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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: Re: Big Bend, Chiso Mountains
Nice job Luke. Wish I was as close as Midland to Big Bend, I would be down there all the time. Nick you will have a great time in March, if you haven't checked it out yet, head over to Big...

In Post-Trip Reports » Big Bend, Chiso Mountains
January 22, 5:10am

Elemental Horizons Kalais
has everything you want, maybe a few cubic inches larger. Carries up to 28-30# like it is not there. Here are my thoughts on it and others http://40yearsofwalking.wordpress.com/2014/03/04/th...

In GEAR » Looking for a new pack
January 21, 4:36pm

Re: Re: Interesting bear can policy for Big Bend National Park
"Big Bend is not enforcing the bear canister for 2015. They plan to enforce it for the future but do not have set up a canister rental structure yet." That is not really clear. There ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Interesting bear can policy for Big Bend National Park
December 31, 9:54am

Re: Lockers at campsites?
Charles- yes still the same lockers in all the Chisos backcountry sites so no need for a bear can. Paul- you are correct about minimizing the habituation of bears. Jennifer was exaggerating wit...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Interesting bear can policy for Big Bend National Park
December 31, 9:45am

Re: Re: Re: Interesting bear can policy for Big Bend National Park
"do you know if you can just leave water caches in the bear lockers?" Yes all the same old rules apply to the lockers at both Homer Wilson and Juniper canyon trailheads, just label wit...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Interesting bear can policy for Big Bend National Park
December 31, 8:12am

Re: Interesting bear can policy for Big Bend National Park
Jennifer you are interpreting their strange answer/policy correctly. As one of the folks who has been in the discussions, both on Big Bend Chat and with the park, it is still confusing and maddeni...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Interesting bear can policy for Big Bend National Park
December 31, 7:22am

Well done!
Nick, great report and trip, you should be very happy with the effort. Thanks.

In Post-Trip Reports » Grand Canyon Traverse
December 29, 7:24am

Elemental Horizons Kalais
comes in XL which fits 23-24" I have a large which fits 20-22" and my torso is 21.5" and it is a great fit. Great pack and in the size range you are talking about. http://ww...

In GEAR » Thru-hiking packs for long torsos
December 28, 8:27am

Re: Re: FS: Integral Designs eVent Overbag!!!! NEW, Rare
Todd, how much does it weigh?

In Gear Swap » FS: Integral Designs eVent Overbag!!!! NEW, Rare
November 30, 10:04am

Re: hmmm
They are supposed to be redesigning the pockets at least.

In Gear Deals » SMD has started sales
November 27, 5:53am

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