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John Roan (JRoan) - BPL Lifetime Member

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About Me Up high, with the ancient bristlecones, or deep in a slot canyon.
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All Forum Posts by John Roan

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Re: Re: Waste vs. Waist
I've done the same thing..."hip belt" is easier to remember :~)>

In GEAR » Backpack suggestions for weekends
December 01, 6:49pm

Re: Plastic Liner vs. Stuff Sacks
I waterproof a lg stuff sac, put it in my pack, then stuff my quilt and insulated/spare clothing in it, fold the top down to seal it. I have used this method to float down a river and kept the ite...

In GEAR » Plastic Liner vs. Stuff Sacks
November 29, 5:27pm

Re: Re: Tarp users - packing
I fold the tarp as well as the ground cloth, making sure the lines are inside, place the ti stakes inside and slide into stuff sac.

In GEAR » Tarp users- how do you pack it
November 29, 5:20pm

Re: Update
Peter, Obviously it's all personal preference, but I totally understand that trial and error can be expensive when it comes to going ul. I refer to it as a journey, because you never seem to...

In GEAR » Need reccomendation for couples tent
November 28, 10:34pm

Re: Need reccomendation for couples tent
Peter, You've come to the right place for advice. I was inspired from this site a couple of years ago and have got my base weight (sans food & water) to under 7lbs, including a two pers...

In GEAR » Need reccomendation for couples tent
November 28, 12:30pm

Re: Re: Caldera Cone Inferno efficiency
I second Brad's findings, as I too own an Inferno. I am able to load the Inferno up with allot of wood without it smoking, then let it go for a while. The one nice thing about the Inferno i...

In GEAR » Caldera Cone Inferno efficiency
November 27, 9:41am

Re: Re: 3.35oz Woodburning Stove/Pot/Lid Combination
Hi M, Thanks for the kind words. When using Esbit or alcohol, the can does drop down, but for wood it needs to stay up high so you can feed the fire. I made the side opening large to make...

In Make Your Own Gear » 3.35oz Woodburning Stove/Pot/Lid Combination
November 27, 9:01am

Re: Re: Caldera Cone Question.
I have the Caldera Keg, and have no problem picking it up using my Smartwool glove liners. As for the comment about the pot not coming out of the cone, the aluminum tends to expand after its bee...

In GEAR » Caldera Cone Question.
November 24, 8:26pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Nalgene + Fosters can, the perfect ultralight combination?
I own the Ti-Tri Inferno and love it. If you enjoy MYOG projects like I do, you can also make your own fairly easily...

In Make Your Own Gear » Nalgene + Fosters can, the perfect ultralight combination?
November 22, 8:31am

Re: Nalgene + Fosters can, the perfect ultralight combination?
Nice fit, and the fosters can definitely needs some protection. Alternatively, I have found that the heineken can fairs very well without protection, resulting in lighter pack weight.

In Make Your Own Gear » Nalgene + Fosters can, the perfect ultralight combination?
November 20, 4:11pm

All Reader Reviews by John Roan

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Trail Designs Caldera Stove
My rating is actually 4.5 out of 5 (not an option in the drop down box). I...

In Stoves - Alcohol
November 19, 5:35pm

Trail Designs Ti-Tri Inferno
The guys at Trail Designs have built a reputation for themselves by providing innovative products and excellent customer service. Their Caldera Cone system was a revolution in UL wind screen/pot holde...

In Stoves - Other
August 21, 5:35pm