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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
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All Forum Posts by Tim Haynes

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WTB: Alcohol stove, trangia, Ti-Tri, of some other fuel system
So far, I've been cooking over fires, using an isobutane setup, or (if solo) just going without a stove. I'm looking to save weight, and quit using isobutane canisters. I know all the p...

In Gear Swap » WTB: Alcohol stove, trangia, Ti-Tri, of some other fuel system
October 26, 11:08am

60-90% off stp items
With STP, just the page link isn't enough, you need the discount code. In this case, the code for the sale (enter it on the checkout page) is EYG6993Z. Once you've entered the code you can ...

In Gear Deals » 60-90% off stp items
October 26, 7:54am

Worst backcountry meal ever
This wasn't the worst tasting, but it was a learning experience. Early on in our relationship, taking my (now wife) on a simple overnight trip, we ended up getting a night with high wind and...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Worst backcountry meal ever?
October 25, 2:40pm

X talon 240, Montbell half sleeve, jackets, baselayers
bump for you. I've got the X Talon 240 shoes and love them. In a size 10.5 they are 8.9oz per shoe on my scale, which is just amazing. Great traction and freedom of movement, dry quickly. A lit...

In Gear Swap » X talon 240, Montbell half sleeve, jackets, baselayers
October 24, 9:31pm

icebreaker rock zip
What's the weight on the icebreaker?

In Gear Swap » FS: Patagonia, Icebreaker
October 24, 12:07pm

Best backcountry meal ever
I don't think "best backcountry meal" will ever fit into the ultralight category (are those two things mutually exclusive?), but heading out to a trail, friends and I stopped at a roa...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Best backcountry meal ever?
October 24, 11:26am

FS: Stoic Wrath Windshell
Eric, Is the weight true? And how does the fabric seem? I've looked at those before and been tempted, but the last two ultralite wind shirts I've tried (Montbell and Montane) have been 40 ...

In Gear Swap » FS: Stoic Wrath Windshell
October 24, 7:32am

systems and superlight, supercheap packs
I would like to see more well-integrated systems of gear. Put together a set of stuff that is designed from the outset to work well together, to make it simple for people newly interested in UL/SUL...

In GEAR » what do you want to see from AEG
October 21, 12:50pm

Flying with Poles (Packs, and other Hiking Sundries)
I've successfully carried stakes and an isobutane stove (no fuel) on a plane several times without incident. I'm sure it matters who you get in line; if I'm worried, I try to have a fri...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Flying with Poles (Packs, and other Hiking Sundries)
October 21, 12:16pm

BPL advice for disaster/war refugees
I think the advice varies radically depending on where you are talking about. Too many possible cultures and scenarios for me to even attempt to address 3rd world issues, but I think from a practic...

In Philosophy & Technique » What BPL advice would you give to disaster/war refugees of the 3rd world?
October 21, 12:02pm

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