235 reviewer rep
649 forum posts
joined Dec 5, 2008

Full Name: private
51-year-old male backpacker
Central, NY
Occupation: Gear-fitter
Email: private

Affiliations: I am a manager & gear-fitter at Eastern Mountain Sports. I also teach seminars in basic outdoor skills to private groups.

Gear Reviews (49)

user rating: 4 of 5 Brunton 7DNL 6/20/2010
user rating: 4.5 of 5 Mountain Hardwear Lamina 45° 6/15/2010
user rating: 4.5 of 5 Mountain Hardwear Men's Lamina 0 6/15/2010
user rating: 4 of 5 Gear Aid Seam Grip 6/15/2010
user rating: 4.5 of 5 Pacific Outdoor Equipment InsulMat X-Lite Thermo 6/10/2010
user rating: 4 of 5 Columbia Men's Silver Ridge II Long Sleeve Shirt 6/09/2010
user rating: 2 of 5 Columbia Men's Coremic Ridge Mid 6/09/2010
user rating: 5 of 5 GSI Outdoors Personal Java Press 6/09/2010
user rating: 5 of 5 GSI Outdoors Infinity Dukjug 1L 6/09/2010
user rating: 4.5 of 5 High Peak Enduro 6/09/2010

Forum Posts (649)

Re: whats out there? July 9, 2010
Re: Packing the pack July 9, 2010
Re: umbrellas July 9, 2010
Re: MSR Hyperflow vs Miniworks & combine with a bucket? July 8, 2010
Re: Which cooking stove do you use? July 8, 2010

Trip Reports (1)

Introducing A Newbie The Wilderness June 24, 2009


I have been a "back-country / wilderness outdoors-men adventurer" since I was .. well as far back as I can remember ill say 35 + years and leave it at that. From family camping to father & son outings, Boy Scouts (as a scout and a leader), Hunting with my friends, camping & hiking with friends and on an on an on. I did take a sabbatical from the back-country for a few years but I have been back to it for several years, its like riding a bike. I am primarily a year-round backpacker, fair & un-fair weather why because I am a rain magnet LOL, I like to do backpacking the most but I guess that was a given huh. I like to and do take day hikes, regular camping. I have been many places not as many as I would have liked too but hay im still working on that. I have been primarily sticking to the North East but that is always subject to change at any time.


Anything Fun & Enjoyable ???


Torso LengthAverage Build
Boot/Shoe Size10 1/2 Wide
Jacket/Shirt SizeLarge
Pant Size36X32