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Eric Jahn-Clough (ejcfree) - BPL Premium Member

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About Me "Thousands of tired, nerve-shaken, over-civilized people are beginning to find out that going to the mountain is going home; that wildness is necessity" - John Muir
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Re: current Wind River Range conditions?
I went over Knapsack col West to East last Friday in sneakers. The cornice that builds on the East side is melted back far enough that it can be skirted to the North as easily as one can decend (o...

In Pre-Trip Planning » current Wind River Range conditions?
August 21, 11:01pm

Winds bug news
There are still bugs active as of last night. Exited at Elkhart Park this am and had skeeters at Seneca, Wall, and Peak lakes within the last few days and all over heavy for the last six weeks. It ...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Wind River Range in August
August 20, 4:08pm

Re: Bear Lake/Baker Lake
That route is heavy duty travel. I would think more that twice about who I took up there. Sorry, no trip report. I was pretty discouraged when I learned that Mr. Jordan takes all rights to any ima...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Wind River current conditions
July 08, 3:10pm

Re: Re: Wind River current conditions
Michael, I do not know about the NOAA data but I see lots of snow on the West side, more in the North but the mountain sides in the South show some large fields. It is warm and melting rapidly and...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Wind River current conditions
July 08, 1:09pm

Re: WRR in Aug
This is a nice hike that would be enjoyable. http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackinglight/forums/thread_display.html?forum_thread_id=45585&skip_to_post=390846#390846

In Pre-Trip Planning » Wind River Range in August
July 07, 12:46pm

Wind River current conditions
Bugs, snow and high water. I'm in the area and have done a few short hikes in prep for the big one and spoken to some on the way out. It was a high snow winter. As is to be expected this time o...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Wind River current conditions
July 07, 12:37pm

Re:Tarp in the Wind River Range
In the Winds I use a sil mid type shelter w/ perimeter netting. It is barely adequate some nights. It really depends on where you want to camp, high and exposed versus lower and sheltered, and your...

In GEAR » Tarp in the Wind River Range
April 28, 6:16am

Re: Big Creek
Additional info-Big Creek is catch and release only. The hiking has very little elevation there.

In Fishing » Idaho
March 22, 7:17am

Re: A Casual Poll: Your Fave Go-to 3 season Solo Shelter
I'll second the choice of the Wild Oasis. It has done all it needed to do, keeping me dry and bug free for around 80 nights. I've weathered plenty of rain and hail as well as a few strong s...

In GEAR » A Casual Poll: Your Fave Go-to 3 season Solo Shelter
February 10, 10:15pm

I still have Cabin Fever

In Photo Gallery » I still have Cabin Fever
January 19, 8:24am

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