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Don A. (amrowinc) - BPL Premium Member

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Re: What do you think of Super feet sole inserts?
Well, they're your feet so.... My experience with super feet was related to a Plantar Fasciitis issue years ago. The podiatrist prescribed super feet blues and the PF went away. After that I c...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » What do you think of Super feet sole inserts?
August 29, 9:33pm

Re: Trail Angel Dinner - Help me with Dinner Ideas
Wow John, if I came across your magic on the PCT I'd have a hard time resisting staying the day. What a menu! One thing I thought of was the Taco Salad served by the Anderson's at Casa de...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Trail Angel Dinner - Help me with Dinner Ideas
August 04, 6:21pm

Re: RE: DIY - HAMZ Starlyte Alcohol Stove
It's easy enough to find out about a member without going through the CIA. Just click on their name next to their post.

In Make Your Own Gear » DIY - HAMZ Starlyte Alcohol Stove
August 03, 11:57am

Re: Flash Reviews No. 12
For everyday use I have an older model rip-stop nylon All-Ett wallet that's the best wallet I've ever had. Very thin and a perfect layout for my needs. I think I've had it about ten yea...

In Editor's Roundtable » Flash Reviews No. 12
August 03, 12:39am

Re: Re: White Mt., CA
I guess I still fantasize about Mrs. Robinson after all these years. Thanks for the correction Mike. Regarding the road to the trailhead (the locked gate and the Barcroft Research Station), it wa...

In Post-Trip Reports » White Mt., CA
July 31, 2:51pm

White Mt., CA
Over the years of hiking in the Sierra I've paid little attention to the nearby White Mountain range. Last weekend I was invited to join a couple of friends to go into the Whites to climb White...

In Post-Trip Reports » White Mt., CA
July 29, 4:15pm

Re: Windproof lighter wanted
I'm always on the hunt for the perfect lighter, particularly for esbit. Torch lighters are great. Totally windproof, good up to about 8000ft, cheap and refillable. At higher elevations I use a...

In GEAR » Windproof lighter wanted
July 22, 2:33pm

Re: Re: Dry baked lasagna on the the Laugavegur trail
I dry baked some lasagna last night using my kit with the Coghlans hexamine tabs. I must say the results were great. I had a hard time keeping it away from my wife who often rolls here eyes when ...

In Philosophy & Technique » Field Testing Dry Baking
July 21, 11:53am

Re: Re: Air Pillows
The large size height is approx. 7 1/2" and the small 6 1/4" (that's fully inflated. Full enough to bounce a quarter off of. The sleeping height for me is between 3 and 4 inches.

In Make Your Own Gear » Ideas for tall and light pillow?
July 20, 4:37pm

Air Pillows
The head rolling issue can be controlled by partially filling the pillow. I usually inflate my FlexAir's about half way for sleeping and full for reading when I want my head elevated. I also ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Ideas for tall and light pillow?
July 20, 2:11pm

All Reader Reviews by Don A.

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Borah UL Gear
I recently contacted John at Borah Gear about repairing my Stealth Pack that I've had for a number of years and has more than 1,000 miles on it. He immediately responded and said just mail it to ...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
June 18, 2:40pm