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Mike Gunderloy (ffmike) - BPL Premium Member

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About Me Hiking since childhood, currently heavily involved with Boy Scouts/Girl Scouts. Not ultralight yet but slowly heading in that direction.

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Re: Winter Scout Gear
Our Troop is in the same neck of the woods (SE Indiana) and camp year round as well. A lot of our boys wear tennis shoes of one sort or another in the winter and do fine. For that matter they tend ...

In Backpacking Light with Scouts » Winter Scout Gear
October 22, 4:58am

Re: Adult use of homemade stoves? Remote canister setup?
The BSA Policy on Chemical Fuels and Equipment refers to "Boy Scouts of America members", so it applies to adults as well as youth members.

In Backpacking Light with Scouts » The easiest, cheapest, robust Scout backpacking stove ever?
October 22, 4:51am

Re: What do you do in the woods...
At my age, in this neck of the woods...discretion is usually the better part of valor. When I've run across antisocial idiots in SW Indiana, it's always been one of me and four or more of t...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » What do you do in the woods...
October 14, 4:59pm

USFS Says concerns are overblown
Washington Post

In On the Web » $1500 fee for "commercial" use in USFS wilderness lands
September 26, 11:46am

Re: Frosting lens of LED lantern
Rust-Oleum and Krylon both make spray-on frosting for glass. Might work on plastic too.

In GEAR » Frosting lens of LED lantern
September 23, 11:26am

The plural of "anecdote" appears to be "BPL". Seems like there's some room for actual testing here. Though there are so many variables it might be tough to put together a...

In GEAR » color of pack, sleeping bag,...
September 20, 12:03pm

Re: Backpack Options for Injured Shoulder: Lumbar Packs or Luxurylite Pack???
I've got that Mountainsmith lumbar pack (picked one up when I had a bulging lumbar disk earlier this year and could put essentially no weight at the top of my spinal column). It's well enou...

In GEAR » Backpack Options for Injured Shoulder: Lumbar Packs or Luxurylite Pack???
September 15, 8:15pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: re: LNT
I suspect where you are has some impact on how you perceive LNT. In SW Indiana, I'm not ever getting to untouched wilderness, or even lightly-touched wilderness. I'm camping and hiking on h...

In Philosophy & Technique » LEAVE NO TRACE
September 11, 8:26pm

Re: Re:LNT
Try chatting with a hardcore LNT "Master Educator" some time. Oh, I'm sure there are some who are decent human beings who like nature, but the ones I've interacted with seem more ...

In Philosophy & Technique » LEAVE NO TRACE
September 11, 7:50am

"Survival rifles"
Rocky Mountain Bushcraft has a bunch of in-depth reviews as well. Of course the bushcraft market is different from the UL market, but some overlap there.

In GEAR » pack rifles
September 11, 5:14am

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