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Jenny Simchock (framelessbob) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale R.D.U
About Me 57 year old avid backpacker,usually in N.C. or Va. , mostly 3-4day loops when the leaves are off the trees- 6 trips this season,
CityDurham
StateN.C.
CountryU.S.A.

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Re: Hear ye, Hear ye, any interest in an east coast BPL G.G.G?
Justin If you really want to make this gathering interesting, you should personally invite Tipi Walter. He of the " 100 pound pack"!!!!

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Hear ye, Hear ye, any interest in an east coast BPL G.G.G?
February 05, 4:58am

history of plar exploration
Farley Mowat has a great 3 book series and other books on the polar region. bob

In Chaff » History of Polar Exploration
April 03, 6:32pm

winter carolina
We hike all winter. It is usually 3 days two nights. The 5 hour drive time is also out limit. You are in driving range of thousands of miles of trails. We have developed many loops and use some s...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Winter Carolina/Virginia Appalachian
November 25, 5:41am

Black mt. stroll
In the bear scat photo. it's a size 14 shoe, Uncle Slayton! I think we should have a bear scst photo contest. Can anyone top this Tar Heel black bear?

In Post-Trip Reports » Traversing the Black Mountains NC
September 13, 7:15pm

temp.differences
Liked your temp. graph and would like to see someone do temperature differences inside and out of other shelters, especially a bivy.

In Editor's Roundtable » Terra Nova Laser Ultra 1 Tent Review
June 28, 1:14pm

lots of memories
Nice report.I have done over 30 backpacking trips to Mt. Rogers. The official , unofficial name for the shelter you stayed at is the "yuppie shelter". Mice are active down to 12 degrees...

In Post-Trip Reports » An easy walk in the Grayson Highlands in Virginia
June 28, 1:03pm

many more great spots
Great report-you hit some of my favorite spots. If you go to BPL member Alex H. website you can " armchair ramble " many other great hikes in our area.If you can hit these areas right...

In Post-Trip Reports » Mountains to Sea Trail, NC. Sections 9-12
April 05, 8:00am

St. Mary's hiking
Your talking about the area in Va.? The next month will be crowded. Dayhikers going to the falls from the top [brp} and the bottom. Campsites uptrail from falls and at the top around the pond.

In Post-Trip Reports » St mary's wilderness area
October 10, 4:52am

humor
Many are cold, few are frozen! No such thing as bad weather, just wrong gear!

In Winter Hiking » humor
May 18, 6:38pm

the secret is out
Great report-Did the trail about 2 winters ago.Water caching is easy with the many road crossings. Never saw any water I would use except in a pinch. One 2 mile section of sand road walking. Lot...

In Editor's Roundtable » Croatan
September 24, 6:09pm

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