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Robert Blean (blean) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale San Jose -- too far from Sierras
About Me Backpacking since winter camping meant an Army surplus poncho over a couple of feet of boughs (OK back then). Eastern winter mountaineering (lowest temp -40F). Traditional style Canadian canoe trips (tump lines, wanigan boxes, canvas/wood canoes). Now UL in the West.
CitySan Jose
StateCalifornia
CountryUSA

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All Forum Posts by Robert Blean

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Re: Lost Coast
That requirement is irrational. It should be sufficient to have adequate bear can capacity for the party. I have just sent a polite enquiry to the contact they provided. I'll post their repl...

In Gear Lists » Lost Coast Trail in early February
January 30, 9:51am

Re: Good Discussion
Unfortunately, by the time the truth is proven to convince the entire scientific/medical/government community, I'll have decades of bad or not-so-bad nutrition through my aging earthly body. ...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » What is paleo?
January 30, 9:21am

Re: possible benefits of paleo diet
One should perhaps consider that a paleo diet might be more healthy than the heap of highly processed, fat-rich, salt-rich and sugar-rich (but value-free) food so many people eat. The crap you see ...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » What is paleo?
January 30, 2:34am

Re: Lost Coast
Bob, Bearikade Scout. Lighter1 lil' Sami. are also solo sized. Remember they have to be big enough (9"dia, approx.) so a bear cannot get its mouth around it. The BV450 is not a terrible...

In Gear Lists » Lost Coast Trail in early February
January 30, 12:08am

Re: Lost Coast
Out of curiosity, is there any other area in the country that requires one bear canister per person? AFAIK no one even manufactures a (weekend) personal-size bear canister, other than the Bare Box...

In Gear Lists » Lost Coast Trail in early February
January 29, 11:08pm

Re: Lost Coast
That requirement is irrational. It should be sufficient to have adequate bear can capacity for the party. I have just sent a polite enquiry to the contact they provided. I'll post their re...

In Gear Lists » Lost Coast Trail in early February
January 29, 10:24pm

Re: Re: Lost Coast
They are. Hard sided containers only. No Ursacks. Each person must have one. Must be lidded and locked whenever out of arms reach. Seen the rangers hike people out. Are you sure? A Bearikade We...

In Gear Lists » Lost Coast Trail in early February
January 29, 10:13pm

Re: Re: Pseudoscience
Really, the burden of proof is on those advocating paleo to demonstrate the benefits. I agree. To be more specific, as I noted in my previous posts, much of the paleo diet is nothing special or ...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » What is paleo?
January 29, 10:05pm

Strawman argument
This discussion finally got me to take a quick look at the paleo diet. As far as I can see, it is nothing special. It contains a mixture of sound advice (that agrees with pretty much all modern d...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » What is paleo?
January 29, 9:35pm

Re: Re: What is paleo?
One thing I believe is that the medical community and the general public are misinformed on nutrition for optimal health. One can label a nutrition philosophy as fad or pseudoscience, but I would a...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » What is paleo?
January 29, 8:09pm

All Reader Reviews by Robert Blean

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Sawyer In-Line Filter
Sawyer Point One Inline Water Filter (SP122) The filter Tony used in his gravity filter system (described above) is the SP121. Since then a newer version, the SP122, has come out. Both use the sa...

In Hydration - Water Treatment
March 05, 9:26pm