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Desert Dweller (Drusilla) - BPL Guest

My Locale Wild Wild West
About Me 50 years backpacking and finally lightening up!
CityI'm allergic to the city
StateArizona
CountryUSA!

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Pad
I am using a MW now, side sleeper...works great! Warm but not as much as the Big Agnes's Q Core, and lighter! Yea!

In GEAR » Exped UL 7 Mw?
April 11, 5:52am

McHale
Just look at the photos of people wearing them on his website, mountain climbers use them and the pads at the back and waist are right on your back but also breathe extremely well.

In GEAR » Paradox Pack or Mchale?
April 07, 10:27pm

Cleaning platypus
We all seem to dry them about the same, propped open with the opening down or freezing. I use this product, which is used to clean beer brewing containers and tubes. It's very good, kind of lik...

In GEAR » Do you dry the interior of your Platypus? How?
April 04, 3:14pm

Fix
Tenacious tape. Fixed my down pants with it after catching the material in a folding chair, works great.

In GEAR » Need advice on how to properly patch my down jacket.
April 04, 5:29am

"Paleo Meals to Go"
I've tried the beef meal, it's really good. Just wish I could afford more, their food is very satisfying. Just too expensive to use much.

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Paleo Meals to Go
April 01, 11:28pm

Ditto
Ditto that. When you consider how many mountaineers and climbers all over the world use McHale backpacks, the proof is in the pudding. I'm so in love with mine, maybe cause I practically live...

In GEAR » Mchale Bypass Strap System
March 30, 2:16pm

Don't'
We have a saying down here..."Don't bring a knife to a gunfight". BUT IMHO the reaction of the police was wrong, even if the guy was nuts, he was way too far away to pose a "rea...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Perils of stealth camping, hiking, or even jogging in the US
March 27, 12:51am

Wedge
That's what pack horses are for. :-)

In GEAR » The Wedge (A new Tent)
March 25, 9:56pm

Yes
Yes, Facebook, Twitter and MapShare.

In GEAR » DeLorme inReach SE announced, ships mid to late April
March 22, 9:47pm

Treating blisters
Here is a site that might be helpful. But the most helpful thing to do is to consistently care for your feet. Stop calluses from getting too thick, keeping feet moisturized and pre taping hot spots...

In Philosophy & Technique » Wk+ long trips on-the-trail feet fixes
March 19, 9:36pm

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