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F. R. (fugitiveride) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale Syldavia
About Me Call me Ishmael. Some years ago - never mind how long precisely - having little or no money in my purse, and nothing particular to interest me on shore, I thought I would sail about a little and see the watery part of the world. It is a way I have of driving off the spleen, and regulating the circulation. Whenever I find myself growing grim about the mouth; whenever it is a damp, drizzly November in my soul; whenever I find myself involuntarily pausing before coffin warehouses, and bringing up the rear of every funeral I meet...
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Osprey
Why did you switch? Also, what's the largest bottle size you've used in the AK?

In GEAR » Ultimate Directions AK "Race" pack
July 28, 8:12am

AK vs. Mountain Hardwear.
Has anyone seen a comparison of the AK vest to the Mountain Hardwear vest? Also, have you tried carrying your phone in the front pocket? I like to use my phone to take pictures, so I want it ac...

In GEAR » Ultimate Directions AK "Race" pack
July 28, 12:06am

alcohol stoves
Many of the National Forests on the PCT only allow portable stoves using gas, jellied petroleum or pressurized liquid fuel with a valid campfire permit. It seems to me that an alcohol stove does...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Alcohol Stoves a fire hazard?
July 18, 11:47pm

Midnight Lake - Muir Wilderness
Has anyone hiked from Sabrina Lake to Midnight Lake recently? How was it?

In Pre-Trip Planning » Midnight Lake - Muir Wilderness
July 08, 2:57pm

Kennedy Meadows
Has anyone done any backpacking out of Kennedy Meadows? I want to do a short (2 nights max) trip with my 7 year old son. Any suggestions? Thanks

In Pre-Trip Planning » Kennedy Meadows
July 07, 2:09pm

Sierras
Thanks for all of your responses. After some Google mapping, I'm zeroing in on the Southern Sierras, maybe somewhere near Kearsage Pass or Lone Pine. Google is telling me it's 3 hours fro...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Suggest a Trip for me in Sierras but Close to LA
June 30, 10:54pm

Suggest a Trip for me in Sierras but Close to LA
I want to take my 7 year old son on a short 2 night backpacking trip. I don't want to spend a long time driving, but I do want to get out of the Greater LA area. Does anyone know of a good de...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Suggest a Trip for me in Sierras but Close to LA
June 30, 3:53pm

Too tight in the legs
I find mummy bags too tight in the legs. I feel so contricted. Can anyone recommend something? I've been thinking of some of the quilts, but even they get pretty tight around the feet.

In GEAR » sleeping bag question
September 23, 3:23pm

bivy
I know this is not a scientific answer, but you are just going to have to try it out and see for yourself. One person may feel warm when another person does not despite having the same gear.

In GEAR » How much does a bivy augment a sleeping bag?
September 02, 10:53pm

cigars
I do not like them here or there, I do not like them anywhere.

In Multiple Use Gear » Who does not love a cigar in the woods?
September 02, 10:51pm

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