Reviewer of the Month: October 2016

4,999 reviewer rep
580 forum posts
joined Apr 1, 2014

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Email: private

Affiliations: I have no professional, nor personal relationships with any outdoor industries, manufacturers or brands.

Gear Reviews (76)

user rating: 4.5 of 5 Arc'teryx Rho LTW Neck Gaiter 2/11/2019
user rating: 4.5 of 5 Purple Lizard Maps Bald Eagle State Forest Map 2/04/2019
user rating: 4 of 5 Good To-Go New England Corn Chowder 1/28/2019
user rating: 3.5 of 5 Black Diamond Men's StormLine Stretch Rain Pant 1/15/2019
user rating: 4 of 5 Black Diamond Men's StormLine Stretch Rain Shell 1/15/2019
user rating: 4.5 of 5 Purple Lizard Maps Rothrock State Forest Trail Map 1/14/2019
user rating: 4 of 5 Therm-a-Rest NeoAir Camper Duo 11/27/2018
user rating: 4 of 5 Petzl Bindi 11/07/2018
user rating: 4.5 of 5 Larabar Cashew Cookie 10/01/2018
user rating: 2 of 5 OMeals Smoked Cheese Bites 9/20/2018

Forum Posts (580)

Re: Balaclava help March 10, 2019
Re: "I just like to be outside"—Jim, Reviewer of the Month February 12, 2019
Re: Do you use base layers? February 11, 2019
Re: Do you use an air mattress? (Not a Thermarest type self-inflator) January 19, 2019
Re: First Backpacking of 2019- closed roads & government shutdown January 18, 2019

Trip Reports (5)

Mid State Trail instead of kayaking July 23, 2015
Saugatuck Dunes October 28, 2014
Oregon Coast Day-Hikes September 4, 2014
Trough Creek S.P. w/ Momma Black Bear and Cub July 1, 2014
Overseas Outdoor Adventure April 5, 2014


I joined the Trailspace community primarily to learn from and be inspired by the experiences of other community members. 

Favorite places I've experienced:

Day Hiking: Mt. Colden, Adirondaks, NY

Multi-Day Hiking: Kaikoura Seaward Range, Kaikoura, New Zealand

Car Camping: Eglinton Valley, Fiordland NP, New Zealand

Camping: Mt. St. Helens, Gifford Pinchot NF, WA

Mountain Biking: Allegrippis Trails, Raystown Lake, PA

Fishing: Steelhead, the tributaries of Lake Erie, Erie, PA

Paddling: Rowing the Southern Gulf Islands, Galiano Island, BC, Canada


Mountain biking


Height6'2" (1.88m)
Weight200 lbs. (90.7kg)
Boot/Shoe Size13 US