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Bob Handelsman

115 reviewer rep
6 forum posts
joined Jan 14, 2013

I am a: 74-year-old
Location: Evanston, IL
Occupation: attorney now retired

Affiliations: No affiliations. Unfortunately, probably have to give up backpacking. Just spent one night out on a planned three night trip. Had terrible leg cramps at night and trouble carrying the 40 pound pack the short distance of 2 1/2 miles.. At my age (almost 74), don't want to invest in ultra-ultra-ultra light gear I see on youtube. Will do day hikes and what my internist did: give up backpacking for wilderness canoeing and let the canoe carry the load

Gear Reviews (8)

user rating: 4 of 5 Repel Lemon Eucalyptus Insect Repellent 6/09/2021
user rating: 3 of 5 Helinox Ground Chair 12/26/2018
user rating: 4.5 of 5 Marmot PreCip Pant 12/06/2018
user rating: 4.5 of 5 Coghlan's Squeeze Tubes 7/12/2018
user rating: 4.5 of 5 Clif Cool Mint Chocolate Bar 1/11/2018
user rating: 5 of 5 Camp Trails Ponderosa 10/25/2017
user rating: 3.5 of 5 First Need XLE Elite Canister 5/22/2014
user rating: 4.5 of 5 Optimus Svea 123 5/22/2014

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