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Liz Fallin (fallin) - BPL Premium Member

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Drying a Platy
For the bladders, I loosely wad up a few paper towels to keep it open, and then I hang it up in the kitchen, opening side down.

In GEAR » Do you dry the interior of your Platypus? How?
April 03, 3:42pm

We purchased two shirts: a cotton map shirt from ClassB, and a technical shirt from Cyberhorse. The map shirt was to wear around town and at school, and the tech shirt was for the trail. The te...

In Philmont » Crew Shirt suggestions?
April 02, 11:19am

Philmont 2013
Hi Ernie, We're 806-E, itinerary 19...what crew and what itinerary are you? It would be pretty cool to meet another BPL person. Unfortunately, I'm leaving the L out of the BPL this t...

In Philmont » Philmont observations
July 30, 8:04am

Give it a rest
As was mentioned previously, a Philmont trek is not the same as a standard issue backpacking trip. It is designed to push the kids (boys and girls, BTW) out of their comfort zones. So a shorter t...

In Editor's Roundtable » A Philmont Journal - Part 1
July 24, 11:12am

Neo again
NeoAir + Exped air pillow FTW. I can now go backpacking again. And if that's not a rave review, I don't know what is :-)

In GEAR » Sleep pad for side sleepers.
November 26, 4:30pm

2013 Openings for Entire Crews
Just a heads up: Philmont has just listed some 175 openings for *entire* crews, with start dates from mid-June through the end of July. Details on the website.

In Philmont » 2013 Openings for Entire Crews
November 07, 2:37pm

Philmont Food - Stripping and Carrying
We have tent/food/chore buddies. And one of our leaders has a farm, so he brings enough feed sacks for each pair, plus a few extra for bear bags/oops bag. All feed sacks are clearly labeled. T...

In Philmont » Philmont food
November 07, 12:32pm

Re: pack
Thanks for the great advice (h/t esp to Jennifer the PT). FYI, I have the synthetic bag because I live in the Pacific NorthWet, and the only time I could use down would be at Philmont every few ye...

In GEAR » UL pack for cranky lower back
October 23, 2:12pm

UL pack for cranky lower back
Sorry, no poetry intended ;-) Looking for a pack recommendation or three. I am a lightweight hiker, not yet UL, but gradually working that way as time and budget allow. I am going back to ...

In GEAR » UL pack for cranky lower back
October 22, 11:06am

Repair kit
I second the Leukotape. Also, consider adding one hip belt buckle set. I never go anywhere without my spare...it's the most critical buckle on the pack.

In Philmont » Repair Kit
October 10, 2:43pm

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