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Dean L (AldoLeopold) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale Great Lakes
About Me I'm partial to the Great lakes region but open to treks almost anywhere.
Also like canoeing (up to class 3) and xc-skiing.
CityNW
StateOhio
Countryworld citizen

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Re: Good Grief
Was that Tina Fey or the real Caribou Barbie? Hard to tell sometimes.

In Chaff » Good Grief
January 27, 4:49pm

Died with their boots on.
Celebrated writer and environmentalist Sig Olson died while snowshoeing in the BWCA. Bob Kamps noted rock climber (very distant relative of mine), died while climbing. Aldo Leopold died of a heart ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » PCT and Terminal Cancer
January 27, 12:35pm

Re: Backpacking and Bushcraft
There are many here who could utilize such techniques if they had to, but they don't depend on them. I have nearly fifty years experience in the outdoors, but when backpacking, a mini Bic or a ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Backpacking and Bushcraft
January 26, 1:39pm

Re: HELP! (whats in Michigan?)
Canoeing and kayaking on the Boardman, Platte, Betsie or Manistee rivers. Jordan River Pathway hiking. Sailing on tallships in Traverse Bay area Trout fishing from small brooks to Lake Michigan ...

In Pre-Trip Planning » HELP! (whats in Michigan?)
January 23, 5:17am

Re: Augers
How about a pouch of thermite? :) And think what a pinch would do in an esbit stove. :0 WHOOSH

In Fishing » Augers
January 21, 6:43pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: group dynamics
Hike solo, group dynamics are moot. There is however that safety factor.

In Philosophy & Technique » Why do male adventurers not take their female partners along?
January 17, 9:36pm

Re: Do you ever not filter or treat your water?
In order of perceived purity: Small seeps coming right out of rocks in both the Appalachians and Rockies Mountain stream in New Hampshire Out of Lake Superior at Pictured Rocks Most foo...

In Philosophy & Technique » Do you ever not filter or treat your water?
January 12, 10:45pm

Re: How much did childhood experiences influence your interest in backpacking?
This goes way back. (I'll be 58 in the Fall) I have vague memories of vacations in the Irish Hills in Michigan before I even turned three. Parents bought an Avion trailer the next spring. Campi...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » How much did childhood experiences influence your interest in backpacking.
January 12, 6:24pm

Re: Fishing
;)

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » PCT movie with Reese Witherspoon coming out
January 03, 2:40pm

Re: Big Two-Hearted River
Hemingway didn't wreck fly fishing as he was bait fishing, remember the grasshoppers. For true ruination, it was that darn Norman Maclean. After that movie the streams were full of noisy overwe...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » PCT movie with Reese Witherspoon coming out
January 02, 3:04pm

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