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Jean Rogers (Boonga) - BPL Professional Member

My Locale Northwest
About Me I started backpacking in middle age. As I have added a few years, I have seriously lightened my pack. I do two 8-10 day backpack trips a year with many weekend trips. I have done sections of the AT and PCT.
CityDallas
StateOregon
CountryUSA

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Lightheart Solo Tent
Thanks for the video. It gave me a better understanding of the tent and its size. I am going to see someone with a Solo later this week and am looking forward to actually getting into the tent to...

In GEAR » LightHeart tents
May 22, 9:46am

Sizes seem made for men not women
Too bad the fit isn't adjustable. My torso size - 17.5" would put me in the "small" size, but my hips are no where near "31." Osprey should realize that women are mad...

In Editor's Roundtable » Osprey Exos Backpack Review
November 26, 9:14am

Endeavor Mitt
Do you think the mitt would stay dry after six-eight hours in the rain? I hike in the Oregon Cascades and have hiked for four days in almost constant rain. My gloves all seem to eventually wet th...

In Editor's Roundtable » Outdoor Research Endeavor Mitt SPOTLITE REVIEW
May 14, 9:42am

Clothing
It is hard when you don't have an outdoor retailer near you. I have found some great clothes in the Men's side of Wal Mart, etc. They have lots of wicking T-shirts, wind pants, etc. The top ...

In Editor's Roundtable » Wise Women Go Light Pt. I
December 05, 8:24am

Tent Pitching
Jane: With the Six Moon Designs Lunar Solo e tent, it comes down to finesse. You start by staking out the two front corners (I don't put the stakes in all the way at first). Then stake the cente...

In Editor's Roundtable » Wise Women Go Light Pt. I
November 26, 12:14pm

Pants
Jane: I took along Golite's Woemn's Reed pants. A medium weighs 5oz. They come with taped seams and an elasticized waist with draw cord. No pockets or ankle zips. I take them everywhere with...

In Editor's Roundtable » Wise Women Go Light Pt. I
November 26, 12:00pm

Packs
Clinton: I agree that women need more support in their packs than men. Weight on my shoulders drives me crazy. I used a ULA Circuit Pack (32 oz) on my planned 8 day backpack. It uses a 1.2oz....

In Editor's Roundtable » Wise Women Go Light Pt. I
November 26, 11:52am

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