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Jim Morrison (Pliny) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale Pacific Northwest
About Me Currently hike mainly in the Olympic Mountains and some in the Cascade Mountains. Have hiked and lived in California and Alaska. I enjoy painting watercolors in the wilderness.
CityHansville
StateWA
CountryUSA
My Website URLhttp://jimshikes.blogspot.com/
My PDF Gear ListOne Week Trip, Pacific Northwest, Hypothetical

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All Forum Posts by Jim Morrison

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Re: WTT: Neoair small for medium or regular size
I might also be interested in purchasing it if the prior offers don't work out for some reason. Do you have a price in mind? I think REI says 9 ounces, 20x48 and new they are selling for 129 ...

In Gear Swap » WTT: Neoair small for medium or regular size
March 25, 10:15pm

Flying wedge and other stuff.
I don't know if this will help or not but this is my experience. I tried a 5x7 blue plastic tarp to sleep under and while in theory it looks large enough, I found that it was not. When it rai...

In Make Your Own Gear » Flat Tarp help
March 24, 10:46pm

Re: Whats your top 5 companies?
I don't have an answer to your question. I just wanted to say I like your profile picture. It looks like you just saw a bear taking a picture with your camera.

In GEAR » Whats your top 5 companies?
March 24, 10:30pm

Re: Re: Sleeping Pad update, Recommends????
I had not seen the Kooka Bay pads. at 9.63 ounces that sounds like just what I was looking for. The Kooka Bay is weighs only 60% of the 16 ounce NeoAir. the KB also costs less....best of both wo...

In GEAR » Sleeping Pad update, Recommends????
March 24, 10:27pm

Sleeping Pad update, Recommends????
I'm doing a section of the PCT this year. Over the years I have worked out my week trips and have come to a 13 pound base weight and an equal amount of consumables. I like my system and it has ...

In GEAR » Sleeping Pad update, Recommends????
March 23, 1:30pm

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In GEAR » Friendly expertise on camping. Please READ!!
March 22, 10:24pm

My Kilt
I'm in the front and I don't know if you can tell, but I'm wearing my "Kilt". It happens to be a plastic garbage bag that I cut the top out of. We were in blowing snow an...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » How many BPL'ers wear KILTS?
March 14, 5:01pm

Starburst stove
Jerry: I assume you need a stand for the Starburst Stove. What do you use for a stand?

In Make Your Own Gear » Side Burner Alcohol Stoves?
March 10, 10:10pm

Side Burner Alcohol Stoves?
I saw a video on Youtube ("How to make an alcohol stove!) that showed a "side Burner" alcohol stove made from three pop cans. It does NOT require a stand of any kind so I thought th...

In Make Your Own Gear » Side Burner Alcohol Stoves?
March 08, 3:14pm

Opinions
I guess there are nearly as many opinions as people who have responded. Here is one more. I started out decades ago with a Bluet Butane stove. When I moved to Alaska I found it didn't work at...

In GEAR » Stove Question - Winter/Summer
March 07, 4:21pm

All Reader Reviews by Jim Morrison

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Driducks rainsuit
I have had two sets of this type of rain suit. Drop-stoppers and now Dri-Ducks. That says something; the first set wore out. Pants split at the crotch. The jacket started looking worn out and I got...

In Clothing - Raingear
March 25, 10:34pm