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Dena Kelley (EagleRiverDee) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale Eagle River, Alaska
About Me I'm a life long Alaskan woman who loves the outdoors and is transitioning to a more UL style.
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"winter pants suggestions?"
I don't know if these fit what you're looking for, but these are my favorite winter pants. Outaware - Made in Montana. I wear the "Original Madison Pants" all the way at the bo...

In GEAR » winter pants suggestions?
September 23, 1:19pm

"I picked the wrong hobby."
I found a couple local Meetup groups- one is co-ed, and one is all-women. I became active both as a participant and as an organizer in the all women group. I go hiking/camping with them as much as ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » I picked the wrong hobby.
September 08, 5:53pm

"What ARE "summer nighttime temps" where you backpack?"
In my area (southcentral Alaska) nighttime summer temps are between 30 and 55 depending. We had quite a warm summer this year and a number of nights were in the high 50's. But we've had col...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » What ARE "summer nighttime temps" where you backpack?
September 08, 5:43pm

What it means to me is that I want the next person to be able to come into the same place I hiked/camped and not ever know I was there. I leave no garbage. No fire ring. No toilet paper. Can't ...

In Philosophy & Technique » LEAVE NO TRACE
September 08, 5:27pm

"Travling light"

In Philosophy & Technique » Travling light
September 02, 4:36pm

"Dipping from the spring box"
Interesting. Good solution with the stick and bottle.

In Philosophy & Technique » Dipping from the spring box
September 02, 4:24pm

"How to hike with a dog and trekking poles?"
I also use just one pole when hiking with my dog. I generally hold her leash in 1 hand.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » How to hike with a dog and trekking poles?
August 18, 12:17pm

"What is your favorite base layer?"
150 weight long sleeve merino wool shirt for me, as well. Can't recall the brand.

In GEAR » What is your favorite base layer?
August 12, 1:06pm

"Alaska Mountain Wilderness Race Rafting Fatality"
That is truly tragic- particularly as the article says he was cautious and had deliberately gone out of his way to walk past the worst of the water. RIP.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Alaska Mountain Wilderness Race Rafting Fatality
August 12, 1:05pm

"FYI missing hiker in GA"
Sad ending to this story. On the topic of guns- I'm a woman, I hike alone often, and I carry. And I have more than one instance that the presence of the firearm deterred some creep and it wa...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » FYI missing hiker in GA
August 11, 3:43pm

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