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Peter Burke (Fishmonger) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale Midwest
About Me roaming the mountains of the world since 1979
CityMadison
StateWisconsin
My Website URLhttp://didnt.doit.wisc.edu/outdoor

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All Forum Posts by Peter Burke

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ursack
Usack is not legal for much of the JMT, and where it's legal it must still hang on a tree (because that is the only way of legally using it in the non-canister sections of the trail, and youc a...

In Gear Lists » JMT/PCT Gear list
February 16, 9:05am

tapeworm
I just scratched Isle Royale from my future hiking destinations.

In Gear Lists » u.l. beginnings ...
February 16, 8:56am

Re: Snow Camping in the Southern Sierra (or anywhere for that matter).
I can't help much with west side parking - I always visit the Sierra from Owens Valley where winter access to trailheads is pretty much determined by the snow level. The lower trailheads may ne...

In Winter Hiking » Snow Camping in the Southern Sierra (or anywhere for that matter).
January 13, 12:48pm

next winter
by the way - I am pretty much set to do the JMT on AT gear next winter - I'm using this year to do some gear testing and to set up caches later in the year with a special late fall trip. Been t...

In Editor's Roundtable » Skiing the John Muir Trail
January 12, 2:38pm

Re: New Generation AT gear.
"However I'd be surprised if a full skins off/skins on cycle could be accomplished in 50 seconds." check out these videos - meant for newbie training, not even competition footage:...

In Editor's Roundtable » Skiing the John Muir Trail
January 12, 1:58pm

vapor barrier layer
here's a possible solution to the problem http://sectionhiker.com/vapor_barrier_clothing/

In Winter Hiking » Layering Sleeping Bags/Quilts
December 28, 11:34am

Re: make my DLSR mountain-ready!
"Nikon D60 with the stock 18-55 lens." nothing wrong with that lens - if you want wider and aren't opposed to doing some post processing, you can alway stitch a few images together...

In Photography » make my DLSR mountain-ready!
September 11, 8:02am

2010 JMT
Too many new photos to post here, but here are a few teasers all can be found linked from the main gallery page HERE where you also find deep zoom panoramas like THIS 284 megap...

In Photo Gallery » JMT-
September 10, 1:26pm

a real camera that is waterproof
Nikon D300 and D300S are pretty waterproof - but most lenses aren't... Still, if you care about good photos, this is the cheapest DSLR that is environmentally sealed enough to be considered ...

In Photography » Waterproof cameras?
June 08, 3:25pm

a river runs through it
More Muir Trail creekage - Fin Dome below Rae Lakes in Kings Canyon NP

In Photo Gallery » Creeks - Cause everyone loves water!
June 08, 10:13am

All Reader Reviews by Peter Burke

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Gregory Whitney 95
The Whitney 95 is not a lightweight piece of equipment, but for hikers who need to bring a lot of gear deep into the backcountry, it has to be one of the most cavernous and still comfortable packs on ...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
March 10, 4:01pm