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Travis Bernard (DispatchesfromtheNorth) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale Lake Laberge
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StateYukon Territory
CountryCanada

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Re: Cool
Yeah Gordon, it's the wide open spaces, vastness, and lack of development that makes me might appreciative of where I live. Cheers...

In Post-Trip Reports » The Tors - Yukon, Canada
July 25, 3:29pm

Accessibility
I grew up in the prairies so backpacking wasn't even a thought for me and my friends. What were we going to do, wander around out in a farmer's field? (Actually, we did do that, quite often...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Millennials and the Backcountry
July 25, 12:41pm

Re: Disposing of fishy parts
The general rule where I live is to puncture the air bladder and toss the guts into the deepest part of moving water, if possible. If at a lake, we throw the guts out as far as possible. Bears hav...

In Fishing » Disposing of fishy parts
July 23, 7:34am

Re: Connected on the trail
Where I live cell phones in the wilderness are pretty much a non-issue. It's more rare to actually have cell phone service than it is to be out of the reception area. My girlfriend and I don...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Connected on the trail
July 18, 10:23am

Re: Re: Living off the grid
+1 on both Mother Earth News and Dick Proenneke's documentary. We've been out at our cabin for just about two years now and I wouldn't trade it for anything. We are spoiled though a...

In Chaff » Living off the grid
July 04, 12:12pm

"Campsite Rage Cure?"
Just to be clear, my comments weren't aimed at any specific individual. Just a beer-induced, holier than thou opinion ;) Glad you were able to get some introspection from the experience. I k...

In Philosophy & Technique » Campsite Rage Cure?
June 29, 10:57am

Re: Campsite Rage Cures
If I'm out on a solo hike and come into a public campsite and on one side I see a group of people enjoying themselves and on the other a camper sulking under his cuben fibre tarp I'm pretty...

In Philosophy & Technique » Campsite Rage Cure?
June 29, 12:11am

Re: Campsite Rage Cure?
"What do other people do in such situations? Are you somehow able to switch modes in your brain and enjoy the situation as it is, instead of the way you wanted it to be?" Personally, I...

In Philosophy & Technique » Campsite Rage Cure?
June 27, 5:43pm

Re: Need help with women's layering for warmth
My girlfriend always runs a little cold when she's not moving and this set-up has worked great for her. Baselayer - MEC T-1 long sleeve shirt Windshirt - MEC windshirt Mid-Layer - Arctery...

In GEAR » Need help with women's layering for warmth
June 22, 9:10pm

"Bear Encounter"
+1 on bear spray. We've run into black bear and grizzly bear on our trails and I always take a can of bear spray with me from May - October. I don't think it's fair to be too hard on...

In Chaff » Bear Encounter
June 22, 1:26pm

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