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Stu Pendious (Beeen) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale California
About Me If nothing else, dropping backpacking weight has taught me how to divide by things by 16 and 28 in my head.
StateCA
CountryUSA

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Re: The week leading up to a trip.
I will scroll through online topo maps and Google Earth with KML overlays. I'll look for water sources and potential places to camp. I try to memorize roadways and civilization in the area. I a...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » The week leading up to a trip.
July 02, 1:07pm

Re: Underwear for hot weather
I went merino wool and have been very happy with the result over synthetic. Previous to that, I got some 40% zinc diaper rash cream and would pretreat problem areas. This worked, but since swit...

In GEAR » Underwear for hot weather
June 30, 6:22pm

Over on backpackingheavy.com they are saying...
It would be funny if there was a message board some place where those likely to use these lighted tents, were complaining about how they hate campers with Cuben tarps, as "those a-holes usuall...

In GEAR » Thoughts on new REI EVRGRN line, catalogs, offers and light polluting tents...
June 24, 8:12pm

Re: Re: Personal Locator Beacons? Do I need one?
"I used to do that. But then I found BPL and discovered there were lighter options." That's a dangerous joke... but hillarious.

In GEAR » Personal Locator Beacons? Do I need one?
June 24, 7:30pm

Re: Re: Re: RE: Re: Re: Camping to close for comfort
... Luckily, a couple noticed my situation and called me over to a spot near them. Totally cool people who I ended up seeing again a week later in the backcountry. Got in there early enough once...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Camping to close for comfort
June 24, 5:15pm

Re: "Early Season Warfare"

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Early Season Warfare
June 24, 1:04pm

Re: OpenCycleMap is OpenStreetMap
OpenCycleMap is just an alternate rendering of OpenStreetMap data, so there are going to be plenty of non-cycling specific routes and features on there in places with active editors. I'm a reas...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Open Cycle Map desktop route planning?
June 24, 12:23pm

Re: BikeRouteToaster.com for OpenCycleMap routing
I've been using BikeRouteToaster.com for years to create routes along OpenCycleMap lines. Works AOK and it's free. And, Gaia GPS is working to add that functionality to their web based...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Open Cycle Map desktop route planning?
June 24, 11:51am

Re: RE: Re: Re: Camping to close for comfort
Last summer, around 11pm, a group of eight 30-something males set up IN our campsite (assigned campsites with fee). On the flip-side of that kind of issue, there is a funny situation in the two...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Camping to close for comfort
June 23, 7:25pm

Re: Thoughts on new REI EVRGRN line, catalogs, offers and light polluting tents...
Maybe more importantly, what if some of us find it offensive that people would cause light pollution at the campsite with their new LED tents, or that we don't want "chilling, music and ge...

In GEAR » Thoughts on new REI EVRGRN line, catalogs, offers and light polluting tents...
June 23, 3:45pm

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