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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
My PDF Gear ListRough Draft gearlist - solo trips

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All Forum Posts by Tim Haynes

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Beer in a Can
If you can get the Surly lineup, they make the best canned beers I've tried, but unfortunately, they aren't available in the VA/DC/MD/PA/NC/WV area that I hike in most of the time. We'v...

In Chaff » "Beer in a Can"
November 08, 10:07am

Weight/calories? Type of hiking
I should add that my hiking is bipolar; solo trips are 20+ miles/day, more speed and distance and much simpler food. Hikes with my wife and other friends are more like 10 miles/day and more relaxed...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » List what you eat per day. Weight/calories? Type of hiking?
November 08, 9:50am

Weight/calories for hiking
Easiest way to add some calories into your diet without adding much weight are nuts. Most nuts (almonds, pecans, pistachios, peanuts, etc) are ~160 cal/oz. Walnuts are even higher at ~185, and m...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » List what you eat per day. Weight/calories? Type of hiking?
November 08, 9:47am

Poor man's UL one or two person tent
I'd recommend either of the ALPS Mountaineering lightweight one man tents -- the Mystique or the Zephyr. Both are less than 4 lbs and are readily available for less than $100. Amazon has them f...

In GEAR » Poor man's UL one or two person tent.
November 08, 8:20am

FS: Stoic Hadron Anorak, L, NWT
In my experience, backcountry.com has the best return policy of any online site; you might be best off just returning the extra one. How do you like the Anorak? I've been tempted by it, but ...

In Gear Swap » FS: Stoic Hadron Anorak, L, NWT
November 08, 7:34am

Last day for enLIGHTened equipment sale
Per the enLIGHTened equipment site, today is the last day to get orders in for the RevolutionX discounted blankets. If you've been on the fence, decide today.

In Gear Deals » enLIGHTened equipment is back with INSANE pricing
October 31, 12:32pm

"Yuppie" brand stigma
"It also escapes the stigma of wearing "yuppie" brands." "Seriously, who out there actually thinks about this?" I do. And I know I'm not alone. It totally...

In Gear Deals » Patagonia attitude toward gear recycling
October 31, 12:31pm

Patagonia attitude toward gear recycling
I'm grateful for companies like Patagonia that have a high enough profit margin and large enough product volume, turnover and inventories to offer products at great clearance prices: Patagonia,...

In Gear Deals » Patagonia attitude toward gear recycling
October 31, 8:29am

Alcohol stove, trangia, Ti-Tri, of some other fuel system
Barry, Thanks for the link. That looks like it might be a good option. Any experience with the "spillproof" model the same seller is offering? I haven't seen that style anywhere before.

In Gear Swap » WTB: Alcohol stove, trangia, Ti-Tri, of some other fuel system
October 28, 2:27pm

First Ascent Vests
Thanks -- I've been looking for a while for a vest for my wife, and this is perfect. Now the hard part will be hiding it until Christmas. Total was just under $75 shipped to the door.

In Gear Deals » Eddie Bauer/First Ascent - extra 20% off plus f/s - 9oz 800fp down vest $71!
October 27, 3:18pm

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