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Scott Ireland (WinterWarlock) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Western NY
About Me Grew up in South Jersey, and hiked and backpacked in the Pine Barrens, and in the Pennsylvania stretches of the AT. Went away to college, got married, and stopped all outdoor activity for many years. Six years ago I was 'reborn' (aka divorced), and ended up marrying a woman from the Adirondacks, who introduced me to my new home away from home, and got me back into serious hiking. Am now working on my ADK 46 and Cat3500...
CityRochester
StateNY
CountryUSA

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Re: blood circulation to the extremities, hands.
Yep - definitely something to be aware of, but not an issue here (not that the body hasn't expanded after too many holidays over the years).

In Winter Hiking » Question - hands cold
December 16, 1:45pm

Re: Overmitts?
Thanks for the ideas...so far I've been using a pair of woolen (Dachstein like, but different brand) with a pair of Outdoor Research shells, and they seem to be working pretty well. I still HAT...

In Winter Hiking » Question - hands cold
December 16, 7:54am

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I'll take it

In Gear Swap » FS Patagonia R2 XL
December 15, 10:14am

Size
Regular or Long?

In Gear Swap » MontBell Super Spiral Burrow #5 Sleeping Bag: 40 Degree Synthetic
December 12, 11:13am

Payment sent
Should be all set

In Gear Swap » FS: Klymit Cush Inflatable Pillow Seat
December 11, 10:09am

FB
Are you on Facebook? There is a group called Bearfoot's Hiking Gear Flea Market, and there is a marmot Never Summer Long for sale right now - $100

In Gear Swap » WTB: Down Winter bag 5* to -5* Long Length (6'6")
December 11, 7:03am

I'll take it
Please send payment info

In Gear Swap » FS: Klymit Cush Inflatable Pillow Seat
December 10, 12:24pm

Re: bp meds and sensitivity to cold
I'm not sure I remember - but I don't take nifedipine...still, it's probably the calcium channel blocker that is causing this. I'll confirm with her and reply.

In Winter Hiking » Question - hands cold
December 09, 6:19am

Re: cold hands
Thanks Paul... Interestingly enough, most of the cold sensation is not in my fingers, but the back of my right hand...and it is cold to the touch as well. My fingers do the same thing, but not a...

In Winter Hiking » Question - hands cold
December 08, 1:02pm

Re: Boiled wool mitts
Ah yes - know the Mountaineer well (and they know my money well!). Might be a good idea...I've tried mitts before and didn't like them, but that was before the freezing hand syndrome hit!

In Winter Hiking » Question - hands cold
December 08, 10:31am

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