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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: Re: Re: Re: GPS Drift
"Personally, I want the altimeter to match the map in my hand... but then I still believe in paper." Absolutely! My ideal is for the GPS map, the paper map, and the reported altitude ...

In GEAR » GPS Advice - Recommendations
November 23, 8:40pm

Re: Electrolyte needs and real food
I have been reading around today, and I have found the 5%-15% value elsewhere as well. That place stated the higher values could occur in high intensity exercise without enough carbohydrate. It...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Electrolyte needs and real food
November 23, 8:07pm

Re: Electrolyte needs and real food
"If you want to optimize for no protein catabolism, you need moderately high protein and high calories, with not too much from fat. If you want to optimize the weight of your pack, you need t...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Electrolyte needs and real food
November 23, 7:58pm

Re: Cabela's Lightweight Windbreak Jacket – Regular
"Claimed weight of 2.1oz" That is the fabric weight. I did not see the garment weight. --MV

In Gear Deals » Cabela's Lightweight Windbreak Jacket – Regular
November 23, 6:14pm

GLOSNASS
My understanding is that GLONASS does a better job of covering the far north than GPS does. I would expect that a GPS receiver that can use GLONASS might be the better one for things like an Arcti...

In GEAR » GPS Advice - Recommendations
November 23, 5:38pm

Re: Electrolyte needs and real food
This is probably obvious, but I am stating it anyway: it seems to me that this whole discussion is for normal people on trips of up to a couple of weeks -- i.e. usable by most of us most of the tim...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Electrolyte needs and real food
November 23, 2:26pm

Re: Electrolyte needs and real food
"Don't forget that Hammer sells products, with a target demographic operating near or at the lactic threshhold for days on end." This particular paper mentioned their experience wa...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Electrolyte needs and real food
November 22, 8:02pm

Re: Electrolyte needs and real food
It sounds as if you are saying that the body will use the protein you consume for energy (rather then taking it from muscle). I only wondered because that BPL thread seemed to doubt that. As I re...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Electrolyte needs and real food
November 22, 7:32pm

Re: Electrolyte needs and real food
"It's a neglected subject that is far more important than most think. I'm just happy to have some folks who are willing to discuss it." It gives one a bit to think about, and t...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Electrolyte needs and real food
November 22, 5:34pm

Re: "Electrolyte needs and real food"
Tom, Sorry I was not more explicit. The 2X figure is for body builders trying to bulk up. You are quite right that it has no relevance to nutrition for endurance activities. --MV

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Electrolyte needs and real food
November 22, 4:46pm

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