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Buck Stolberg (bstolberg) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Harlem
About Me Just moved to Harlem for medical school. Hopefully in ten years I will have a real job and time to play.

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All Forum Posts by Buck Stolberg

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Large Assortment of Plastic Buckles
This store has the largest assortment of plastic buckles I've seen. Just placed an order. Shipping was $3.45 (on $20 order) via international air mail, so...

In Make Your Own Gear » Help Me Find Teeny Tiny Buckles
March 19, 9:55pm

Map of Lyme Dz Incidence
Here is some info on Lyme, hopefully enough to make sure you never want to get it. I'd recommend Permethrin for those in areas with lots of ticks, Lyme or not. It is a neurotoxin for insects an...

In GEAR » any permethrin users out there?
March 14, 4:27pm

PM'd on the Momentum
Hope the PM goes through. If not, please let me know.

In Gear Swap » FS Rab and Patagonia
February 05, 3:16pm

Snow, ice, and water in the Sierras.
A couple years ago I went out solo from Roads End into the Sierras. It was a high snow year and early June, but from the Valley there wasn't any snow visible on the peaks. The day was hot, and ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Maybe not today...
February 01, 9:47pm

REI eVent Gaiters
Surprisingly, REI makes some high lightweight eVent gaiters. Listed at 6.5 oz/pair.

In GEAR » eVENT gaiters??
November 04, 5:42pm

$300: Big Agnes Copper Spur UL4 Tent: 4-Person on Steepandcheap
Listed 5lb 9oz for 57 sq ft. Looks like a good UL family tent. 50% off. I saw it earlier today and 8 of them went in 15 minutes. It's back on (and usually rotates throughout the day) with 18...

In Gear Deals » $300: Big Agnes Copper Spur UL4 Tent: 4-Person on Steepandcheap
October 03, 2:03pm

Lengthwise Baffles Work!
I made a quilt with lengthwise baffles and it worked out very well, except for a few problems I created. The width shortened up a bit from the baffling, so you may want to start with a full roll...

In Make Your Own Gear » Lengthwise vs widthwise baffles for Quilt?
March 29, 9:23pm

Message Sent
PM'd. $19 ok.

In Gear Swap » wood and alcohol stove for sale
March 29, 5:26pm

Sierras: Estimating Temperature Changes, 3 Degrees F per 1000' Elevation
A quick estimation is a 3 degree F change per 1000 feet of elevation change. Checking online, then going up from the Central Valley and down for a few summers has made me trust it. To use it, fi...

In GEAR » Sierra Mid September
March 25, 6:59pm

Reed pants must have been low in stock from the beginning
I didn't get them even though I ordered on Friday night, right before I started this thread. ;-)

In Gear Deals » Golite Huge Clearance - Up to 70% off, example 2008 Pinnacle $39
March 10, 8:45pm

All Reader Reviews by Buck Stolberg

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Osprey Exos 58
I surprised myself after finding out I carried 35-40 pounds in the Exos 58 over 5000 feet and 40 miles without feeling any pain in my shoulders, hips, or back. Although it was a hastily planned trip a...

In Backpacks - External Frame
July 05, 1:08am
Have ordered materials multiple times from Thru-hiker, and have always been happy with the products and support. Very quick on replying to emails and the forums are a great source for ideas and common...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
July 05, 12:16am