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Steven McAllister (brooklynkayak) - BPL Lifetime Member

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Backcountry Word Processing?
Re: "You can use Google Docs(Drive) offline." This seems like a better choice than M. S. Word for you needs. You can then sync the offline with the cloud version when you are back o...

In GEAR » Backcountry Word Processing?
October 05, 10:03am

Bare Boxer
Density of food can be important when trying to stretch extra days into a small bear cannister. I tend to pack things like peanut butter, stick pasta, cheese, rice, jerky, dried fruit, nuts, ......

In GEAR » BareBoxer Contender
August 04, 5:31am

Manufacturers with no weights listed?
I avoid any brand of outdoor gear that does not list their weights. Either they don't care about or don't want people to know the weight. As a general rule, these products aren't suited...

In GEAR » Manufacturers with no weights listed?
August 04, 5:13am

Amount of venting
From what I read CO is far more dangerous than CO2. It doesn't have need displace most of the oxygen. Only a small percentage of CO in the air will cause unconsciousness and eventually death. ...

In GEAR » Carbon monoxide death?
July 31, 12:05pm

Golite Shangri-La 2 Nest first?
It has been a very long time, but I seem to remember I always set up the shelter first and then attached the inner. After a while I just left the inner attached and packed everything as one. ...

In GEAR » Golite Shangri-La 2 Shelter: Keep it Simple Stupid
July 21, 6:29am

chain tools
Reminds me of the backpacking trip I did with a friend a couple years ago. I had to use up all my duct tape to repair my friends boot when his sole fell off. The next day his other sole came ...

In Bikepacking & Bicycle Touring » Bike tools
July 15, 10:51am

Tool Weight
I may be old school, we always carried chain repair tools and parts. Is this being too prepared for UL?

In Bikepacking & Bicycle Touring » Bike tools
July 15, 8:42am

Blogs as a bikepacking resource
Thanks Dale, As I am gradually moving from NY where trails are rarely bike friendly to Arizona where trails are often bike friendly, I am considering doing much bikepacking in the near future.

In Bikepacking & Bicycle Touring » Blogs as a bikepacking resource
July 15, 8:36am

flash pocket
Thanks. I can't find anyone in the states who has it in stock. May have to order from Europe. I saw one place that was selling it for around 10 Euros, plus shipping.

In GEAR » Paradox Unaweep vs. Exped Lightning 60
June 24, 2:03am

Paradox Unaweep vs. Exped Lightning 60
It looks like the HMG Porter Stuff Sack is designed to clip onto vertical daisy chain straps. It would work, but would require minor modification and/or added bungees and hooks. It does look li...

In GEAR » Paradox Unaweep vs. Exped Lightning 60
June 23, 4:35am

All Reader Reviews by Steven McAllister

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GoLite Hut 1
I have the Hut 1. Recently had to pitch it on a flat exposed rock in 40+ MPH winds. Used heavy rocks instead of stakes. Pitched it tight to the ground. No problems. Because of the tight pitch, it...

In Shelters - Tarps & Floorless
December 16, 10:30am