

Big Agnes Pumphouse Multi-Use Dry Sack and Pad Pump
I agree with previous reviews that this bag only does one thing well -- put air in your sleeping pad. That said, I bring it along on most trips with friends, and it makes it easier for many people -- ...

In Miscellaneous Products
March 09, 10:48am