40 reviewer rep
1 forum posts
joined May 3, 2006

I am a: backpacker
Location: California
Occupation: Welding Inspector


Backcountry skiing
Scuba Diving & Hunting


Torso Length20-21"
Boot/Shoe Size12 Wide
Jacket/Shirt SizeL
Pant SizeL

Avid Backpacker for the past 25+ yrs, Snowshoeing and Cross- country skiing. Been to Yosemite, Kings Canyon, Mt. Shasta, Mt. Lassen, Loon Lake, Desolation Wilderness, Mt. Whitney, Zion and Crater lake.

I have used & owned several pieces of equipment :

Stove: Svea123, Esbit, Brunton-Optimus Nova Stove, MSR Pocket rocket, Vargo Alcohol stove, Soto Canister stove, JetBoil SOL and PEPSI Alcohol Stove

Tent: BD Megamid,  North face spectrum 33, REI Half Dome,  MSR Hubba Hubba, MH Waypoint 2,  Squall 2 Tarptent & Six Moon Designs Gatewood Cape with Serenity netting.

Sleeping bag: NF Cat Meow, Marmot, REi Mojave 15, REI Radiant 25 and REI Kilo Plus, Enlightened Quilt & WM Badger

Packs: Camptrails , Gregory, Golite Jam, UL 30, Catalyst 55, UL Cruise and Flash 65

Cookware:Coleman, Sigg Tourist, MSR Alpine, Evernew, Primus and snow peak

Gear Reviews (7)

user rating: 5 of 5 GoLite Men's Jam2 2/12/2015
user rating: 4.5 of 5 Soto Micro Regulator Stove 4/25/2010
user rating: 4.5 of 5 Vargo Decagon 8/11/2009
user rating: 4 of 5 REI Kilo Plus 0 8/11/2009
user rating: 4.5 of 5 Hi-Tec Men's Altitude IV WP 11/30/2008
user rating: 2 of 5 MSR PocketRocket 3/12/2007
user rating: 4 of 5 REI Catalyst 55 Pack 9/18/2006

Forum Posts

Suggestions for a light weight emergancy system May 1, 2006