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Erik Danielsen (er1kksen) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale The Western Door
About Me Living and working between adventures. So far those have included the Andes, the Adirondacks, the nooks and crannies of WNY, and being a not-quite-UL wanderer all over the east coast.
CityFredonia
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CountryUSA
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All Forum Posts by Erik Danielsen

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The weight of the pack itself is typically included in the final weight of the loaded pack.

In GEAR » Granite gear Vapor flash Vs. Meridian Vapor
February 02, 9:53pm

Re: Oly XZ-1
Of course, it's not actually 112mm... just the same field of view as 112mm would yield on 35mm. Not nearly the same DoF control, but better than most compacts and possibly similar to the maximu...

In Photography » Oly XZ-1
February 02, 8:15pm

How to repair this zipper?
The zipper on the lid of my Granite Gear Vapor Flash is missing two teeth. I'm not sure when or how they disappeared, but it's a bit inconvenient, being only able to close the two zipper pu...

In GEAR » How to repair this zipper?
February 02, 8:08pm

Re: Re: Re: Vapor Trail
I wouldn't say I'm in love. It's a very good pack, and it fits my body fairly well, though once I get over about 25 pounds it just doesn't sit right on me no matter how I adjust it ...

In GEAR » Granite gear Vapor flash Vs. Meridian Vapor
February 02, 7:40pm

Re: Re: Re: The Initiative...12,500 miles, one year, will he do it?
Over here on the Southern Tier it's staying consistently below freezing all day, even when it's sunny. By the time he gets over here (Allegany state park and whatnot) he should be dealing w...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » The Initiative...12,500 miles, one year, will he do it?
February 02, 6:46pm

Re: Vapor Trail
Hey John, in leu of a back pocket, if you've got some shock cord lying around you could always string it between the webbing loops on the back like so: Just stick your wet gear under the sho...

In GEAR » Granite gear Vapor flash Vs. Meridian Vapor
February 02, 6:39pm

Re: I am in japan
Sounds like the right term. ;) If the ULA holds a lot of appeal for you, I'd say go for it. If you end up REALLY not liking it, you can always return it, but I've only ever heard of peop...

In GEAR » Granite gear Vapor flash Vs. Meridian Vapor
February 02, 1:54pm

Re: Narrowing it down
Depends on your body. I originally wanted to buy an osprey, but all the models I tried on wouldn't work because the shoulder straps cut into the sides of my neck (even just walking around the s...

In GEAR » Granite gear Vapor flash Vs. Meridian Vapor
February 02, 10:21am

Vapor Flash
I have the vapor flash and bought it initially for trekking in the andes. It is definitely a durability-oriented pack, seeing as I put it through all sorts of crap and it still looks brand new. One...

In GEAR » Granite gear Vapor flash Vs. Meridian Vapor
February 02, 8:07am

RE: Hunger
Hunger is indeed funny. I typically fast 18 hours a day between eating periods of high-fat-and-protein meals with some green veggies (with more fat, butter. Gotta get that A+K). When I stick with t...

In Philosophy & Technique » Training & Workout
February 01, 7:13pm

All Reader Reviews by Erik Danielsen

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five ten camp four
I have owned and loved a pair of these and worn them until their current state of having gaping holes in the sides. Observations: great fit, decent support and cushioning (never any sore feet) and...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
October 10, 7:29am