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Harrison Carpenter (carpenh) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale St. Vrain River Valley
About Me They call me Carp-Dawg, Dr. C, The Rodent Whisperer, and/or Rat Man-- depending upon who they are and what they see me doing.
My PDF Gear List3-day, 3-season, Solo

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All Forum Posts by Harrison Carpenter

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Re: Sporks SUCK!!!
I'm with you here-- assuming you mean those old-fashioned things that at essentially spoons with narrow slits nipped into their holding pools. Pointless, IMO. Now those Light My Fire things?...

In GEAR » Sporks SUCK!!!
December 26, 7:14pm

Re: rules
I think we all break the rules from time to time, because most all of them are arbitrary. Case in point: any specific date after which hiking/camping is prohibited. Can you arguably say that you...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Following the Rules in U.S. Forests?
December 24, 9:02am

Re: How goes your going pot gripperless?
My current cooking system is a SnowPeak 600 mL Ti cup, which has its own foldable handles; the only "pot grabber" in my pack is a bandanna. I know that looks flippant-- pardon me...

In GEAR » How goes your going pot gripperless?
December 24, 8:25am

Something to be said...
...and this is the only thing I'll say here. But for me, it's not about our right to keep/bear arms, it's not about mental illness, and it's not about keeping ourselves safe. It'...

In Chaff » Newtown
December 22, 9:44am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re:
Forgive me, all, for keeping the discussion going. I'll shut up now. Carry on. :-)

In On the Web » is Anti-ultralight
December 09, 6:39pm

Re: Re: Re:
Dare I say that everyone gets intimidated by any new ideas? Especially if those ideas aren't presented as alternatives, but as "the right way?" And isn't it so much easier for any...

In On the Web » is Anti-ultralight
December 09, 8:19am

MLD Ark?
I'm thinking about my next "weight reduction" (meaning "gear replacement"), and it occurred to me that I could replace my GoLite Pinnacle with Mountain Laurel Designs' A...

In GEAR » MLD Ark?
December 08, 9:11pm

+1 on Cola's eloquence. I've been on WB for a little more than a year, and I've not seen much of any indications in any of the fora that its administration is "anti" anyth...

In On the Web » is Anti-ultralight
December 08, 3:36pm

Re: Lower back problems with inflatable sleeping pads
It's hard to say, but you might be having problems because your pad doesn't correspond well with your sleep position. Just a thought; but I learned the hard way that different sleepers need...

In GEAR » Lower back problems with inflatable sleeping pads
December 08, 8:44am

Re: "3 day solo gear list"
I agree with Mike: there are many things that, to me anyway, seem unneeded and worthy of being nixed-- especially some of the stuff in your "Other" category. Personally, I wouldn't ta...

In Gear Lists » 3 day solo gear list
December 04, 8:11pm

All Reader Reviews by Harrison Carpenter

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TarpTent Notch
This is more of an initial test report. After sealing my Notch's seams, and doing several test-pitches in my backyard, I took it out into Colorado's Indian Peaks Wilderness Area for an overnig...

In Shelters - Double Wall Tents
September 23, 7:09pm