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dallas shewmaker (dallasshewmaker) - BPL Guest

My Locale Southwest
About Me Own a backpacking retail store focused on lightweight gear and we rent nationwide via a ship-and-return model.
CityTempe
StateAZ
CountryUSA
My Website URLhttp://www.lowergear.com

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Random observations . . . .
I agree with most of the points raised in the video. As a specialty backpacking store owner that outfits a lot of youth groups, and as a Boy Scout counselor for the Backpacking Merit Badge, I'...

In Editor's Roundtable » Boys in the Wild (Short Film)
January 30, 11:46pm

Personal Perspectives
I am an owner of an outdoor store and an enthusiastic evangelist for the advantages of UL backpacking via the brands we offer and the style of our advice. But I'd starve if my store depended o...

In Editor's Roundtable » Personal Perspectives on the Philosophy of Lightweight Travel
June 21, 7:26pm

Re: Gear Rental Feasibility - Help Appreciated
I'm the guy 'in the back of Backpacker Magazine' - LowerGear - mentioned above that does the online rentals. Despite our evangelism on the topic at our retail store, we only get a few ...

In GEAR » Gear Rental Feasibility - Help Appreciated
September 21, 2:12am

Another Sawyer fan
I use the Sawyer inline filter tied into my standard bladder drink tube. Just dip the bladder, put it back in my side pack pocket, and go. It's showing on my shoulder strap in the profile pic...

In Editor's Roundtable » SteriPEN vs H2O Amigo, a long distance hiker’s comparison
March 09, 10:16pm

SPOT Reliabilty
Some good/bad comments from the perspective of someone who owns a lot of both SPOT 1 and 2 models - my company has rented them out since they first came out a few years ago. These units are valu...

In Editor's Roundtable » SPOT2 Personal Locator Review and Extensive Field Test
December 01, 12:07pm

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