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Casey Bowden (clbowden) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Berkeley Hills
About Me In 1999 I rode a bike from Oregon to Virgina using lightweight backpacking methods from Ray Jardine's book, Hiking the PCT. My first backpacking experience came 1 year later and I have been hooked ever since.
CityKensington
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CountryUSA
My Website URLhttp://CaseyAndEmily.com

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Re: Pad Options for Cowboy Camping on Sierra Granite at 20 Degrees F
Great post Craig. Last night I slept on my foam creation inside the house on a hardwood floor. I thought the chances were pretty high that I would sneak into a real bed, but I didn't. Certa...

In GEAR » Pad Options for Cowboy Camping on Sierra Granite at 20 Degrees F
June 06, 9:26am

Re: Real men dont blow
Adan, Thanks for the comments. I agree that I could shave the weight more by using thinner foam under the pillow and at my legs. I'll try it with cheap foam but not this nice (and expensive)...

In GEAR » Pad Options for Cowboy Camping on Sierra Granite at 20 Degrees F
June 05, 4:56pm

Re: Re: Pad Options for Cowboy Camping on Sierra Granite at 20 Degrees F
Ken, I was thinking of you, and your recent problems with your large Neoair, when I wrote about the frailty (is that a word) of air mattresses. How many nights out did you have on it? Was it alw...

In GEAR » Pad Options for Cowboy Camping on Sierra Granite at 20 Degrees F
June 05, 4:50pm

Re: re: Lawson
The Suluk46 pads are garbage in my opinion. Mine tore just by attaching it to my pack. I'll gladly carry 2 more ounces for a long term solution.

In Gear Deals » Product Ideas and Feedback Wanted
June 05, 2:07pm

Re: Update
Any idea on shipping costs?

In Gear Deals » Product Ideas and Feedback Wanted
June 05, 12:07pm

Pad Options for Cowboy Camping on Sierra Granite at 20 Degrees F
Pad Options for Cowboy Camping on Sierra Granite at 20 Degrees F In one month I'm going on a 5-day trip into the High Sierra where I hope to sleep under the stars every night. I'm willin...

In GEAR » Pad Options for Cowboy Camping on Sierra Granite at 20 Degrees F
June 05, 11:51am

Re: Tape and toggles
>> It was freaking genius. I have to agree, that guy has some great ideas. http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackinglight/forums/thread_display.html?forum_thread_id=62842&...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » securing pillow to pad
May 15, 9:29am

Re: For Sale: EB FA down vest, REI synthetic vest, BPL Balaclava...
Sold to Robie pending payment.

In Gear Swap » For Sale: EB FA down vest, REI synthetic vest, BPL Balaclava...
May 07, 12:58pm

For Sale: EB FA down vest, REI synthetic vest, BPL Balaclava...
$75 for everything. Email cyb at gerwick dot com. PM's will not be answered. From top left: Cloudveil shorts, size 36, used but good condition BPL Synthetic Balaclava, brand new with tag...

In Gear Swap » For Sale: EB FA down vest, REI synthetic vest, BPL Balaclava...
May 07, 9:25am

How to Secure a Montbell Pillow to an Exped UL7 Synmat
Here's my solution for securing my Montbell pillow to my Exped UL7 Synmat. The tape is "Gear Aid Tenacious Tape" from REI. It cost $4.50 for a 3" x 20" roll. I used a cheapo...

In GEAR » How to Secure a Montbell Pillow to an Exped UL7 Synmat
April 13, 4:32pm

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