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Charles Ruefenacht (cwruefenacht) - BPL Forum Member

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About Me Backpacking since a kid in scouts. Confirmed lightweight backpacker and so are my sons.
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All Forum Posts by Charles Ruefenacht

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sandal hiking
I just completed my first 15 miler w/ sandals. It worked quite well. Glad to see others are doing it and that it's a viable option. Duct tape worked pretty well. Outbound leg w/ socks, retu...

In Editor's Roundtable » Foot Care Supplies for Sandal-packing
August 24, 9:47pm

I enjoyed the review of the SPOT and real world use reports. To the reviewers, after all is said and done, if you're going out into the boonies, would you take it (SPOT). Granted, you wish th...

In Editor's Roundtable » SPOT Satellite Personal Tracker - Full Review
May 28, 9:53am

hiking w/ dog
Love hiking with my Queensland Heeler. As noted above, my dog walks 30-50% more than us humans as she herds us along the trail. She carries her own food, I carry mine. As for training, she runs ...

In Philosophy & Technique » Backpacking w/ dog?
March 21, 9:00am

Rainbow Tent
So how do all of you Rainbow-owners like the tent? How does it perform in rain?? Charlie R.

September 22, 11:03pm

hiking poles
I didn't need them when I was 18. Wouldn't leave home without them now at 50/s. My subjective impression is that using 2 poles reduces lower body fatigue by 1/3. Your esperience will be enhanced...

In GEAR » Are poles effective and PP poles more so?
April 12, 10:06am

All Reader Reviews by Charles Ruefenacht

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White Box Alcohol Stove
I've made a few pop can stoves, purchase a couple. They all worked but . . . Enter White Box. Takes about a minute to get going but then it really heats the water up. Used to Whisperlite but ...

In Stoves - Alcohol
July 04, 9:48pm