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jeffrey armbruster (book) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale Northern California
About Me bookseller. nordic skier. backpacker.
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All Forum Posts by jeffrey armbruster

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"Pack that doesn't lead to shoulder pain"
That's not that expensive after all--and pretty light. I'm set up for pm. --Jeff

In GEAR » Pack that doesn't lead to shoulder pain
March 04, 1:37pm

"Pack that doesn't lead to shoulder pain"
The Vargo looks interesting. 2 lbs. 13 oz., a little heavy perhaps. Looks like it carries a bear canister well. Not nearly as large as a Unaweep, but those were designed for big loads; the Vargo l...

In GEAR » Pack that doesn't lead to shoulder pain
March 03, 10:35pm

"Pack that doesn't lead to shoulder pain"
Tony: I'm in Berkeley, so if you're interested I can show you my set-up; you can borrow it (briefly!) if you'd like. I also have the cylinders which I'd be happy to let you try. As ...

In GEAR » Pack that doesn't lead to shoulder pain
March 03, 3:56pm

"Pack that doesn't lead to shoulder pain"
Tony: it's surprisingly easy. Unbuckle the straps; place the top half over the top bar of the LL frame, bring up the bottom half under the bottom bar, connect and cinch until tight. I use a Gos...

In GEAR » Pack that doesn't lead to shoulder pain
March 02, 9:53pm

"Pack that doesn't lead to shoulder pain"
I use the Luxury Lite pack frame, with a GG pack strapped on to it, instead of the cylinders. It's an extraordinarily comfortable pack that keeps the weight off of my shoulders (why I bought it...

In GEAR » Pack that doesn't lead to shoulder pain
March 02, 3:47pm

"Gear weight vs safety and preparedness"
You misunderstood.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Gear weight vs safety and preparedness
February 17, 7:44pm

"Gear weight vs safety and preparedness"
Hey Ralph, here's an idea: bring a laptop and your insights down to the local veterans hall. Tell them, "yeah, there's this vet with post traumatic syndrome and some other related issu...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Gear weight vs safety and preparedness
February 17, 5:24pm

"Gear weight vs safety and preparedness"
Jake: I read the thread--even before the deletes. I didn't have time to re-read the thread in order to dredge up the language I read (jackass, paranoid jerk, etc.) directed at Heath in order to...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Gear weight vs safety and preparedness
February 15, 1:32pm

"Gear weight vs safety and preparedness"
I'm totally with Kate on this about mob mentality on this thread. I don't have time to go through everything that was posted, nor would I want to, but I remember Heath being called a jackas...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Gear weight vs safety and preparedness
February 15, 10:56am

"BAY AREA - Anyone have a Bearikade I can take a look at?"
Like Kenneth I get six days of food in a weekender. Bob's right about the minor weight difference sizing up on the canister, but I like to be able to carry my canister lengthwise in my pack, an...

In GEAR » BAY AREA - Anyone have a Bearikade I can take a look at?
February 10, 10:33am

All Reader Reviews by jeffrey armbruster

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Vasque Breeze GTX
These boots really are a breeze on your feet. Unlike another reviewer, I found these boots to have terrific ankle support. However, the deal-killer for me is the relatively narrow toe box. Full disclo...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
March 16, 7:35pm