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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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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:

In GEAR » Most efficient gravity filter system - need market update
November 24, 3:32am

trail hikers for extra wide feet
OP: maybe try Superfeet Black??? (rigid plastic arch support, no neoprene or other cushioning). I use these daily in my NB 812 4E's.

In GEAR » trail hikers for extra wide feet
November 24, 2:24am

The Clif Bar Meal Plan
One emphatic vote for Big Sur Bars (White Zest and Blind Date)! At $3.20 each they aren't cheap, but they are the only bars I actually like to eat.

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » The Clif Bar Meal Plan
November 24, 1:57am

Polypro WITHOUT the stink maybe?!
Thought this was interesting when I read it, but haven't tried it. Maybe this could help some of you.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Polyester-Merino Wool Baselayer Idea
November 07, 7:19pm

Whisper - waistbelt?
@ Joshua -- pasted from GG site: Please note that the hip belt is sewn onto the pack and is not removable without cutting it off.

In Gear Swap » Red Ledge , Gossamer Gear, Sierra Designs
October 29, 12:24am

Avatar - where are you?
Laurence, I've had the same wonderings on numerous occasions. I think mine's obvious - Yosemite. Specifically, this was my first trip up Yosemite Falls. Pic is from the top of the fall...

In Chaff » Avatar
October 29, 12:14am

straps rub neck
>> James: "My rather narrow shoulders require the use of a collared shirt with the Gorilla or the straps will irritate my neck so I agree the straps may be too wide for some users."...

In Editor's Roundtable » Gossamer Gear Gorilla Backpack Review
October 19, 9:01pm

Food Dehydrator
Don't forget to use the search feature too - you'll find many previous threads/posts with lots of info. If you're not happy with BPL search engine, use the advanced search in google to...

In GEAR » Food Dehydrator
September 13, 4:59pm

need car...120 closed
Brett if you or your wife are still following posts... 120 is NOT completely CAN get to your car! There is a detour set up, it's much longer, but do-able. Should be signs up....

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » JMT speed record attempt
September 07, 12:54am

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