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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.
CityEvansville
StateIndiana

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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

Re: Re: Re: Diluted chlorhexidine
You're probably thinking of the classic Phisohex, a hexaclorophene cleanser. Used to be OTC, then prescription only, I think now it's off the market entirely. Back in the day it was one of ...

In GEAR » Synthetic Stink: Scientifically proven
September 10, 12:47pm

Re: website or program?
Cronometer (online and app versions) will let you build up a recipe out of ingredients, and it's got the full USDA database as well as quite a few other things included. What I do for homemade ...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » website or program?
September 10, 6:55am

Re: NeoAir Xtherm Noise?
Another vote for "noise isn't an issue" here. I am a pretty light sleeper but it doesn't bother me to be on my XTherm. Either this means (1) my unconscious knows the difference be...

In GEAR » NeoAir Xtherm Noise?
September 10, 6:50am

Re: re: LNT
And just 'cause it never gets said enough: thanks Lori for your work making things better. My own back-breaking labor days are long past, so I content myself with hauling out the trash. This we...

In Philosophy & Technique » LEAVE NO TRACE
September 09, 5:22am

Also at Amazon
http://www.amazon.com/Hiking-Backpack-Mountaineering-FKB879-Black/dp/B00K66NR0I Showing at $38.99 right now but you don't have to wait for it to come from China.

In GEAR » 35L Ultralight Pack for $30 - First Impressions
September 08, 12:39pm

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