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M G (drown) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Shenandoah
About Me Climber. caver. Cartographer. Have hiked, caved, climbed and mapped in Asia, N. & S. America.

Currently planning on 8 days in the upper Kern September 2014.A desert SW trip in May, ski touring in the Canadian Rockies in April and Costa Rican volcanoes in Feb.
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Missing 13 year old in SEKI
MISSING HIKER Austin Shedd 5’3” 110 lbs. 13-years-old Light brown Blue White Kings Canyon National Park, separated from party while hiking from Arrow Peak to Bench Lake, plans to exit Tabo...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Missing 13 year old in SEKI
July 28, 9:48pm

Re: Re: Tincture of Benzoin
I've heard same recommendation if used on hands. To help build callouses on hands for rock climbing.

In Editor's Roundtable » The Updated Foot-Care Kit
July 27, 9:41pm

Trip report
Great trip report. Sad to read about both those bad encounters.

In Post-Trip Reports » Yosemite and Ansel Adams Wilderness
July 27, 5:06pm

Kestrel knife
Arrived yesterday as described. Thanks.

In Gear Swap » FS: plethora of UL gear---very, very nice
July 25, 4:49am

Providone iodine
In addition to flushing with water I've almost always carried either a tiny bottle or wipes of providone iodine for disinfecting wounds. This was taught as best practice the last time I took an...

In Editor's Roundtable » The Updated Foot-Care Kit
July 24, 6:45pm

At least 20
I stayed at Guitar Lake mid Sept. 2013. Was cold with a 20F Rev X with overstuffing (3oz). On top of a xlite and thin evazote. I also had a MB thermawrap jacket. I sleep cold. This year I am carryi...

In GEAR » Quilt for Mt. Whitney high camp
July 23, 10:37am

Kinesio tape
After seeing some other references to this tape I tried it out last year on two extended trips along with Leukotape. My experience is that Leukotape has superior adhesive power. It stays on much lo...

In Editor's Roundtable » The Updated Foot-Care Kit
July 22, 8:44pm

Budd
Nice trip report. About a year ago while on a bus. trip to San Jose I did a similar loop heading in via Elizabeth Lake, looping around over the Mathes crest and coming out over Cathedral Pass and B...

In Post-Trip Reports » Yosemite beyond Budd Lake....
July 22, 10:18am

Evaporative cooling
I'm thinking this could be part of the solution. Get the tent wet? Or drape a wet piece of fabric then drape on the tent.

In GEAR » Napping -how to keep the tent cool for napping children?
July 21, 8:01pm

Kestrel
Interested in knife PM sent

In Gear Swap » FS: plethora of UL gear---very, very nice
July 21, 6:55am

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