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USA Duane Hall (hikerduane) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale Extreme northern Sierra Nevada
About Me I'm 60, single male. I had been in Retail Management for over 30 years. I have mostly solo bped since the early mid '70's. I XC some, not afraid to go alone, I also solo winter camp, even out in sub-zero temps. A few years ago, I went on a backcountry bp to Alaska, where I flew in by bush plane with five others into Wrangell/St. Elias NP. Since early 2010, I have been collecting vintage/antique camping and bp stoves, having acquired over 90 now. I like many outdoor activities, from bping to dirtbike riding, gardening.
CityMeadow Valley
StateCA
CountryUS Of A

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Sold the Pinto years ago
Hey, the Pinto was a nice car, my first new car. Sold it when I ordered a new F-100 back in '80 during the UAW strike. Had to ride my 10 speed for weeks waiting for the truck to be made. Duane

In GEAR » Gear and hot car
June 30, 6:58pm

Gear and hot car
Seam sealed tents if recently redone. Sealant may stick where you don't want it to. Food, chocolate of course, but I've had one bad cooking oil leak from a small bottle, ruined the passen...

In GEAR » Gear and hot car
June 30, 11:39am

What's with Western Mountaineering weights?
WM has great bags. What does the label say? Style, length? Reputable company purchased from or discounter? Duane

In GEAR » What's with Western Mountaineering weights?
June 29, 12:09pm

WTB Aluminum Caldera Cones for KEG
Please let me know if you come up with one Dan. Duane

In Gear Swap » WTB Aluminum Caldera Cones for KEG
June 24, 8:59am

Foster can for use with StarLyte burners
Thank you Dan. I checked out TD last night, not sure what "cone" works with the can, or was a special run. I have two other CC set ups now, plus I cut a couple Foster cans down a few ye...

In Gear Deals » Foster can for use with StarLyte burners
June 23, 11:52am

Foster can for use with StarLyte burners
Man, I don't have the CC for it. Bump. Duane

In Gear Deals » Foster can for use with StarLyte burners
June 22, 7:06pm

GGG #8 Planning/ Which Vendors?
I grabbed one each of the Starlyte stoves, thank you. Work very nice, just have been using my vintage stoves as much as possible though. I plan on taking the modified Starlyte and Caldera Cone se...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » GGG #8 Planning Survey
June 19, 10:24pm

BV350 -- Vulnerable in the Sierra?
I like to stash my canister where a bear has to work it a little to get to it and feel you need to be close enough to go chase the bear off. I've had more issues with deer than bears. Nothing...

In GEAR » BV350 -- Vulnerable in the Sierra?
June 08, 9:12pm

Stoves
Get a MSR MicroRocket or Snow Peak Giga Power GS-100 canister stove. The highest btu small canister top stove I know of is the Coleman Exponent F1, can be found on eBay at times. Duane

In GEAR » Stoves
June 08, 6:39pm

Sleeping Bag – What others should I consider?
I have three WM bags, so much better coverage than a quilt and I have both a ZPacks and a EE. My 35F Caribou used to keep me good to 28F, but seems with me being older (61), I can get cool in it i...

In GEAR » Sleeping Bag – What others should I consider?
June 03, 8:51pm

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