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Everitt Gordon (Everitt) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale North of San Francisco
About Me Former mountain guide turned hobby backpacker, love remote, abandoned, and off trail travel, bivouacs, campfires, fish that fight back, and high mountain storms, will celebrate 50 years of backpacking in June 2011, believe mental lightness is more important than gear lists, pack weight, and daily mileage.
CityCotati
StateCalifornia
CountryU.S.A.
My Website URLhttp://www.evgo@sbcglobal.net

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All Forum Posts by Everitt Gordon

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Re: Hmmm
why assume titanium is safe to eat out of? It's not been around that long and many other metals have proved only years, or centurys later to be harmfull or deadly. If peace of mind is based on...

In GEAR » GSI Outdoors Cascadian Cup SPOTLITE REVIEW
May 22, 7:52pm

extreme cold
Actually it depends on how tired you are not how thick your bag is. Also the thin air of high altitude depletes your ability to create metabolic warmth. vapor bariers can help keep your precious he...

In Editor's Roundtable » Doing Denali Light: Post-Trip Report and Gearlist
August 29, 11:33pm

Nols going lite?
Years ago I took a Nols course. My pack was over a hundred pounds, and we were skiing. I remember frying canned bacon on a stove that kept catching on fire by the fuel cap. A fat girl got frostbig...

In Editor's Roundtable » Is National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS) Ready to Go Light?
April 11, 10:49pm

Re: Re: Re: re.Ryan Jordan's SUL Winter Challenge
Dear Ryan; The Inuit have been doing this for ten thousand years, so please show respect and call this a journey of RE-discovery. Here is my list: 1) snow saw 3 0z. 2) Oil lamp ...

In Gear Lists » Ryan Jordan's SUL Winter Challenge
October 06, 3:54pm

All Reader Reviews by Everitt Gordon

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Big Agnes Insulated Air Core Pad
I over inflated my air core pad and the sun did the rest- in less than 5 minutes resulting in over twenty pinhole leaks on the side seams and a very long ten day trip. I can't blame BA for that fi...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
January 17, 12:11pm