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Paul Magnanti (PaulMags) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale People's Republic of Boulder
About Me I like to hike, backpack, camp and backcountry ski every so often...
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StateCO
My Website URLhttp://www.pmags.com

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Advice from long distance walkers....
I did my long walks at the earlier stages of my career. When the "save money-go hiking-come back-look for a job-repeat" worked well. Around 35, the cycle became old. Now it would be...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Advice from long distance walkers....
December 17, 10:32am

The Trail Show #31 - The Great Eastern Trail
Show #31 – Merry Chrimble! On this month’s show, we talk of deadly mountains, YKTs, the deliciousness that is Moxie, Mike “Scooby” Paige helps us with 14 beers from Texas & Maine, speci...

In On the Web » The Trail Show #31 - The Great Eastern Trail
December 16, 3:55pm

hatchet vs large survival knife?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hRBD26CS4wU :)

In Chaff » hatchet vs large survival knife?
December 14, 8:58pm

PCT movie with Reese Witherspoon coming out
Ha! No need to say "oops". :) I think you, I and the vast majority of people just don't have any emotional attachment to the book. For us, it was just an OK read. Not bad. Not...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » PCT movie with Reese Witherspoon coming out
December 14, 2:49pm

Collect Experiences, Not Things
How appropriate as I get ready for a holiday party... Funny, I can remember very vividly those wonderful Christmas Eve dinners Grandma used to make. I can still picture sitting around her kitche...

In On the Web » Collect Experiences, Not Things
December 14, 11:12am

wild talk
What I find funny is the kvetching about the whining in Strayed's book and now movie. ;) One person even went so far as to start a website and pay for sponsored posts for said website on FB ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » PCT movie with Reese Witherspoon coming out
December 09, 2:57pm

Boiled wool mitts
First, mitts are going to be warmer than gloves. May want to use them instead. IF you want the absolute most bomber mitts that are uber warm, get some boiled wool mitts. http://www.bradleyalp...

In Winter Hiking » Question - hands cold
December 08, 10:25am

Felted Wool
Felted wool mitts, also known as boiled wool mitts, are considered among the most bomber and weather proof mitts in the world: http://bit.ly/1A1KDHn For cold, wet and nasty (as opposed to cold a...

In Make Your Own Gear » Felted Wool Mittens/Sleep socks 2.1oz
December 05, 2:48pm

x-country skiing
"what kind of things would you look for in cross country ski clothes and why would they need to be different from regular winter hiking clothes?" That's a large umbrella. What kind...

In GEAR » Layering strategy for Winter Running
December 04, 10:30am

Required items for UL backpacking
I wrote this up for a beginners trip I used to lead. May be of use: http://www.pmags.com/backpacking-a-beginners-primer Written from a more conservative viewpoint as I think beginners need st...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Required items for UL backpacking
December 04, 10:20am

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