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Alex H (abhitt) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale southern appalachians or desert SW
About Me I've been camping since before I could walk and backpacking since 1970. I have lived in many parts of the country except the West coast but hiked there some too.
CityGraham
StateNC
CountryUSA
My Website URLhttp://40yearsofwalking.wordpress.com/

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Re: Not my experience
My 2004 Ultralite is actually under specs. and my 2011 Highlite is .9 oz. over specs.

In GEAR » What's with Western Mountaineering weights?
June 29, 8:02am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Grand Gulch water availability in September
Billy, thanks for the information. I of course will follow the weather and contact the BLM for updates as we get closer. I have hiked GC in April and Nov. but it was in the mid 70's and water...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Grand Gulch water availability in September
June 28, 7:10pm

Re: Re: Grand Gulch water availability in September
Billy Ray, I know you have vast experience in that area. Are none of what used to be reliable springs running anymore? Like Todie canyon, Jailhouse, or Big Pouroff?

In Pre-Trip Planning » Grand Gulch water availability in September
June 28, 4:24pm

Re: Grand Gulch water availability in September
I am also interested in the responses. We plan to be in there in early Nov. I know it will depend on the monsoon season as well.

In Pre-Trip Planning » Grand Gulch water availability in September
June 28, 1:29pm

Re: Can I have suggestions for a lighter pack (got parameters)
The up to 35# is the difficult part in less than a 2# (or 2.2#) pack. Here is my piece on just such a search where most of the contenders are discussed expect McHale https://40yearsofwalking....

In GEAR » Can I have suggestions for a lighter pack (got parameters)
June 21, 9:04am

Re: Katabotics
Hate to go all BG on this thread but it is "Katabatic"

In GEAR » Backpack suggestion under $300 & 3lbs; over 55L; 35-40lb load
June 21, 4:32am

Re: Re: BG and the Demise of BPL
Nick and Jim are absolutely correct in their analysis. Almost all forums start off with a bang and then slow down either because it has all been talked about before or folks get tired of answering ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » BG and the Demise of BPL
June 18, 4:46am

Re: brain pickings
Here is a really good article on night/star photography from an acquaintance of mine who takes some of the most amazing night shots I know of. http://www.texbrick.com/photo/notes/starshots.pdf

In Photography » RX100 Star Shots
June 17, 7:09am

Re: Where to get Open Country 2 Qt Hard Anodized Pot or same-width Ti pot?
I don't see it anywhere right now, not target, walmart, dicks, campmor, campsaver, rei, etc. Only Four Dog has it or something similar. Did you contact Trail Designs to see when they will get...

In GEAR » Where to get Open Country 2 Qt Hard Anodized Pot or same-width Ti pot?
June 15, 3:28pm

Bearpaw
Look at Bearpaw too. Good tarps and prices http://www.bearpawwd.com/tarps/flat_tarps.php

In GEAR » Borah vs Equinox vs Etowah vs Oware?
June 12, 1:28pm

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