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Emmett Lyman (ejl10) - BPL Premium Member

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Re: Is okay?
I bought a couple things with no problems. However, I also bought a Mountain Hardwear fleece that, it turns out, had been severely shrunk in the wash. Had a hard time getting my money back. It s...

In GEAR » Is okay?
April 30, 7:00pm

Re: Ohm vs Mariposa plus?
+2 on the Ohm max load of 25 lbs. Love the pack, and this limitation should only serve as an incentive to keep it light. I thru hiked the LT with it last year and wouldn't have had any other ...

In GEAR » Ohm vs Mariposa plus?
April 30, 6:53pm

Re: What Towel Do You Use?
I cut a small MSR PackTowl Ultralite in half and then snipped off the snap in the corner. It comes in at just under .2oz now, and works beautifully to wipe down my tarptent, and also me after a qu...

In GEAR » What Towel Do You Use?
April 30, 6:50pm

Re: Tarptent questions
I'm 6'1" and I wouldn't trade my Contrail for anything (except maybe a hammock on rocky ground). I sit up just fine (in the front, naturally!), and never missed a side entrance. ...

In GEAR » Tarptent questions
April 30, 6:26pm

Re: Packing your sleeping bag
I use a Sea to Summit eVent dry bag, and put that inside the contractor bag with my clothing and other stuff I want to keep dry. I really don't want my down bag getting wet. That said, I th...

In GEAR » Packing your sleeping bag
April 30, 6:20pm

Re: Long Trail thru hike gear list
Hey Keth, I did the LT last summer, so I'm really excited for you. I'd love to take some time off and do it again this year, but alas that isn't going to happen. I see a lot of fam...

In Gear Lists » Long Trail thru hike gear list
April 30, 5:53am

Jakpak - WP Jacket, Structured Bivy, Sleep System in One?
Ran across a new product called the Jakpak today. It doesn't look like it's ready for serious use yet, but it's nice to see people innovating toward more multi-use gear. I'd love ...

In GEAR » Jakpak - WP Jacket, Structured Bivy, Sleep System in One?
January 23, 7:55am

Nice review
Thanks, Will. I'm using a Long Hydrogen right now, and though I've been tempted to downgrade to something lighter, I can't really find a compelling replacement. This review confirms w...

In Editor's Roundtable » Marmot Hydrogen Sleeping Bag Review
January 05, 7:36pm

Lots of gear for sale
All prices shipped to CONUS. 1) Arc'Teryx Naos 55 waterproof pack, red, large, like new - $300 2) JetBoil Flash PCS, black, like new, works perfectly - $70 3) **SOLD** Pair of Gossamer Gea...

In Gear Swap » Lots of gear for sale
December 26, 10:06am

Re: Re: Re: Christmas Loot! Show us what ya got!
Haha... just bought one, in fact!

In GEAR » Christmas Loot! Show us what ya got!
December 25, 1:10pm

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