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

In On the Web » Whiteblaze.net 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 » Whiteblaze.net 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 » Whiteblaze.net 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

I can see it now... The balloon pack frame!

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » "Add lightness."
December 02, 8:13am

Re: Odd Question
First: +1 on the alcohol. However, I usually find space in one of my pack's side pockets for a pint of bourbon. As for 5 days of food-- in a pack that size, it would be tight for me, even if...

In GEAR » Odd Question
November 11, 8:56pm

Suddenly, I've an idea for this year's Xmas tree ornaments.

November 09, 6:48am

Re: Stuff Sacks
It might just be me, but I suspect many people will claim they carry "food sacks" or "bear bags"... and that these things might be confused with stuff sacks. :) Srsly, there are...

In GEAR » Stuff Sacks
November 07, 8:12pm

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