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Diana Nevins (artemis) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Great Plains
About Me Just dipping my toe in the waters of the backpacking world.

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Falls happen fast!
Last April I went on an astronomy-oriented trip to Iceland. On our very first night going out to look for the aurora borealis, several of us hiked up a truly puny hill to get a better view of the ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » seattlebackpackersmagazine: Trail Accident
November 15, 12:03pm

Sad, Sad, Sad
God, what a horrible story. And a very tragic reminder that there is no such thing as a day hike. We're always just one missed turn or one sprained ankle from having to spend the night out th...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Hypothermia prevention...horrible story on Ozark trail
January 18, 9:57pm

Another cold, Hard Truth
I think it's important to remember, too, that we have no way of knowing whether having a hiking partner would have helped in this case. If you're way out in the backcountry and have a mass...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » OVERDUE HIKER - please help if you can
December 04, 6:38pm

Another Suggestion
Check out the ULA Catalyst. It has plenty of room for a bear canister, can carry up to about 35 pounds, and while not strictly a women's pack, it can be ordered with S-shaped straps that accom...

In GEAR » Womens Pack for ~30 lbs Loads
December 04, 6:27pm

It's a nice place to explore
I can't help you too much, as I've only day hiked in the Gros Ventre, but it was lovely (although not as scenic as the Winds - few places are).

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Gros Ventre Wilderness
August 21, 1:06pm

Everest versus Other Mountains
"There are probably nine other tall peaks in the Himalays, just as much of a challenge to climb, just as difficult, where there is not a single person ahead of you." Of course there ar...

In Chaff » Everest--for idiots?
June 08, 5:06pm

Booking Yellowstone Accommodations
One other tip: if you want lodging in Yellowstone National Park itself, CALL Xanterra directly daily, don't rely on their website to look for lodging! Room reservations get cancelled and rebo...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Car camp/day hike in Yellowstone?
June 08, 4:47pm

Reroute info
The Colorado Trail foundation has posted several reroute options here.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » CT trail conditions
June 08, 4:40pm

Modern Weddings
I think John Cooper nailed it. People know that young couples today often have been living on their own for a while before getting married and therefore have less need of the "traditional&quo...

In GEAR » Is it rude to fill a wedding registry with backpacking gear?
April 09, 11:10am

Re: Review, Six Moon Designs "Skyscape X"
Great review! Thanks for posting the link to it. I think a lot of people will find it very helpful.

In GEAR » Review, Six Moon Designs "Skyscape X"
April 03, 10:21am

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